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How do you stop and prevent bacterial vaginosis ?

How do you stop and prevent bacterial vaginosis ?

PH balance: Bv is caused by a shift in your normal vaginal bacteria flora. Anything that causes a shift can cause the irritative symptoms of bv. Find out what causes your shift then you can identify the problem. ...Read more

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How do I treat bacterial vaginosis and prevent recurrence?

See your gyn: You need a culture script meds, and if you take acidolphilus pills or probiotcis daily , either of those is preventative. ...Read more

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What preventitive methods can I use to avoid yeast and bacterial v aginosis? I get them easy

What preventitive methods can I use to avoid yeast and bacterial v aginosis? I get them easy

Prevent Infection: The vagina has a specific environment (ph) and if that is altered, infections develop. Do not douche. In fact, do not use any soaps/body washes in or near your vagina. Wear cotton underwear, preferablly not thongs, since one mode of infection is bacteria from the anus traveling to the vagina. Also, for hygeine, wipe front to back after using the toilet. A healthy diet is also crucial. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent bacterial infections?

What can I do to prevent bacterial infections?

Good hygiene: The best way to prevent bacterial infections, or viral infections, is good hygiene. Wash your hand properly and often. Next come nutrition; your immune system works much better if you give it the proper tools to work with. Next comes sleep; not sleeping properly or enough has been shown to weaken the immune system and increase susceptibility to infections. ...Read more

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Why do I continue to get bacteria vaginosis?

Why do I continue to get bacteria vaginosis?

Upset balance: In your vagina. Yeast, acidophilus germs and b.Vag germs coexist peacefully like we live on the earth. When something's out of whack, yeast or b.Vag germs can take over the neighborhood>you get symptoms. So if you get BV a lot, think about prevention: medicine, probiotics, rephresh or boric acid capsules, most of all: be well (eat well, exercise, get sleep, play). ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent and treat vaginal acne/boils?

What can you do to prevent and treat vaginal acne/boils?

See you have: Abscesses listed under conditions. If you have multiple abscesses - this is not a job for home remedies. This warrants medical evaluation and a specific treatment plan based on findings. ...Read more

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How do you avoid getting bacterial vaginosis? And what do you do if it keeps occuring and both partners are monogamous?

How do you avoid getting bacterial vaginosis? And what do you do if it keeps occuring and both partners are monogamous?

BV: You have ecology problem in the vagina. Not enough acid producing bacteria in there ( the yogurt story) the more you rx with drugs, the worse you 'll be why not try to use acid vag. Suppository for few days, especially after your period because the blood naturalize the acid. Odor producing germs will grow may try put a tampon soaked half full of white vinegar overnight in the vagina once. ...Read more

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How can I prevent bacterial vaginosis?

How can I prevent bacterial vaginosis?

Take an antibiotic : Takking an antibiotic each time you have sexual relations and review with your physician positions that may reduce this occurance. ...Read more

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What should I do to prevent yeast infections?

What should I do to prevent yeast infections?

Explore reasons: Explore the reason for your infections with your physician. Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as>>. ...Read more

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How do you use honey to prevent and cure infection?

How do you use honey to prevent and cure infection?

Smear it on!: After proper initial proper wound treatment and cleaning, you may cover the wound(s) with honey as you would with an antiseptic ointment. Tt can decrease healing time and stave off wound infections. ...Read more

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How to know when do you start noticing the effects of treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

How to know when do you start noticing the effects of treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

2-3 days: When a woman has a bacterial vaginosis infection and starts an antibiotic it usually takes 2-3 days for her to start feeling better. But take the whole treatment! otherwise there is more chance of the infection coming back. ...Read more

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Can you recommend what to do to get rid of bacterial vaginosis?

Can you recommend what to do to get rid of bacterial vaginosis?

Antibiotics: Most common treatment for BV is going to be a vaginal suppository containing metronidazole. Some doctors prescribe his medication in an oral form. Some doctors might prescribe clindamycin, another antibiotic as well. Consider what may have provoked the infection.... Change in diet, exercise, stress, sex, lubricant, douching, soaps or other environmental allergens. Getting to source is best. ...Read more

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What to do to stop reoccuring yeast infections?

What to do to stop reoccuring yeast infections?

Needs dr eval.: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year, simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...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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What can you do to use moldy bread and honey to prevent and cure infection?

What can you do to use moldy bread and honey to prevent and cure infection?

Ancient medicine: Ancient Egyptians were aware that bread mold had some activity against infection, probably because some of the molds produce penicillin. Honey is supposed to contain some antibacterials as well. Nowadays we have far stronger stuff if you're seriously sick. ...Read more

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How can you prevent yeast infections while on your period?

Prevention tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. 7. Try wearing pants that fit loosely at the crotch. ...Read more

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I keep getting yeast infections. What can I do to stop from occurring?

I keep getting yeast infections. What can I do to stop from occurring?

Probiotics: Anything that causes irritation to the vaginal tissue can cause a shift in the normal flora. This includes intercourse, bike riding, bubble baths, and even nylon vs cotton underwear. Probiotics and/or yogurt with active cultures can help rebalance. Consider being checked for medical conditions such as diabetes if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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

Overgrowth of bacteria in the lining of the vagina, causing a characteristic fishy odor, ...Read more