What are symptoms of prepubescent vulvovaginitis?

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Symptoms of prepubescent vulvovaginitis include: inflammation or swelling of the vagina or vulva, an itchy or irritated vagina, a vaginal discharge, and a burning sensation while urinating. The discharge may appear differently depending on the cause of the infection. For example, candidal vulvovaginitis (caused by a fungal infection) can be recognized by a white, curd-like, thicker discharge, while the discharge indicating bacterial vulvovaginitis can be thinner, grey, and foul-smelling.

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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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