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Baterial Vaginosis

Baterial vaginosis can be detected with a pap smear along with HPV. The primary cause of this bacterial infection is the overgrowth of anaerobic bacteria and the Gardnerells organism. Small amounts of these bacteria and organisms are always present in a healthy vagina. The infection occurs when the vaginal balance is disrupted. Several causes are attributed to the development of this condition. Baterial vaginosis can be detected with a pap smear along with HPV.

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Baterial Vaginosis

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Pap Smear, HPV

Poor health, hot weather, poor hygiene, use of an intrauterine device, and routine douching can cause an imbalance in the vagina. Another factor is E. coli, a normal inhabitant of the rectum can cause the condition. Increasing the chance of this infection developing is the occurrences of menopause and diabetes. Baterial vaginosis can be detected with a pap smear along with HPV.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV Picture, HPV Vaccine, HPV Pic, ASCUS HPV, Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papillomavirus HPV Infection, LEEP Procedure, Cervical Cone Biopsy, Genital Wart Info

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

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