Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) Symptoms

The most common symptoms are:

Remember, you’re not alone. BV is the most common vaginal infection in women of childbearing age, and many women find the symptoms embarrassing.

Signs of BV

The presence of a ‘fishy’ odour and characteristic white or grey watery discharge are signs that you may have BV.
Ask at your pharmacy or doctor if you think you may have BV.

Do I have thrush or BV?

Despite the fact that thrush is more well-known than bacterial vaginosis, BV is actually more common in women of childbearing age. There are a number of distinct differences between BV and thrush.
As mentioned in the BV Causes section, BV is caused by an imbalance in the naturally occurring bacteria inside the vagina. Thrush, however, is caused by an overgrowth of yeast called Candida.
In addition, the signs and symptoms of BV and thrush are quite different.

Do I have bacterial vaginosis?

Take a look at the symptom checker and speak to your pharmacist to see if you could have BV.
Bacterial Vaginosis vs Thrush
Fleurstat BV Gel

Where can I buy Fleurstat BVgel for bacterial vaginosis?

Fleurstat is available from pharmacies without prescription.
Ask at your pharmacy if Fleurstat is right for you.