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Dr. Emily Altman
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Vulvovaginitis (Overview)

Inflammation and or infection of vulva( external lips) and vagina which could be due to infection with bacteria/fungus/ std or a chemical irritant.


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How can you get or what are the causes pf vulvovaginitis? And what are the chances of getting it ?

How can you get or what are the causes pf vulvovaginitis? And what are the chances of getting it ?

Vulvovaginitis is a : Common bacterial infection characterized by the simultaneous inflammation of the external parts of the female genital organs and the canal that leads from the uterus to the external opening it is one of the most common causes of genital symptoms in women when only the vagina is inflamed, the disorder is called vaginitis the symptoms and treatments of depend on the specific bacteria involvled. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
46 doctors shared insights

Vulvovaginitis (Overview)

Inflammation and or infection of vulva( external lips) and vagina which could be due to infection with bacteria/fungus/ std or a chemical irritant.


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Is it possible for vulvovaginitis to persist even after types of bacteria are diagnosed (dna probe) and treated? Antibiotics aren't working.

Is it possible for vulvovaginitis to persist even after types of bacteria are diagnosed (dna probe) and treated? Antibiotics aren't working.

Vulvovaginitis : It is possible you have a "mixed" infection with more than one infectious agent that wasn't tested. In addition, you may be resistant to the antibiotic, even though it is intended to eradicate the identified organism. You need to follow up with the gynecologist and search for an explanation for the failed therapy. ...Read more

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Vulvovaginitis (horrible redness, burning of vulva and anal area) treated for 4 types of bacteria (dna test), seen 6 dr's in 3 months. Any advice?

Vulvovaginitis (horrible redness, burning of vulva and anal area) treated for 4 types of bacteria (dna test), seen 6 dr's in 3 months. Any advice?

Test for diabetes?: While i certainly don't know the specifics of your situation, I have seen patients with severe vulvovaginitis due to yeast (not bacteria) where their underlying risk was actually diabetes. Because it's easy to test (blood test), you might want to see if this has been done. Good luck; sounds miserable. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What are the tests for trichomonas vulvovaginitis?

What are the tests for trichomonas vulvovaginitis?

Trichomoniasis: To diagnose trichomoniasis urine sediment, vaginal swab, semen, urethral swab can be used for a wet mount reading, culture, rapid assay or pcr test. ...Read more

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What causes vulvovaginitis?

What causes vulvovaginitis?

Infectious condition: Vulvovaginitis means inflammation of vagina and vulva-typically caused by common infections like candida(yeast), gardnerella(bacterial vaginosis), trichomonas.Group b sreptococcus can cause vaginitis rarely vulvitis.Other common causes of vulvitis are contact dermatitis caused by allergy to synthetic wear, hoses, underwear etc.Then there are certain rare vuvar dystrophies caused by autoimmune disorder. ...Read more

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How to treat vulvovaginitis?Tell me the treatment part?

How to treat vulvovaginitis?Tell me the treatment part?

Treating Infection : First one must know what bug or infection or problem is causing the infection or inflammation. Your question is missing the most important fact. ...Read more

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Is there a home treatment for vulvovaginitis?

Is there a home treatment for vulvovaginitis?

Vulvovaginitis: Yes-you can start by not using pads and scented wipes, stop douching, wear cotton underclothes and if possible avoid underwear at night.You can do sitz baths in plain warm water to soothe area and dry with a blow dryer.You could use otc monistat or similar products with an outside creme-however this may lead to aggravation of symptoms .If all this fails to improve your condition, please see your gyn. ...Read more

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What causes vulvovaginitis?

Infectious condition: Vulvovaginitis means inflammation of vagina and vulva-typically caused by common infections like candida(yeast), gardnerella(bacterial vaginosis), trichomonas.Group b sreptococcus can cause vaginitis rarely vulvitis.Other common causes of vulvitis are contact dermatitis caused by allergy to synthetic wear, hoses, underwear etc.Then there are certain rare vuvar dystrophies caused by autoimmune disorder. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: vulvovaginitis?

What is the definition or description of: vulvovaginitis?

Inflam. of vulva/vag: Inflammation and or infection of vulva( external lips) and vagina which could be due to infection with bacteria/fungus/ std or a chemical irritant. ...Read more