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Bacterial vaginosis

Contents for Vaginitis
  1. Introduction: Vaginitis
  2. Causes (32 conditions)
  3. Drug causes (40 listings)
  4. Combined symptoms

Vaginitis

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Vaginitis (Bacterial vaginosis): See detailed list of causes below.

Vaginitis (medical symptom): A condition which is characterized by inflammation to the vagina

Article Excerpts for Bacterial vaginosis:

Vaginitis (medical symptom): Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common vaginal infection in women of childbearing age, and it is sometimes accompanied by discharge, odor, pain, itching, or burning. (Source: excerpt from Bacterial Vaginosis (BV): DSTD)

Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina characterized by discharge, odor, irritation, and/or itching. The cause of vaginitis may not always be determined adequately solely on the basis of symptoms or a physical examination. For a correct diagnosis, a doctor should perform laboratory tests including microscopic evaluation of vaginal fluid. A variety of effective drugs are available for treating vaginitis. (Source: excerpt from Vaginitis Due to Vaginal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of vaginitis symptoms among women of childbearing age. Previously called nonspecific vaginitis or Gardnerella-associated vaginitis, BV is associated with sexual activity. (Source: excerpt from Vaginitis Due to Vaginal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Vaginal infections are often accompanied by vaginitis, which is an inflammation of the vagina characterized by discharge, irritation, and/or itching. The cause of vaginitis cannot be adequately determined solely on the basis of symptoms or a physical examination. Laboratory tests allowing microscopic evaluation of vaginal fluid are required for a correct diagnosis. A variety of effective drugs are available for treating vaginal infections and accompanying vaginitis. (Source: excerpt from Vaginal Infections & Vaginitis: NWHIC)

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of vaginitis symptoms among women of childbearing age. BV (previously called nonspecific vaginitis) can be transmitted through sexual activity although the organisms responsible also have been found in young women who are not sexually active. (Source: excerpt from Vaginal Infections & Vaginitis: NWHIC)

Causes of Vaginitis (Bacterial vaginosis)

The list of medical condition causes of Vaginitis (Bacterial vaginosis) includes:

All 32 causes of Vaginitis

Related Symptoms for Bacterial vaginosis

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More Symptom Information for Bacterial vaginosis

For a medical symptom description of 'Bacterial vaginosis', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Vaginitis (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Bacterial vaginosis' may be possible.

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Bacterial vaginosis (medical condition): For a medical symptom description of 'Bacterial vaginosis', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Bacterial vaginosis (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Bacterial vaginosis (medical condition): Bacterial vaginal infection

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common vaginal infection in women of childbearing age, and it is sometimes accompanied by discharge, odor, pain, itching, or burning. (Source: excerpt from Bacterial Vaginosis (BV): DSTD)

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