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Is there a home remedy for bacterial vaginosis?

Is there a home remedy for bacterial vaginosis?

Not really: Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. The only real way to fix it is with antibiotics. There is an over the counter product called rephresh which can help normalize the pH of the vagina. It is better at preventing BV after treatment than using it for actual treatment. ...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

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What is a home remedy for curing bacterial vaginosis?

What is a home remedy for curing bacterial vaginosis?

Nothing effective: Bv responds to prescription antibiotics there really isn't anything over the counter that is going to work. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for a yeast infection?

Is there a home remedy for a yeast infection?

Many: There are many home remedies that may help yeast infections. There is not much research to confirm how effective they are, but on this website people who have tried various home remedies discuss their experiences and report whether they helped or not: http://earthclinic.Com/cures/yeast_infection.Html the most popular include apple cider vinegar, yogurt and boric acid. ...Read more

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Is there a good home remedy for a yeast infection?

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. >>>. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy for bacteria vaginosis?

Is there a natural remedy for bacteria vaginosis?

No u need meds: Acidolphilus or probiotics can help prevent it, but once you get it, u need to see your gyn for diagnosis and the proper antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for a yeast infectoin?

Is there any home remedies for a yeast infectoin?

Remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 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. >>. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for bacterial vaginosis?

Is there a cure for bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis: Yes, there are rx cures for it. Go see your primary care doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is there a home treatment for vulvovaginitis?

Is there a home treatment for vulvovaginitis?

Vulvovaginitis: Yes-you can start by not using pads and scented wipes, stop douching, wear cotton underclothes and if possible avoid underwear at night.You can do sitz baths in plain warm water to soothe area and dry with a blow dryer.You could use otc monistat or similar products with an outside creme-however this may lead to aggravation of symptoms .If all this fails to improve your condition, please see your gyn. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for folliculitis?

Is there a home remedy for folliculitis?

Folliculitis: Gently wash the infected skin twice a day with antibacterial soap or apply an over-the-counter antibiotic ointment. Use a clean washcloth and towel to dry off each time you wash. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for bacteria vaginosis?

Is there a cure for  bacteria vaginosis?

Yes: Once your doctor formally diagnoses bacterial vaginosis, he/she wil prescribe a specific antibiotic which will cure it. ...Read more

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Could there be a home remedy for a yeast infection?

Home remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 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. ...Read more

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Is there any home treatments for BV and a yeast infection?

Is there any home treatments for BV and a yeast infection?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is treated with antibiotics. There are no effective home remedies that can treat the condition, although sometimes it may resolve on its own without treatment. The best thing for you to do is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for sinusitis?

Is there a  home remedy for sinusitis?

Depends on the cause: If it's due to reflux, be sure to manage it with diet, etc. If it's due to allergies, see an allergist to determine your triggers and avoid them. If it's due to impaired drainage after taking a ball, fist or steering wheel in the face, don't try to do the corrective surgery on yourself. See your physician for help in figuring out what to do. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for yeast infection?

Many: There are many safe and effective home remedies for yeast infections, including acidophilus, apple cider vinegar, garlic and boric acid. For details of how to use them and detailed discussions by many who have tried them please see http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/yeast_infection.html ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for a yeast infection naturally?

Is there a good cure for a yeast infection naturally?

Yeast infection: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. Here are things you can do to help mother nature. Natural approaches to yeast infections: 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/ >>. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for yeast infections?

Is there any home remedies for yeast infections?

Yes: Yogurt, plain with alive cultures culd be inserted vaginaly. ...Read more

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What is a natural cure for bacterial vaginosis?

What is a natural cure for bacterial vaginosis?

See a gyn: And get diagnosed properly as there are many different bacteria that can cause BV and different meds are required depending on what type u have and you could have other bacteria also, there is no good home txment and not advisable either. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for cyst?

Is there a home remedy for cyst?

Not enough info: There are many types of cysts that can occur in many locations of the body. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for bacterial vaginosis?

Not really: Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. The only real way to fix it is with antibiotics. There is an over the counter product called rephresh which can help normalize the pH of the vagina. It is better at preventing BV after treatment than using it for actual treatment. ...Read more

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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

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What is a home remedy for curing bacterial vaginosis?

Nothing effective: Bv responds to prescription antibiotics there really isn't anything over the counter that is going to work. ...Read more

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What home remedies can I use for bacterial vaginosis?

What home remedies can I use for bacterial vaginosis?

Boric Acid?: I would recommend the standard treatment of oral or vaginal flagyl. Intravaginal boric acid 600 mg at bed time provides symptomatic relief. The frequency can be gradually decreased to once or twice a week. You could try a probiotic preparation such as vsl #3 with 110 billion colonies of probiotic bacteria per capsule, but this therapy is unproven. ...Read more

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I've had bacterial vaginosis before and it seems it may be coming back, is there any home remedy i can try?

I've had bacterial vaginosis before and it seems it may be coming back, is there any home remedy i can try?

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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Any at home treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

Alternatives: 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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Causes and treatment for chronic bacterial vaginosis?

Alternatives: 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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Which treatment works the best and fastest for bacterial vaginosis?

Antibiotic: If it was diagnosted as bacterial vaginosis, and you are not allergic to Flagyl then this is the best treatment for you. ...Read more

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Is there a clear top treatment for bacterial vaginosis? What is it?

Is there a clear top treatment for bacterial vaginosis? What is it?

Antibiotics or boric: Metronidazole pills, or Metronidazole gel (for vaginal treatment) are first line treatments. Clindamycin is another effective antibiotic that comes in oral or vaginal preparations. Boric acid is a very effective treatment (vaginal use only). Sometimes taking a probiotic, or acidophilus can keep the vaginal ph in a range to prevent recurrences of yeast or BV infections. ...Read more

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I was curious which treatment is more effective for bacterial vaginosis?

I was curious which treatment is more effective for bacterial vaginosis?

Can Vary: The treatments for BV work about 85% of the time. In general, i like to treat first with vaginal antibiotic such as metrogel, because it treats where the infection is. Metronidazole pills help, and if those aren't working i will treat with tindamax. Yeast arrest can help to normalize the vaginal environment and that can decrease bv. ...Read more

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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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Hi I was wondering if it was safe to perform oral sex on my girlfriend? she recently completed the treatment for bacterial vaginosis a week ago

Hi I was wondering if it was safe to perform oral sex on my girlfriend? she recently completed the treatment for bacterial vaginosis a week ago

If you can handle it: The condition itself should not be worsened by your oral flora, its more if a question if whether you can handle the bad odor when you perform oral sex, its up to you ! ...Read more

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How do I know if I have bacterial vaginosis? And can that cause recurrent early miscarriages? What is treatment?

How do I know if I have bacterial vaginosis? And can that cause recurrent early miscarriages? What is treatment?

Get tested: Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of a normal bacteria that lives in the vagina. You are right that can be associated with preterm delivery; i haven't heard it's associated with early miscarriage. You can get tested by your doctor and treatment is vaginal suppository or oral medication. You can also think about what in your environment might cause bv. Sometimes its lubricants, diet, etc. ...Read more

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Hi gd day doc i was treated with bacterial vaginosis before but now it keeps on recurring whats the treatment for this?

Hi gd day doc i was treated with bacterial vaginosis before but now it keeps on recurring whats the treatment for this?

Recurrent BV...: ...is common, difficult, often very frustrating. Preventive treatment with metronidazole gel (MetroGel® in the US) can help. So can boric acid vaginal capsules. If your doc isn't familiar with these options for BV, see a gyn with special interest in infectious diseases. Or perhaps your local sexual health centre. Australia's nationallly funded SHCs are uniformly superb for STDs and other SH care. ...Read more

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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

A condition where the inside of the vagina is infected with an overgrowth of bacteria, causing an unpleasant odor, ...Read more