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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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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?

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?

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?

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?

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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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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