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is there a cure for bacterial vaginosis?

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
30 years experience Family Medicine
Bacterial vaginosis: Yes, there are rx cures for it. Go see your primary care doctor or gynecologist.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Carolyn Quist
35 years experience Gynecology
Not necessarily: Bacterial vaginosis is very dificult to correct once someone has the infection. It is an acute or chronic discord of the natural bacteria in the vagina. Once the process gets established it can be difficult to revert. Taking the prescribed antibiotics followed by strong probiotics to replenish the oxygen loving bacteria in the vagina is helpful and if taken long enough can work.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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