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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No, don't use it: Cefprozil is exactly the wrong kind of antibiotic. It won't work and could make BV worse. It might improve symptoms briefly, but then your BV may be e ... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hilary Petersel
18 years experience Pediatrics
Antibiotics: Antibiotics such as Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) are typically used to treat this infection.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bullock
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Increase immunity: There isn't really a home remedy "cure" for bacterial vaginosis. If you are having symptoms of BV i would recommend you see your gynecologist. If you ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladynez Espinal
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probiotics: Try probiotics at least 15 billion cultures a day.You can buy from advanced naturals online. Kefir has a lot as well as indian lassi drinks. Also, te ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Thrush yes, BV no: Canesten® (clotrimazole) is excellent treatment for vaginal yeast infection (thrush), but not bacterial vaginosis. BV is overgrowth of mostly normal b ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
Odor, discharge: A "fishy" odor is the single most diagnostic symptom of bv, usually accompanied by a thin greyish white discharge. It does not usually cause itching ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: Bv is associated with an imbalance in the bacteria that are normally found in a woman's vagina. The vagina normally contains mostly "good" bacteria, a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Recurrent BV: The explanation for the high rate of recurrence after treatment of BV is unclear. Reinfection is possible, but recurrence is more likely due to failur ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginitis: Moth treated with meds... Best to see your doctor for an exam and a script.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Based on your stated age, the use of certain lubricants, such as oils, can disrupt the normal vaginal bacteria and permit abnormal bacterial growth ca ... Read More

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