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is cranberry juice good for bacterial vaginosis

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bacterial vaginosis: Cranberry juice is not likely to cure bacterial vaginosis
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: Studies found that when nursing home patients were given cranberry juice regularly, they had fewer bladder infections that the group that did not get ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cranberry juice: It can alter the molecular structure on the bacteria, which prevents them from adhering to the surface of the bladder & urinary tract. It also changes ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginosis: Your condition is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It means your immune system is low, not enough to keep normal bacteria in check. Avoid su ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Boric acid: Yes, boric acid suppositories can be used effectively for bacterial vaginosis.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
BV: The bacteria which cause BV are always present in the vagina, they just overgrow. Antibiotic use or douching can cause them to overgrow. BV is not an ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Your doctor's office: At your doctor's office. He or she can prescribe an antibiotic.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reza Emami
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: BV or Bacterial Vaginosis may lead to Pelvic Inflammatory Disease( PID) which may lead to infertility if it is not treated, continue following up with ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
When ready: Typically BV is pretty readily treated and in and off itself should not cause any problems with sex. Many people wait until the end of the 1 week ant ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Here is one: Anecdotal evidence has promoted apple cider vinegar douches for vaginal health. The general rule is 1 teaspoon vinegar to 2 cups water used as a douch ... Read More

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