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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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Will metronidazole clear up bv?

Will metronidazole clear up bv?

Metronidazole: Metronidazole can be used for the treatment of BV. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/bacterial-vaginosis-beyond-the-basics ...Read more

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I have bacterial vaginosis i'm taking pills called metronidazole antibiotics do I have stop having sex for 2wks while taking the pills to clear up bv?

I have bacterial vaginosis i'm taking pills called metronidazole antibiotics do I have stop having sex for 2wks while taking the pills to clear up bv?

No, but: BV is associated with a pH imbalance in the vagina. The vaginal pH is normally acidic. Seminal fluid is alkaline. Ejaculations of this alkaline material make the vagina alkaline and promote the growth of BV. This can be prevented with the use of condoms. ...Read more

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My antibiotic cream for my BV seemed to make things worse...itchiness/burning/slight clear discharge. Do u think I need metronidazole or is it yeast?

My antibiotic cream for my BV seemed to make things worse...itchiness/burning/slight clear discharge.  Do u think I need metronidazole or is it yeast?

Vaginitis : If you are still having symptoms or if they are worsening you need to see your doctor and have a culture if you have not yet done so. If you have a yeast infection then you need a different medication. Take care! ...Read more

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Took 250 2 a day for 7 days of metronidazole for BV didn't work then 500 2 a day didn't finish course.should I take another course In a few weeks?

Took 250 2 a day for 7 days of metronidazole for BV didn't work then 500 2 a day didn't finish course.should I take another course In a few weeks?

No: You should speak to a doctor about this before taking more antibiotics as prescribed. How do you still have so many antibiotics left? Are you still having symptoms? It is best to be re-evaluated by a doctor before trying another course of antibiotics. There are always potential side effects and you could build resistance if you take antibiotics you don't need. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is 250mg 2x a day for 7 days of metronidazole enough to cure BV? I took it did not work followed it with 500 2x a day didn't work either ,resistance?

Flagyl: I notice you are jaundiced, has a protozoan infection been ruled out, such as Entameba hidtolytica. This protozoan can cause liver abscesses which in turn can cause jaundice. As such you might want to consult a liver specialist. This could be a reason that the drug is not working. On rare occasions Flagyl can cause jaundice ...Read more

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