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Can a prolonged bacteria vaginosis turn into trichamonis

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Bv is not a sexually transmitted illness. It's an imbalance between yeast, acidophilus & BV germs that normally live inside our vaginas like we live o ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Absolutely not: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease. There is only one way to catch it --- having sex with someone who has it. Bacterial vaginosis is not ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Trichomonas is not a: Bacterium but rather a protozoan. The only way to know if you are infected with HIV is to get tested for it specifically.
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not, but...: Trichomonas is an STD. BV is not an STD, at least not in the usual sense: it's associated with sex but not caused by any known sexually transmitted ge ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: Itching, vaginal discharge, and often, a foul fishy odor are all typical symptoms of bacterial vaginitis. Trichomonas can also cause itching and vagi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: But - you knew the answer before any testing was done.....If you have had unprotected sex you have potentially been exposed to hiv. It is as simple as ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nader Roheny
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Does not cause bleed: Should look for other causes.bacterial vaginitis does not cause bleeding, and further evaluation for other causes are recommended.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Once your doctor formally diagnoses bacterial vaginosis, he/she wil prescribe a specific antibiotic which will cure it.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: Though you should get it cleared up before trying to conceive.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Discharge and odor: Bacterial vaginosis generally presents with symptoms of a vaginal discharge and a "fishy" odor from the vaguna. Other symptoms can include vaginal irr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
21 years experience Family Medicine
Bacterial balance: Bv is caused typically by a bacteria called gardnerella, which probaly is present in some quantity in most women. When one cleans too thoroughly or ta ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
BV: Many women with BV have no symptoms. If you do have symptoms, you may notice a thin white or gray vaginal discharge, odor, pain, itching, or burning i ... Read More

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