Reliability of diagnosing bacterial vaginosis
is improved by a standardized method of gram stain interpretation.
These probiotic strains also increased the cure rate in women with bacterial vaginosis
or vulvovaginal candidiasis, when given as an adjunct to conventional therapy.
According to NACO guidelines bacterial vaginosis
requires treatment with metronidazole (500mg) twice daily for 7 days without a need of combination of antibiotics (2).
multiflora vaginal cream (Loucorex[R]) with metronidazole vaginal gel on bacterial vaginosis
Marrazzo presented the preliminary results of a 1-year longitudinal study examining the rates of bacterial vaginosis
in 335 women, including 47 couples (94 women).
Often accompanied by odor, discharge, pain, and itching or burning, bacterial vaginosis
is actually the most common vaginal infection in women of childbearing age.
A high risk of HIV infection was seen in women with non-ulcerative bacterial vaginosis
and chlamydia at baseline and among women with genital ulcer disease during follow-up.
is the commonest cause of abnormal discharge in young women.
The association of psychosocial stress and bacterial vaginosis
in a longitudinal cohort, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2006, 194(2):381-386.
and preterm birth: a comprehensive review of the literature.
The prevalence of bacterial vaginosis
among lesbians is high, and vaginal colonization with hydrogen peroxide-producing lactobacilli is low, relative to that of heterosexual women matched for age and sexual risk behavior (5,7,21,22).
But sometimes this internal ecosystem tunas nasty, causing what's called bacterial vaginosis
, which can produce a fishy odor and milky, discharge.