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31

What should patients avoid after diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis?

- Vaginal douching
- Scented shower gels
- Anti-septic agents
- Shampoos in bath

32

What should be considered if bacterial vaginosis is present with an IUD?

Removal of IUD

33

What % of people with bacterial vaginosis have return of symptoms within 3 months of treatment?

>50%

34

What are the complications of bacterial vaginosis following TOP?

- Endometriosis
- PID

35

What are the potential complications of bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy?

- Late miscarriage
- Preterm delivery
- Premature rupture of membranes
- Low birth weight
- Post partum endometriosis

36

What is a potential complication of bacterial vaginosis in all women?

Can increase the risk of acquiring HIV and other STIs