- American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
ACOG publishes Frequently Asked Questions—Vaginitis (PDF – 257 KB), which provides questions with answers about vaginitis, including a definition of the causes of vaginitis and available treatments.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC issues fact sheets on BV that provide information on symptoms, causes, effects, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment:
In addition, the CDC's STDs and Pregnancy Fact Sheet provides information on infection with sexually transmitted disease (STD) during pregnancy, including the types of STDs, prevalence, treatment, and risks to the fetus.
- Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health (OWH)
The OWH publishes Frequently Asked Questions—Bacterial Vaginosis, which provides questions with answers for women who have BV or think they might.
The FamilyDoctor.org: Bacterial Vaginosis webpage provides information on BV, including its symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Follow the "Listen" link to hear the information read aloud.
- National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Services, Resources, and Support
- CDC: National HIV and STD Testing Resources
This CDC page allows visitors to search for HIV and STD testing locations by ZIP code.
- Hope Resource Center
This center provides information and support for individuals with an STD, including STD testing, pregnancy testing, counseling, and resources.
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, NIH, or HHS.