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how long does vaginal odor associated with bacterial vaginosis last

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 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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Hamidjaja
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Perhaps: It could be bacterial vaginosis. The swelling could be from a different reason, it can be an infected cyst as well. You will need a medical doctor eva ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
That can be a sign: of bacterial vaginosis. That odor is not typical of a yeast infection, which would present with a white, thick discharge, not necessarily with any par ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yeast infections: don't usually have a strong fish odor. If you aren't sure of the reason - then it is best to be medically evaluated to correctly identify the dx.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal odor: Vaginal odor is typically caused by an elevated vaginal pH. Most common causes are bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, retained tampons, old blood fr ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Once BV is treated: Properly there should be no more odor , if you still have odor then you need reculture and re txment with a different med from the 1st time.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: But that is only a guess. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth rather than a true infection and probiotics can help by introducing more normal bacter ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I : I do not know if you are pregnant. If you have unprotected sexual intercourse and your peirod is late, i recommend taking a pregnancy test. However, ... Read More
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