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Is there a home remedy for treating a vaginal bacterial infection? My doctor said it's not servere enough to prescribe medicine for at the moment.

Is there a home remedy for treating a vaginal bacterial infection? My doctor said it's not servere enough to prescribe medicine for at the moment.

BV treatment: This usually means bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. I don't understand "not severe enough to treat". If BV is noticeable and bothering you, it should be treated (you're in charge, not doc!). Discuss again with your doctor or get a second opinion. There are only prescriptions, no proved self treatments. Most imporant, do not douche, will make it worse and maybe harmful. ...Read more

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Help!! I have a very painful vaginal bacterial infection and I can't go to a doctor ATM, home remedies? I took meds, but it didn't go away completely.

Help!! I have a very painful vaginal bacterial infection and I can't go to a doctor ATM, home remedies? I took meds, but it didn't go away completely.

Need diagnosis: The first step is to confirm the diagnosis. If you are referring to bacterial vaginosis this should not be painful. Bacterial infections like PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) can be very painful. Before treatment can be recommended a diagnosis must be made. I see you live in Plano. I would be happy to see you in the office tomorrow morning if you need it. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection without a doctor? Any home remedies? Easy and short or long or hard ill try it! help!

Not that are safe : If you have a bacterial infection in your vagina, you should see a doctor. There are many different types of infection and you may need antibiotics. Without treatment you could become unable to have children, extremely ill or die. If you are pregnant, you may give the baby a disease that may kill the baby before birth or leave the baby handicapped. The pregnant mother may die also. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection without a doctor? Like any home remedies? Fast and easy or long and hard? U need help!

Is there a way to get rid of a bacterial vaginal infection without a doctor? Like any home remedies? Fast and easy or long and hard? U need help!

Antibiotics: First you have to make sure by getting a vaginal test that it is bacterial infection, if it is picking an infection you have to finish appropriate antibiotic course. ...Read more

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What are the best at home ways to aviod a bacterial vaginal infection?

What are the best at home ways to aviod a bacterial vaginal infection?

Good personal : Hygiene- washing after intercourse, avoiding bubble baths, having sex with a clean partner, avoiding use of tampons , wiping from front to back after urination and bowel movement etc you can read the link below for more info. Take care! ...Read more

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What is a home remedy to treat bacteria vaginosis in the vagina?

What is a home remedy to treat bacteria vaginosis in the vagina?

Many natural options: There are many home remedies reported to help bv, though little research to tell what works best.Popular remedies include douching with diluted hydrogen peroxide, boric acid suppositories, using acidophilus vaginally & taking Folic Acid &b complex orally. At this website- www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis.Html many people who have had BV discuss their success & failures with treatment. ...Read more

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I have a mild swelling in my left ear from sinus drainage and allergies. Is there a home remedy I can use to clear any bacteria from my ear canal?

Not related: The ears and sinuses are not directly connected and from your description, I cannot tell if the problem is from a bacterial infection or something else. It is best for you to get these checked out by your doctor. Once the diagnosis has been made, then you can decide on what kind of Rx may be best for you ...Read more

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Is there home remedy for bacterial vaginitis?

Is there home remedy for bacterial vaginitis?

H2O2, boric acid and: There are many home remedies reported to help bv, though little research to tell what works best.Popular remedies include douching with diluted hydrogen peroxide, boric acid suppositories, using acidophilus vaginally & taking Folic Acid &b complex orally. At this website- www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis.Html many people who have had BV discuss their success & failures with treatment. ...Read more