Focusing on Women's Health from Puberty to Menopause.

Helping women with recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis

Publication date: Sunday, 04 September 2011
Contributor(s): Dr Zara Haider

Vulvovaginal candidiasis, or thrush, is very common, affecting 50-75% of women during their lifetimes. About half of women who experience an episode will suffer a further attack and 5% will develop recurrent disease. Recurrent episodes are associated with depression and loss of libido, but a combination of lifestyle advice and antifungal treatment should control symptoms for most women.
Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 3 Number 1 Jan-Feb-Mar 2011
Print edition page(s): 19-22
Contributor(s): Dr Zara Haider

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