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vag·i·ni·tis

 (văj′ə-nī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the vagina. Also called colpitis.

vaginitis

(ˌvædʒɪˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) inflammation of the vagina

vag•i•ni•tis

(ˌvædʒ əˈnaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the vagina.
[1840–50]

vaginitis

Inflammation of the vagina sometimes caused by a sexually transmitted disease.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vaginitis - inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)
candidiasis, monilia disease, moniliasis - an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

vag·i·ni·tis

n. vaginitis, infl. de la vagina;
bacterial ______ bacteriana.

vaginitis

n vaginitis f
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Acerus' pipeline includes two innovative products: Gynoflor, an ultra-low dose vaginal estrogen combined with a probiotic, for which a NDS has been filed in Canada for the treatment of atrophic vaginitis, restoration of vaginal flora and treatment of certain vaginal infections; and Tefina, a clinical stage product aimed at addressing a significant unmet need for women with female sexual dysfunction.
Adenocarcinoma in situ was more frequently interpreted as atrophic vaginitis on SurePath than on ThinPrep slides, but less frequently interpreted as NILM or reparative changes (Table 3).
Two new products are included in the company's pipeline: GYNOFLOR, an ultra-low dose vaginal estrogen combined with a probiotic, used in the treatment of atrophic vaginitis, restoration of vaginal flora and treatment of certain vaginal infections; and TEFINA, a 'use as required' drug development candidate which is designed to address a significant unmet need for women with female sexual dysfunction.
Gynoflor is an ultra-low dose estrogen (estriol) and lactobacillus combination vaginal tablet used for the treatment of atrophic vaginitis due to estrogen deficiency during menopause, for the restoration of vaginal flora following the use of anti-infectives and for the treatment of certain vaginal infections.
Samuels, MD, FACS and Lori Warren, MD, FACOG have been selected by Syneron-Candela[R] to conduct a study looking at the efficacy of treating post-menopausal female patients who have symptoms of atrophic vaginitis (dryness, itching, burning, vaginal tightness or looseness, pain with intercourse, or lack of sexual desire) with the versatile CO2RE fractional CO2 laser.
Physical examination includes abdominal exam; rectal/genitourinary exam with assessment of perineal sensation/rectal sphincter tone to rule out such pelvic floor abnormalities as uterine prolapse or constipation; prostate exam in men; and assessment for atrophic vaginitis.
TABLE Postmenopausal bleeding: The differential diagnosis (7) Cause Incidence (%) Atrophic endometrium 60-80 HRT 15-25 Endometrial cancer 7-10 Endometrial hyperplasia 5-10 Polyp(s) (endometrial or cervical) 2-12 Miscellaneous (uterine leiomyomas, cervicitis, <10 atrophic vaginitis, tamoxifen therapy, trauma, anticoagulation) HRT, hormone replacement therapy.
Atrophic vaginitis is irritation of the delicate tissues internally.
Nineteen healthy postmenopausal women with atrophic vaginitis received a suppository of 1 mg estriol and 30 mg of progesterone.
SAN ANTONIO--Vaginal estrogens for the treatment of atrophic vaginitis result in significant systemic absorption, leading to increased serum estradiol levels that are of concern in breast cancer survivors, a study shows.
SAN ANTONIO -- Vaginal estrogens for treatment of atrophic vaginitis result in significant systemic absorption, leading to increased serum estradiol levels that are of concern in breast cancer survivors, a study indicates.