What is the frequency of a yeast infection after treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

Common. Any antibiotic dose can make yeast worse if it was already there, and sometimes (i hate to admit) us providers were wrong and the discharge was from yeast all along and the BV treatment made it worse.

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Difference between bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections? And treatment for the bacterial vaginosis?

Different. Yeast is pretty easy to explain. It is an overgrowth of fungal cells in your vagina. This can cause a thick white discharge and itching. It is very easy to treat and not a serious infection. Bacterial vaginosis is a little trickier. It is an overgrowth of vaginal bacteria which don't particularly belong in the vagina. Increased discharge and odor are the big problems. It is treated with antibiotic. Read more...

If my vagina doesn't smell fishy, do I have a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis?

Yeast infections. don't usually have a strong fish odor. If you aren't sure of the reason - then it is best to be medically evaluated to correctly identify the dx. Read more...