Asked By: Gerld Foster Date: created: May 15 2022

What does it mean when you keep getting BV

Answered By: George Price Date: created: May 15 2022

BV is linked to an imbalance of “good” and “harmful” bacteria that are normally found in a woman’s vagina.

Having a new sex partner or multiple sex partners, as well as douching, can upset the balance of bacteria in the vagina.

This places a woman at increased risk for getting BV..

Asked By: Oscar Barnes Date: created: Jul 05 2022

How do you know if you have BV or yeast infection

Answered By: Dominic Ramirez Date: created: Jul 07 2022

With yeast infections, discharge is usually thick, white, and odorless. You may also have a white coating in and around your vagina. With bacterial vaginosis, you may have vaginal discharge that’s grayish, foamy, and smells fishy. (But it’s also common for BV to have no symptoms.)

Asked By: Ronald Powell Date: created: Mar 20 2022

Should I treat BV or yeast first

Answered By: Charles Ross Date: created: Mar 23 2022

In general, BV doesn’t cause itching or burning. You can treat a yeast infection with over-the-counter medication. But if you aren’t sure if that’s what is causing your symptoms, see your doctor first.

Asked By: Jesus Green Date: created: May 28 2022

Why does my boyfriend keep giving me BV

Answered By: Thomas Campbell Date: created: May 30 2022

It is possible for douching to upset the balance of bacteria in the vagina, leading to BV. Males whose sexual partners have BV are more likely to have these bacteria on the tip of their penis and in the urethra. Those who are circumcised are less likely to carry these bacteria on their skin.

Asked By: Isaac Rivera Date: created: Jun 26 2022

Can a weak immune system cause BV

Answered By: Patrick Brooks Date: created: Jun 26 2022

Factors associated with an increased risk for bacterial vaginosis (BV) are also associated with decreased levels of inflammatory immune markers in cervicovaginal secretions, while factors associated with a decreased risk for BV are associated with increased levels.

Asked By: Gregory Lopez Date: created: Nov 02 2022

What does BV discharge look like

Answered By: Jake Martin Date: created: Nov 05 2022

The main symptom of BV is lots of thin vaginal discharge that has a strong fishy smell. The discharge may be white, dull gray, greenish, and/or foamy. The fishy smell is often more noticeable after vaginal sex.

Asked By: John Walker Date: created: Jun 08 2022

Does bacterial vaginosis cause itching

Answered By: Gabriel Russell Date: created: Jun 09 2022

Symptoms – The primary symptom of BV is an abnormal, odorous vaginal discharge. The fish-like odor is noticeable especially after intercourse. Women with BV also may have burning during urination or itching around the outside of the vagina, or both.

Asked By: Martin Robinson Date: created: Nov 29 2022

Why do I keep getting BV and yeast infections

Answered By: Albert Price Date: created: Dec 02 2022

But sometimes your body chemistry can have a bad reaction to another person’s semen or natural genital yeast and bacteria, which can mess up the normal balance in your vagina. And studies have shown that having sex with a new partner, or multiple partners, may make you more likely to get BV.

Asked By: Herbert Hayes Date: created: May 25 2023

What can mimic a yeast infection

Answered By: Cole Anderson Date: created: May 25 2023

Conditions that can mimic a yeast infection These include trichomoniasis, herpes and genital warts. A skin reaction or allergy: Some sanitary products can cause a reaction, as can feminine hygiene products, bath soap, or even a change in laundry soap.

Asked By: Michael Evans Date: created: Dec 22 2022

Can sperm cause bacterial infections

Answered By: Carter Martin Date: created: Dec 24 2022

Bacterial vaginosis causes Several factors can make increase the number of bacteria, including: Sex. Semen impacts the pH level in the vagina, which can contribute to a higher rate of bacteria growth.

Asked By: Matthew Richardson Date: created: Jul 26 2022

How can I prevent BV and yeast infection

Answered By: Cody Collins Date: created: Jul 28 2022

Steps that might lower your risk of BV include:Keeping your vaginal bacteria balanced. Use warm water only to clean the outside of your vagina. … Not douching. Douching upsets the balance of good and harmful bacteria in your vagina. … Not having sex. … Limiting your number of sex partners.Apr 1, 2019

Asked By: Gabriel Brown Date: created: Aug 20 2022

Can you have BV and a yeast infection at the same time

Answered By: Ashton Barnes Date: created: Aug 21 2022

It’s possible to have a yeast infection and BV at the same time. If you have symptoms of both conditions, see a doctor for diagnosis.

Asked By: Ralph Anderson Date: created: May 07 2022

Is BV and yeast infection treated the same

Answered By: Raymond Rogers Date: created: May 08 2022

Treatment. BV is typically treated by antibiotics (like Metronidazole, Clindamycin and Tinidazole). Yeast infections are typically treated with antifungal medications (like Miconazole, which is an over-the-counter medication, and Fluconazole).

Asked By: Keith Morgan Date: created: Mar 19 2023

Will Monistat make BV worse

Answered By: Dennis Ward Date: created: Mar 22 2023

Unfortunately, there are no over-the-counter products like Monistat that will do the trick. (Monistat is a treatment for yeast infections—it won’t do anything to stop the itching and clear up your condition if what you really have is BV.)

Asked By: Sebastian Perez Date: created: Nov 30 2022

Is BV a sign of cheating

Answered By: Oscar Russell Date: created: Dec 03 2022

Although much more research is needed into BV, the infection is most definitely not a clear-cut sign of cheating. So if you or a partner do experience it, try not to blame yourself or others. The cause may have nothing to do with your sex life.

Asked By: Alexander Rodriguez Date: created: May 27 2022

Can you get a yeast infection after treating BV

Answered By: Anthony Ward Date: created: May 27 2022

Following BV therapy, a vaginal yeast infection may occur. If symptoms improve after treatment, a follow-up visit is not necessary. Metronidazole — Metronidazole vaginal gel is one of the most effective treatments; it is applied inside the vagina at bedtime for five days.

Asked By: Kyle Ross Date: created: May 11 2023

Can you have BV with no odor

Answered By: Oswald Morris Date: created: May 13 2023

Here’s how you can tell the difference: Discharge: The hallmark sign of BV is discharge with a “fishy” smell. Discharge from yeast infections doesn’t usually have a strong smell but may look like cottage cheese. Vaginal irritation: Typically, BV doesn’t cause vaginal irritation or itchiness.

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