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Can a man transfer Bacterial vaginosis?

By April 26, 2010 - 4:00am
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I'm wondering why I get this coz I only have sex with only 1 guy but he cheated me. He had sex with a girl who went to an OB coz she also had an infection. Is it possible that he get it from her?please I need answers. Kinda desperate now. T.T

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Hi,I have the STD and the doctor refuse to give medications but I feel the I need to do something.What I can do?

March 26, 2014 - 3:30pm

Ok got it!!!!thank you so much.

April 27, 2010 - 5:04am

Hi Sweetest

Bacterial vaginosis is not normally thought of as something that a partner brings home. It has to do with changes in the normal bacterial balance of the vagina. However, it is associated with new or multiple partners, and it can be associated with other STDs.

I recommend you be tested for a range of STDs just to be on the safe side. Many do not have obvious symptoms, and sometimes when you get bacterial vaginosis you have picked up another infection. We have solid information on this: https://www.empowher.com/condition/bacterial-vaginosis and another good source is the Centers for Disease Control: http://www.cdc.gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis.htm

Until you know what is going on, please use condoms if you have sex. That way you won't be exposed or expose anyone else to anything while you are being tested to rule out other infections.

I know this is upsetting. Please get tested for your own health and safety. Good luck to you.

April 26, 2010 - 6:54am
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