A 27-year-old female asked:
I have bv and yeast infection. doc prescribed both. after my last pill (fluconazole)and last vaginal suppository (metronidazole gel) when can i have sex after my treatments are complete? please advise. thank you?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfieldanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
You should wait at least a week and preferably two weeks after completing BV treatment before having sex. Unprotected sex itself often triggers BV and can risk immediate recurrence. If sex is imperative sooner than two weeks, use condoms.
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Answered May 06, 2022
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