Vaginal infections, including bacterial vaginosis (BV), vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC), and trichomoniasis (TV), are among the most common reasons for which women in the United States seek medical care. Approximately 30% of women in the country are positive for BV at any time, and an estimated 75% of women will have at least 1 episode of VVC, TV, or BV in their lifetimes. Many women who experience symptoms of vaginosis or vaginitis assume they have a simple yeast infection and attempt to self-treat with over-the-counter antifungals. However, 50% to 66% of these women self-diagnose incorrectly, leading to incorrect treatment. In this
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