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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: 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
Rephresh pro-b that balances yeast and bacteria pills can that medications stop a bacterial vaginosis?
Its possible: But there is no data to back it up. But, it probably can't hurt. ...Read more
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
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
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?
If you are diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis, but the doctor says the bacteria found was trichomonas, could this mean you were exposed to hiv?
Does this mean i have bacterial vaginosis?
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