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Vagnal bacterial infection what causes it?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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In brief: ?? BV

If you are refering to bacterial vaginosus (bv), it is an overgrowth of gardnerella vaginalis, a bacteria present in the vagina in over 70% of women.
When that bacteria overgrows, it typically cause a yellow, gray, or greenish discharge and a fishy odor. It is easy to treat, but sometimes will recur because the treatment does not eliminate the bacteria, it only restores the normal balance.

In brief: ?? BV

If you are refering to bacterial vaginosus (bv), it is an overgrowth of gardnerella vaginalis, a bacteria present in the vagina in over 70% of women.
When that bacteria overgrows, it typically cause a yellow, gray, or greenish discharge and a fishy odor. It is easy to treat, but sometimes will recur because the treatment does not eliminate the bacteria, it only restores the normal balance.
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