This condition typically sees certain bacteria which replace the normal flora in vaginal cavity

Is one of the several types of vaginitis

Not generally considered a sexually transmitted disease however increased sexual encounters can increase your risk of an infection. This may be impart due to a change in pH or other factors.

Douching may be an increased risk factor as well.

According to the CDC – it is one of the most common vaginal infections of child bearing age

Several bacteria are involved, the most common is often Gardnerella

PH increases from 4.5 to 5.0-5.5

Symptoms

   -     A fishy smell
   -     Itchy
   -     Redness 
   -     Pain
   -     Burining

Treament:

Antibiotics

•     Metronidazole
•     Clindamycin

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