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If that is the case after treating BV should I treat the yeast infection that has over grown ?
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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Can treat it
A vaginal yeast infection is caused by candida, which is a fungus.
The antibiotic you were taking to treat bacterial vaginosis would not treat this fungus, so it is possible you now have a yeast infection. Typical symptoms are a cottage-cheese like discharge and vaginal itching. If you think you might have a yeast infection, try an over the counter yeast medication.

In brief: Can treat it
A vaginal yeast infection is caused by candida, which is a fungus.
The antibiotic you were taking to treat bacterial vaginosis would not treat this fungus, so it is possible you now have a yeast infection. Typical symptoms are a cottage-cheese like discharge and vaginal itching. If you think you might have a yeast infection, try an over the counter yeast medication.
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