How can I treat bacterial vaginosis at home?

Check up. Bv usually needs to be treated by prescription antibiotics. If you have frequent recurrences, talk to your doctor about possible ways to balance your pH and keep the vaginal bacteria in better balance. Some people used over the counter products such as rephresh or luvena. Some physicians use vaginal suppositories containing boric acid, but these need to be made by a compounding pharmacist.

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How can I treat and cure bacterial vaginosis at home without antibiotics? I was diagnosed with BV and received antibiotics that I finished off, but I'm still experiencing severe pain and symptoms. I have no medical insurance and cannot afford to go back t

If . If you were diagnosed with BV and treated, but are still experiencing symptoms, then there is a good possibility that you have something else besides bv. Search you local yellow pages for low income or free clinics. There are usually free std clinics in every state. They can help you with this issue even if it's not an std. Unfortunately, there is not an at home cure i can suggest without knowing what we are dealing with, however i can tell you if you have any itching or white discharge an over the counter yeast infection cream may help. My final advice since you are in "severe" pain is to find a way to seek medical care. Best of luck to you. Read more...

What are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis I can find and treat at home?

Several. Common symptoms of bacterial vaginosis include a thin discharge, which may or may not be irritating. Also a foul or fishy odor, especially after intercourse. Treatment includes either vaginal antibiotic cream or oral medication, also using boric acid suppositories (usually available by prescription and made up in a compounding pharmacy) to lower the vaginal ph. Read more...

Can you treat and cure bacterial vaginosis with at home remedies or OTC products? If so which ones work best?

Metronidazole. This is RX in USA but may be OTC in Canada. Anyway, she should consult her Dr. This should be a routine thing in the Canadian health system. Forget about "home remedies". Read more...

How do I treat bacterial vaginosis and prevent recurrence?

See your gyn. You need a culture script meds, and if you take acidolphilus pills or probiotcis daily , either of those is preventative. Read more...

How can you treat bacterial vaginosis?

Antibiotics. Bv can be treated by either the oral version of a drug called Metronidazole or there is a vaginal suppository version of this same medication. One caution with this medication is that it cannot be mixed with alcohol or it can cause severe nausea and vomiting. Read more...