Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Vaginitis Candida Evaluation

The evaluation of yeast vaginitis begins with a history and physical exam, including a pelvic exam.

Physical findings in a woman with yeast vaginitis may include:

Usually, tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of yeast vaginitis.

Tests that may be used to evaluate yeast vaginitis include:

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Vaginitis Candida References
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