Section 54
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Incidence of various causes of vaginal discharge among sexually active females in age group 20-40 years

Puri, K.J.; Madan, A.; Bajaj, K.

Indian Journal of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology 69(2): 122-125


ISSN/ISBN: 0973-3922
PMID: 17642853
Accession: 053792558

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The present study was undertaken to know incidence of various causes of vaginal discharge in sexually active females of age group 20-40 years. One hundred sexually active females in the age group of 20-40 years, with vaginal discharge, were selected for this study at random. A detailed clinical history and a thorough examination of all the cases was done. After making the clinical diagnosis, appropriate tests for diagnosing candidiasis, trichomoniasis, gonorrhoea and bacterial vaginosis were done. The present study showed 45% incidence of bacterial vaginosis, 31% vulvovaginal candidiasis, 2% trichomoniasis, 3% gonorrhoea, 5% non-specific urogenital causes, and 14% with other causes.

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