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B Complex And Vitamin C For Bacterial Vaginosis
It can help prevent: It but not cure it once you have it u need antibiotics either vaginal cream, vagina supp or oral pills, the yogurt must have active acidophilus cultures or u can get acidolphilus pills at any drugstore or probiotics but u must take them every day also heat and humidity in the vulva- vaginal area contribute to vaginosis, air and dryness are good. ...Read more
Nope: You need a correct diagnosis (culture). Probiotics may help prevent, but not treat. ...Read more
My 14 year old daughter has recurring bacterial vaginosis. She has taken flagy serveral times but the infection and foul odor always return, usually after her period. Are there any home remedies or vitamins we can try to eliminate this ongoing issue?
Period time: Make sure she takes full course of antibiotics. Change tampons frequently and keep the area clean. I don't think that there is any vitamin available for this. She is only 14 years old, and may need some instructions from you (mother) how to manage during periods. ...Read more
Are there any side effects that I should know about from combining with 2 vitamin c's and I vitamin b complex daily?
I do not believe so: There are no side effects to this medications as long as you follow the proper dose recommended. ...Read more
I take 6 different vitamins daily. Is that bad? Or is it too much? I feel like I need them all (vitamin c, e, b12, b-complex, glucosamine, &multivitamins)
Maybe: A good multivitamin will include c, e, b12, and b-complex so you are probably taking a lot of the same (and spending a lot of money... Vitamins are not cheap!). Glucosamine is good but you are too young to need it. If you feel like you need them, I would spend on a good multivitamin that has all that you need. I personally prefer to get vitamins from fresh foods as they are better absorbed. ...Read more
My hair has lost its lust and more importantly its curls. It looks limp and "bendy".I apply oil, shampoo, conditioner nd take vitamin C and B complex.
Shiny hair: Of course you want to eat healthy and stay active for your overall health! Curly hair does require special care and will be at its best with regular cuts to eliminate split ends, minimal blow drying (no more than 2x per week). Letting hair air dry with a "curl activator" product will give you your best look. These products contain silicone for shine! Thanks for using Healthtap! ...Read more
Is it safe to take vitamin c 1000mg, biotin 5000 mcg, L-lysine 1000mg, super b-complex, vitamin A 8000 iu, iron 65 mg, & zinc 50 mg all at the sametim?
Does not matter: I would not take ANY of these. Some are harmful. All are useless in the absence of specific indications. If you have medical problems, see your DR. If you have no symptoms, realize that the purveyors of all these are making a sucker out of you. ...Read more
Can I take vitamin C while taking amoxicillin? I'd like to take about 5000 mg. Also, it's okay to take b-complex and iron while taking amoxicillin?
Yes, yes, yes, also:
It is totally fine to take amoxicillin, b-complex and iron while taking amoxicillin.
I also strongly advise anyone taking Amoxicillin or any other antibiotics to take a good quality probiotic such as culturelle, jarro-dophilu or dr. Ohira's as well as sacchromyces boulardii in products like florastar, both during ; after to prevent anti-biotic associated diarrhea and replenish your friendly flora. ...Read more
Best time of day/way to take vitamins/supplements: b-complex; vitamin c; iron; chelate zinc and acidophilus
Timing: Best time to take supplemtns is with meals. Herbs are best taken between meals. ...Read more
Is it safe to take the following supplements while taking nortriptyline? 1)vitamin c 2)vitaman b complex 3)magnesium
Waste of money: In general to take more than reccommended daily allowance, can cause problems in higher doses. ...Read more
No harm: Not sure what you are gaining from taking so much vitamins. There is no harm in doing so at your age. It however can affect your pocket book. Would discuss this with your doctor, however. ...Read more
Taking Hairfinity and Nature's Bounty "B-Complex with Folic Acid, Vitamin C+Biotin". Does combining the two exceed daily limit of vitamins? Harmful??
No problem: These vitamins are all water soluble and should be fine. ...Read more
Is shaklee a trustworthy brand for dietary supplement such as omega 3, calcium, multi-vitamins, b-complex, vitamin c, so on?
Hye. I want to ask. Can I take vitamin b complex when im on acne antibiotic for 3 month? . And can I take vitamin C as extra supplement for my skin?
Yes, and also...: No problem taking b complex and vitamin c while on antibiotics. I also strongly advise zinc, vitamin a & vit. E (make sure it is natural with mixed tocopherols), all proven to help acne. I also advise taking probiotics including sacchromyces boulardii to reduce imbalances in flora caused by antibiotics. See http://healing. About. Com/od/acne/a/acnevitamins. Htm. ...Read more
I am a heart patient. I had the "widow maker" 15 years ago. Since that time I have a pacemaker/defibrillator installed. I'm 64 years old. I take, as far as vitamins and supplements, fish oil twice daily, B Complex, Vitamin C and also a potassium pill
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Multiple: Std's or sexually transmitted diseases, are diseases transmitted through sexual contact. Examples are gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, hiv, hepatitis c, genital warts, and genital herpes. Bacterial vaginosis is a condition caused by an overabundance of anaerobic bacteria in the vagina. Symptoms can include a watery, foul or fishy smelling discharge and/or vaginal irritation. ...Read more
I stuck a Bacterial vaginosis tube up my butt after insterting it in v. I bleed when I strain, so I stopped. But now pass a year I bleed a lot. Help?
Metronidazole: A healthy vagina has special bacteria called "lactobacillus". They produce lactic acid. This prevents yeast and other types of bacteria from growing. If they get wiped out, other bacteria take over. These produce an odor. This is BV. You need an antibiotic to kill the bad bacteria and then need to restore the normal bacteria by eating yogurt (with live active cultures) or probiotics. ...Read more
Bacterial vaginosis: Yes it should be detectableGet a more detailed answer ›
Discharge and odor: Bacterial vaginosis is characterized by a thin, somtimes gyayish discharge, that is mildly irritationg or itchy, and most often a "foul" or "fishy" odor. It is usually treated with oral antibiotics (metronidazole and sometimes. There is also a Metronidazole vaginal gel as well. ...Read more
Irritation & odor: Bacterial vaginosis symptoms usually include vaginal irritation, sometimes itching, grey discharge and a fishy odor. It is diagnosed by a wet mount in which your provider looks at the vaginal discharge under a microscope, a dna test or a culture. It is treated with an antibiotic taken vaginally or by mouth. Douching can increase the chance of getting this infection. ...Read more
More BV information here:
http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis. Htm. ...Read more
Bacterial vaginosis: Yes, a woman can still develop bacterial vaginosis even if not sexually active. ...Read more