A 31-year-old female asked:
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why do i keep getting reacurring bv and yeast infection before and after i have my period? what will get rid of it. i have taken the meds and insert.

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Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. Recurrent disease is related to colonization of your sex partner, inconsistant condom use and is halved with estrogen contraceptives.
Answered on Dec 14, 2015
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