Will metronidazole treat bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial Vaginosis. Metranidazole is one of the treatments for bv. It decreases the bacterial population of gardnerella vaginalis. Can also use preparations like acid jelly to decrease the vaginal ph making the vaginal environment more hostile to gardnerella proliferation.

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I have bacterial vaginosis what is the damage it causes for not being treated for a longuyen time I am now taking metronidazole to treat the bacteria?

Uncomfortable. Bv is a common vaginal infection that causes vaginal pain and itching, and it usually has an odor. There are no long term problems with BV itself if left untreated, but, you should probably be checked for at least chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas. Read more...

Prescribed metronidazole for bacterial vaginosis the bottle said take 2 tablets orally twice daily/7days I took 2 at 6pm yesterday & 2at 12:27pm today?

Follow the instructi. Just follow your doctor's instructions. Taking extra doses won't help you heal faster. And it might increase your chances of getting side effects from the medication. Read more...