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Flashcards in Vulvovaginits Deck (5):
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MC gyne-based problem for prepubertal children

Vulvovaginitis

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MC causes of vulvovaginitis

1) Poor or excessive hygiene 2) Chemical irritants

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Signs that may point to the presence of a vaginal foreign body

1) Serosanguineous vaginal discharge 2) Foul odor 3) Discharge fails to respond to hygiene measures

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Treatment of nonspecific vulvovaginitis

1) Sitz bath 2) Avoidance of irritating or hash soaps and chemicals 3) Avoiding tight clothing that abraid the perineum

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Critical for long-term improvement of vulvovaginitis

Proper perineal hygiene