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What is the cause and how to prevent Bacteria Vagnosis?

What is the cause and how to prevent Bacteria Vagnosis?

Bacteria vaginosis: is usually due to a shift in the normal vaginal flora from good to bad bacteria. Etiology is unclear but douching, multiple sexual patners are some of the risk. Avoiding smoking and some suggested use yogurt ...Read more

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Could have a mirena (levonorgestrel) increase the occurs and reoccur of bacteria vagnosis?

Could have a mirena (levonorgestrel) increase the occurs and reoccur of bacteria vagnosis?

Probably Not: Progesterone in birth control pills or Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) can actually decrease the incidence of bacterial vaginosis. Minera (progesterone IUD) likely would have similar effects. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bacteria vaginosis?

What are symptoms of bacteria vaginosis?

Discharge and odor: Bacterial vaginosis generally presents with symptoms of a vaginal discharge and a "fishy" odor from the vaguna. Other symptoms can include vaginal irritation, redness and painful intercourse. ...Read more

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What cures bacteria vaginosis (pills wise)?

What cures bacteria vaginosis (pills wise)?

Metronidazole: The treatment of choice for bacterial vaginosis (an overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria) is metronidazole (Flagyl® and generics) by mouth for 5-7 days. Tinidazole (Tindamax®), a closely related antibiotic but more expensive, also works. Sometimes clindamycin is used but somewhat less effective. All these oral treatments are much better than most vaginal medicines for BV. ...Read more

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Why do I continue to get bacteria vaginosis?

Why do I continue to get bacteria vaginosis?

Upset balance: In your vagina. Yeast, acidophilus germs and b.Vag germs coexist peacefully like we live on the earth. When something's out of whack, yeast or b.Vag germs can take over the neighborhood>you get symptoms. So if you get BV a lot, think about prevention: medicine, probiotics, rephresh or boric acid capsules, most of all: be well (eat well, exercise, get sleep, play). ...Read more

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How can I keep from getting bacteria vaginosis?

How can I keep from getting bacteria vaginosis?

Good question: Bv may happen without a known reason. However, things you can do--after being treated and clered of bv----be in a monogamous relationship. Next, consider using condoms for a while. If you are experimenting with sexual practices/acts/toys, anal intercourse, etc, perhaps you want to stop for a while and see what happens. Practice good personal hygiene. Consider no underwear or cotton undies. ...Read more

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If i got bacteria vaginosis will my partner have to be treated too?

No: Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease and you can not pass it to someone else. Male partners do not need to be treated. ...Read more

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Whats the worst that can happen if bacteria vaginosis goes untreated ?

Odor/discomfort: You will have a fishy odor and may have irritation and discomfort. It may interfere with your romance and it can cause problems with fertility and general health. Get checked and get treated if indicated. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bacteria vaginosis?What is the color and consistency?

Several: Many women complain of vaginal itching and a fishy odor. Sometimes there is thin whitish grayish discharge. It often persists and gets worse over time. And if you try to clean the area sometimes that makes it worse. ...Read more

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Why does bacteria vaginosis come back?

Why does bacteria vaginosis come back?

Bacterial balance: Bv is caused typically by a bacteria called gardnerella, which probaly is present in some quantity in most women. When one cleans too thoroughly or takes antibiotics the protective bacteria die and the gardnerella takes over. It is likely impossible to kill every single gardnerella bug, so all it takes is a few bacteria and a cause for imbalance for it to return. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for bacteria vaginosis?

Yes: Once your doctor formally diagnoses bacterial vaginosis, he/she wil prescribe a specific antibiotic which will cure it. ...Read more

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What color discharge is bacteria vaginosis?

BV: Many women with BV have no symptoms. If you do have symptoms, you may notice a thin white or gray vaginal discharge, odor, pain, itching, or burning in the vagina. Some women have a strong fish-like odor, especially after sex. You may also have burning when urinating; itching around the outside of the vagina, or both. ...Read more

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Why does bacteria vaginosis makes my face break out?

Why does bacteria vaginosis makes my face break  out?

It doesn't: BV does not cause facial break-out, though it's possible they may both be caused by the same thing. It's more likely the two are unrelated, best wishes. ...Read more

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Can a prolonged bacteria vaginosis turn into trichamonis. ?

Can a prolonged bacteria vaginosis turn into trichamonis. ?

No: Bv is not a sexually transmitted illness. It's an imbalance between yeast, acidophilus & BV germs that normally live inside our vaginas like we live on the earth - hopefully peacefully coexisting. When something's out of whack [illness, stress, antibiotics, fatigue], then yeast or BV germs can overgrow. Trich is sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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