Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)
Any woman can get BV.
- Some women with BV don't know they have it because they have no symptoms.
- Having BV can increase a woman's chance of getting an STD.
- Pregnant women with BV may deliver premature (early) or low birth-weight babies.
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Signs, symptoms, transmission, treatment, prevention, and more.
It’s Not Just the Pathogen Anymore: The Genital Microbiome and Implications for Sexually Transmitted Infections – first session of STD Prevention Science Series 2012 on June 20th, presented by Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Watch archived recording and view abstract.
(July 6, 2012)