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A 44-year-old member asked:

have re-current bacterial vaginosis and have tried all sorts of medication for this and every time the problem dissapears for a bit and comes back?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
See below: After treatment with metronidazole, Clindamycin or tinidazole, you could try oral and/or vaginal administration of lactobacillus containing probiotic preparations which have had variable sucess. Consider having your sexual partner treated with Metronidazole or Clindamycin although this is of unproven benefit.

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Last updated Jun 28, 2014

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