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Does Drinking Wine Cause Bacterial Vaginosis?

Recently, increasing number of women make a consultation to our clinic about the question that whether alcohol will cause bacteria vaginosis. It’s a good sign that women are becoming more careful about their heath and their lifestyle. But to be frank, drinking wine is not a cause of the disease.


Although the alcohol in wine may interact with some antibiotic, for those who doesn’t be exposed to antibiotics treatment for bacteria vaginosis, it won’t cause effect to women. Conversely,moderate red wine can reduce the chances of getting bacterial vaginosis by increasing the number of probiotics, or beneficial bacteria in body.

Why modest red wine is beneficial to the condition of bacteria vaginosis?

Bacteria vaginosis is a inflammation that results from the overgrowth of different bacteria in the vagina. Normally,a healthy vagina keeps a balance between the. When anaerobes grow excessively,the natural balance of vagina will be broken. Then the disease comes to form. Bacteria vaginosis symptoms manifest as itching, irritation, foul odor, grayish discharge, burning during urination and light vaginal bleeding.
As a result, keeping lactobacilli and anaerobes balanced is very crucial in obstruct and treat vaginosis, in which case probiotics plays a crucial role. According to the University of Michigan Health System, dairy products, such as cheese and yogurt, have a high level of probiotics.


Additionally, foods such as red wine, berries, apples, beans and tea willl promote the reproduction of probiotics in these diary products and increase the number of beneficial bacteria in your digestive and urinary systems. As a result, it's possible that moderate intake of red wine may potentially reduce the chances of getting bacterial vaginosis.\


How to treat bacteria vaginosis?

Women with bacterial vaginosis are sometimes recommended antibiotic medications to help cull the overgrowth of anaerobic bacteria in the vagina. While, as has been mentioned above, alcohol can interact with some antibiotics. So, women who likes drinking wine and can’t control alcohol would better choose another remedy.

It doesn’t mean that women free of the habit of drinking wine should rely on antibiotics. As is known, antibiotics will cause drug resistance while being taken constantly. In general, you’d better not take antibiotics over one week.

In fact, there are alternative treatments for bacteria that is more healthy and suitable. Such as herbal medicine Fuyan pill. With strong power in clearing up bacteria and infection, it is always suggested in China. By working slowly in women's vagina and the whole reproductive system, herbal medicine Fuyan Pill is capable of reversing the imbalance of microorganism in vagina, till the infection is completely treated.
What will happen if bacteria vaginosis leave untreated?

Although some cases of bacterial vaginosis are relatively benign, others may lead to more serious conditions, such as preterm birth, sexually transmitted infectionsand post-surgical infections.

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