Wendy Lazenby

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Vaginitis 1. What every clinician should know Vaginitis is a condition that encompasses a spectrum of vulvovaginal symptoms. This chapter will focus on two of the most common causes of vaginitis. Yeast vaginitis (vulvovaginal candidiasis) is discussed in another chapter. Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common type of vaginitis. It is characterized by a…

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease 1. What every clinician should know Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is characterized as an upper genital tract infection in women that is associated with serious sequelae. PID results from the spread of microbes from the vagina through the cervix into the uterus, fallopian tubes, and peritoneal cavity. It represents a spectrum of…

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