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What are the core symptoms of bacterial vaginosis?

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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Discharge, odor

Bacterial vaginitis can cause vaginal irritation, discharge, and a foul, fishy odor. See your gyn for diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Discharge, odor

Bacterial vaginitis can cause vaginal irritation, discharge, and a foul, fishy odor. See your gyn for diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
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Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
Gynecology

In brief: Discharge with odor

The most common symptoms reported by patients with bacterial vaginosis are a vaginal discharge with foul, fishy odor. Sometimes irritation may be the presenting complaint, or the patient may have no symptoms at all and it is found on exam for a different reason.
An exam by your doctor with microscopic examination of the discharge as well as a measurement of its pH is recommended before therapy.

In brief: Discharge with odor

The most common symptoms reported by patients with bacterial vaginosis are a vaginal discharge with foul, fishy odor. Sometimes irritation may be the presenting complaint, or the patient may have no symptoms at all and it is found on exam for a different reason.
An exam by your doctor with microscopic examination of the discharge as well as a measurement of its pH is recommended before therapy.
Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
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