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Dictionary » V » Vaginal thrush

Vaginal thrush

Definition

noun

An infection of the vaginal mucous membranes caused by Candida species (especially Candida albicans).


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Symptoms include pruritis, burning sensation in the vulvar region, vaginal discharge, erythema, and labial swelling. Diagnosis involves microscopic examination of the vaginal discharge.


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Candida albicans, Flora and Pathogen

... hormonal disruption that the overgrowth of Candida is responsible for. Vaginal yeast infections (vaginal thrush), vaginal itching, vaginal odor, vaginal discharge, constant fatigue, oral thrush, abdominal ...

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by Inuyasha
Mon Oct 31, 2005 2:49 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Candida albicans, Flora and Pathogen
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