Journal of Womens Health, Issues and Care ISSN: 2325-9795

All submissions of the EM system will be redirected to Online Manuscript Submission System. Authors are requested to submit articles directly to Online Manuscript Submission System of respective journal.

Commentary, J Womens Health Issues Care Vol: 3 Issue: 6

Prevalence of Vaginal Candidiasis in Pregnancy among Coastal South Indian Women

Deepa V Kanagal1*, Vashe Keshava Vineeth1, Rashmi Kundapur2, Harish Shetty1 and Aparna Rajesh1
1Department of OBG, K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, India
2Department of Community Medicine, K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, Karnataka, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Deepa V Kanagal
Associate Professor, Department of OBG, K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Tel: 09980164615;
E-mail:
[email protected]
Received: July 26, 2014 Accepted: September 26, 2014 Published: October 01, 2014
Citation: Kanagal DV, Vineeth VK, Kundapur R, Shetty H, Rajesh A (2014) Prevalence of Vaginal Candidiasis in Pregnancy among Coastal South Indian Women. J Womens Health, Issues Care 3:6. doi:10.4172/2325-9795.1000168

Abstract

Prevalence of Vaginal Candidiasis in Pregnancy among Coastal South Indian Women

Vulvovaginal candidiasis is characterized by curd like vaginal discharge and itching. It is associated with considerable distress to the patient. The incidence is increased in pregnancy and may lead to complications like abortions, preterm delivery, candida chorioamnionitis and others. This study was done to determine the prevalence of vaginal candidiasis in pregnant women in Mangalore, a coastal city in South India

Keywords: Pregnancy; Prevalence; Vulvovaginal candidiasis

Track Your Manuscript

Share This Page

Media Partners

Associations