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What Is Bacterial Vaganosis
Can your bath/tap water give you bacterial vaganosis? Like something in the water keeps triggering ongoing bv.
Rare cases: Very rare that tap water might be not treated or have any microorganism in it, best is to get it examined to take a swap for culture and proper medication. ...Read more
Ttc. Given metronidazole for bacterial vaganosis before hycosy. Q: spotting 1 wk before period due, if pregnant, will antibiotic effect early stages?
I am busy with my work and family and don't have time for bacterial vaginosis. How can I treat it fast?
Infection in vagina: Bv refers to bacterial infection in the vagina: gardnerella vaginalis, mobiluncus, bacteroides, and mycoplasma are the usual organism involved. Risk factors for developing BV are douching and multiple sexual partners. It is easily diagnosed and treated by your physician. Please consult your doc, as there maybe std involved. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had bacterial vaginosis for almost a year now. Are there any home remedies you could recommend that may be successful for me?
No: Really do recommend that this be accurately diagnosed - you need to make sure that what is being referred to as bacterial vaginosis is not a sexually transmitted disease. Your physician be able to provide appropriate tx. ...Read more
No, unless chronic.: Bacterial vaginosis is not a sexually transmitted infection. That means if you have bacterial vaginosis, you will not pass it to your sexual partner. However, recurrent bacterial vaginosis infections may require that you be cultured for chlamydia and if positive your boyfirend may also need treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chlamydia: No. Drs diagnose chlamydia from laboratory tests not by visual inspection alone. I will assume that for a dr. To be that specific they may have had a lab test and if positive for chlamydia then it is chlamydia. False negative tests are usually not common and even if you think so it is better to be treated than not. Chlamydia can occur in conjunction with other organisms i.E bacterial vaginosis etc. ...Read more
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