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Can bacterial vaginosis go away without antibiotics?
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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: Yes
Its an imbalance of bacteria, as long as nothing is altering the bacteria, it may.
Additionally vulvar care is very important. No douching, no introduction of soaps or other cleaning agents between the labia. If you have heavy or long menses taking ocp's to shorten them or getting an ablation may help. Avoid tampons, use only presservative free cotton pads, and use cotton underwear exclusively.

In brief: Yes
Its an imbalance of bacteria, as long as nothing is altering the bacteria, it may.
Additionally vulvar care is very important. No douching, no introduction of soaps or other cleaning agents between the labia. If you have heavy or long menses taking ocp's to shorten them or getting an ablation may help. Avoid tampons, use only presservative free cotton pads, and use cotton underwear exclusively.
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