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Vaginal Diseases

Summary

Vaginal problems are some of the most common reasons women go to the doctor. They may have symptoms such as

One common problem is vaginitis, an inflammation of the vagina. Other problems that affect the vagina include sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal cancer, and vulvar cancer. Treatment of vaginal problems depends on the cause.

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Diagnosis and Tests

Treatments and Therapies

Related Issues

  • Douching (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health) Also in Spanish
  • Vaginal Odor (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Also in Spanish

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