10 Forms of STD Common in America

2. Bacterial Varginosis – Yeast Infection


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Bacterial varginosis is encountered by most women many times a year, however the origin thereof is not known. All sexual active women who are capable of bearing children are susceptible to this STD. The condition arises due to an imbalance of the growth of healthy bacteria within the vagina. The risk of contracting a yeast infection rises when a woman has multiple sexual partners. The first symptoms to arise include a burning sensation while urinating and a discharge from the vaginal area. Incessant itchiness is common, as is an unpleasant smell arising from the vagina.

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