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can bv go away on its own

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe, probably not: Bacterial vaginosis is overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. The underlying reasons and causes are unknown, sometimes sexually transmitted. It ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
BV: BV comes and goes all by itself. Sometimes we can help it go away with antibiotic therapy. It certainly can resolve on its own. If the discharge and o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on the severity of the BV and what bacteria is causing it, etc. Most BV if caused by bacteria your body does not fight off (rare) will nee ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maurizio Galasso
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually no: An antibiotic treatment w metrodinazole or Clindamycin usually necessary.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Best to see doctor: New bacterial vaginosis (BV) should be professionally evaluted, especially if you have a new sex partner, or it doesn't clear up in 2-3 weeks. Some ST ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe never: Bacterial vaginosis is overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. The cause is unknown, but many cases behave like an STD, and other STDs (gonorrh ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
BV/cervicitis: Treating BV is not the cause of cervicitis, cervicitis can be caused by gonorrhea, chlamydia, ureaplasma, mycolplasma genitalium or viral infection, a ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
No home Rx: but sometimes symptoms will resolve ( especially after a period)
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: Not. Steroids and immune suppression will inhibit healing
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