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gardnerella vaginalis and throat infections

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Pakdaman
11 years experience General Practice
Bacterial Vaginosis: Gardnerella Vaginalis is the organism involved in bacterial vaginosis. There is a possibility your partner may have it as well and I recommend having ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Metronidazole : vaginal gel, is a treatment option. This may require a prescription or not, depending on the local/regional laws.
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
There are but...: Many of the over the counter medicines for Gardnerella vaginitis simply don't work very well to resolve totally the infection. Your best bet is to see ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, it is not the optimal antibiotic, but it will have strep coverage.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
BV if succesful: Yeast infections do not respond to flagyl.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Common: Any antibiotic dose can make yeast worse if it was already there, and sometimes (i hate to admit) us providers were wrong and the discharge was from y ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Check with your treating gyn in follow up to be sure everything has cleared up without secondary infection.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer : Although BV will sometimes clear up without treatment, all women with symptoms of BV should be treated to avoid complications. Male partners generally ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jill Nicholson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Could be BV: It is possible to have an overgrowth of gardnerella (causative bacteria of bv) during the menses, which resolves afterward recurrently each cycle. The ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: if that is in fact what is going on. Talk to your doctor about your concerns, if there is a more extensive infection, it might not be indicated.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Possible only if: You husband has another partner , other than that you have to look at meds. , diet personal hygiene etc. To determine the cause and get treatment for ... Read More

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