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Old 11-20-2008, 12:02 PM   #1
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Bv

Ive heard that you can get bv from douching and having multiple sex partners I dnt douch and I dont have multiple sex partners I just have intercourse with one person and he is my boyfriend so I was wondering if his semen can be reinfecting me with this infection??

 
Old 11-20-2008, 08:02 PM   #2
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Re: Bv

As far as I am aware BV is an overgrowth of certain bacteria in the vagina, just as a yeast infection is an overgrowth of yeast. The PH is off for the overgrowth to happen. The semen can alter the PH level of the vagina as can a period.

It's possible it has reoccured, it often does. Please go back and get retested to be sure. Yo may have also developed a yeast infection from the antibiotics to treat the BV. Be sure though because it doesn't pay to self treat or guess. I'm coming up on 3 months of pain and itching now that cultures clear and it's miserable. I had BV and used the metrogel but the irritation never went away.

 
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