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metronidazole cure for bacterial vaginosis

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hester
22 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: Bacterial vaginosis is not a single organism but is often multiple organisms. Metronidazole is generally first choice therapy for bv.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
BV/Trich infection: Your partner may need to be treated. Also Probiotics are important. I usually recommend 35 Billion daily. Metronidazole, solosec, and clindamycin are ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacterial Vaginosis: Metranidazole is one of the treatments for bv. It decreases the bacterial population of gardnerella vaginalis. Can also use preparations like acid jel ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
7 days: The recommended duration is 500 mg orally twice daily by 7 days. Good luck and feel good.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
36 years experience Gynecology
generic ok: Most patients don't notice significant change from generic Metronidazole vs flagyl. Both can cause reaction with alcohol and give a metallic taste in ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uncomfortable: Bv is a common vaginal infection that causes vaginal pain and itching, and it usually has an odor. There are no long term problems with BV itself if l ... Read More
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Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Finish them: Flagyl (metronidazole) often makes people feel queasy, hang in there and finish them - you're nearly done. the risk of stopping early is treatment fai ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow the instructi: Just follow your doctor's instructions. Taking extra doses won't help you heal faster. And it might increase your chances of getting side effects fro ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bacterial vaginosis: Both medications are appropriate for treatment of bacterial vaginosis See: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/bacterial-vaginosis-beyond-the-basics
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Holden
34 years experience Fertility Medicine
Medications: Always take medications exactly as they are prescribed.
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