A patient presented with a condition as shown in the picture below. Which among the following is NOT a risk factor for the condition shown ?
A. Diabetes mellitus.
C. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection.
The condition shown in the picture above represents a white curd like material, so the most probable diagnosis is vaginal candidiasis.
Risk factors of candida infection include:
- Diabetes mellitus
- Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]
- Medication (antibiotics, corticosteroids, oral contraceptives)
- Chronic debilitation.