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What causes bacterial vaginitis? How does it present?

-Perturbed normal flora eg gardnerella
-Scanty, offensive fishy discharhe

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How id BV diagnosed?

-Clinical diagnosis -> Vaginal pH>5, KOH whiff test
-Lab diagnosis -> gram stain -> clue cells with reduced lactobacilli

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What are clue cells?

-Epithelial cells studded with gram variable coccobacilli

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How is BV treated?

-Metronidazole

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Where are LGV, chancroid and donovanosis most common?

-Tropical, developing contries