Vaginal Discharge

  • Nelson M. Gantz

Abstract

The complaints of vaginal discharge, dysuria, vulvar pruritus, and dyspareunia account for at least 10% of all office visits to private practitioners.1 These complaints indicate a number of possible diagnoses with overlapping symptoms, including vaginitis, cervicitis, and urinary tract infection. It is important to try to have the patient localize the site of the dysuria as being internal or external. Internal dysuria suggests that the problem relates to the urinary tract, whereas external dysuria occurs more often with vaginal disorders.

Keywords

Bacterial Vaginosis Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Vaginal Discharge Vaginal Candidiasis Vaginal Fluid 
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