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Is there behind the counter medecine for bv?

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Brittany Chan
Pediatrics
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In brief: Over the counter?

I'm assuming you mean over-the-counter medication.
There are some probiotic pills available over-the-counter which attempt to restore the healthy bacteria in your vagina, but it's unknown how well these really work. Your doctor can treat BV easily with antibiotics, but those need a prescription.

In brief: Over the counter?

I'm assuming you mean over-the-counter medication.
There are some probiotic pills available over-the-counter which attempt to restore the healthy bacteria in your vagina, but it's unknown how well these really work. Your doctor can treat BV easily with antibiotics, but those need a prescription.
Brittany Chan
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: No

Treatments for BV are prescription antibiotics, which should be taken until gone, even if symptoms clear up sooner.

In brief: No

Treatments for BV are prescription antibiotics, which should be taken until gone, even if symptoms clear up sooner.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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