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Vaginitis

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)  Depends on type:
  Yeast - Control any precipitating factors. Eliminate all unnecessary antibiotics, control diabetes if present, optimize immunosuppressant disease if applicable and possible. Avoid 1- and 3-day topical treatment (use 7-day)
2)  BV:
  Use oral metronidazole for 7 days
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Perform yeast culture to confirm presence of yeast. Most patients referred for yeast vaginitis do not have yeast vaginitis. If yeast culture performed, please speciate (have lab identify species of yeast present)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Vaginitis
Appointment Timeframe If chronic condition, within 4 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry results to clinic appointment
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-763-6295
Clinic Location Sites Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center 
UM Consulting Physician Jennifer W. Collin, M.D.
Sara C. Frost, M.D.
Jane M. Nicholson, M.D.
Julie Stein Perry, M.D.
Natalie A. Saunders, M.D.
Roger D. Smith, M.D.
Caren M. Stalburg, M.D.
Stephanie K. Young, M.D.
Revised on: 02/13/2012
 
 

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