How does vulvovaginitis affect my quality of life?

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If you have been diagnosed with vulvovaginitis and begin treatment immediately, your symptoms should be gone in roughly a week. Symptoms of vulvovaginitis are often alarming, but there are few long-term side effects once the infection is treated. Vulvovaginitis is a common disease which can be caused by a number of possibly routine activities. Symptoms may be embarrassing or they may cause anxiety when the cause is unknown. But most cases of vulvovaginitis pose no threat to the body and are merely indicators of a bodily imbalance or a natural reaction. However, multiple occurrences of vulvovaginitis may indicate a more serious condition, such as a sexually transmitted disease.

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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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