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Bacterial vaginosis

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

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

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

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

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

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