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How do I treat bacterial vaginosis?

How do I treat bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis: Avoid Douching!!! Bacterial vaginosis is treated with metronidazole or clindamycin. ...Read more

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How can you treat bacterial vaginosis?

How can you treat bacterial vaginosis?

Antibiotics: Bv can be treated by either the oral version of a drug called Metronidazole or there is a vaginal suppository version of this same medication. One caution with this medication is that it cannot be mixed with alcohol or it can cause severe nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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How do I fully treat bacterial vaginosis?

How do I fully treat bacterial vaginosis?

Antibiotics: Usually we use Flagyl 500mg twice daily for 5 days. Http://www. Cascadewomenshealth. Org/download/pdfs/healtheducation/management%20of%20vaginal%20and%20vulvar%20infections%20and%20discomfort/bacterial%20vaginosis. Pdf. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat bacterial vaginosis?

What can I do to treat bacterial vaginosis?

See your doctor: Bv is highly treatable with certain prescription antibiotics. There is not much to do over the counter. ...Read more

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How can I treat bacterial vaginosis at home?

Check up: Bv usually needs to be treated by prescription antibiotics. If you have frequent recurrences, talk to your doctor about possible ways to balance your pH and keep the vaginal bacteria in better balance. Some people used over the counter products such as rephresh or luvena. Some physicians use vaginal suppositories containing boric acid, but these need to be made by a compounding pharmacist. ...Read more

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Plz tell me how do you treat bacterial vaginosis?

Plz tell me how do you treat bacterial vaginosis?

I use Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vag: Supp or cream, you can also use Metrogel or Metronidazole pills, Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) usually works the best, you should get a culture because there are many differnet bact that can cause bv, see your gyn. ...Read more

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What can you take to treat a bacterial vaginosis?

What can you take to treat a bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis: You can do nothing and the vaginosis will clear up or you can consult your doctor and he can take a culture and give you a specific antibiotic for the cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis I can find and treat at home?

What are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis I can find and treat at home?

Several: Common symptoms of bacterial vaginosis include a thin discharge, which may or may not be irritating. Also a foul or fishy odor, especially after intercourse. Treatment includes either vaginal antibiotic cream or oral medication, also using boric acid suppositories (usually available by prescription and made up in a compounding pharmacy) to lower the vaginal ph. ...Read more

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I am busy with my work and family and don't have time for bacterial vaginosis. How can I treat it fast?

I am busy with my work and family and don't have time for bacterial vaginosis. How can I treat it fast?

Need evaluation: You should see your gyn for evaluation and treatment. The evaluation process is very quick, involving examination of a vaginal sample under the microscope. ...Read more

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Can you treat and cure bacterial vaginosis with at home remedies or OTC products? If so which ones work best?

Can you treat and cure bacterial vaginosis with at home remedies or OTC products? If so which ones work best?

Metronidazole: This is RX in USA but may be OTC in Canada. Anyway, she should consult her Dr. This should be a routine thing in the Canadian health system. Forget about "home remedies". ...Read more

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How to treat my bacterial vaginosis?

How to treat my bacterial vaginosis?

See your doctor: Bv is highly treatable with certain prescription antibiotics. There is not much to do over the counter. ...Read more

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How do I treat bacterial vaginosis and prevent recurrence?

How do I treat bacterial vaginosis and prevent recurrence?

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

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Do you guys suggest me to take rephresh pro b 30 capsule pills to treat my bacterial vaginosis?

Do you guys suggest me to take rephresh pro b 30 capsule pills to treat my bacterial vaginosis?

Maybe: Some women treat BV with Metronidazole as a vaginal insert or as an oral pill. Other women swear by probiotics. There's no harm in trying the probiotics. If they don't work, then return to doctor for rx. I had a patient that used an OB tampon and covered it in plain yogurt and swore this cured her bv. Also consider what may have provoked infxn in first place and try to eliminate that. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you use ofloxacin to treat bacterial vaginosis too?

Can you use ofloxacin to treat bacterial vaginosis too?

Not likely: Flagyl is the medication of choice due to very good coverage of anaerobes. Ofloxacine does not cover anaerobes as well as Flagyl does. ...Read more

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Can doxyclycine treat a bacterial vaginosis infection?

Can doxyclycine treat a bacterial vaginosis infection?

Treatment of BV: Bv is usually caused by anaerobic gram negative rods and is usually treated with Metronidazole or clindamycin. Tetracyclines like doxy would not be considered first choice agents. If your doctor thinks you have chlamydia or other infections, it may well be the correct agent. Ask your doctor what your tests and cultures show. ...Read more

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