Tests for Bacterial Vaginosis
What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have the test or why the results may not be helpful include:
- If you are having your menstrual period.
- If you use a vaginal medicine, such as a nonprescription vaginal yeast medicine, 2 to 3 days before this test.
- Having sex or douching 24 hours before this test.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference October 22, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease