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Can bacterial vaginosis cause you to become infertile

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
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
Fertility Medicine 27 years experience
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
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
Dr. Allison Grecoanswered
General Practice 10 years experience
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
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Simmons
Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
Dr. Andrea Knittelanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Bacterial vaginosis.: Often presents with white, gray, or yellowish cloudy discharge with a fishy odor. Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be s... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Bacterial vaginosi: Go on the following cdc website. It is excellent. http://www.cdc.gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis.htm.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Diflucan (fluconazole): No diflucan (fluconazole) is an anti-fungal medication