Health-seeking behavior of Karachi women with reproductive tract infections.

  title={Health-seeking behavior of Karachi women with reproductive tract infections.},
  author={Lubna Ishaq Bhatti and Fariyal Fatma Fikree},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={54 1},
To explore the contextual factors influencing health-seeking behavior of women in Karachi regarding reproductive tract infections, 18 women with reproductive tract infections from different clinics and community settings were identified and in-depth interviews were conducted. Physicians in our study diagnosed a woman to have lower reproductive tract infection if she complained of malodorous vaginal discharge with or without perineal itching; and to have pelvic inflammatory disease or upper… CONTINUE READING
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