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Bacterial vaginosis does not turn into or cause chlamydia.

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Q: Can bacterial vaginosis turn into chlamydia?
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Can chlamydia cause bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis does not cause chlamydia. Chlamydia is transmitted by oral, anal or vaginal sex; by genital-genital contact; or from an infected woman to her child during vaginal birth.No.Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an imbalance in the bacteria in the genital tract. The bacteria involved are normally present and you do not catch it so it really is not an infection although it is treated with certain antibiotics to restore the balance (and sometimes caused by others that disrupt it).Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease that you catch from having sex with an infected partner. Its symptoms can be similar to BV so the two conditions can be confused but you do not get one from the other.


Can you get bacterial vaginosis after getting chlamydia?

Yes, you can get bacterial vaginosis after getting chlamydia.


Can you get chlamydia if you have bacterial vaginosis?

Yes, you can certainly have chlamydia and bacterial vaginosis at the same time. One does not prevent the other.Yes, you can get chlamydia if you have bacterial vaginosis. They often go together.


Does treatment for bacterial vaginosis and chlamydia affect each other?

You can take treatment for bacterial vaginosis and chlamydia at the some time without drug interactions.


What is the difference in odor from chlamydia and bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis typically causes a fishy odor, worse after washing or sex. Chlamydia does not cause odor.


What is the difference between chlamydia and a bacterial infection?

Chlamydia is a specific type of bacterial infection. It's not the same as bacterial vaginosis, which is an imbalance in the normal bacteria of the vagina.


Will chlamydia show up on a bacterial infection test?

Chlamydia can be detected by a chlamydia test. If you had a wet smear to check for bacterial vaginosis, that test can't diagnose chlamydia or tell you that you aren't infected.


Can a bacterial infection turn into chlamydia?

Unless the bacteria is chlamydia itself, no. Each bacterial infection is specific; therefore an infection that is not caused by the chlamydia bacteria can't turn into chlamydia.


Can bacterial vaginosis turn into trichomoniasis?

No, bacterial vaginosis can't turn into trichomoniasis. They have different causes. However, they often go together. It's not unusual for someone to be diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis, which is relatively easy to diagnose, and later find out she also has trichomoniasis, which is harder to diagnose.


Can cephalexin be used to treat vaginal bacterial infection?

Cephalexin is not used to treat the most common types of vaginal bacterial infections, such as bacterial vaginosis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea.


What is the procedure code for bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis is a diagnosis, not a procedure. The ICD9 code for bacterial vaginosis is 616.0.


Can you spread a vaginal bacterial infection to your spouse?

Bacterial vaginosis is not something that you can spread to your spouse via sex. Bacterial STDs such as chlamydia and gonorrhea can spread to your spouse via sex.

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