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Bacterial Vaginosis Overview - BV Causes and Treatments

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 1 0

Bacterial Vaginosis is a bacterial infection of the vagina that is found in women all over the world. The reasons for the same may be many and vary from person to person. It can be though treated easily but should be diagnosed early in order to prevent uneasiness and irritation in vagina. The infection does not take long to go until and unless avoided and deprived of medical attention.

If you want to get yourself and your loved ones from the bacterial vaginosis problem, there are surely  some tried and tested, guaranteed treatments for BV which you can use. It is essential that proper care is taken so that the problem is handled well in time and that the cure is permanent so that BV does not recur.

Bacteria are present in vagina as a normal course but when this growth becomes abnormal, it results in bacterial vaginosis. Initially, this medical condition was known as Gardnerella Vaginitis. The name of the ailment came from the name of the bacteria that was supposed to cause the problem. However, it was found that there are other bacteria present in the vagina whose increase in number can also lead to bacterial vaginal infection. Thus, the name of the infection changed. Also, even bacterial vaginosis is of several types (at least broadly categorized into 3 types). It is absolutely essential that the right diagnosis is done before treatment. The 3 Day, Guaranteed and permanent solution to BV by Kristina J. Tomlin helps you diagnose your problem correctly and then take corrective and preventive action using just some common home cures in a controlled manner thus ridding you of BV within just 3 days. What is better is that the problem does not recur.

Factors that lead to Bacterial Vaginosis

The main causes of bacterial vaginosis are still uncertain. Definitely it is because of imbalanced growth of bacteria (either too high or too low) and the reasons that increase the vulnerability of a women to the medical condition are:

  1. Having sex with different people
  2. A female having sex with another female
  3. Smoking too much of tobacco
  4. Vaginal Douching

Bacterial vaginosis is not a contagious medical ailment as it is the imbalance of bacteria in vagina that causes it. Some people however say that men may also have BV since, sometimes men who've had sex with infected women do show symptoms of BV. Though women who have sex with more than one person are more likely to have the infection, yet the women who have never had sex may too get the problem.

What are the symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis?

It is not at all difficult to understand when a woman is suffering from bacterial vaginosis, still many women feel confused about the symptoms and about which indicate BV and which don’t. The first and foremost sign of bacterial vaginosis is vaginal discharge. It is white in color or gray and is usually thin in consistency. It gives a foul odor as well. Though one cannot quantify the amount of discharge as a sign as it varies from person to person, yet when in excess should be taken seriously.

Still there are women who do not show any of these signs of bacterial vaginosis and just suffer irritation in vagina.

How to treat Bacterial Vaginosis?

There are medications available that cure the ailment from root and help you get out of it. Consult a gynecologist who would give you antibiotic course to fight the infection. The course should be taken entirely in order to avoid the reoccurrence of infection.

There are people who do home remedy for bacterial vaginosis like applying tea tree oil or yoghurt. You can research the them and they may help you in tackling this problem. However, it's better to do anything under expert guidance only.

How to prevent Bacterial Vaginosis?

Avoid excessive tobacco smoking, vaginal douching and having sex with multiple partners in order to keep the infection at bay.



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