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Can having bacterial vaginitus delay you from getting pregnant? ?

Can having bacterial vaginitus delay you from getting pregnant? ?

Not likely : That is not likely to affect your fertility. Bacterial vaginosis can be easily treated treated so it certainly won't affect your fertility over the long-term. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Vaginitis (Definition)

The suffix "itis" means inflammation. The "vagin" portion refers to the vagina, so it is inflammation of the vagina. Usually (almost always) this inflammation is due to infection, and there are several different causes for infections of this ...Read more


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I have been getting repeated yeast and vaginitus (bacterial) infections a lot now for a couple years..... What is wrong?

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

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How long does it take bacteria vaginitis to go away?

How long does it take bacteria vaginitis to go away?

One week: Within one week more than 90% of bacterial vaginosis should clear out with Metronidazole treatment. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

What are symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

Usually discharge: And odor your gyn can do an in office test or a culture to find out one way or the other. ...Read more

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What causes a person to get bacterial vaginitis?

What causes a person to get bacterial vaginitis?

Bacteria : These happens when the balance in normal bacteria is disrupted. Decrease in lactobacilli which produces hydrogen peroxide which helps kills other bacteria is outgrown. This usually happens when there is a change in the vaginal environment. ...Read more

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What are the typical symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

What are the typical symptoms of bacterial vaginitis?

Odor, discharge: A "fishy" odor is the single most diagnostic symptom of bv, usually accompanied by a thin greyish white discharge. It does not usually cause itching or irritation. It may be more noticeable after sex. Many women have BV but have no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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What causes bacterial vaginitis and how do you treat it?

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

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What are some home remedies to cure bacterial vaginitis?

What are some home remedies to cure bacterial vaginitis?

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

Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more