What is the duration of vulvovaginitis?

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After you have been diagnosed with vulvovaginitis, you will be given the best treatment to suit its specific cause. Most cases of vulvovaginitis are treated very effectively with antibacterial or antifungal medication in the form of pills, creams, or ointments. Typically, symptoms should be gone in roughly a week after treatment begins. If symptoms last more than ten days, your case may be considered chronic and you should see a doctor immediately.

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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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