Is Bacterial Vaginosis Contagious?

Many women (and men) wonder if they are capable of passing BV to their sexual partners. Though there is no doubt about the fact that BV is NOT a STD or sexually transmitted disease, BV is however an infection that CAN be transmitted from one sexual partner to the another.

Traveler’s diarrhea: An enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli bacteria is responsible for causing ‘Traveler’s diarrhea’. This bacterial strain produces toxins that induce diarrhea. A sudden onset of symptoms like abdominal cramps, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, etc. is observed in those who get infected. Symptoms of diarrhea are generally exhibited in a week’s time; however, it may also take longer. This condition develops in approximately 10 million people (travelers) every year.

Treatment is important as it may create risks if untreated, and can develop into an infection. It can create pregnancy complications like early labor, womb infection, miscarriage, etc. A uterus infection is also possible in case of a gynecological surgery. Bacterial vaginosis therefore should not be neglected. This medical complication can be treated well, but a little knowledge on prevention will help a long way.

Vaginal odor is one upsetting problem that plagues a lot of women all across the globe. In general if you choose to consult a doctor you will be given some antibiotics or vaginal creams to treat the condition. However the results from these treatments only worsen the problem and also have side effects. Here are a few ways for you to consider about natural treatment for bacterial vaginosis.

Bacterial infection caused by (Escherichia coli) is the most common cause of urinary tract infection in men. is located in the abdomen (most commonly in the colon) in individuals, and often causes degradation and damage to the linings of kidney and the urethra, causing inflammation and thus increasing the probability of developing UTI. Avoid using biological washing powder. Washing powder contains harsh chemicals which can irritate your vagina.

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