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What causes BV to have a high relapse after treatment ?

What causes BV to have a high relapse  after treatment ?

Mult partners/douche: Partial use of abx. - not finishing treatment , or new sexual partners or douching are majority of causes. ...Read more

Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

bacteria normally reside in vagina as resistence to infection goes down they can cause infection causing discharge, itch and odor ...Read more


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Think I have BV and have bad cramping, can BV cause cramping, what treatment should I get for bv?

Think I have BV and have bad cramping, can BV cause cramping, what treatment should I get for bv?

BV: Bv usually does not cause cramping. You should see your gyn to be tested for BV and to get proper treatment. ...Read more

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Hi I ve had BV and cervicitis in the past I was wondering if treating my BV could be a result of cervicitis also can cervicitis go away on its own or do I have to seek medical treatment every time how do I know if I have a sensitive cervix what causes cer

Hi I ve had BV and cervicitis in the past I was wondering if treating my BV could be a result of cervicitis also can cervicitis go away on its own or do I have to seek medical treatment every time how do I know if I have a sensitive cervix what causes cer

BV/cervicitis: Treating BV is not the cause of cervicitis, cervicitis can be caused by gonorrhea, chlamydia, ureaplasma, mycolplasma genitalium or viral infection, and treatment is needed to get rid of these organisms, reccurent infections can be due to re-exposure or inadequate treatment. ...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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When taking clindamycin capsules for BV and am reinfected mid treatment should I continue course,will reinfection cause resistance?

When taking clindamycin capsules for BV and am reinfected mid treatment should I continue course,will reinfection cause resistance?

Unlikely: If you were reinfected during treatment it was probably from your partner's penis, the skin having been colonized by these organisms and transmitted back to you. But the question is how you know you are reinfected midtreatment. If you have new symptoms while taking these medications you need to go back to the doctor and be re-examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can my bf have BV cause everytime we have sex i get it again even after treatment and when he cums in me it burns afterwards can it b somethigelse?

Can my bf have BV cause everytime we have sex i get it again even after treatment and when he cums in me it burns afterwards can it b somethigelse?

BV not from sex: There is no evidence that BV is sexually transmitted from partner to partner. It is due to change in normal vaginal flora often from antibiotics, douching, and other causes. You might have chronic BV, which can be difficult to treat and may need up to 6 months of treatment. Usually BV causes fishy odor, which is worse after sex. U may also have other cause for symptoms - See ur clinician. ...Read more

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I'm going through hep c treatment and i keep getting BV is this caused by my low immune system? Or is it my boyfriends semen that's irritating me?

I'm going through hep c treatment and i keep getting BV is this caused by my low immune system? Or is it my boyfriends semen that's irritating me?

Nobody knows: Here's a fact sheet from the centers for disease control: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis.Htm. ...Read more

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How can I stop bleeding that's caused by irritation due to an apple cider vinegar BV treatment? I need it to stop very soon, kind of today.

How can I stop bleeding that's caused by irritation due to an apple cider vinegar BV treatment? I need it to stop very soon, kind of today.

Stop use of irritant: If you know the bleeding is from an irritant- stop the irritant. Never use it again. Flush the irritated area with plenty of tap water, colder is better (to help constrict the small bleeding vessels and produce clots.). ...Read more

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Sore vaginal opening after sex no other symptoms. Have been tested for std's & had 2 occurrences of BV but treated. Cause? Treatment?

Sore vaginal opening after sex no other symptoms. Have been tested for std's & had 2 occurrences of BV but treated. Cause? Treatment?

Irritation: Tough to say without an exam and history. Sometimes, if your vagina is not properly lubricated form your natural secretions, it can get irritated and inflamed with friction during the act of sex. At times, you may need to lubricate and that could be the cure to your issues. But get an exam to be safe and properly diagnosed to be sure. Good luck. ...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