Vaginitis Differential & Treatment in Primary care

clinical topics gu gyn urgent care May 17, 2020

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How do you know the difference between different types of vaginitis? It can feel really complicated, but there are a few simple tools that can make it easier to diagnose.

I usually recommend a “first pass” approach, starting with the most common diagnoses, and after that moving to the laundry list of other possible differentials.

Diagnosing & Treating Vaginitis in Primary Care

In this video you’ll learn:

  • The top differentials to vaginitis in primary care
  • Pearls and pitfalls of history taking, diagnosis and treatment
  • The simple tools and tests to help differentiate between the different types
  • The first line treatments and caveats to consider

Check it out here 👇

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