The bacterial vaginosis conundrum

Bacterial vaginosis is often misdiagnosed by GPs who confuse it for thrush, according to an  Australian study that finds women are “frustrated and dissatisfied” with the clinical management of this common condition.

Many women then resort to traditional self-help remedies for thrush, including well-known no-nos such as douching.

Other remedies used to little effect are yogurt taken orally or