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Why is this happening?

When something is wrong, I want to know why. What did I do to cause the problem? Is there something I can do differently to keep it from happening again? This is true for all kinds of problems. A relationship ends and I want to know what went wrong, so I don’t make the same […]

You have Bacterial Vaginosis? Let’s talk!

Most women are embarrassed to talk about issues they may have “down there.” Yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis, STDs—let’s face it; they’re uncomfortable to have and just as uncomfortable to talk about. Who wants to talk about odor, itching, and discharge? And vaginal exams are awkward and uncomfortable. But please know you are not alone. Statistics […]

Antibiotics and BV – What’s the Connection?

The vagina is full of bacteria, good and bad. The pH (how acidic or basic) determines what type of bacteria will thrive. It is normal for the vagina to have a pH of 3.8-4.5. It is when the pH becomes more basic, at levels higher than 4.5, that BV will occur. This is because the […]

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