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can vaginitis the same as a yeast infection?

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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and No: Vaginitis means inflammation of the vagina. It has several different causes including yeast infection. It is also commonly caused by trichomonas and bacterial vaginosis. So yeast infection can cause vaginitis but not all cases are due to yeast.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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White d/c: Yeast always goes with white discharge ; not vaginitis.
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Neither: Contact vulvitis infers an allergic reaction to something involving the vulva. Usually treated with topical steroids.
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