ABOUT BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS

the key figures

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is one of the most common & serious type of vaginal infections
with a prevalence of 20% in women of reproductive age.

BV has a strong impact on quality of life due to bothersome symptoms
(vaginal discomfort, malodorous & debilitating vaginal discharge) and can even lead to miscarriage during pregnancy.

The main risk factors are menstruations, antibiotics intake, sexual activity and pregnancy.

key point Metronidazole, the gold standard treatment for BV is associated with more than 50% relapses.

Bacterial vaginosis, an unbalanced vaginal flora

Bacterial vaginosis is characterized by an unbalance of the healthy Lactobacilli in favor of the pathogen strain Gardnerella vaginalis associated with a pH increase (pH>5).

WHAT ARE WOMEN SUFFERING FROM BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS LOOKING FOR?

Women are willing to rapidly stop their unpleasant symptoms and durably prevent the occurence of new vaginal infections.