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It is known that vaginal bacteria have an impact upon the health status of the host, in some cases protecting against infection and in other cases causing infection, depending on the bacterial types present. This study will compare the composition of vaginal bacteria to symptoms of vaginal dryness in order to try and identify if certain bacteria might cause some of the problems associated with vaginal dryness among post-menopausal women.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Victoria Family Medical Center
Lawson Health Research Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:18-0400
To assess the feasibility and efficacy of the CO2 fractional handpiece in the treatment of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) in post-menopausal women and its effect on the patient VHIS(vaginal he...
To determine the efficacy of ablative carbon dioxide laser in the treatment of the signs and symptoms of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) or genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) in women wi...
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This study will access the safety and efficacy of three doses of estradiol vaginal capsules in postmenopausal women with vulvovaginal atrophy.
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This subanalysis of the European Vulvovaginal Epidemiology Survey study aimed to assess the correlation of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) symptoms and severity, when confirmed by objective gynecologic exa...
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A genus of yeast-like mitosporic Saccharomycetales fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores. It is commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including CANDIDIASIS; ONYCHOMYCOSIS; vulvovaginal candidiasis (CANDIDIASIS, VULVOVAGINAL), and thrush (see CANDIDIASIS, ORAL). (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Hereditary conditions that feature progressive visual loss in association with optic atrophy. Relatively common forms include autosomal dominant optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHY, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT) and Leber hereditary optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHY, HEREDITARY, LEBER).
Infection of the VULVA and VAGINA with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA.
Progressive, autosomal recessive, diffuse atrophy of the choroid, pigment epithelium, and sensory retina that begins in childhood.
An X-linked recessive form of spinal muscular atrophy. It is due to a mutation of the gene encoding the ANDROGEN RECEPTOR.
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