Bacterial Vaginosis - Symptoms

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What are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis?

Many women with bacterial vaginosis actually have no symptoms. When symptoms do occur, vaginal discharge and odor are the predominant symptoms. Usually, there are no other symptoms. The amount of vaginal discharge that is considered normal varies from woman to woman. Therefore, any degree of vaginal discharge that is abnormal for a particular woman should be evaluated.

Some women may experience an unpleasant fishy odor with vaginal discharge. The discharge is usually thin and grayish white. The discharge and odor are often more noticeable after sexual intercourse.

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Comment from: San Fran girl, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: March 05

My doctor says its normal women get it and don't even know. And that it cures itself and reoccurs. The doctor says it's the flora in the intestine. It's low. Take probiotics to build it up. Hope that helped.

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Comment from: Sparkle7, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 15

I have had bacterial vaginosis for the last few months after I had coil removed and I bleed quite a lot. It is so annoying to have constant itch, discharge and an awful odor. I have been told to take Flagyl for this problem but I'm finding them hard to take. I take them after food but feel sick and dizzy.

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