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Should my partner need to be treated if I have bacterial vaginosis?

Should my partner need to be treated if I have bacterial vaginosis?

No, unless chronic.: Bacterial vaginosis is not a sexually transmitted infection. That means if you have bacterial vaginosis, you will not pass it to your sexual partner. However, recurrent bacterial vaginosis infections may require that you be cultured for chlamydia and if positive your boyfirend may also need treatment. ...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 have bacterial vaginosis..What are the main cause of this? I only have one sex partner

I have bacterial vaginosis..What are the main cause of this?  I only have one sex partner

Many: Any condition that changes the balance of flora to be more favorable for bacteria to overgrow may precipitate bacterial vaginosis. Ph changes caused by stress, diet, viral infection can all set you up for bv. ...Read more

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I just found out I have bacterial vaginosis. I lost my virginity 3 months ago and I've only had one partner. Did my boyfriend give this to me?

I just found out I have bacterial vaginosis. I lost my virginity 3 months ago and I've only had one partner. Did my boyfriend give this to me?

Vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis/vaginitis is usually caused by a change in the ph of the vagina. This leads to an overgrowth of bacteria that then causes discharge smell and discomfort. It is not considered a sexually transmitted disease ...Read more

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I'm here today because for about the past month I've been experiencing symptoms that have led me to believe I have Bacterial Vaginosis. In the past I have been treated for Chlamydia and am worried If I may have contracted it again. ?

Take swabs: Bacterial vaginosis and Chlamedia can coexist usually produce no symptoms, or can produce vaginal discharge, abnormal vaginal bleeding, or pelvic infection diagnosis is by clinical findings and swabs So I suggest you go to medical facility where you can have swabs done, it is important to discuss contraception, attached leaflet for more information http://patient.info/health/safer-sex ...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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How can bacterial vaginosis be treated?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis can be treated with metronidazole or clindamycin. ...Read more

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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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Will men have to be treated for bacterial vaginosis if his spouse has it?

Generally not: More BV information here: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis.Htm.

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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