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Women's nutritional evaluation with history of appealing discharges vaginal running (vulvovaginal candidacies, bacterial vaginose)

Grant number: 09/01553-8
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2009
Effective date (End): December 31, 2009
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nutrition - Nutritional Analysis of Population
Principal Investigator:Paulo César Giraldo
Grantee:Luiza Cristina Santiago
Host Institution: Centro de Atenção Integral à Saúde da Mulher (CAISM). Hospital da Mulher Professor Doutor José Aristodemo Pinotti. Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


The vaginal running is certainly one of the most common complaints in the gynecology clinics. In a great number of times, the vaginal running is caused by processes denominated infectious vulvovaginitises. Although most of the patients answers positively to the treatment with antibiotics or antifungal, the appeal tax is plenty high, fact that imposes the search for new treatment strategies. More recently some works started to identify in the aspects possible nutritional factors causer the pictures of appeal of these infections. The Objective: Evaluate the women's eating habit with history of appealing vaginal running-CVR (vulvovaginal candidacies, bacterial vaginose). Subjects and methods: The Study of double traverse cut. 108 women will be selected assisted at the Clinic of Genital Infections of the Department of Tocoginecologia of FCM/Unicamp, being 54 with history of appealing vaginal running, 54 without these occurrences. The evaluation of those women's eating habit will be made through a Nutritional Selection and of a Questionnaire of Alimentary Frequency. For collection, registration and storage of the data we will use the computer programs Microsoft Office Excel and DietPró 5.0. It is waited that women with CVR present ingestion a diet super energetic, milk and flowed, acid foods and seasoned very superiors to the controls. (AU)

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