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Preventing Bacterial Vaginosis
Is there such a thing as too much probiotics? I try to eat yogurt daily and started taking a probiotic (25 billion) to prevent bacterial vaginosis.
It can help prevent: It but not cure it once you have it u need antibiotics either vaginal cream, vagina supp or oral pills, the yogurt must have active acidophilus cultures or u can get acidolphilus pills at any drugstore or probiotics but u must take them every day also heat and humidity in the vulva- vaginal area contribute to vaginosis, air and dryness are good. ...Read more
How to prevent bacterial vaginosis?I don't take sit down baths or hav unprotected sex.Hav 1 partner.Wipe front-back, use dove soap only.Tried antibiotic
Imbalance: Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance between the normal bacterial and fungal components of the flora of the vagina. Usually, it is due to something that changes the ph of the vagina, most particularly douching. Some women are more prone to it than others, and you should see your physician for an exam and treatment plan. ...Read more
Can severe bacterial vaginosis prevent pregnancy? I've had it for almost a year. No period. Just now treating it finally. No matter what, no pregnancy
Can bacterial vaginosis prevent your period? No period for a while. Diagnosed bv. Treatment didn't work. Thin, milky, smelly discharge.
Not ovulating: Bacterial vaginosis has no effect on periods. There is something else going on. ...Read more
Does bacterial vaginosis prevent pregnancy my discharge with my husbands sperm after 30minutes smell like fish when they out this time colour is white?
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
I have re-occurring bacterial vaginosis. I'm always prescribed Flagyl but it doesn't seem to help. What is a good antibiotic and ways to prevent it?
Chronic problems: May warrant an evaluation by a vaginitis specialist. If hygiene modification and Flagyl gel or pill has not been working, then their expertise may be needed. Make sure infection has been ruled out. Your doctor can also check for ureaplasma and mycoplasma to see if these organisms are present. The treatment is different. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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