Is Bacterial Vaginosis Contagious orSexually Transmitted Disease?Is bacterial vaginosis contagious or can it be transmitte...
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Is Bacterial Vaginosis Contagious or Sexually Transmitted Disease?

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Is bacterial vaginosis contagious or can it be transmitted through sexual intercourse? In other words can this ailment be passed on from you on to your partner? Well here is some good news for you- vaginosis is not a sexuall transmitted disease. It is a bacterial infection of the vagina which women commonly suffer from during their fertile years.

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Is Bacterial Vaginosis Contagious or Sexually Transmitted Disease?

  1. 1. Is Bacterial Vaginosis Contagious orSexually Transmitted Disease?Is bacterial vaginosis contagious or can it be transmitted throughsexual intercourse? In other words can this ailment be passed onfrom you on to your partner? Well here is some good news foryou- vaginosis is not a sexuall transmitted disease. It is a bacterialinfection of the vagina which women commonly suffer fromduring their fertile years. There is no recorded evidence of mensuffering from bacterial vaginosis. Therefore symptoms ofvaginosis in men can never be known for sure.In many women this infection appears again and again. Despitetreating the infection it reappears after some time. Is bacterialvaginosis contagious, and therefore being passed on from yoursexual partner causing you to suffer from recurring vaginosis?The bacteria responsible for this infection are not capable ofsurviving in the male organs. Hence the possibility of mensuffering from bv is remote. However if you are already sufferingfrom bv and have unprotected sex, the infection causing bacteriamay be passed on to your partner. The bacteria will not be able tosurvive in your male partners body. However there may be tracesof it left behind which manage to manage to survive in yourpartners body. These can actually can re-enter your vagina and re-infect you again if you have intercourse without making use ofcondoms.In addition to the harmful bacteria from your male partnercausing the infection again and again, there is one moreaspect which you must not ignore. Poor diet had a greatrole to play in causing recurring vaginosis. Cheese, meat,pork, chicken, turkey, fish, lamb, beef, seafood, refined
  2. 2. grains and starches in addition to sugar, excessive salt,chemical preservatives, and a host of other harmfulproducts aggravate bacterial infections to a large extent.Replace these with fresh organically grown fruits,vegetables and whole grains. Drinking water throughout theday is also essential to flush out harmful toxins from thebody. Consuming fresh vegetable juice containing parsley,cilantro, garlic, and ginger which are natural antibiotics isespecially beneficial for bacterial vaginosis treatment.Remember the less cooked foods the better for your health.If your main concern is- is bacterial vaginosis contagious and youwould like to play it safe there is a simple way to tackle it. Ensurethat you always have protected sex. Make use of condoms till suchtime that you get rid of your ailment once and for all. By usingcondoms you can be sure that your partner is not responsible foryour repeated bv attacks.

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