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.
Vaginal probiotic product reduce recurrence rate of bacterial vaginosis

Vaginal probiotic product reduce recurrence rate of bacterial vaginosis

Infants with poor intestinal flora often develop eczema

Infants with poor intestinal flora often develop eczema

Risk of bacterial vaginosis linked to preterm birth appears higher for African-Americans

Risk of bacterial vaginosis linked to preterm birth appears higher for African-Americans

Improved guidelines for providing intrauterine devices

Improved guidelines for providing intrauterine devices

Vaginal health

Vaginal health

New screening kit for vaginal infections

New screening kit for vaginal infections

FDA approves treatment for bacterial vaginosis

FDA approves treatment for bacterial vaginosis

Male circumcision, HIV and other STDs

Male circumcision, HIV and other STDs

Specific bacterial markers for bacterial vaginosis discovered

Specific bacterial markers for bacterial vaginosis discovered

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