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Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance or overgrowth of certain types of bacteria within the vagina. Symptoms of bacterial vaginosis include a foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection in the United States. Bacterial vaginosis can be contracted through sexual activity, the use of douches, IUDs, antibiotics, or cigarette smoking. Symptoms include vaginal itching, burning, odor, and discharge. Bacterial vaginosis is diagnosed during a pelvic exam where a sample of the discharge can be swabbed. Treatment for bacterial vaginosis is antibiotics.

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