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Patient 1, 20, had recurring vaginal infections for a number of years, particularly stubborn herpes genitalis.
The researchers assessed the occurrence of common vaginal infections, specifically bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, and vulvovaginal candidiasis.
Among the various maternal and fetal factors, vaginal infections during pregnancy is important cause for preterm labour.
As with other vaginal infections, the primary goal in treating bacterial vaginosis (BV) is to relieve signs and symptoms of infection.
64-fold higher risk for vaginal infection than women who took showers (1.
A similar colonization process also helps protect against a number of vaginal infections in females.
A study forthcoming in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and coauthored by Rauh further argues that deteriorated housing is among important stressors that wear down female immune systems, indicated by higher rates of bacterial vaginosis (BV), a general vaginal infection that has been related to preterm birth.
Even the presence of a vaginal infection does not prevent recognition of the fertile phase of the cycle.
In fact, some scientists link the practice to a vaginal infection that can arise when natural protective flora are killed off in the vagina (SN: 9/5/98, p.
Risk of transmission can also be increased if mucosal tissue is irritated or inflamed from gum disease, a vaginal infection, or even recent penetration with fingers, hands, or sex toys, according to Rankow.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a vaginal infection associated with an abnormal growth of natural bacteria found in the vagina.
However, a yeast infection is only one kind of vaginal infection.