Here's what's coming to Contemporary OB/GYN® this week.
A literature search revealed there is no international agreement on how to characterize or classify endometriosis.
Because the mechanism of action of medical-grade honey (MGH) is based on enhancing wound healing and exerting strong broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity, MGH may also help to treat recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (RVVC), according to a review in the Journal of Fungi.
A clinical study has confirmed that the pathophysiology of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (RVVC) relies primarily on Candida albicans (C. albicans)-specific attributes like hyphal morphogenesis, biofilm formation and pathogenesis that differentiate it from other prominent non-albicans C. (NAC) species.
Among women with vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) or recurrent VVC (RVVC), the three 3 most common signs and /symptoms are itching (91.2%), burning (68.3%), and redness (58.1%), according to an online patient survey in BMC Womens Health.