Staphylococcus sp. More evidence is currently emerging to show that Staphylococcus, particularly Staphylococcus aureus, can colonize the reproductive systems and affect their structure and function. Staphylococcal infection has become one of the most common causes of infertility in both males and females. This chapter focuses on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and treatment of staphylococcal infection and infertility.
Overview of Vaginal Infections - Women's Health Issues - MSD Manual Consumer Version
A rash in your vaginal area vulva may be caused by irritation of the skin from many sources, such as clothes rubbing against the skin. Rashes that occur without other symptoms are usually minor and often go away with home treatment. A common cause of a rash is contact with a substance that causes irritation or an allergic reaction contact dermatitis. Soaps, detergents, shampoos, perfumes, or lotions can cause contact dermatitis. Often the rash from contact dermatitis is very itchy, but it is rarely serious. Changing your soap or detergent may be all you need to do to prevent this type of rash.
Vulvar eczematous dermatitis predisposes patients to superimposed infections, which may result in late diagnosis and architectural destruction. Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus MRSA infection is on the rise in genitalia and lower extremities. A diagnosis of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus in the setting of eczema was achieved with concomitant use of photography and dermatopathologic review.
Vulvovaginitis is an inflammation or infection of the vulva and vagina. It has a variety of causes. Other names for this condition are vulvitis and vaginitis.