Reviews of scientific papers relevant for people interested in vaginal disorders
Vaginal discharge with bad smell is not always bacterial vaginosis
Millions of women suffer from recurrent urinary tract infection. The only available treatment is antibiotics, which contribute to the increasing and threatening antibiotic resistance among pathogenic bacteria. It is recognized, that the problem is caused by the E. coli- bacteria establishing a reservoir in the bladder lining, where they are well hidden and protected. Previously the factors that awake the E. coli bacteria and cause a new painful attack were not known. An American group of scientists has shed light over this question.
Newsletter about the significance of the vaginal microorganisms in relation to cervical dysplasia.
A positive outcome of assisted fertilization is 5 times more likely if the woman does not have bacterial vaginosis.
Supplements taken orally are often recommended to help vaginal imbalance. The presentation gives an update of knowledge as to their effect.
The origin of smell, what is the chemistry and what can be the precursors for it.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a very common adverse female condition characterized by vaginal discharge with an unpleasant smell. Clinically, it is generally considered just a nuisance, but there is evidence of very serious side effects including premature labour, and increased susceptibility toward viral infections.