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What causes bv in men

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not exactly: Having sex without condoms can increase the risk of sexually transmitted disease whether he is circumcised or not. Stds can cause odor. Bv is not an s ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Sometimes: Most bacteria that cause BV require the vaginal conditions to grow. Some men can develop urinary infections and rarely skin infections.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: There's no yeast in men's semen.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Bv bacterial vaginosis is not an std.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No: no. BV is not an STD
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Men can get stds or men can get chronic or acute prostatitis, but BV is not sexually transmittable.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
No urethral infect-n: Although men would not get an internal infection with Candida, if the genitals remain damp from tight clothing or sweating a lot, it is possible to ge ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
BV: Men are almost never symptomatically infected by the organisms usually responsible for BV, but the skin of the penis can become contaminated with thes ... Read More
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