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Goals

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

- Topics
- Introduction
- Objectives
- Approaches
- Laboratory
- Clinical
- Syndromic
- Syndromic
- Strengths
- Weaknesses
- Accuracy
- Genital Ulcer
- Algorithm
- Urethral
- Algorithm
- Vaginal
> Vaginitis
- Cervicitis
- Algorithms
- Algorithms
- Algorithms
- Abdominal
- PID
- Algorithm
- Algorithm
- Other Issues
- Treatment
- Screening
- The Four Cs
- Resources
- HIV Testing
- Vaccination
- Preliminary
- Summary

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Section 3 - STD Management

Vaginal Discharge Syndrome: Vaginitis

  • Common

  • Usually causes vaginal discharge

  • Major complications infrequent

  • Easily treated

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Vaginitis is common and usually causes vaginal discharge. Thus, the vaginal discharge syndrome is a good indicator of vaginitis. The prevalence of the infections causing vaginitis is high in many areas. These infections generally do not lead to major complications and can be easily treated .

 

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