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I keep getting bacterial vaginosis?

I keep getting bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis: Do you douche? If yes, stop. Have you been treated for it? Treatment options include metronidazole and clindamycin. Relapse treatment: prolonged course of oral or vaginal metronidazole ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting bacterial vaginosis?

Why do I keep getting bacterial vaginosis?

Alternative Treatmnt: Intravaginal boric acid, a 600 mg capsule once nightly for 14 days may be able to help with your problem. This medication is not FDA-approved for this purpose and must be made by a compounding pharmacy. Boric acid can be fatal if swallowed rather than used intravaginally, so be careful around children. Still it's a worthwhile option when all the antibiotics don't work. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting bacterial vaginosis ?

Perils of the Vagina: Some people just get recurrences of things,like UTIs or shitty boyfriends.But in your case it could be due to a re-infection or failure of the drugs used to treat it.A longer course of therapy and use of the vaginal gels may help eradicate those bugs.Some asdvocate chronic recurrent therapy.Discuss this with your doc.By the way the name should be Vaginal Bacteriosis. Bacteria don't have vaginas. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting bacterial vaginosis every time i ovulation?

Why do I keep getting bacterial vaginosis every time i ovulation?

Tampons? : Frequent sex, many partners, douching and vagunal foreign bodies contribute to recurrent bv. See your gyn provider for help and preventive guidance. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Yeast infection: Yeast infection and bacterial vaginosis are two completely different conditions. You need to see your gynecologist and get this worked out. Your sexual partner may also need to be treated. ...Read more

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I keep getting reinfected with bacterial vaginosis after sex with my boyfriend.Why?

I keep getting reinfected with bacterial vaginosis after sex with my boyfriend.Why?

Try condoms a while: If bacterial vaginosis keeps returning, a woman may be getting something from her partner. Both persons can examined by a doctor at about the same time, to see if there are other contributing factors. A woman might recover better if she keeps semen out of her vagina for a while, to allow her vagina to naturally self-clean and return to normal. That means using condoms for some weeks. ...Read more

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Can i get bacterial vaginosis home remedies?

Can i get bacterial vaginosis home remedies?

No,, see a gyn: U need antibiotics either vaginal or oral, you can take acidolphilus or pre- biotics to help prevent getting BV but that will not treat bv. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for bacterial vaginosis?

How do you get tested for bacterial vaginosis?

Wet mount: Your ob/gyn could do this basic test or there are other "send out" tests that can be done. Of course, a thorough history (e.g. Malodorous vaginal discharge, itching, irritation, etc...) and physical exam are the cornerstones of any diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for bacterial vaginosis bv?

How do you get tested for bacterial vaginosis bv?

Wet mount: Your ob/gyn could do this basic test or there are other "send out" tests that can be done. Of course, a thorough history (e.g. Malodorous vaginal discharge, itching, irritation, etc...) and physical exam are the cornerstones of any diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you get bacterial vaginosis from your partner?

Can you get bacterial vaginosis from your partner?

Yes...maybe: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is usually caused by an imbalance in the bacterial population of the vagina, with more "bad" present than "good." we are not really sure the cause, one seems to be having a new sex partner, or having multiple partners. In general, having a monogamous relationship than has been ongoing for a while makes it less likely that the sex caused the bv. ...Read more

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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

bacteria normally reside in vagina as resistence to infection goes down they can cause infection causing discharge, itch and odor ...Read more