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Does metrogel cleanse the vagina while curing bv?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: No

Metrogel contains metronidazole, an antibiotic effective against trichomonas and anaerobic bacteria.
As a general rule the vagina will clear itself by secretions and shedding. Some women feel comfortable douching regularly, but many ob/gyn experts disparage this practice.

In brief: No

Metrogel contains metronidazole, an antibiotic effective against trichomonas and anaerobic bacteria.
As a general rule the vagina will clear itself by secretions and shedding. Some women feel comfortable douching regularly, but many ob/gyn experts disparage this practice.
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