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Plainfield, NJ
A 25-year-old female asked:

I have been goin to see a nurse practitioner and been treated for bv but keep giving me terconazole that don't work is it best to see a doctor instead?

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 16 years experience
BV vs yeast: Terconazole is an anti-fungal and is used to treat yeast infections. If you truly have BV (BACTERIAL) the terconazole is not going to help, you need an antibiotic. Discuss with your provider and ask questions until you feel you understand what they are treating and why.

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