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How Do You Get Infected With Bacterial Vaginitis
Unknown: Bv is an imbalance in the bacteria that are normally found in the vagina. The cause is not fully understood. Although not sexually transmitted, it is associated with activities that may disrupt the natural balance. For example, douching or having multiple sexual partners. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few days: Usually if it is not resisitent, but i never use oral Cleocin in my pts as that can cause a lot of bowel problems , vaginal Cleocin gel or vag Cleocin vag supp are much safer and usually just as effective, if it doesn't go away u need a culture by a good lab as there are 6 diff bact that can cause BV and there are a lot of other ones that can cause vaginal discharges, including some of the stdones. ...Read more
I think I have bacterial vaginitis. I can't get to the doctor for a couple days. Will it be ok to wait?
I get so many bacterial vaginitis infections back to back. I'm not sexually active at the moment why is this happening ?
ConsultG.Y.N.doctor: Having repeated bacterial vaginitis may be due to incomplete treatment or repeated exposure tp infection due to bad hygiene .Your doctor may suggest to take test -to find out what type of bacterial infection and what specific antibiotic to be prescribed to get rid of infection ...Read more
Could taking probiotics help get rid of bacterial vaginitis?? Cleocin is helping but I'm almost done with it and still have symptoms
See below: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other, anaerobic bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. Recurrent disease is related to colonization of your sex partner, inconsistant condom use and is halved with estrogen contraceptives. ...Read more
I keep getting bacterial vaginitis. This is the 4th time in about 4 months. It goes away after medicine & comes back a week later. What do i do?!
Like getting a cold: There is healthy bacteria that lives in the vagina. Healthy bacteria fights off the 'bad bacteria." Many things can throw off the balance of healthy bacteria such as: pH changes, hormones, stress, menstruation, menopause, soaps, douching, sexual activity, tampons, pads.....If the situation is right then the "bad bacteria" takes over. It is similar to getting a " cold in your vagina." ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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