What is gardnerella?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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 is gardnerella vaginitis?

Gardnerella vaginitis is a condition now known a bacterial vaginosis, or BV. There are several types of bacteria, including gardnerella, naturally present in the vagina. Sometimes excessive amounts... Read More »

What are the causes of gardnerella vaginalis?

The bacteria Gardnerella vaginalis causes bacterial vaginosis (BV), a common infection of the vulva and vagina. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this is the most c... Read More »