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Treating Bacterial Vaginosis
Is it normal to develop a yellow discharge while treating bacterial vaginosis with oral clindamycin ?
Vaginal discharge: A yellowish vaginal discharge is most common with a trichomonas infection. Clindamycin is not an adequate treatment for trichomonas. An antibiotic called Metronidazole is usually used. It is possible that you may have had both germs at the same time and that with elimination of the gardnerella which cause bacterial vaginosis, the trichomonas had more of a chance to overgrow. ...Read more
Should i continue to use chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis even if I am in my menses?
Ask : Generally yes, but you probably want to ask the person who prescribed the medication. ...Read more
My doctor prescribed me cefuroxime and chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis.Could these be harmful to an early pregnancy , because i may be pregnant of 1 week?
My doctor prescribed me cefuroxime (14tb of 500 mg each twice a day) and chlorquinaldol-promestrine (18 ovules twice a day) in treating bacterial vaginosis.
This is the last day of the cure.I'm feeling a little burning while urinating.What can be the cau
I realize that my labias are shrinking especially after I treated a yeast infection and while treating a bacterial vaginosis. Why are they shrinking?
Unknown, complicated: BV is overgrowth of some vaginal bacteria and undergrowth of others. Most or all the bacteria are entirely normal in the vagina -- it's the change in numbers that's important. Why it happens isn't clear. In some ways, BV behaves like an STD -- uncommon in virgins, more frequent with new or multiple partners. But no known germ comes from male partners, and treating partners doesn't prevent it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bacterial vaginosis: "Approximately 50 to 75 percent of women with BV have no symptoms. Those with symptoms often note an unpleasant, "fishy smelling" vaginal discharge that is more noticeable after sexual intercourse. Vaginal discharge that is off-white and thin may also be present.Some patients have itching. Pain during urination or sex, redness, and swelling are not typical." See: ...Read more
Unsure: Bacterial vaginosis is a very common vaginal infection in women. It is from bacteria that live normally in the vagina and for unclear reasons, overgrow and cause symptoms. Symptoms include irritation, itching, discharge and fishy odor. Even with proper treatment, recurrences are common. ...Read more
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