A GP guide to treating bacterial vaginosis
Despite being the most common vaginal condition among reproductive-aged women, new treatment approaches are still needed to improve a sustained cure
Need to know:
- Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a polymicrobial syndrome characterised by a profound shift in the composition of the vaginal microbiota to favour BV-associated bacteria, resulting in biofilm formation.
- Current treatments may provide symptomatic relief but do not achieve sustained cure.
- The pathogenesis of recurrence may involv