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can miconazole nitrate cream cure bv?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Miconazole is an antifungal. Bv is caused by gardnerella vaginalis, a bacterium. Bv is usually treated with Flagyl or Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and sometimes with ampicillin.
Answered on Jul 13, 2017

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