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What is good to use to treat vaganial odor

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Roy
39 years experience Family Medicine
: The otc (over-the-counter) meds for vaginal infections are usually directed at susceptible yeast organisms only. They will not treat bacterial infecti ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Caspe
39 years experience Family Medicine
No: Some yeast infections may respond to otc antifungals. If they dont respond then your doctor will prescribe a stronger antifungal either a cream or pi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
BV: This otc product purports to be a treatment for bacterial vaginosis and at the same time is presumed to fight malodorous discharge. Whether it is of v ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacterial infection: The yeast infection may be gone , but the odor may indicate a vaginal bacterial infection, that if untreated no soap will "perfume" the odor. See a gy ... Read More
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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Who diagnosed Yeast?: May it was not yeast infection to begin with. May be you had discharge br another cause. Best is not to self diagnose and treat, see your gynecologist ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Assessment: The best thing to do would be to be assessed by your GP>This is most likely an infectionA proper history should elucidate the probable cause and tr ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karina Contreras Lopez
Specializes in General Practice
Candidiasis: The best thing to do is to go see you OBGY. If you already used cream and the symptoms did not improve, it may be because it is not candidiasis. A phy ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Kingsley III
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can't entirely: Vaginal odor is caused by an std or an overgrowth of anerobic bacteria in the vagina. See your ob/gyn to rule out trichomonas, chlamydia and gonorrhe ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Find the cause.: F you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If your odor is from an infection treatable with metronidazole, then yes.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Treat the cause: You first need to find the cause and then treat that. The causes of vaginal odor are many but include bacterial vaginosis, which is easily treated. Se ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Metronidazole: Metronidazole its good for vaginal infections caused by bacteria that can cause vaginal odor.

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