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What will help with bacterial vaginosis strong smell while urinating?

What will help with bacterial vaginosis strong smell while urinating?

Antibiotics: Flagyl is one type of antibiotic that can help with bv. There may also be something else going on here like a uti. ...Read more

Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Painful Urination (Definition)

Painful urination is the high end of urethral discomfort at voiding, which may result from UTI, STD-related urethritis, stone passage, aftereffect of transurethral procedures, but with widely variable expression & intensity reflecting personal tolerance & coping ability. So, interpreting it with ...Read more


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7 wik preg, under medication for bacterial vaginosis, had been eating lots of red cherries, noticed reddish urine yerstrday nite b4 sleep n today mornin, ?

7 wik preg, under medication for bacterial vaginosis, had been eating lots of red cherries, noticed reddish urine yerstrday nite b4 sleep n today mornin, ?

Check for UTI: Urinary tract infections that cause blood in the urine are common in pregnancy. Make sure by checking with your OB md that the urine is o.K especially since you have a bacterial vaginal infection "next door" to the bladder. Pregnant patients with undiagnosed infections (uti) have a higher rate of miscarriage. ...Read more

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For a week I have had itching, discharge, foul odor, and painful sex. Could this be bacterial vaginosis? If so, what are some natural remedies?

For a week I have had itching, discharge, foul odor, and painful sex. Could this be bacterial vaginosis? If so, what are some natural remedies?

Can' t diagnose: When the cause isn't for certain - really recommend having it evaluated. Need to make sure you don't have an STD. ...Read more

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I just recently had bacterial vaginosis how does one get that? Also I have painful red bumps that come and go but herpes tests are negative?

I just recently had bacterial vaginosis how does one get that? Also I have painful red bumps that come and go but herpes tests are negative?

Abnormal bacteria: Bv is a result of abnormal growth of a bacteria that is normally present in lower concentrations in the vagina. It is associated with increased sexual partners (but its not a std!), steroid use, etc.
Painful red bumps can be many things. See your ob-gyn to get it evaluated. ...Read more

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What are std`s and what are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis?

What are std`s and what are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis?

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

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How do I fully treat bacterial vaginosis?

How do I fully treat bacterial vaginosis?

Antibiotics: Usually we use Flagyl 500mg twice daily for 5 days.

http://www. Cascadewomenshealth. Org/download/pdfs/healtheducation/management%20of%20vaginal%20and%20vulvar%20infections%20and%20discomfort/bacterial%20vaginosis. Pdf. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat bacterial vaginosis?

What can I do to treat bacterial vaginosis?

See your doctor: Bv is highly treatable with certain prescription antibiotics. There is not much to do over the counter. ...Read more

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How can I treat bacterial vaginosis at home?

How can I treat bacterial vaginosis at home?

Check up: Bv usually needs to be treated by prescription antibiotics. If you have frequent recurrences, talk to your doctor about possible ways to balance your pH and keep the vaginal bacteria in better balance. Some people used over the counter products such as rephresh or luvena. Some physicians use vaginal suppositories containing boric acid, but these need to be made by a compounding pharmacist. ...Read more

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Will bacterial vaginosis go away on it's own?

Will bacterial vaginosis go away on it's own?

Rarely: Most women seek treatment asap because of the "foul odor" eminating from the vagina. ...Read more

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Plz tell me how do you treat bacterial vaginosis?

Plz tell me how do you treat bacterial vaginosis?

I use Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vag: Supp or cream, you can also use Metrogel or Metronidazole pills, Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) usually works the best, you should get a culture because there are many differnet bact that can cause bv, see your gyn. ...Read more

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What can you take to treat a bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis: You can do nothing and the vaginosis will clear up or you can consult your doctor and he can take a culture and give you a specific antibiotic for the cause. ...Read more

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Can you get bacterial vaginosis from your partner?

Yes...maybe: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is usually caused by an imbalance in the bacterial population of the vagina, with more "bad" present than "good." we are not really sure the cause, one seems to be having a new sex partner, or having multiple partners. In general, having a monogamous relationship than has been ongoing for a while makes it less likely that the sex caused the bv. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes bacterial vaginosis?

Can anyone tell me what causes bacterial vaginosis?

Vaginal flora: Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection of the vagina caused by native bacteria. Normally, there are a lot of "good" bacteria and some "bad" bacteria in the vagina. The good types help control the growth of the bad types. In women with BV, the balance is upset. There are not enough good bacteria and too many bad bacteria. A sign of bacterial vaginosis can be a "fishy" smell, which may be worse after sex. About half of women who have bacterial vaginosis do not notice any symptoms. ...Read more

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Would bacterial vaginosis clear without medication?

May happen: However, if you are symptomatic, good idea to get it treated. ...Read more

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Reccurant bacterial vaginosis every month, what to do?

Bacterial vaginosis: "Relapse can be treated with a prolonged course of oral or vaginal metronidazole or clindamycin for seven days; the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention suggests a treatment regimen different from the initial or previous treatment regimen (eg, oral treatment if vaginal treatment used previously).If you've had more than three episodes of BV in the past 12 months, you may > ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have bacterial vaginosis?

Not a problem: Bacterial vaginosis may be annoying but it is not dangerous in any way to you or anyone else. ...Read more

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What is wrong when you have chronic bacterial vaginosis?

What is wrong when you have chronic bacterial vaginosis?

Bacteria: You have a yet untreated or untreatable bacterial infection in your vagina. ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Many women with BV have no symptoms. If you are having a vaginal discharge that is whitish in color with a fishy odor, you may have BV. The only way to know for sure is to see your physician to have a sample of the discharge sent to the lab for diagnosis. BV is simple to diagnose by analyzying the discharge. ...Read more

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What can happen if bacterial vaginosis (bv) is left untreated?

What can happen if bacterial vaginosis (bv) is left untreated?

Depends: For some women, they may not have any symptoms of the infection, but for some it may cause irritation, pain with intercourse, a foul-odor. For pregnant women, BV untreated increases the risk for preterm labor. Other than that it isn't associated with any harmful effects to a woman. ...Read more

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Are there any visible symptoms of bacterial vaginosis a guy might notice?

Are there any visible symptoms of bacterial vaginosis a guy might notice?

Maybe: If a man is circumcised, he probably wouldn't have any symptoms. Sometimes uncircumcised men can become irritated between the foreskin and the head of the penis. ...Read more

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What is bacterial vaginosis? How can you get it and how can it be cured for good?!

What is bacterial vaginosis? How can you get it and how can it be cured for good?!

BV: The bacteria which cause BV are always present in the vagina, they just overgrow. Antibiotic use or douching can cause them to overgrow. BV is not an STD. One cure to to take metronidazole. ...Read more

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Does clorox cure bacterial vaginosis?

Does clorox cure bacterial vaginosis?

Bad idea: Clorox is for clothes, not human bodies, and especially not delicate mucous membranes like those in the vagina! ...Read more

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Does bacterial vaginosis cause cervicitis?

Does bacterial vaginosis cause cervicitis?

Not usually: Bacterial vaginosis usually causes a thin, grey-white discharge and a characteristic bad smell, which could be described as "musty" or "fishy." unlike a cervicitis, where the cervix is the source of discharge due an infection or other irritation, with bacterial vaginosis the discharge comes from the vagina due to a shift away from the good bacteria that usually live there. ...Read more

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

A condition where the inside of the vagina is infected with an overgrowth of bacteria, causing an unpleasant odor, ...Read more