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What causes bacterial vagnosis?


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Answered 2011-05-22 20:40:04

Although not considered to be a sexually transmitted disease, it is seldom seem in monogamous relationships. It is caused be Gardnerella Vaginalis, Garderella Moboluncus, Bacteroides, and Peptostreptococcus. It is usually seen it situations with multiple sexual partners, the presence of an IUD, or other Sexually Transmitted Diseases. It causes a greyish discharge, with or without itching, but generally a fishy odor. It is the most common type of vaginitis and can be easily treated by your doctor. Do not douche prior to your exam since this will make it more difficult to determine the exact cause of your symptoms.

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