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
Dr Lenka Vodstrcil Erica Plummer

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common vaginal condition affecting reproductive-aged women, with accompanying symptoms in at least 50% of women, including a profuse thin milky vaginal discharge and a fishy-odour.

Worldwide, BV affects approximately 30% of women.1