Signs of Bacterial vaginosis
Symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Bacterial vaginosis may include:
List of 9
Bacterial vaginosis Symptoms
Note that Bacterial vaginosis symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Bacterial vaginosis signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
Signs or Symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis:
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV): DSTD (Excerpt)
Women with BV often
have an abnormal vaginal discharge with an unpleasant odor. Some women
report a strong fish-like odor, especially after intercourse. The
discharge is usually white or gray; it can be thin. Women with BV may also
have burning during urination or itching around the outside of the vagina,
or both. Some women with BV report no signs or symptoms at
all. (Source: excerpt from Bacterial Vaginosis (BV): DSTD)
Vaginitis Due to Vaginal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)
symptom of BV is an abnormal, odorous vaginal discharge. The
fish-like odor is noticeable especially after intercourse. Nearly
half of the women with clinical signs of BV, however, report no
symptoms. A physician may observe these signs during a physical
examination and may confirm the diagnosis by doing tests of
vaginal fluid. (Source: excerpt from Vaginitis Due to Vaginal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)
Vaginal Infections & Vaginitis: NWHIC (Excerpt)
The primary symptom of BV is an abnormal vaginal discharge with a fishy
odor, which is especially noticeable after intercourse. However, nearly
half the women with clinical signs of BV report no symptoms. A physician
observes these signs during a physical examination and from various tests
of vaginal fluid. (Source: excerpt from Vaginal Infections & Vaginitis: NWHIC)
More Symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis:
More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis article.
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of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition
and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions,
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What are the signs of Bacterial vaginosis?
The phrase "signs of Bacterial vaginosis" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis.
The signs and symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis.
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Bacterial vaginosis has been gathered
from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Bacterial vaginosis signs or Bacterial vaginosis symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Bacterial vaginosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Bacterial vaginosis symptoms.