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Adeel Arshad

Authored on 24 January 2024 by Adeel Arshad,

Reviewed 24 January 2024 by Dr Ruch Karunadasa.

What is Gardnerella?

Gardnerrella (BV) is a condition that affects the vaginal microbiome and can cause unpleasant symptoms. It is caused by an overgrowth of a type of bacteria called Gardnerella vaginalis, which is typically present in the vagina in small amounts.

What are the symptoms of Gardnerella?

Symptoms of Gardnerrella (BV) include a strong, fishy odor, itching, burning, and discharge that is gray or white in color. These symptoms can be uncomfortable and may interfere with daily activities and sexual function.

How do you treat Gardnerella?

Treatment for Gardnerrella (BV) typically involves the use of antibiotics to kill the overgrown bacteria and restore the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina. This can be done with oral or topical medications, depending on the severity of the condition and the preferences of the individual.

In some cases, lifestyle changes may also be recommended to prevent future outbreaks of Gardnerrella (BV). This can include avoiding douching, using only water-based lubricants during sexual activity, and avoiding tight-fitting clothing that may trap moisture in the vaginal area.

It is important to see a healthcare provider if you suspect you have Gardnerrella (BV) in order to receive a proper diagnosis and treatment. Left untreated, Gardnerrella (BV) can lead to other health complications such as pelvic inflammatory disease and an increased risk of sexually transmitted infections.

Overall, Gardnerrella (BV) is a common condition that can be treated effectively with the right medical care. By understanding the symptoms and taking steps to address the underlying cause, individuals can find relief from the unpleasant symptoms of this condition and improve their overall vaginal health.

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