A vConfidence certified doctor in San Diego can provide treatment for bacterial vaginosis (BV) and recurring BV. Helpful bacteria is naturally and normally found in a woman’s vagina. When there is an imbalance of helpful and harmful bacteria in the vagina, that imbalance creates a condition known as bacterial vaginosis (BV).
What is a Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)?
There are a variety of bacteria species that are naturally and normally found in a woman’s vagina. Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition that occurs when there is an imbalance between the helpful and harmful bacterias found in the vagina. This imbalance can cause pain or itching and vaginal discharge with a foul odor. Scientists are not sure about the specific cause of bacterial vaginosis but a number of health and lifestyle factors have been linked to BV and recurring BV.
Bacterial vaginosis can develop in women who are not sexually active. However, in sexually active women between the ages of 15-44, BV and recurring BV is the most common vaginal infection.
What are the Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)?
Bacterial vaginosis is not a dangerous condition but it can cause alarming symptom, though many women with BV do not experience any symptoms. Other women may have pain, itching or burning in and around the outside of the vagina, or burning when urinating. Still others may have discharge that could be: thin, cloudy, bloody, white, green or gray. There could also be an abnormal odor, especially after sex.
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) Treatment in San Diego, CA
Traditional treatment options for relief of bacterial vaginosis include vaginal gels and prescription oral antibiotics. Treatment of BV and recurring BV by a vConfidence doctor in San Diego, CA involves the use of non-invasive state-of-the-art technology with fractional CO2 lasers or radio frequency (RF) pulses in the vagina. The treatments are painless and each session generally takes about 5 minutes. The number of sessions needed to achieve relief range from one to two.
Contact a vConfidence certified doctor in San Diego, CA, today to discuss a non-invasive 5-minute procedure that will repair your vaginal lining, help you maintain proper vaginal pH, and eliminate recurring bacterial vaginosis.
Dr. Tess Mauricio, with multiple clinics located in California, is a board-certified dermatologist and the founder of M beauty by Dr. Tess. Known worldwide as “America’s Favorite Dermatologist”, Dr. Tess is an award-winning book author, magazine contributor, and sought-after media personality. She has appeared on national TV shows such as Dr. Phil, The Rachael Ray show, Fox News, CBS’s The Doctors, America’s Next Top Model, The Talk, and the Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Tess also produces and stars in the Dr. Tess Show and has been featured in numerous local TV news and lifestyle programs.