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My girlfriend claims that my semen causes BV in her. Is that

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My girlfriend claims that my semen causes BV in her. Is that possible? And if so is there anything I can do?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

no, your semen would not cause bacterial vaginosis most likely

she can eat more yogurt and probiotics which can help add good bacteria in her vagina

she should avoid using a douche and make sure she urinates and showers after sexual activity.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
even if the PH isn't right?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

your semen pH is a very small amount of fluid and would not affect the pH vagina.

do not use non water based lubricants

non water based lubricants can cause BV