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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122--125

Incidence of various causes of vaginal discharge among sexually active females in age group 20-40 years

Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India

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K Bajaj
#323, B-II, Near Head Post Office, Faridkot - 151 203, Punjab
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PMID: 17642853

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The present study was undertaken to know incidence of various causes of vaginal discharge in sexually active females of age group 20-40 years. One hundred sexually active females in the age group of 20-40 years, with vaginal discharge, were selected for this study at random. A detailed clinical history and a thorough examination of all the cases was done. After making the clinical diagnosis, appropriate tests for diagnosing candidiasis, trichomoniosis, gonorrhoea and bacterial vaginosis were done. The present study showed 45% incidence of bacterial voginosis, 31% vulvovaginalcandidiasis, 2% trichomoniasis, 3% gonorrhoea, 5% non-specific urogenital causes, and 14% with other causes.

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