Bacterial Vaginosis During Pregnancy

17 May 2011

It is estimated that close to 30% of pregnant women will experience bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy. Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition which is caused by the overgrowth of anaerobic bacteria like Gardnerella vaginalis in the vagina. Normally there exist both good and bad bacteria in the vagina. It is the work of the good [...]

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Bacterial Vaginosis Treatment

15 May 2011

Most childbearing women are already familiar with Bacterial Vaginosis (BV). It is estimated that somewhere between 10 to 64 percent of women have BV. Bacterial Vaginosis is caused when there is an imbalance in the level of bacteria that exist in the vagina i.e. the bad bacteria (like Gardnerella vaginalis) outnumber the good bacteria. Therefore [...]

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Vaginal Discharge

15 May 2011

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

13 May 2011

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

13 May 2011

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

10 May 2011

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?

10 May 2011

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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