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How Long Does Vulvar Irritation Associated With Bacterial Vaginosis Last
Redness and irritation of vulva, gram stain negative for yeast and "not consistent w/ bacterial vaginosis" given rx for lotrimin (clotrimazole) but no relief!
Redness: Redness and irritation of the vulva are not always infectious in origin.This can also be caused by chemicals such as dyes, perfumes, deodorants, etc. in products u use in the area like soaps,detergents used on ur underwear,toilet paper,feminine hygiene sprays,pads,etc.U need to be a detective and look at anything different you are using that you weren't before this and use only hypoallergenic prod ...Read more
Vaginal irritation usually parallel to complaint of discomfort and dryness and not normal sensation around vaginal area during one's men cycle or anytime self subjective feelings, not to a degree of pain and possibly secondary to discharge and hygiene related. If you have other complaints as well for sometime then you need to see ...Read more
Can you still have saline ultrasound with bacterial vaginosis? I think I might have an infection or just minor irritation.
Yes,: if that is in fact what is going on. Talk to your doctor about your concerns, if there is a more extensive infection, it might not be indicated. ...Read more
I went to the doctor in november and found out I have bacterial vaginosis. I have been on pills twice and a cream once how long will this last?
Dx'ed with bacterial vaginosis. Not sure how long i've had it. How likely is it to cause infertility?
Unlikely: While theoretically possible, i've never heard of bacterial vaginosis causing infertility. It's very common, so if it did cause infertility, that would be a lot of women affected. Sometimes it can go undiagnosed for a long time. So long as you've treated it now, though, you should be fine. ...Read more
I keep getting bacterial vaginosis, it hasn't even been long and I have it agian.. I don't really have an oder it's just yeast that keeps reoccurring?
How long do I need to wait before having sex after taking fluconazole for bacterial vaginosis? What do you suggest?
BV or yeast?: Fluconazole is used for yeast infections and does not treat bacterial vaginosis; BV usually is treated with metronidazole by mouth. Whichever infection you have and treatment given, it's best to wait until symptoms have cleared up before resuming sex. If sex is otherwise inevitable, for sure use a condom. Sounds like you should recheck with the doctor about your diagnosis and best treatment. ...Read more
Are there any home remedies for bacterial vaginosis? I heard yogurt or tea tree oil works, is rhis true? If so, how do I use them and how long?
See a doctor please: Bacterial vaginosis is easily treated with antibiotics assuming that is really what you have. Please go and see a doctor and do not diagnose and treat yourself. In the long run the potential for harm is much greater than the minimal expenditure in seeing a professional. ...Read more
I have bacterial vaginosis. I was prescribed metronidazole for 7 days. Tomorrow would be my last day. I feel awful. Can I safely stop taking them?
My girlfriend has bacterial vaginosis that has not been treated. Every time we have sex, I develop a uti that last about one day. Is it due to the BV?
Test & Treat: Studies show that when one STD is present, others may be as well. You and your partner should abstain, get full STI testing, and get treated and abstain until treatment is completed. Full STD panel includes Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, (+C if drugs/male/male sex/risky encounters) and HIV. Stay calm and get tested and treated. Advise all partners to get tested/treated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for metrogel for bv(bacterial vaginosis) to be completely out of your body? I just finished the 5-day treatment, when will the discharge go away?
It's turns out it isn't what he got told it's chlamydia. I got results today from swabs I had last week. And I have bacterial vaginosis. Could my partner of had chlamydia before we got together (20 months ago) and not known. If had a few sets of swabs don
Unclear question: A man can have symptomatic infection with chlamydia. 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. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Why wait??: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. If you have this condition i see no advantage in delaying treatment. ...Read more
I had my pap smear last june 13 , the result is benign smear with severe inflammation and reparative changes bacterial vaginosis.What does this mean?
What it says: You should go and discuss this at length with the gynecologist who did the pap. Severe inflammation may be due to several causes. Changes that show tissue repair are the body's response to the inflammation and this may be due to the bacterial vaginosis or to other causes like hpv (although not necessarily the type that predisposes to cancer. Go back and see your doctor and ask these questions. ...Read more
Hi there. I'm here today because for about the last month I've been having a lot of symptoms that have led me to believe I may have Bacterial Vaginosis. However, I have been treated for chlamydia before and I'm worried if I may have contracted it again. I
I was diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis & prescribed with fluomizin & the last dose will be on the first day of my menstruation, can I still take it?
Yes : Being on your period does not matter. ...Read more
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