Vaginal yeast infections

Vaginal yeast infections

Sick but not silenced

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maggie Burston
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses illnesses of the immune system and the prevalence of viral, bacterial and chronic diseases. Criticizes allopathic medicine for over prescribing anti-biotics. Explains Candidiasis as it relates to women's health. 

 

   

Candidiasis : beginning to understand a new disease complex

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Mary Louise Adams
Edition: 
Vol 6, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores yeast related illnesses. Lists symptoms and conditions that may be caused by excess yeast in the body. Calls for a more holistic approach to health. 

Vaginitis (yeast infections and trichomonas)

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English
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Paper
Online
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British Columbia Ministry of Health Services
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Describes the different types of vaginitis and their common causes. Outlines symptoms and treatment methods. Also provides information on ways to prevent sexually transmitted infections.

The V zone: a woman's guide to intimate health care

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Colette Bouchez
Publisher: 
Fireside
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides information on vaginal and vulvar health, as well as common gynaecological conditions, such as vaginitis, yeast infections, painful sex, STIs, vulvodynia, and urinary tract infections.

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ISBN 0684870975
WGYN.B68 2001 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes index.

Diagnostic tests for vaginosis/vaginitis

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Christa Harstall
Paula Corabian
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Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Reviews the accuracy of diagnostic tests for the detection of bacterial vaginosis (BV), vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and trichomoniasis which cause vaginitis symptoms of women of reproductive age.

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ISBN 1896956157
WGYN.H37 1998

Thrush

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English
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Online
Author: 
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
Publisher: 
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Describes the symptoms of yeast infections, common among HIV positive women, and various treatment options. Suggests way to prevent re-infection.

Infections

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English
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Online
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Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information on genital infections: bacterial vaginosis, crabs, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis, herpes, HIV/AIDS, human papilloma virus, molluscum contagiosum, syphilis, trichomonas, and yeast infections.

Vaginal discharge: changes that may be signs of a problem

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English
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Online
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The College of Family Physicians of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Mississauga, ON

Explains normal vaginal discharge and odours. Presents signs of yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, and other infections.

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