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Bacterial vaginosis is caused by an imbalance of the organisms (flora) that naturally exist in the vagina.
Multiple sex partners increase your risk of developing bacterial vaginosis by changing the normal environment of the vagina.
About half of women with bacterial vaginosis have no telltale symptoms.
Bacterial vaginosis can be difficult to distinguish from other types of vaginal infection.
Your health care provider can make the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis.
Factors that increase your risk of developing bacterial vaginosis.
Treatment options for bacterial vaginosis.
Antibiotics are the standard treatment for bacterial vaginosis.
Bacterial vaginosis causes specific symptoms that can be different from two other common types of vaginal infections, vaginal yeast infection and trichomoniasis.
There is no surgical treatment for bacterial vaginosis.
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