vulvovaginitis


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vul·vo·vag·i·ni·tis

 (vŭl′vō-văj′ə-nī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the vulva and vagina.

vulvovaginitis

(ˌvʌlvəʊˌvædʒɪˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) inflammation of the vulva and vagina or of the small glands (vulvovaginal glands) on either side of the lower part of the vagina

vul•vo•vag•i•ni•tis

(ˌvʌl voʊˌvædʒ əˈnaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the vulva and vagina.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vulvovaginitis - inflammation of the vulva and the vaginavulvovaginitis - inflammation of the vulva and the vagina
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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vul·vo·vag·i·ni·tis

n. vulvovaginitis, infl. de la vulva y la vagina.
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In North America alone, roughly 8 million cases of recurrent vulvovaginitis are reported annually, with more than 90% due to C.
Although the occurrence and diagnosis of vulvovaginitis in pregnant women are similar to nonpregnant women, the management of various infections vulvar and vaginal during pregnancy is often a dilemma.
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Vulvovaginitis, for example, occasionally with an accompanying discharge, can often be diagnosed by simple vulvar inspection and by obtaining a vaginal swab of the accompanying secretions, using a microscope to check for the presence of yeast, trichomonas, bacterial vaginosis, or other conditions.
Laboratory diagnosis may be considered in cases where complicated vulvovaginitis (infection with Candida species other than C.
evaluated but may include vaginal candidiasis, vulvovaginitis (especially where
At the beginning of each group, all participants completed a brief questionnaire collecting basic demographic information (age, ethnicity, sexual orientation) and information on STD history, symptoms of vulvovaginitis, and sex toy use and cleaning practices.
Researchers also indicated that further research is unlikely to yield positive results unless new information regarding the pathogenesis of post-antibiotic vulvovaginitis indicate a possible role for Lactobacillus.