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can bacterial vaginosis cause you to become infertile

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: While theoretically possible, i've never heard of bacterial vaginosis causing infertility. It's very common, so if it did cause infertility, that wou ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Doesn't cause: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is too many of the 'wrong' bacteria and less of the 'good ones'. It is not a std/sexually transmitted disease, is treatable, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No and No: Neither one - for certain, no.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very unlikely: there are cases of BV causing PID which can block your fallopian tubes, but even that isn't likely. Many women pregnanct and non pregnant have issues ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience General Practice
No, but not good!: Certain types of infections can cause infertility, especially if left untreated. For example, chlamydia or gonorrhea infections can cause a condition ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Simmons
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal odor: Bacterial Vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection It is due to an overgrowth of a normal vaginal bacteria named Gardnarella . It causes vagin ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal flora: Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection of the vagina caused by native bacteria. Normally, there are a lot of "good" bacteria and some "bad" bacteria ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Bacterial vaginosis usually causes a thin, grey-white discharge and a characteristic bad smell, which could be described as "musty" or "fishy." unlike ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not exactly: The presence of untreated bacterial vaginitis can be 'massaged" into the cervix and thus the Fallopian tubes resulting in Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... Read More

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