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Can bacterial vaginosis be transferred through sexual intercourse?

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Dr. Anthony Brignoni
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Most likely

The ethiology of bacterial vaginosis is not fully understood.
It is an imbalace between normal vaginal bacteria and harmful bacteria. Any woman can get bv. It is not clear what sexual activity does in the development of bv. Woman who never been sexually active can get bv. Activities which upset the balance of the vag.Bact. Increase the risk, such as new sex parthner, mult. Partners, douching.

In brief: Most likely

The ethiology of bacterial vaginosis is not fully understood.
It is an imbalace between normal vaginal bacteria and harmful bacteria. Any woman can get bv. It is not clear what sexual activity does in the development of bv. Woman who never been sexually active can get bv. Activities which upset the balance of the vag.Bact. Increase the risk, such as new sex parthner, mult. Partners, douching.
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