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Understanding and Managing Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

Understanding and Managing Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

Publication date: Monday, 16 September 2013
Contributor(s): Dr Julia Palmer, Dr Thomas Gray

Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) is extremely common, affecting 70-75% of women at least once in their lives. Recurrent VVC, defined as four or more proven episodes in 12 months, affects 5-8% of these women and can cause a significant amount of discomfort and distress. Some women are referred to tertiary centres but, with good evidencebased treatment, many women could be managed in primary care.
Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1 Number 1 WHJ-Online 2004
Contributor(s): Dr Julia Palmer, Dr Thomas Gray

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