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Doctor insights on: Bacteria Vaganosis

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Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more


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Can men get bacterial vaginosis from women? If so, where would the bacteria go in the men?

Can men get bacterial vaginosis from women?  If so, where would the bacteria go in the men?

Bacterial vaginosis: Men usually do not get infected with common bacterial vaginosis which is the overgrowth of bacteria normally present in vagina.But if the vaginal infection is caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia then sexual partner can contract it. ...Read more

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Bacterial vaginosis: could the bacteria be picked up by my partner performing oral sex and then transferred further with kissing? (prediagnosis obviou

Bacterial vaginosis: could the bacteria be picked up by my partner performing oral sex and then transferred further with kissing? (prediagnosis obviou

Bacterial vaginosis: Women in their reproductive years are most commonly affected by bacterial vaginosis, but any woman can experience the condition. Doctors don't know exactly why bacterial vaginosis develops, but certain activities, such as unprotected sexual intercourse or frequent douching, put you at higher risk of the condition. ...Read more

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Can there be a link between bacterial vaginosis and the bacteria in yout belly button ?

Can there be a link between bacterial vaginosis and the bacteria in yout belly button ?

No: There is no link. They are far apart and the skin lining the two areas are distinct in their architecture and surface. ...Read more

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Can the bacteria megasphaera in the vagina be harmful to my baby during delivery? Im about to be due and don't have bacterial vaginosis

Can the bacteria megasphaera in the vagina be harmful to my baby during delivery? Im about to be due and don't have bacterial vaginosis

Should be okay: This is a bacteria, as best that i can tell from limited research, that is unique in humans to the vaginal environment and in higher numbers in women who actually have bv. If you do not have BV and are symptom free, then the presence of this bacteria on a routine culture would not prompt treatment. ...Read more

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I have bacterial vaginosis what is the damage it causes for not being treated for a longuyen time I am now taking metronidazole to treat the bacteria?

I have bacterial vaginosis what is the damage it causes for not being treated for a longuyen time I am now taking metronidazole to treat the bacteria?

Uncomfortable: Bv is a common vaginal infection that causes vaginal pain and itching, and it usually has an odor. There are no long term problems with BV itself if left untreated, but, you should probably be checked for at least chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas. ...Read more

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Does this mean i have bacterial vaginosis? wet mount: white blood cell : 8/hpf red blood cell : 0/hpf epithelial cells : + bacteria : ++

Possible: This wet mount is NOT diagnostic. Your symptoms and a culture is necessary. Your Primary Care Provider may treat you with a "mixed formula" (Anti Yeast/Bacterial) Vaginal Cream or Suppository HOWEVER if you have an active sexual partner an EXACT Diagnosis is necessary to eliminate passing an infection back and forth. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more