bacterial vaginosis

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bacterial vaginosis

n.
Vaginal infection characterized by a shift from a preponderance of lactobacilli to a preponderance of various anaerobic bacilli in the vagina and by abnormal vaginal discharge.
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Lower backache/ lower abdominal pain were the most common (71%) symptoms while bacterial vaginitis and urinary tract infections (UTI) were the most prevalent morbidities (21.
Bacterial vaginitis (BV) is the most common cause of infectious vaginitis that affects millions of women worldwide.
Bacterial vaginitis correlates to a decrease or loss of the normally present protective lactobacilli that helps in maintaining vaginal acidic pH through the metabolism of glucose-glycogen.
Bacterial vaginitis caused by using feminine deodorants or disinfectants in the bath that change the normal balance of bacteria in your vagina.
Kurki T et al: Bacterial vaginitis in early pregnancy and pregnancy out come.