Bacterial Vaginosis FAQ
Following are the answers of some frequently asked questions about Bacterial Vaginosis.
How common is Bacterial Vaginosis?
1 out of 3 female suffer through BV at some point in their lives.It is common in Pregnant women.
What are the complications of Bacterial Vaginosis?
Bacterial Vaginosis if left untreated can be a reason for babies of lower birth weight or prematurely.BV also increases the probability or susceptibility to Sexual Transmitted Infections like chlamydia, and gonorrhea.Having BV increases the chances that an HIV-infected woman can pass HIV to her sex partner.
How Bacterial Vaginosis is transmitted?
Scientists are still unsure.Research going on.But BV is commonly found in sexually active women who have multiple sex partners.But that doesn’t mean BV can’t occur in sexually inactive females.Douching also increases probability of BV.
How can I prevent BV from occuring?
Do not douche and limit number of sex partners.
How BV can be treated?
BV can be treated using natural methods,probiotics and antibotics.Antibiotics like mitronidazole and clindamycin are used to treat BV.But 70% of times BV reoccurs if treated with antibiotics.Natural treatments is the only permanent solution.For more detail visit How to cure vagina smell.
Does sex partner needed to be treated in case of BV
If sex partner is male then he don’t need any kind of treatment.But in case of female sex partner BV treatment is required.BV can’t transmit from a female to male.
Any advice for pregnant women suffering BV
Pregnant women should immediately consult doctor if she see symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis.