Genital malodour in women: an unmet therapeutic challenge

Sobel, Jack D.
June 2012
Sexually Transmitted Infections;Jun2012, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p238
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the therapeutic challenge posed by genital malodour in women. According to the author, only a few number of women seek treatment for this condition due to embarrassment. He points out the lack of information available on the diagnostic and treatment approach to genital malodour. He says anti-anaerobic agents can be administered if the condition has a microbial cause. He cites vaginal atrophy, obesity, cervical cancer with necrosis as other possible causes of malodour.


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