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bacterial vaginosis:

Or: B.V. / BV , a common vaginal infection caused by an overgrowth of the bacteria gardnerella . Bacterial vaginosis can spread through vaginal sex , but it also occurs in up to 15% of females who have never had sex . TREATMENT: The most common treatment is oral metronidazole (Flagyl). This drug is very risky for pregnant women and must not be taken during the first 3 months of pregnancy.
See Also: B.V., bacterial sexually transmitted diseases, bacterial STDs, bacterial vaginosis, gardnerella, Gardnerella vaginalis, Haemophilus vaginalis, vaginitis

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