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What is bacterial vaginosis and could men get it as well?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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In brief: Women only

Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is characterized by disruption of the normal vaginal flora.
Present in about 29% of us women of reproductive age, BV is one of the most common causes of vaginal symptoms.1, 2 in addition to symptomatic irritation and a potentially increased risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, BV is associated with a variety of adverse reproductive health outcomes.

In brief: Women only

Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is characterized by disruption of the normal vaginal flora.
Present in about 29% of us women of reproductive age, BV is one of the most common causes of vaginal symptoms.1, 2 in addition to symptomatic irritation and a potentially increased risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, BV is associated with a variety of adverse reproductive health outcomes.
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