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
Â Â -Â Â Â A fishy smell
Â Â -Â Â Â Â Itchy
Â Â -Â Â Â Â RednessÂ
Â Â -Â Â Â Â Pain
Â Â -Â Â Â Â Burining
â€¢Â Â Â Â Metronidazole
â€¢Â Â Â Â Clindamycin