Bacterial Vaginosis Resource Center

Condom Use Should Be Encouraged for All Women with BVWomen with bacterial vaginosis (BV) should be encouraged to use condoms with all acts of sex, according to a recent multicenter study.
Women’s impressions of BV episodes, recurrences, and careWomen with bacterial vaginosis (BV) are both frustrated and dissatisfied with treatments for the condition and its likelihood of recurring.
Infertility and the vaginal microbiomeHealthy women have higher levels of protective lactobacilli in their vaginal microbiome than women with infertility, according to a recent cross-sectional study.
BV increases risk for adverse pregnancy outcomesPre-pregnancy visits should include vaginal examinations to rule out bacterial vaginosis (BV), as well as oral examinations to assess for periodontal disease, according to a prospective study.