How do other illnesses affect nonspecific vulvovaginitis?

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Nonspecific vulvovaginitis mostly occurs from a lack of hygiene which causes an infection in the vagina. It is most commonly diagnosed in adolescents who have not reached puberty. Unexplained and frequent cases of nonspecific vulvovaginitis may indicate the onset of a sexually transmitted disease. In children, frequent cases may indicate either poor hygiene habits or even sexual abuse.

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Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis refers to numerous types of infections that can affect the vulva and vaginal area. Causes of vulvovaginitis include yeast, bacteria, parasites STDs and other viruses. If you have symptoms of vulvovaginitis like odor...

, discharge, itching, rash or pain in the vagina, you should call your doctor. You will want to make sure that you are treated for this condition, as it does not always go away on its own.
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