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What happened to vaginal infections before antibiotics were invented?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Home made remedies

Bacterial vaginal infections should be the only ones treated with antibiotics and not fungal infections.
"in the olden days" women used various "home products" that were often ineffective( such as douches) and sometimes made the problem significantly worse.

In brief: Home made remedies

Bacterial vaginal infections should be the only ones treated with antibiotics and not fungal infections.
"in the olden days" women used various "home products" that were often ineffective( such as douches) and sometimes made the problem significantly worse.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics

In brief: Don't know

It is likely there were fewer vaginal infections before antibiotics.
Women knew herbal cures then and they were passed down generation to generation.

In brief: Don't know

It is likely there were fewer vaginal infections before antibiotics.
Women knew herbal cures then and they were passed down generation to generation.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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