How do I test for Gardnerella?

Answer Gardnerella is a form of vaginitis, which is a bacterial infection of the vagina. Vaginitis can be caused by several types of micro-organisms, including Mobiluncus, Bacteroides, Mycoplasma and Gard... Read More »

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How do men contract gardnerella?

Gardnerella is a fairly common infection for women, but many sources say men can contract it as well. Is this true, and if so, how does it happen?DefinitionGardnerella, more commonly known as bacte... Read More »

What is gardnerella?

Gardnerella is a type of bacterial vaginosis, which is the most common type of vaginal infection--more common, even, than yeast infections. It's generally a mild infection, caused by a bacterial i... Read More »

What are the treatments for gardnerella?

Gardnerella is the name of two bacteria (G. vaginalis and G. mobiluncus) known to trigger a vaginal infection called bacterial vaginosis. There are several options available to treat this infection... Read More »

What are the causes of gardnerella?

Gardnerella is another term for bacterial vaginosis, an imbalance of good and bad bacteria found naturally in the vagina. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the un... Read More »