Bacterial Vaginosis

BV is an overgrowth of bacteria in the vaginal area. It is the most common reason for vaginal discharge and strong odor. BV is not considered a sexually transmitted disease, but occurrence does appear to increase in sexually active women. It is not possible to spread BV to your male partner. BV can sometimes lead to Pelvic Inflammatory Disease which may affect fertility. Treatment is indicated for resolution of symptoms.

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