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i have a bacterial infection. could i pass it onto my boyfriend?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some, yes: Bv. Or bacterial vaginosis can be passed back and forth. Some doctors routinely treat both partners, especially if recurrent.
Answered on Nov 20, 2013
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