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How do you get tested for bacterial vaginosis?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Wet mount

Your ob/gyn could do this basic test or there are other "send out" tests that can be done.
Of course, a thorough history (e.g. Malodorous vaginal discharge, itching, irritation, etc...) and physical exam are the cornerstones of any diagnosis.

In brief: Wet mount

Your ob/gyn could do this basic test or there are other "send out" tests that can be done.
Of course, a thorough history (e.g. Malodorous vaginal discharge, itching, irritation, etc...) and physical exam are the cornerstones of any diagnosis.
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