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Bacterial Vaginosis (cont.)

Bacterial Vaginosis Prevention

Because the exact reasons for bacterial overgrowth in the vagina are unknown, it may not be always possible to prevent bacterial vaginosis. However, by decreasing certain behaviors (smoking, vaginal douching, and having multiple sex partners) a woman can reduce her chances of developing the condition.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/13/2015

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