Management of genital candidiasis

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7005.629a (Published 02 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:629
  1. David J White,
  2. Susan M Drake
  1. Consultants in genitourinary medicine Department of Sexual Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5ST

    Review omitted issues on recurrent thrush

    EDITOR,--The British Society for Medical Mycology's review on the management of genital candidiasis fails to bring out some important points.1

    Firstly, the vulval vestibulitis syndrome is not included in the section on differential diagnosis. This, however, is the commonest misdiagnosis in our clinic for patients with recurrent thrush and must be considered in any patient who complains of superficial dyspareunia.2

    Secondly, the authors suggest that “recommended …

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