Bacterial Vaginosis is caused by Gardenalia Vaginalis (a Gram-positive to Gram – variable Pleomorphic nonmotile rod). Mobil uncus spp. (Gram-negative, anaerobic rods), and various other anaerobic bacteria. These microorganisms inhibit the vagina and rectum of 20% to 40% of healthy women suggesting an opportunities etiology, however, some consider the disease to be sexually transmitted. It is a condition that happens when there are too much of certain bacteria in the vagina.
Transmission of Bacterial Vaginosis disease:
- Organisms can be shared through intimate contact
- Through Sexual Contact
- Sharing of Sex-toys
- Oral-genital contact, and fingers
Risk factor of Bacterial Vaginosis:
Vaginosis of bacterial origin in typically a mild disease, and its risk factor is:
- Regularly using condom.
- Obstetric infections.
- Various adverse outcomes of Pregnancy.
- Pelvic inflammatory disease.
- Washing sex toys after every use
- Hormonal contraception.
Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis:
- Froth, fishy-smelling discharge.
- Thin white-on-grey vaginal discharge.
- Pain, burning, and itching in the vagina.
- Burning & when peeing.
- Itching outside of the vagina.
Diagnosis of Bacterial Vaginosis:
The bacterial vaginosis of diagnosis is:
- Microscopic observation of clue cell in the discharge
- Sample taken from vagina
Prevention of bacterial Vaginosis:
- No douching.
- Using condoms the right way when you have sex.
- No having more sex.
- limiting your number of sex partner.
- Avoid Spoiled water and food.
- Avoid touching your face.
Treatment for bacterial vaginosis with:
- Metro Gel-vaginal.