Bacterial Vaginosis

About- Bacterial vaginosis (BV) also called Gardnerella or vaginal bacteriosis is a type of vaginal inflammation caused by the overgrowth of bacteria.  

Symptoms-
 Thin, grey, white or green vaginal discharge
 Foul-smelling "fishy" vaginal odour
 Vaginal itching
 Burning sensation during urination

Causes- Bacterial vaginosis is caused by one of several bacteria naturally found in the 
vagina
Risk Factors
Douching
 Cleaning the vagina with a medicated solution 
 Sex with multiple partners
 Using an IUD (contraception device)
 Using perfumed products in or around the vagina
 Smoking
 Washing underwear with strong detergents 

Specialist to visit
 Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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