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Can you get bacterial vaginosis from your partner?

Can you get bacterial vaginosis from your partner?

Yes...maybe: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is usually caused by an imbalance in the bacterial population of the vagina, with more "bad" present than "good." we are not really sure the cause, one seems to be having a new sex partner, or having multiple partners. In general, having a monogamous relationship than has been ongoing for a while makes it less likely that the sex caused the bv. ...Read more

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Why do you get bacterial vaginosis if you only had one sex partner?

Why do you get  bacterial vaginosis if you only had one sex partner?

Is not partner depen (penicillamine): Dependant, you can get it if u have no partners, it is a non std vaginal infection. ...Read more

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If a woman is diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis does the male partner have to be treated as well?can men get BV and pass it back to the female?

If a woman is diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis does the male partner have to be treated as well?can men get BV and pass it back to the female?

BV: Men are almost never symptomatically infected by the organisms usually responsible for BV, but the skin of the penis can become contaminated with these bacteria and then they can be transmitted back to their sexual partner after she has been treated. It would help for the man to use a topical antibacterial substance while their female partner is being treated. ...Read more

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I got bacterial vaginosis is it contagious? i only make out with my husband and it says u can get it thru many partner does it mean he has it too?

I got bacterial vaginosis is it contagious? i only make out with my husband and it says u can get it thru many partner does it mean he has it too?

Bacterial vaginisos: This condition is not transmitted between partners. This is a bacterial overgrowth in the female anatomy. This condition is easily treated with medication. ...Read more

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How can a person get bacterial vaginosis by being with the only sexual partner ever? Considering she doesn't douche either.

How can a person get bacterial vaginosis by being with the only sexual partner ever? Considering she doesn't douche either.

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. She wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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Why do I get bacterial vaginosis everytime I have sex? (Got rid of it a few weeks ago, now it's come back) only one sex partner.

Why do I get bacterial vaginosis everytime I have sex? (Got rid of it a few weeks ago, now it's come back) only one sex partner.

Vaginal pH change: Intercourse is obviously providing a change in the vaginal bacterial content. Have your partner wash thoroughly his penis and scrotum prior to intercourse including the area under the foreskin It is where smega accumulates in uncircumsized men which contains bacteria. Make it a part of foreplay in the shower if needed to "elicit his cooperation". ...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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What should you do if you get bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

What should you do if you get bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

Get treated : It is the most common cause of vaginal discharge in pregnancy (and outside of pregnancy) and is easily treated with antibiotics prescribed by your doctor ...Read more

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Can i get bacterial vaginosis home remedies?

Can i get bacterial vaginosis home remedies?

No,, see a gyn: U need antibiotics either vaginal or oral, you can take acidolphilus or pre- biotics to help prevent getting BV but that will not treat bv. ...Read more

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