specific infections

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A wide range of pathogens cause vulvitis:

Viruses:

  • condylomata acuminata (papilloma virus)
  • herpes genitalis (herpes simplex type II)
  • molluscum contagiosum

Bacteria:

  • gonorrhoea
  • syphilis
  • furunculosis
  • chancroid
  • lymphogranuloma venereum
  • granuloma inguinale
  • tuberculosis

Fungi:

  • candidiasis
  • ringworm (Tinea cruris)

Parasites:

  • lice
  • scabies
  • threadworm

Last reviewed 01/2018

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