Learn More About Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a common vaginal infection that affects many women. It occurs when there is an imbalance in the natural bacteria found in the vagina, leading to an overgrowth of harmful bacteria. A frequently asked question is whether BV can cause bleeding or spotting. The answer is no, BV does not typically cause… Continue reading Can Bacterial Vaginosis Cause Bleeding?
Jessica Guht Apr. 21, 2023
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common vaginal infection in women of reproductive age. It is caused by an imbalance in the normal bacterial flora of the vagina, leading to overgrowth of harmful bacteria. BV usually does not cause any noticeable symptoms but can sometimes result in abnormal vaginal discharge, a fishy odor, burning during… Continue reading Can BV Cause Abdominal Pain?
Jessica Guht Apr. 20, 2023
Within the vaginal microbiome are an array of bacteria that serve essential functions and help keep the body safe. However, these bacteria may sometimes grow out of control, causing problems including bacterial vaginosis. Some women may notice that they frequently get BV after their period, which may cause them to wonder if tampons cause BV.… Continue reading Can Tampons Cause BV?
Jessica Guht Apr. 19, 2023
Bacterial Vaginosis is one of the most common causes of vaginal complaints. Its prevalence means that there are a wide variety of treatment options are available, meaning many of those dealing with BV do not need to attend urgent care. However, if you are in considerable amounts of pain/discomfort, an urgent care facility will be… Continue reading Can You Go to Urgent Care For Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)?
Jessica Guht Mar. 02, 2023
Two different types of vaginal inflammation (or vaginitis), yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis, commonly abbreviated to BV, both have very different symptoms, causes, and methods of treatment, therefore, it is essential to understand which one you are experiencing so you can get the right treatment. Table of Contents Differences Between BV vs Yeast Infection Bacterial… Continue reading Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) vs Yeast Infection: How to Tell the Difference?
Jessica Guht Feb. 20, 2023
Some infections in the body can appear similar to others, making it difficult to distinguish between them. One example of this is bacterial vaginosis and urinary tract infections, which affect two areas of the body close to each other. Despite their proximity, there are some crucial differences between these two infections. To help with these… Continue reading Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) vs UTI: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & More!
Jessica Guht Sep. 27, 2022