A 18-year-old female asked:
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i recently was told i had a bacterial vaginitis i used vaginal cream and had antibiotics but the symptoms got worst does that mean it was not cured?

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Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not cured: Yes, it means that either you were treating a wrong thing or the bacteria causing symptoms was resistant to antibiotic you got. Please contact your doctor.
Answered on Jan 9, 2015
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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: If you still have symptoms and they are even worse, than seek another exam for treatment you may still need.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Gynecologist: You need to follow-up with your gyn. Your issue may not be completely treated at this time or you may need a different regimen.
Answered on Jan 9, 2015
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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Maybe: Sometimes you may need multiple courses of antibiotics to clear up infection especially if the bacteria is resistant to antibiotics you have taken. I recommend getting re-examined and tested.
Answered on Jan 9, 2015
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