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Terre Haute, IN
A 22-year-old female asked:

are bacterial vaginosis and endometriosis related at all?i have chronic bv and the doc also suspects possibly endometriosis.

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
No: Bacterial vaginosis and endometriosis have not been known to be related. Bacterial vaginosis is an infection the occasionally chronic in the vaginal area. Endometriosis is a disease of the pelvis where tissue similar to the uterine lining grows on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, bladder, and even the bowel.

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Last updated Jul 19, 2017

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