Thrush & Bacterial Vaginosis

Thrush & Bacterial Vaginosis

Thrush

Thrush is an infection that is caused by a yeast fungus. It is not a sexually transmitted infection but can sometimes develop after you have had sex. Thrush can develop in the vagina and on the male and female genitals. It is a very common cause of unusual vaginal discharge – three out of four women will have thrush at some point in their lives. Most men will not get thrush.

Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of unusual vaginal discharge which develops when the normal environment of the vagina changes. One in three women will get it at some time. It is not a sexually transmitted infection but can develop after you have had sex. Men do not get bacterial vaginosis.

http://www.fpa.org.uk/helpandadvice/sexuallytransmittedinfectionsstis/thrushandbacterialvaginosis

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