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Describe the features of bacterial vaginosis in the vagina.?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
BV: Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of gardnerella vaginalis - a bacteria present in the vagina in over 70% of women. Symptoms are usually an increase in vaginal discharge frequently associated with a fishy odor.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Samir Shakfeh
61 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some of the risks factors are douching, oral sex, taking antibiotics
Feb 12, 2012

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