Bacterial Vaginosis News and Research

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Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the name of a condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. It is sometimes accompanied by discharge, odor, pain, itching, or burning.
New findings on bacterial vaginosis

New findings on bacterial vaginosis

New treatments for common vaginal infection being studied

New treatments for common vaginal infection being studied

Hormonal contraceptives increase risk of HSV-2 transmission

Hormonal contraceptives increase risk of HSV-2 transmission

Late developers more at risk from sexually transmitted disease

Late developers more at risk from sexually transmitted disease

Bacteria found in the mouth may predict pregnancy outcomes

Bacteria found in the mouth may predict pregnancy outcomes

FDA approval of cream to treat bacterial vaginosis

FDA approval of cream to treat bacterial vaginosis

Study results suggest that metronidazole and clindamycin differ in their effects on microbes in women with bacterial vaginosis

Study results suggest that metronidazole and clindamycin differ in their effects on microbes in women with bacterial vaginosis