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Vagina too acidic b/c of overgrowth of lactobacilli which causes burning & irritation. What can I do to restore the ph, is baking soda douche safe?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Vaginitis

This is referred to as cytolytic vaginosis.
It is a rare and somewhat scientifically controversial diagnosis. All other common causes of vaginitis should be excluded first. One approach is to use Nuvaring. It keeps the vagina at a stable pH between 3.5 and 5.5

In brief: Vaginitis

This is referred to as cytolytic vaginosis.
It is a rare and somewhat scientifically controversial diagnosis. All other common causes of vaginitis should be excluded first. One approach is to use Nuvaring. It keeps the vagina at a stable pH between 3.5 and 5.5
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