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can bv cause infection in a man when sexually involved with a woman that has it?

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Dr. Ricardo Estape
30 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.
Answered on Dec 22, 2017
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Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff commented
56 years experience Infectious Disease
There is also recent data suggesting that recurrence of the BV in women is related to sexual contact with the same partner with whom they had sex before it started.
May 4, 2013

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