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does clindamax vaginal help with bacterial vaginosis

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
BV: Although autoimmune conditions may alter the acidity levels within the vagina that would be a rare manner to develop this condition which is primarily ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
More vaginal but...: Great question! All infections are related to the balance between immune function and microbes. There is a longstanding debate about the importance of ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: One is an infection , the other an allergic reaction. Theoretically, one may conjecture that an inflamed vaginal mucosa from an allergic reaction re ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: Bacterial vaginosis is a specific type of vaginal infection that women get, and is quite common. A heavy vaginal discharge simply means there is a lo ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nader Roheny
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Does not cause bleed: Should look for other causes.bacterial vaginitis does not cause bleeding, and further evaluation for other causes are recommended.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
21 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: A few things come to mind. There are no approved otc meds for bv, no unless a doctor called something in for you, it might not have been a BV medicat ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Absolutely: Bv is not dangerous to your baby during delivery and the yeast can be quickly suppressed so that even though it is not particularly dangerous to the b ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
I : I can understand your concern, that sounds very frustrating. Please seek out a second opinion from a gynecologist and get their advice. Also avoid h ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hope this helps: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a y ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Not usually: but a yeast infection certainly can or hypersensitivity reaction to scented, colored toilet paper, soap, detergent, etc.
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