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1
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Investigations for recurrent vaginal candidasis (4 or more episodes in 1 year)?

A
  1. Check compliance with previous treatment
  2. Confirm the diagnosis of candidiasis (high vaginal swab for microscopy and culture)
  3. Consider a blood glucose test to exclude diabetes
  4. Exclude differential diagnoses (e.g. lichen sclerosus)
2
Q

Management of genital warts?

A

Multiple non-keratinised warts: podophyllum
Solitary keratinised wart: cryotherapy

3
Q

Overgrowth of what bacteria causes BV?

A

Gardavilla vaginosis

4
Q

Causes of false positive (VDRL/RPR) test in syphilis?

A

‘SomeTimes Mistakes Happen’ (SLE, TB, malaria, HIV)

5
Q

Chancroid?

A

Genital ulcer caused by haemophilus ducrelfi
Associated with painful unilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy