A 42-year-old member asked:
Can you give me advice with bacterial vaginosis!?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Metronidazole: A healthy vagina has special bacteria called "lactobacillus". They produce lactic acid. This prevents yeast and other types of bacteria from growing. If they get wiped out, other bacteria take over. These produce an odor. This is BV. You need an antibiotic to kill the bad bacteria and then need to restore the normal bacteria by eating yogurt (with live active cultures) or probiotics.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Can you give me suggestions with bacterial vaginosis?
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Psychiatry 27 years experience
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