16. Demographic survey of vaginitis prevalence in district Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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Muhammad, Nabeela, Saadat Mehmood, Sobia Zaib Muhammad Rizwan


Vaginitis is an important infection of females cause inflammation of vagina and vulva. It also causes discharge, itching and pain. Vaginitis is of three kinds, including trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis and vaginal candidiasis or vaginal yeast. The current questionnaire based study was conducted at Bacha khan medical complex (BMC) Swabi from March 2016 to May 2016. During the study high number of cases 22 (36%) were recorded in age group B: 21-25years while the lowest ratio of cases 2(3%) were recorded in age group G: 46-50 years. Also it was further noted that married females were more infected than non-married, i.e. 54(87%) and 8(13%) respectively. The mentioned infection is considering as a confidential issue of female in Pakhtun society. Awareness and further study is recommended regarding vaginitis.

Keywords: Demographic survey; District Swabi; Vaginitis


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