Bacterial vaginosisOverview

overview

Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition that often causes smelly vaginal discharge.

symptoms

Symptoms of bacterial vaginosis include white and watery vaginal discharge that often has a strong fishy smell.

treatments_overview

Bacterial vaginosis is usually treated with antibiotics from a GP or sexual health clinic.

causes

You're more likely to get bacterial vaginosis if you're sexually active, have an IUD or use perfumed products around your vagina.

Page last reviewed: 22/11/2018
Next review due: 22/11/2021