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Is 250mg 2x a day for 7 days of metronidazole enough to cure bv? i took it did not work followed it with 500 2x a day didn't work either ,resistance?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Flagyl: I notice you are jaundiced, has a protozoan infection been ruled out, such as Entameba hidtolytica. This protozoan can cause liver abscesses which in turn can cause jaundice. As such you might want to consult a liver specialist. This could be a reason that the drug is not working. On rare occasions Flagyl can cause jaundice

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