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Bacterial vaginosis and flucloxacillin

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Chlamydia vs. BV: I would have to say this would be highly unlikely, providing that the doctor sent urine and/or vaginal swabs for lab analysis. If no testing was done... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Infection: It is a bacterial infection of the vagina that may need treatment when symptomatic
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Get from yourself: Bacterial vaginosis is a very common vaginal infection in women. It is from bacteria that live normally in the colon, but because the distance betwee... Read More
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Unknown, complicated: BV is overgrowth of some vaginal bacteria and undergrowth of others. Most or all the bacteria are entirely normal in the vagina -- it's the chang... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Bacterial vaginosis: "Approximately 50 to 75 percent of women with BV have no symptoms. Those with symptoms often note an unpleasant, "fishy smelling" vaginal discharge th... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 40 years experience
Unsure: Bacterial vaginosis is a very common vaginal infection in women. It is from bacteria that live normally in the vagina and for unclear reasons, overgro... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Bacterial Vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis may occur when there is an imbalance of unhealthy ; healthy vaginal bacteria. Some risk factors include douching, women having sex... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Transmission of BV: Excellent question -- without a clear answer. BV acts like an STD (more common in people with STDs or at risk) but treating male sex partners doesn't ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See your doctor: Bv is highly treatable with certain prescription antibiotics. There is not much to do over the counter.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Bad idea: Clorox is for clothes, not human bodies, and especially not delicate mucous membranes like those in the vagina!
A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Bacterial vaginosis: Yes, there are rx cures for it. Go see your primary care doctor or gynecologist.

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