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What causes vulvovaginitis?

Vulvovaginitis can be caused by any of a large variety of infections and irritations, bacterial, viral or fungal infections, chemical irritations (from soaps and other detergents), or physical irritation ('sandbox vulvovaginitis' is common in young girls playing in sand).

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Bacterial vaginosis


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