By  Racheal Ede,

Recurrent bacterial vaginosis is a public health problem. “Recurrent BV refers to three or more confirmed BV infections in a year,” says Kecia Gaither, MD, double board-certified OB/GYN and director of Perinatal Services/Maternal Fetal Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx. “Recurrent BV could reflect reinfection, inadequate treatment, infection relapse, or antimicrobial resistance, to name a few.” There is a high rate of BV recurrence—80% rate of recurrence three months following effective treatment. This is why some women consider alternate treatment approaches. 

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