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Signs of Bacterial Vaginosis You Should Not Ignore

The vagina naturally contains different kinds of bacteria and they're usually in a balance but when there is an overgrowth it can result in a condition called bacterial vaginosis (BV). BV happens certain kinds types of bacteria are present in greater amounts than normal. The "bad" bacteria can grow so much that they can be present in levels that are 100 to 1,000 times more than usual.

  3 months ago ago
Signs of Bacterial Vaginosis You Should Not Ignore

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All Women Should Avoid Bacterial Vaginosis By Avoiding These 3 Causative Risk Factors

Are you aware that douching, vaginal deodorants and scented soaps can wreck havoc with your vagina's bacterial balance and lead to bacterial vaginosis? Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a type of inflammation in the vagina due to overgrowth of normally present bacteria in the vagina. Women with BV, develop a temporary shortage of lactobacilli in their vagina. Lactobacilli are the lactic acid-producing bacteria which maintain acidic pH in the vagina. Once lactobacilli are lesser in number, there s overgrowth of other

  1 year ago ago
All Women Should Avoid Bacterial Vaginosis By Avoiding These 3 Causative Risk Factors