4 doctors weighed in:
If I have a bacterial infection in my vagina can I take something over-the-counter to get rid of the problem like a probiotic or something ?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not likely
Bacterial infection are cured in high percentage with antibiotics.
I am not gonna advice you to treat yourself the presumed vaginal infection.Please see your doc and let him find out the problem and treat it.

In brief: Not likely
Bacterial infection are cured in high percentage with antibiotics.
I am not gonna advice you to treat yourself the presumed vaginal infection.Please see your doc and let him find out the problem and treat it.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Thank
Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine
In brief: Bacterial infection
Probiotics help protect against the effects of antibiotics.
If it is truly bacterial, you will nedd prescription antibiotics. If its fungal, there are many otc options.

In brief: Bacterial infection
Probiotics help protect against the effects of antibiotics.
If it is truly bacterial, you will nedd prescription antibiotics. If its fungal, there are many otc options.
Dr. Chris Hawley
Dr. Chris Hawley
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors