A 27-year-old female asked:
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if i am resistant to metronidazole and clindamycin and the gel and cream versions of these antibiotics don't work what else can i do to cure bv?

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Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Need culture : Suggest seeing Gyn so they can take a swab and send to the microbiology lab to identify bacteria and the sensitivities to antibiotics.
Answered on Jun 20, 2014

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