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Should i see a specialist for bacterial vaginosis or can my regular doctor take care of it

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See OB/GYN: Please see an ob/gyn, besides looking at the secretion under microscop will run a full std panel on you make sure you are not harboring other infectio ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inaam Schneider
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Bacterial Vaginosis: -Yogurt . Eat 2 cups of Plain cultured yogurt daily . Dip a tampon in plain cultured yogurt & insert in vagina for two hours & remove . Do th ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You need a reculture: And you probably need something different like Clindesse vaginal cream which is by persciption only.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes see a doctor: In the United states there is no over the counter medication available for bacterial vaginosis. I am not sure if it is available in other countries. ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I would ask the doctor who prescribed it. There are some serious bacterial infections. Regular yogurt has predominantly dead cultures. To get good pr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Recommendation: Seek out someone who is board certified and convenient to your home or work. You can always check online for health grades as well. Bv is easily tre ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosis: Without knowing how you were treated and whether your sexual partner was simultaneously given an antibiotic topically on his penis the best thing to d ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, safe: Metronidazole is safe in pregnancy.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wrong medication: Clarify with your doctor the diagnosis and the treatment. Terconazole is safe but it is for vaginal yeast not bacterial vaginosis. Typical medications ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to your OB MD: Terconazole is used to treat vaginal yeast infections. Metronidazole is used to treat BV. You need to talk to your OB MD to find out which is which an ... Read More

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