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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience in Infectious Disease
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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Infection: It is a bacterial infection of the vagina that may need treatment when symptomatic
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal pH change: The vagina is kept at a pH(acidity/alkalinity) scale of 4.5 to 5.5.(mildly acidic) by Doderleins bacteria that are "native"(beneficial) to the vagina ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience in Gynecology
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
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Bacterial vaginosis: Do you douche? If yes, stop. Have you been treated for it? Treatment options include metronidazole and clindamycin. Relapse treatment: prolonged cour ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Bacterial vaginosis: Avoid Douching !!! Bacterial vaginosis is treated with metronidazole or clindamycin.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
History and exam: Bv is a vaginal infection related to 'anaerobic bacteria'. It is associated with a vaginal discharge, possible burning and an odor. Your doctor can ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Flagyl or Clinda: Metronidazole or Clindamycin orally or vaginally.

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