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Can doxyclycine treat a bacterial vaginosis infection?

Treatment of BV. Bv is usually caused by anaerobic gram negative rods and is usually treated with Metronidazole or clindamycin. Tetracyclines like doxy would not be considered first choice agents. If your doctor thinks you have chlamydia or other infections, it may well be the correct agent. Ask your doctor what your tests and cultures show. Read more...

How likely it is for a bacterial vaginosis infection after menstruating to go away on its own? Barely any symptoms, discharge and itchiness with tight

This is quite... It is quite likely since BV is most commonly caused by pH changes that occur in the vaginal vault due to hormonal changes. For most, the overgrowth and "infection" resolves on its own as pH returns to normal. Read more...
Unknown. Some people share the exact kind of bacteria in their vagina as those who have BV yet don't show symptoms. It's not clear what factors lead to the development of these cases, but bleeding is one of them and it's possible that once the bleeding stops, the body begins to clear the BV. I would give it a week before treating. Read more...

I was on flagyl for a bacterial vaginosis infection 2 weeks ago. Then given diflucan (fluconazole) for a yeast infection. Now I have a white tongue. Help!

Coated tongue. White coated tongue is common with many things, including minor viral infections, changes in nutrition, and various antibiotics. That's probably the cause and it should clear up on its own within a few days. It's harmless, nothing to worry about. But discuss with your doctor if you remain concerned. Read more...

If I have bacterial vaginosis and I have unprotected sex with my bf is he gonna get an infection as well?

Not necessarily. Bacterial vaginosis which is very common in women usually is not spread to the male. However , if you get treated, your symptoms resolve , and then return again after sex with your partner he may be infected in which case you should both be treated at the same time. Before he asks , bacterial vaginosis is not consider a sexually transmitted disease. Virgins get it. Read more...

Do I have a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis?

U could have both. Yeast usually itches and is white, BV usally smells and is green , brown, yellow , or opaque, see your gyn for a culture because you could have both and there are 6 diff bact that can cause BV and sometimes you can other bact like e coli , etc in tehevagina. Read more...