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How is BV best treated?

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Dr. Daniel McGee
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Various

An antibiotic, usually Metronidazole or Clindamycin either oraly or vaginally for 5-7 days.

In brief: Various

An antibiotic, usually Metronidazole or Clindamycin either oraly or vaginally for 5-7 days.
Dr. Daniel McGee
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine

In brief: Also a few ideas

For recurrent cases: 1)tinidazole can stomach upset & nausea like oral metronidazole.
2 alternative regimen for recurrent cases after complete usual first round: twice-weekly 0.75% Metronidazole or Clindamycin vaginal gel for 16 weeks & around period. 3) and a reminder: clindamycin cream reminder: the cream may weaken latex condoms, & that effect persists up to five days after you stop using.

In brief: Also a few ideas

For recurrent cases: 1)tinidazole can stomach upset & nausea like oral metronidazole.
2 alternative regimen for recurrent cases after complete usual first round: twice-weekly 0.75% Metronidazole or Clindamycin vaginal gel for 16 weeks & around period. 3) and a reminder: clindamycin cream reminder: the cream may weaken latex condoms, & that effect persists up to five days after you stop using.
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
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