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Bacterial Vaginosis Causes

Bacterial Vaginosis Causes

Bacterial vaginosis causes symptoms that may mimic lichen sclerosis and is detected with a pap smear but not a cone biopsy. Some factors that may contribute to this infection may be E.coli, which is a normal inhabitant of the rectum. Entering the vagina, it becomes very dangerous. Tight cloths, poor personal hygiene, poor health, use of an intrauterine device, and routine douching are also bad for maternal health. The risk also increases with menopause and diabetes. Bacterial vaginosis causes symptoms that may mimic lichen sclerosis and is detected with a pap smear but not a cone biopsy.

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Bacterial Vaginosis Causes

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Lichen Sclerosis, Cone Biopsy

When the balance of the vagina is disrupted by the overgrowth of these bacteria, another bacteria (Lactobacilli) is unable to perform its normal function. This bacterium normally provides a natural disinfectant that helps maintain a healthy balance of microorganisms in the vagina. Some dairy products contain them. Bacterial vaginosis causes symptoms that may mimic lichen sclerosis and is detected with a pap smear but not a cone biopsy.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV Treatment, HPV Disease, HPV Transmission, HPV in the Mouth, Human Papilloma Virus in Man, Human Papilloma Virus, Mild Cervical Dysplasia, Pap Smear, Genital Wart Contagious

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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