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Bacterial vaginitis boric acid

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Must be re-tested: The only was to knw for sure is to be re-examined/re-tested at the GYN MD's office. Everything else would be speculation.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Boric acid: Yes, boric acid suppositories can be used effectively for bacterial vaginosis.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes it can,: by improving the acidity (more acidic is better) of the vaginal secretions, this makes the pH (acidity measure), less favorable for yeast or BV to gro ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
Odor, discharge: A "fishy" odor is the single most diagnostic symptom of bv, usually accompanied by a thin greyish white discharge. It does not usually cause itching ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: Bv is associated with an imbalance in the bacteria that are normally found in a woman's vagina. The vagina normally contains mostly "good" bacteria, a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good for prevention: Not for treatment, for treatment you need oral or vaginal antibiotics please call your gyn.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Bacterial vaginosis: The bacteria that causes bacterial vaginosis is not the same bacteria that causes folliculitis. Folliculitis is usually due to strep or staph bacteria ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Recurrent BV: The explanation for the high rate of recurrence after treatment of BV is unclear. Reinfection is possible, but recurrence is more likely due to failur ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: Bv is an imbalance in the bacteria that are normally found in the vagina. The cause is not fully understood. Although not sexually transmitted, it is ... Read More
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