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why do i keep getting BV

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
BV reasons listed: 1). Poor vaginal hygiene with the use of harsh soaps, douches, feminine deodorant products, and malodorous clothing/underwear or tight jeans. 2). Misd ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. T ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take acidolphilus: That will help prevent it, but you need a complete workup to make sure it is not coming form anything abnormal on the cervix or in the uterus, and you ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Bv bacterial vaginosis is not an std.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Quist
34 years experience Gynecology
No: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is a disorder of females and may or may not be related to sexual activity. Having multiple male sexual partners or new sexual ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Bact in the vagina get overgrown with bv, common with heat and humdity, you can get on acidolphilus or pro-biotcis to help prevent BV , but if you hav ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
You could: This is not considered to be an std, but douching, recent antibiotics, and other things could cause this.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Bacterial Vaginitis: Men do not get bv. What do you really mean?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Let's see?: Ineffective or incomplete treatment may be the cause. One can get continually re-infected depending on sexual practices. Is your sex partner circumc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosis: This is due to changes in acidity of vaginal secretions leading to overgrowth of some bacteria. Short courses of antibiotics are usually quite effect ... Read More
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