Pruritus Vulvae: A Case Study

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Physiological vaginal discharge does not need medical intervention. However discharge associated with increased quantity, pruritus, and foul smell, with changes in its colour or with blood seeks medical treatment (Panda et al, 2013).There are different types of pathogens causing vaginal discharge and their identification is challenging. Vaginitis caused by bacteria, fungi or protozoa can be associated with altered vaginal discharge and odor (Kataria et al, 2015). Vulval irritation, or pruritus vulvae, is a distressing and sometimes baffling and intractable symptom. It can have a variety of local or general causes. The most common cause of vulvar pruritus is vaginal discharge especially caused by monilial and trichomonalinfection (Padubidri

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