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If I was diagnosed with bacterial vaginitis and uti, why did the doc only gave me meds for uti?

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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Depends

It really depends on your symptoms.
If you have primarily UTI symptoms, like frequency and urgency, it is reasonable to treat the UTI only if you have no symptoms of vaginitis, like odor and vaginal discharge. To avoid interaction of medications, he may want to treat you for the UTI first and re evaluate you after to see if you need another treatment for bv. He also may have forgotten.

In brief: Depends

It really depends on your symptoms.
If you have primarily UTI symptoms, like frequency and urgency, it is reasonable to treat the UTI only if you have no symptoms of vaginitis, like odor and vaginal discharge. To avoid interaction of medications, he may want to treat you for the UTI first and re evaluate you after to see if you need another treatment for bv. He also may have forgotten.
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