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Vaginal thrush: perceptions and experiences of women of south Asian descent.

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It is estimated that 75% of all women will, at some time in their lives, experience at least one episode of vaginal thrush. This paper reports the perceptions and experiences of women of South Asian descent living in England, who were suffering or had suffered from thrush. The paper draws upon data collected during 20 semi-structured interviews. The women reported that thrush sometimes had a considerable impact on their lives, making some of them feel 'dirty', embarrassed, depressed and stigm...

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10.1093/her/16.1.9

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Journal:
Health education research
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
9-19
Publication date:
2001-02-01
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EISSN:
1465-3648
ISSN:
0268-1153
Source identifiers:
240656
Language:
English
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pubs:240656
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uuid:42ed7339-b183-495d-8a58-d56447e236e3
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pubs:240656
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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