How to avoid and cure bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

How to avoid and cure bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

California City : CA : USA | May 15, 2012 at 1:24 AM PDT
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bacterial vaginal -- bacterial vagina infection -- infection of the vagina


Since the causes of bacterial imbalance is not known, some specific ways to protect against bacterial vaginosis does not exist. However, you can reduce your risk of contracting the infection:

  • Engage in protected sex if you or your partner have sex with other people. No definite opinion about the role of sexual activity in BV infection, but this infection is rare in virgins. Most often it occurs in women who have recently changed partner or who have multiple sex partners. Also, this infection is prevalent among lesbians.
  • Avoid smoking as it increases the risk of BV.
  • Do not use flavored by means of intimate hygiene. They can disrupt the balance of vaginal flora. (During pregnancy and should not do douching. In rare cases it can cause air into the wall and membranes into the bloodstream, which can lead to air embolism, which is life threatening More info about women issuue.


If a diagnosis of "bacterial vaginosis" confirmed, you will have a course of antibiotics, the reception of which is safe during pregnancy. Unlike other infections, in the case of Bacterial Vaginosis Home Remedies partner is not required.

It is important to take all the medication that the doctor prescribes, even if some of the symptoms disappear. In most cases, bacterial vaginosis home remedies helps to get rid of vaginal infection and its symptoms, though, unfortunately, it can reoccur at any time.

Approximately 30% of women, the symptoms occur again within three months.Antibiotics kill most bacteria, provoking VWD, but it does not affect the growth of good bacteria, which could control the bad bacteria. Tell your doctor if symptoms reappear.

nataliawatson is based in California City, California, United States of America, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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