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

A condition where the inside of the vagina is infected with an overgrowth of bacteria, causing an unpleasant 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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Dr. Anthony Sharber
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Metronidazole (Definition)

It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of ...Read more


Dr. Anthony Sharber
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