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Are there effective natural treatments for bacterial vaginosis?

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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: BV

Bv is a condition caused by an overgrowth of normal vaginal flora as a result of a pH change.
This change is a manifestation of a possible decreased immune system, which could be a temporary condition. Probiotics, anti-oxidants, vitamins, omega 3 are some supplements one can take to increase the immune system. Avoid sugar, artificial sweeteners, minimize stress to name a few.

In brief: BV

Bv is a condition caused by an overgrowth of normal vaginal flora as a result of a pH change.
This change is a manifestation of a possible decreased immune system, which could be a temporary condition. Probiotics, anti-oxidants, vitamins, omega 3 are some supplements one can take to increase the immune system. Avoid sugar, artificial sweeteners, minimize stress to name a few.
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not really

Bacterial vaginitis' presence indicates a change in the vaginal acidity/alkalinity( ph) which is normally 4.
5 to 5.5(slightly acidic). Moreover, the "good bacteria"(doderlein's)" are overwhelmed and putriscine and cadaverine(foul smelling odors) are also being produced. Rx vaginal meds work best to resolve this issue as opposed to otc or natural remedies.

In brief: Not really

Bacterial vaginitis' presence indicates a change in the vaginal acidity/alkalinity( ph) which is normally 4.
5 to 5.5(slightly acidic). Moreover, the "good bacteria"(doderlein's)" are overwhelmed and putriscine and cadaverine(foul smelling odors) are also being produced. Rx vaginal meds work best to resolve this issue as opposed to otc or natural remedies.
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