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A 18-year-old female asked:

I'm pretty sure i have bacterial vaginosis. i have all the symptoms and its been going on for a while. can't see a doctor. home remedies?

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Dr. Inaam Schneider
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Bacterial Vaginosis: -Yogurt . Eat 2 cups of Plain cultured yogurt daily . Dip a tampon in plain cultured yogurt & insert in vagina for two hours & remove . Do this 3 times a day .It contains Lactobacillus . -Insert Boric acid suppositories into Vagina for soothing effect -3% Hydrogen Peroxide . Mix with equal amounts of water & use as douche . -Use cotton panties . avoid smoking & alcohol Stay clean .
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Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics 35 years experience
You need to see doc: This will need antibiotics, a culture may be needed. Eating yogurt may help yeast infection. Topical anti-fungals may help, but not if it is bacterial.
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