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Can BV cure on its own?

Can BV cure on its own?

BV spontaneous cure?: I would assume that if a woman had a very few numbers of BV in her vagina (which are there in small amounts), that they are already held in check by the good bacteria, and the woman wouldn't have any symptoms. Once she has significant numbers of the bacteria, she'll have symptoms and thus need rx treatment. ...Read more

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


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Can chlamydia go away on its own without treatment?

Can chlamydia go away on its own without treatment?

Yes it can: Chlamydia almost always is cleared by the immune system, without antibiotics. It takes a few months or even a year or two. In the meantime it can cause terrible damage to the reproductive system. If one partner is infected and the other has a negative test, it is possible the test missed the infection; the tests are good but not perfect. The partner with the negative test still needs treatment. ...Read more

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Can an STI go away on its own wen is NT treated?

Can an STI go away on its own wen is NT treated?

Bad idea: Some sexually transmissible diseases may appear to have resolved, but cause terrible problems years later. Syphilis is the great imitator and can do just about anything. Get seen and evaluated and treated. Don't wait for a spontaneous cure. ...Read more

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Can hepatitis a go away on its own without treatment?

Can hepatitis a go away on its own without treatment?

Yes: Most cases of viral hepatitis resolve on their own however, in adults 5-10% of cases of hepatitis b may persist and perhaps 85% of recognized cases of hcv can be chronic. Hcv is not usually diagnosed acutely. ...Read more

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How common is it for croup to heal on its own without any treatment?

How common is it for croup to heal on its own without any treatment?

Self resolving: Croup is caused by a number of viruses, and no specific curative antibiotics are curative. 'Treatment' is supportive, meaning interventions are aimed to improve comfort and avoid complications. That being said, one could reasonable say that all otherwise healthy children should recover from croup without 'treatment'. ...Read more

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Can bronchitis go away on its own ? Without medication?

Can bronchitis go away on its own ? Without medication?

Yes : More than 90% of bronchitis episodes are viral illnesses from which one should recover from with time and antibiotics are not necessary. If the bronchitis lasts more than 3 weeks then a chest x-ray is warranted to make sure there is no pneumonia, in that case antibiotics could be tried out. Also if you have other medical problems that predispose you to bacterial lung infections..Talk to your doc ! ...Read more

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Can Bacterial Vaginosis go away on it's own without antibiotics?

Can Bacterial Vaginosis go away on it's own without antibiotics?

Yes: BV or bacterial vaginosis can go away on its own. A lot of home remedies can help also which including eating yogurt or inserting a tapon soaked in 1:1 hydrogen peroxide and water for 20-30 minutes. If the symptoms do not improve or worsen then definitely see your primary care provider or gynecologist for full evaluation and treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can lymphadenitis resolve on its own?

Can lymphadenitis resolve on its own?

Depends on cause.: If the sinusitis is the cause of the lymphadenitis, It should resolve shortly after your sinusitis resolves. If it persists, then one must suspect other causes. ...Read more

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Can folliculits heal on its own?

Can folliculits heal on its own?

Depends: An isolated follicular infection in an otherwise healthy person would heal on its own. However, if the person is diabetic, has vascular disease, venous insufficiency or obesity, it would be prudent to seek care to forestall spreading of infection. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Does a UTI resolve on its own?

UTI: Anything is possible, but this is not common and requires therapy. ...Read more

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How can I cure candidas overgrowth on my own ?

How can I cure candidas overgrowth on my own ?

No such thing: There is no such thing as candida overgrowth, no matter what you might read on the web. ...Read more

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How long will it take bacterial vaginosis to go away on its own?

Maybe never: Bacterial vaginosis is overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. The cause is unknown, but many cases behave like an STD, and other STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas) often go along with BV. So you need to have a professional check-up. Sometimes BV will clear up on its own, but it could take months, years, or never. Antibiotic treatment is recommended. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vagetosis clear up on its own eventually?

Can bacterial vagetosis clear up on its own eventually?

Maybe, probably not : BV results from overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. The underlying reasons and causes are unknown, sometimes sexually transmitted. It may clear up on its own, but better to treat with antibiotics. Recurrent BV sometimes can be prevented with vaginal metronidazole (MetroGel) or boric acid. Consider funding a gynecologist with special interest in infectious diseases. Good luck! ...Read more

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