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Safe Antibiotics For Bv
It's okay: Two very different infections require different medications. They are okay to be taken together. ...Read more
Nurse practitioner prescribed azithromycin and diflucan (fluconazole) for yeast infection. Y this combo?
Yeast Infection: Generally, Diflucan (fluconazole) is the drug of choice for a yeast infection. The Azithromycin was probably prescribed for another infection you might be fighting - such as bronchitis. With this drug, it is not uncommon to develop a yeast infection because of the bacteriocidal effects on your genitsl flora, so Diflucan (fluconazole) was prescribed to prevent a yeast infection from occurring. ...Read more
Treated for yeast/Gardnerella. Miconazole gel for bacterial. Fluconazole for yeast but culture negative. No improv/Apt tomorrow. No STD. PAP normal?
Here are some ...: After the described run of care, it's time to reassess if the initial Dx and concern is clinically significant or just personal unique vaginal discharge along menstrual cycle so to decide if more studies are practically needed or additional Rx is required, or simply just leave it alone and watch. So, work with Doc closely ... ...Read more
See below: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other, anaerobic bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other anaerobic bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can clindamycin vaginal cream and flagyl orally taken, be used together for bv and pid. should I take diflucan as precaution to yeast side effect?
Anti-fungal: I recommend that all of my female patients when taken any antibiotic be given a prescription for Diflucan. Antibiotics which killed a normal flora both in the mouth and in the vaginal region may predispose patients to developing yeast infections. I recommend that you always asks for generic Diflucan and have this on hand in case it is needed. ...Read more
Usually yes but...: Clindamycin seems to be "relatively safe" during pregnancy and can be used when "indicated", to treat infections during pregnancy, that is, when there are established benefits such as an intraamniotic infection or a severe UTI/pyelonephritis .. It is not clear that it is necessary or recommended to treat BV during any trimester of pregnancy unless the pregnant woman is significantly symptomatic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In what dose will azithromycin cure BV I'm resistant to metro and clindamycin. Not sexually activate and it's BV for sure.
Dosing: probably single dose of 1 g now ...Read more
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