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Does collodial silver help BV and yeast?

Does collodial silver help BV and yeast?

Yes but: The real way to get rid of yeast is to get rid of the toxic heavy metals and stop taking the sugars and carbohydrates that feed the yeast. Colliodal silver can be useful in addition. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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White thick sour smelling discharge which comes and goes all the time- tested many times for BV and yeast- always negative- just 1 partner.

White thick sour smelling discharge which comes and goes all the time- tested many times for BV and yeast- always negative-  just 1 partner.

Yeast &or infection : Could still probably be either be BV and or yeast. I would probably try again to aggressively treat for both possibly using different meds, maybe even oral meds this time if vaginal meds used before. ...Read more

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Used several OTC yeast products then went to drs and found it was bv. But after using wrong OTC meds for yeast the BV metroniazole isnt working?

Used several OTC yeast products then went to drs and found it was bv. But after using wrong OTC meds for yeast the BV metroniazole isnt working?

Time: The medication for the BV should still work, but it can take a few days. You likely didn't do any harm to the vagina by using the otc anti-yeast, just postponed treating the bv. Sometimes there can be BV that's difficult to treat (not the typical gardeneralla vaginalis). If it doesn't get better soon, consider seeing doctor to get re-tested to see if BV still present. Good luck! ...Read more

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I just had a vag culture taken and have yeast and bv. It seems I have had one or the other since the last week of february. What am i doing wrong?

I just had a vag culture taken and have yeast and bv. It seems I have had one or the other since the last week of february.  What am i doing wrong?

BV: Some women are predisposed to BV and yeast. You may not be doing anything "wrong." some things are not preventable. The cause of BV is poorly understood. ...Read more

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Bv and yeast lead to infertility?

Don't know: What you're asking. What is bv? Yeast, as in food products, doesn't lead to infertility; chronic yeast infections don't either. Are you thinking of gluten sensitivity? ...Read more

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Itchy discharge and odor not BV and not yeast?

Itchy discharge and odor not BV and not yeast?

Need cultures: If you know it is not yeast or BV from an exam with a wet prep slide, the next step would be cultures for aerobes, anaerobes, and yeast as well as a work-up for std's (trichomonas would cause those symptoms). ...Read more

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Difference is that in bv, your discharge will smell badly, while in yeast it will have virtually no odors. Is this true?

Difference is that in bv, your discharge will smell badly, while in yeast it will have virtually no odors. Is this true?

Well....: That is generally true. But bacterial vaginosis is not the only reason for a malodorous discharge. If uncertain, it is important to see your physician. A sexually transmitted disease is also a possibility. ...Read more

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I was taking Flagyl 2 weeks for BV now in the third week the BV is gone but I have yeast now why is that and what to do?

I was taking Flagyl  2 weeks for BV now in the third week the BV is gone but I have yeast now why is that and what to do?

Fungal overgrowth: Antibiotics are notorious for killing our normal flora causing the overgrowth of other flora not killed by the antibiotics such as fungi and resistant bacteria. Go to your md, have yourself examined so they can give the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

bacteria normally reside in vagina as resistence to infection goes down they can cause infection causing discharge, itch and odor ...Read more