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|Title: ||Bacterial Vaginosis: What is there to know?|
|Authors: ||Hansen, Elizabeth|
|Keywords: ||Bacterial Vaginosis|
|Issue Date: ||3-Dec-2010|
|Abstract: ||Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is an infection caused when the
naturally occurring bacteria in a woman’s vagina become
imbalanced. BV is linked to sexual activity with men and
women. Women who have sex with women have unique
risk of getting BV like sharing sex toys with partners.
WSW who have BV are more likely to have a partner who
also has it.
BV frequently has no symptoms and it is treated with
antibiotics. WSW can decrease their chances of getting
BV by practicing safer sex, washing sex toys between
Read more about BV in this easy to read FAQ-style
|Appears in Collections:||Family Medicine Clerkship Patient Education Handouts|
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