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What are the causes of bv?
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Dr. Brandye Wilson-manigat
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In brief: Vaginal Bacteria
Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is the most common cause of vaginitis in women after puberty.
The infection usually results from an overgrowth of a variety of organisms found in the vagina, like gardnerella, genital mycoplasmas or other anaerobic bacteria. It is not an std. It is best to see your doctor for evaluation to make the correct diagnosis and provide treatment with the appropriate antibiotic.

In brief: Vaginal Bacteria
Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is the most common cause of vaginitis in women after puberty.
The infection usually results from an overgrowth of a variety of organisms found in the vagina, like gardnerella, genital mycoplasmas or other anaerobic bacteria. It is not an std. It is best to see your doctor for evaluation to make the correct diagnosis and provide treatment with the appropriate antibiotic.
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