Does bacterial vaginosis cause herpes if untreated?

Answer On One Hand: Bacteria and VirusesBy itself, untreated bacterial vaginosis will not cause herpes. Herpes is a virus, while bacterial vaginosis is an infection caused by an imbalance of bacteria in t... Read More »

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Can c-diff cause bacterial vaginosis?

Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is a bacteria that lives inside human intestines. During a C. diff infection, bacteria grows out of control, releasing toxins that can lead to blood infection. While... Read More »

Will bacterial vaginosis cause my back to hurt?

On One Hand: Bacterial Vaginosis Does Not Cause Back PainBacterial vaginosis (BV), an infection caused by an overgrowth of harmful bacteria in the vagina, does not lead to back pain.On the Other: B... Read More »

How long does it take bacterial vaginosis to clear up with treatment?

On One Hand: Gone by the end of antibiotic treatmentDrug treatment recommended for bacterial vaginosis generally lasts seven days, according to "Medical-Surgical Nursing, Sixth Edition," by Joyce M... Read More »

Is bacterial vaginosis bad?

On One Hand: Symptoms Mild at WorstBacterial vaginosis can cause mild inflammation of the vagina and upper genital tract, which may include mild vaginal irritation but is mainly marked by a thin, w... Read More »