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    Can a women get bacteria vaginosis from a man having folliculitis?

Can a women get bacteria vaginosis from a man having folliculitis? I have been getting a bacteria infection everytime we have unprotected sex for about a year now. He has folliculitis and its in the pubic area and on his penis.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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Hai, Folliculitis is caused by different organism and the bacterial vaginosis is caused by Gardnerella vaginalis. So it is not possible to get a transmission from your friend's folliculitis. Dr S.M
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with folliculitis how can one have sex ? it might be something else have a look at it. get treated with the doctor probably both require treatment.

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