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Whats A Natural Way To Keep Bacterial Vaginosis Gone
Boric Acid?: I would recommend the standard treatment of oral or vaginal flagyl. Intravaginal boric acid 600 mg at bed time provides symptomatic relief. The frequency can be gradually decreased to once or twice a week. You could try a probiotic preparation such as vsl #3 with 110 billion colonies of probiotic bacteria per capsule, but this therapy is unproven. ...Read more
Nope: You need a correct diagnosis (culture). Probiotics may help prevent, but not treat. ...Read more
Limit sugar: Additionally vulvar care is very important. No douching, no introduction of soaps or other cleaning agents between the labia. If you have heavy or long menses taking ocp's to shorten them or getting an ablation may help. Avoid tampons, use only presservative free cotton pads, and use cotton underwear exclusively. You may have to try several different probiotics before the right one for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
BV: Bv is a condition caused by an overgrowth of normal vaginal flora as a result of a pH change. This change is a manifestation of a possible decreased immune system, which could be a temporary condition. Probiotics, anti-oxidants, vitamins, omega 3 are some supplements one can take to increase the immune system. Avoid sugar, artificial sweeteners, minimize stress to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For a week I have had itching, discharge, foul odor, and painful sex. Could this be bacterial vaginosis? If so, what are some natural remedies?
How to get rid of bacterial vaginosis, meds do not work, it keeps coming back. Anything natural i can try to halt this? I am not even sexually active.
Check out the link: Below. Best wishes! http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/326877-herbs-for-bacterial-vaginosis/.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ive been on Metronidazole for 3 out 7 days bacterial vaginosis. The odor has only gotten worse. I wanted to know if its wise to try natural treatment?
No: If it is getting worse go back to see your doctor. ...Read more
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