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How long does bacterial vaginosis have to go untreated before it causes serious problems like infertility?

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Doesn't cause

Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is too many of the 'wrong' bacteria and less of the 'good ones'.
It is not a std/sexually transmitted disease, is treatable, and does not cause infertility. If you think you have BV see your ob/gyn for testing and treatment, if needed. S/he can also check for stds like chlamydia, especially if you're under 26. See rei specialist if you're trying to conceive without success.

In brief: Doesn't cause

Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is too many of the 'wrong' bacteria and less of the 'good ones'.
It is not a std/sexually transmitted disease, is treatable, and does not cause infertility. If you think you have BV see your ob/gyn for testing and treatment, if needed. S/he can also check for stds like chlamydia, especially if you're under 26. See rei specialist if you're trying to conceive without success.
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