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Gardenella Vaginosis

A virus does not cause Gardenella vaginosis; genital symptoms caused by viruses include the venereal wart and genital wart. This infection (BV) is the most common cause of vaginal symptoms among women, especially those who are sexually active. It is a painful inflammation of the vagina whose symptoms include an abnormal fishy smelling discharge. It is also referred to as nonspecific vaginitis. A virus does not cause Gardenella vaginosis; genital symptoms caused by viruses include the venereal wart and genital wart.

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Gardenella Vaginosis

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Venereal Wart, Genital Wart

Multiple sex partners, douching, and using intrauterine devices increase the risk of developing this infection. BV is not considered a sexually transmitted disease. Treatment is simple and effective once the infection is diagnosed. A healthy immune system plays an important part in prevention of this infection. A virus does not cause Gardenella vaginosis; genital symptoms caused by viruses include the venereal wart and genital wart.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV and Pregnancy, HPV Vaccine, HPV Virus Treatment, ASCUS HPV, Human Papilloma Virus, Oral Human Papilloma Virus, Biopsy Cervical Dysplasia, Cone Biopsy, Genital Warts

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

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