Jack Sobel, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Cervicitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has cervicitis? What should you expect to find? Most patients with cervicitis are asymptomatic, however, a vaginal discharge may occur which tends to be malodorous and mucopurulent in nature. When infection or inflammation is confined to the cervix, no symptoms or signs of…

Trichomonas vaginitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know about Trichomonas vaginitis Are you sure your patient has disease Trichomonas vaginitis? What should you expect to find? At least half the women with vaginal trichomoniasis are asymptomatic. Newer tests for diagnosis of trichomonas reveal that this condition is frequently missed both as an asymptomatic infection as well…

Bacterial vaginosis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know about bacterial vaginosis Are you sure your patient has bacterial vaginosis? What should you expect to find? Of all the clinical manifestations of bacterial vaginosis, it should be emphasized that at least half the women with bacterial vaginosis (BV) are asymptomatic. When symptomatic they complain of a malodorous…

Candida Vulvovaginitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know about Candida vulvovaginitis Are you sure your patient has Candida vulvovaginitis? What should you expect to find? Symptoms of Candida vaginitis include pruritus irritation soreness burning discomfort in more severe cases, burning on micturition. because of the accompanying inflammation, intercourse would be uncomfortable or painful Symptoms vary in…

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