Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

Twice weekly maintenance therapy ideal for recurrent yeast infections

April 22, 2022

Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC)—commonly known as a yeast infection—is a problem many women face at some point. About half of all women have had at least 1 of these infections clinical diagnosed, and between 6% and 10% are believed to develop a recurrent form of this condition with 3 to 4 or more episodes in a single year, according to a new report.

Genital hygiene and infections

April 14, 2022

Women with bacterial vaginosis (BV) and/or vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) were significantly less likely to use intimate soap and moist wipes after urination compared to healthy women without any vulvovaginal symptoms, according to a cross-sectional study published in the journal Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia.

Genital hygiene, sexual practices impact rates of BV, VVC infection

March 22, 2022

Using bactericidal soaps and sex toys and having anal sex were associated with higher rates of bacterial vaginosis (BV) and vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC), according to a study in RBGO Gynecology and Obstetrics (Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia). However, study authors caution, identifying these associations do not establish causality.

Study: Risk of BV, VVC increase with young age, limited education, and low income

March 22, 2022

The incidences of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and bacterial vaginosis (BV) are especially high in young women, and women with a limited education and low-family income, according to a nationwide cohort study in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Study shows risk of BV, VVC increase with young age, limited education and low income

March 04, 2022

The incidences of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and bacterial vaginosis (BV) are especially high in young women, and women with a limited education and low-family income, according to a nationwide cohort study in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.