Yeast Vaginitis (cont.)

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If yeast is commonly present in normal women, who should be treated?

All women with the symptoms of infection described above should be treated. Women without symptoms should not be treated. Most experts do not recommend treating the sex partners of women with yeast vaginitis if they do not have symptoms themselves, although this has been a controversial issue.

Medically reviewed by Steven Nelson, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology

REFERENCES: .

Eckert, L. Acute Vulvovaginitis. New N Engl J Med 2006; 355:1244-1252.

MedscapeReference.com. Medscape, Vulvovaginitis


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/22/2014

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