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What are the effects of vulvovaginitis on pregnancy?

What are the effects of vulvovaginitis on pregnancy?

Depends on why: Depending on the cause, it may have no effect (yeast infection), put someone at risk of preterm labor (trichomonas, bacterial vaginosis), or put the baby at risk of severe infection (herpes). Have your provider check for a cause if you have vulvovaginitis. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Is vulvovaginitis contagious ?

Is vulvovaginitis contagious ?

Mostly not: There are various causes of vulvovaginitis. Yeast for example can also affect your partner. Generally, we treat you and then decide if a sex partner needs treatment. Usually the answer is no. ...Read more

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Can vulvovaginitis come with blisters?

Possible: My main concern with blisters of the genital area would be to rule out herpes simplex infection. There are other possible causes, including impetigo and other less common conditions. ...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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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

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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 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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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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I got a vulvovaginitis severe itching in night what to do?

I got a vulvovaginitis severe itching in night what to do?

Get tested: You need to find out the cause by seeing your provider, but now try a warm sitz bath 3x a day until the exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Vulvovaginitis (Definition)

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