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I have been getting repeated yeast and vaginitus (bacterial) infections a lot now for a couple years..... What is wrong?
?resistance: You could have a resistant infection that isnot beng treated fully with the antibioitcs rx'd, and then, the more you take the anti-bx, the more the yeast can thrive and you get another yeast infection. Finding the cause of the bacterial infection is important and assuring you take precautions not to get another is also, then get cultured, treated with the proper rx and as well a rx yeast med. ...Read more
Let me help: Bv is associated with an imbalance in the bacteria that are normally found in a woman's vagina. The vagina normally contains mostly "good" bacteria, and fewer harmful bacteria. Bv develops when there is an increase in harmful bacteria. Bv is treatable with antibiotics prescribed by a health care provider. Two different antibiotics are recommended as treatment for bv: Metronidazole or clindamycin. ...Read more
Increase immunity: There isn't really a home remedy "cure" for bacterial vaginosis. If you are having symptoms of BV i would recommend you see your gynecologist. If you have frequent BV infections, i'd recommend taking vitamin d, omega 3 and probiotics to boost your own immune system. Do not douche! you can buy rephresh or luvena over the counter which sometimes help with the vaginal ph. ...Read more