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Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharge is a term given to biological fluids that are expelled from the vagina. These biological fluids are normally secreted by cervical glands found in a woman’s reproductive organs. The discharge is usually clear and milky and does not smell bad. However, the color and thickness of the discharge changes with your monthly cycle. [...]

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Recurrent Bacterial Vaginosis

This usually wont make headline news, but recurrent bacterial vaginosis is one of the most common problems that affect women’s reproductive organs. BV is a condition caused by the overgrowth of bad bacteria in the vagina. Normally there are both good bacteria and bad bacteria present in the vagina. The good bacteria like lactobacilli help [...]

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Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis

In this short writeup, you will find the 4 most prominent symptoms of bacterial vaginosis and how you can get rid of them, and also some few tips to help you minimize your chances of ever getting the infection. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is a type of vaginitis caused by the overgrowth of “bad” bacteria in [...]

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Causes of Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a vaginal infection caused by the overgrowth of anaerobic or “bad” bacteria. There are usually bad and good bacteria in the vagina. The good bacteria help to disinfect the vagina, hence maintaining normal balance of vaginal microorganisms.  When the bad bacteria e.g. Gardnerella vaginalis, Mycoplasma or Mobiluncus outnumber the good bacteria [...]

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What is Bacterial Vaginosis?

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV), also known as vaginal bacteriosis, is a very common type of vaginal infection which normally affects women of a childbearing age. It is a vaginal inflammation which results from the overgrowth of one of the several types of bacteria present in the vagina. It is not considered as a sexually transmitted disease [...]

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