Testing & Diagnosis for Vaginitis in Children

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How is a vaginal yeast infection diagnosed?

Diagnostic procedures for yeast infections often include:

  • a complete medical history
  • a microscopic examination of the vaginal discharge
  • physical and pelvic examination

How is bacterial vaginosis treated?

Bacterial vaginosis is generally treated with oral antibiotics.

Diagnosing trichomoniasis:

Some women may not show any symptoms but still have the condition. The symptoms of trichomoniasis may resemble other conditions or medical problems. Always consult your physician for a diagnosis.

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