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epididymitis caused by bacterial vaginosis

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: BV may be caused by alterations in the acid content of the vagina and the growth of bacteria in the vagina because of these changes, although there is ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Bacterial vaginosis is a disease of the vagina caused by bacteria. Risks for BV include douching and having new or multiple sex partners, although it ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
8 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Simmons
34 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
14 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Any condition that changes the balance of flora to be more favorable for bacteria to overgrow may precipitate bacterial vaginosis. Ph changes caused b ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
BV: This is not considered to be a sexually transmitted disease, but there is data showing that the bacteria colonizing the skin of the penis can be those ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Bosin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
BV and Miscarriage : I do not think there is a link between early pregnancy loss and bv. There are studies, however, linking bacteria that cause BV to preterm labor.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosi: Go on the following cdc website. It is excellent. http://www.cdc.gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis.htm.
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