Bacterial vaginosis.

caroline syokao By caroline syokao, 19th Jul 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Bacterial vaginosis is a common ailment in women. It is mainly caused by bacteria. Here is more detail regarding the disease.

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Bacterial vaginosis is an ailment that occurs in women. The main cause of the disease is the presence of bacteria in the vagina. There are certain bacteria that found in the vagina which include anaerobes and lactobacilli. Availability of numerous anaerobes triggers bacterial vaginosis. A bad odor emanates due to the discharge.
Symptoms that indicate one has this infection include discharge that has a grey color and appears thin. Inflammation on the vagina leads to itching. When passing urine, an individual will experience a burning sensation on the vulva. During sexual intercourse, there is emission of a bad odor.
Treating B.V using natural methods is the best. A natural way known to treat mild bacterial vaginosis is the use of garlic. Garlic has ingredients that inhibit survival of bacteria in the vagina. Women should take garlic in large quantities in order to cause an imbalanced environment for the bacteria to thrive. There are various ways to either consume garlic in pellets or while still raw. Wrapping peeled garlic in gauze and placing it in the vagina, helps in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis.


Anaerobes, Bad Odor, Discharge, Inflammation, Itching, Natural Methods, Symptoms, Vagina

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