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management of bacterial vaginitis?n also fungal vsginitis?

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Dr. Monique Ruberu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Vaginitis: Moth treated with meds... Best to see your doctor for an exam and a script.

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A 23-year-old member asked:

How do you get infected with bacterial vaginitis?

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Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Unknown: Bv is an imbalance in the bacteria that are normally found in the vagina. The cause is not fully understood. Although not sexually transmitted, it is associated with activities that may disrupt the natural balance. For example, douching or having multiple sexual partners.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What are the typical symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

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Dr. Katherine Sutherland
Gynecology 43 years experience
Odor, discharge: A "fishy" odor is the single most diagnostic symptom of bv, usually accompanied by a thin greyish white discharge. It does not usually cause itching or irritation. It may be more noticeable after sex. Many women have BV but have no symptoms at all.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

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Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Discharge: Usually you have frothy white discharge with a fishy smell. Sometime you might see some abnormal spotting.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What causes a person to get bacterial vaginitis?

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Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Bacteria : These happens when the balance in normal bacteria is disrupted. Decrease in lactobacilli which produces hydrogen peroxide which helps kills other bacteria is outgrown. This usually happens when there is a change in the vaginal environment.
A 47-year-old female asked:

Is there home remedy for bacterial vaginitis?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
H2O2, boric acid and: There are many home remedies reported to help bv, though little research to tell what works best.Popular remedies include douching with diluted hydrogen peroxide, boric acid suppositories, using acidophilus vaginally & taking Folic Acid &b complex orally. At this website- www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis.Html many people who have had BV discuss their success & failures with treatment.

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