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Hello , my question is this ; my girlfriend has a vaginal bacteria infection . What is it caused by , she is the only one that I've been with for 4 years .

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

No I haven't been to a Dr ,but she has . She told me that was the diagnosis

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No , should I be concerned

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Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 11 months ago
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Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 11 months ago

Vaginal bacterial infections are not usually STDs.

They are from yeast, or a bacterial called gardnerella, which comes from the overgrowth of bad bacteria, and is easily treated.

It is not an STD.

Of course, you don't know which it is without a swab for the lab.

OK, let me know if you have more questions.

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