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Do males get bv?
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Dr. Carolyn Quist
Gynecology
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In brief: No
Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is a disorder of females and may or may not be related to sexual activity.
Having multiple male sexual partners or new sexual partners can increase the risk of having a BV infection. There is a strong association with sexual activity but it is not necessary to produce it. This is due to an imbalance of the bacteria in a womans vagina. It can be chronic and hard to treat.

In brief: No
Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is a disorder of females and may or may not be related to sexual activity.
Having multiple male sexual partners or new sexual partners can increase the risk of having a BV infection. There is a strong association with sexual activity but it is not necessary to produce it. This is due to an imbalance of the bacteria in a womans vagina. It can be chronic and hard to treat.
Dr. Carolyn Quist
Dr. Carolyn Quist
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: No
BV stands for Bacterial Vaginosis.
Thus is an infection involving the vagina. Since males don't have vaginas, they can not get BV.

In brief: No
BV stands for Bacterial Vaginosis.
Thus is an infection involving the vagina. Since males don't have vaginas, they can not get BV.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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