Vaginitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Nov 12, 2017
  • Author: Hetal B Gor, MD, FACOG; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Atrophic vaginitis
  • Cervical polyp
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Entamoeba histolytica infection
  • Excessive desquamation of normal vaginal epithelium
  • Large cervical ectropion
  • Lichen sclerosis
  • Lichen simplex chronicus
  • Vaginal adenosis
  • Vaginal cancer
  • Vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia
  • Vaginal ulcers
  • Vaginitis emphysematosa (multiple gas-filled cysts on the vaginal and cervical mucosa)

Differential Diagnoses