Asked By: Dominic Sanders Date: created: Apr 30 2022

How can I stop recurring BV

Answered By: Keith Barnes Date: created: Apr 30 2022

How Can Recurrent Bacterial Vaginosis Be Prevented?Limit the number of sex partners.Avoid douching.Use all of the medication prescribed for treatment of bacterial vaginosis, even after the signs and symptoms are gone..

Asked By: Jayden Murphy Date: created: Oct 11 2021

What happens if BV goes untreated for a month

Answered By: Ryan Alexander Date: created: Oct 13 2021

If BV is untreated, possible problems may include: Higher risk of getting STIs, including HIV. Having BV can raise your risk of getting HIV, genital herpes, chlamydia, pelvic inflammatory disease, and gonorrhea. Women with HIV who get BV are also more likely to pass HIV to a male sexual partner.

Asked By: Ethan Moore Date: created: Jul 08 2022

How I got rid of my BV

Answered By: Gerld Parker Date: created: Jul 08 2022

“BV should be treated with antibiotics taken by mouth or antibiotics in creams or gels placed in the vagina that are prescribed by your healthcare provider,” says Dean. While you are on treatment, you should not have sex or you should use a condom.

Asked By: Herbert Anderson Date: created: Aug 29 2021

Can BV turn into Chlamydia if left untreated

Answered By: Ethan Evans Date: created: Aug 31 2021

If left untreated, BV can increase your risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and HIV.

Asked By: Ralph Mitchell Date: created: Sep 16 2022

Can other people smell BV

Answered By: Cameron Williams Date: created: Sep 18 2022

Can other people smell it too?” Dr. Kate, a gynecologist, answers: “No, all vaginas don’t smell, or taste, the same…but they do all smell. Every woman has a different musky scent, and we tend to be very attuned to our own smell, even when no one else is aware of it.

Asked By: Simon Thomas Date: created: Dec 06 2021

What causes BV to flare up

Answered By: Gerld Wilson Date: created: Dec 08 2021

BV is linked to an imbalance of “good” and “harmful” bacteria that are normally found in a woman’s vagina. Having a new sex partner or multiple sex partners, as well as douching, can upset the balance of bacteria in the vagina. This places a woman at increased risk for getting BV.

Asked By: Nicholas Martinez Date: created: Sep 16 2022

Has anyone had a miscarriage due to BV

Answered By: Ronald Simmons Date: created: Sep 16 2022

A total of 121 women miscarried before their sixteenth week of pregnancy. No significant association was seen between bacterial vaginosis infection and miscarriage during the first trimester, but infection was associated with a 3.5-fold increase in miscarriage risk during weeks 13-15.

Asked By: Julian Henderson Date: created: Feb 19 2022

How long can bacterial vaginosis last

Answered By: Hugh Adams Date: created: Feb 22 2022

Bacterial vaginosis usually clears up in 2 or 3 days with antibiotics, but treatment goes on for 7 days. Do not stop using your medicine just because your symptoms are better.

Asked By: Caleb Johnson Date: created: Nov 22 2021

Why do I get BV every 3 months

Answered By: John Young Date: created: Nov 25 2021

BV is very common and results from a change in the bacterial flora in the vagina. It is sometimes hard to treat, as 30% of women who get better after treatment will get BV again within three months, and more than 50% of women will have BV again within 12 months.

Asked By: Ian Wood Date: created: Jul 20 2022

Is BV a sign of cheating

Answered By: Xavier Bryant Date: created: Jul 21 2022

Although much more research is needed into BV, the infection is most definitely not a clear-cut sign of cheating. So if you or a partner do experience it, try not to blame yourself or others. The cause may have nothing to do with your sex life.

Asked By: William Martin Date: created: Oct 30 2021

Which probiotic is best for BV

Answered By: Harry Edwards Date: created: Oct 31 2021

Lactobacillus acidophilus is the most-researched strain of probiotic when it comes to establishing and maintaining a healthy vaginal balance. Two other important strains include lactobacillus rhamnosus and lactobacillus reuteri.

Asked By: Dennis Price Date: created: Jul 29 2021

What does BV discharge look like

Answered By: Oscar Thompson Date: created: Jul 29 2021

The main symptom of BV is lots of thin vaginal discharge that has a strong fishy smell. The discharge may be white, dull gray, greenish, and/or foamy. The fishy smell is often more noticeable after vaginal sex.

Asked By: Nathan Powell Date: created: Jul 12 2022

Can BV turn into chlamydia

Answered By: Walter Gonzales Date: created: Jul 12 2022

Conclusions: Among U.S. Army women, antecedent BV is associated with an increased risk of subsequent chlamydia and gonorrhea infection.

Asked By: Jose Rodriguez Date: created: Mar 16 2022

Does BV ever go away completely

Answered By: Thomas Rodriguez Date: created: Mar 16 2022

Bacterial vaginosis often clears up on its own. But in some women it doesn’t go away on its own. And for many women it comes back after it has cleared up. Antibiotic treatment works for some women but not others.

Asked By: Oscar Allen Date: created: Feb 19 2022

Is it bad to have BV for 2 months

Answered By: Dennis Wilson Date: created: Feb 22 2022

Recurring bacterial vaginosis It’s common for BV to come back, usually within 3 months. You’ll need to take treatment for longer (up to 6 months) if you keep getting BV (you get it more than twice in 6 months). A GP or sexual health clinic will recommend how long you need to treat it.

Asked By: Samuel Rogers Date: created: Jul 29 2021

What can be mistaken for BV

Answered By: Christian Sanders Date: created: Jul 31 2021

Beware: there are other diseases that can mimic bacterial vaginosis:A similar discharge may be present in Trichomoniasis and candidiasis.Trichomoniasis can also present with a fishy but often described as an extremely unpleasant discharge.

Asked By: Walter Roberts Date: created: Mar 18 2022

Why does my boyfriend keep giving me BV

Answered By: Tyler Cooper Date: created: Mar 19 2022

It is possible for douching to upset the balance of bacteria in the vagina, leading to BV. Males whose sexual partners have BV are more likely to have these bacteria on the tip of their penis and in the urethra. Those who are circumcised are less likely to carry these bacteria on their skin.

Asked By: Ronald Smith Date: created: Sep 05 2021

What is the best medication for BV

Answered By: Abraham Barnes Date: created: Sep 05 2021

To treat bacterial vaginosis, your doctor may prescribe one of the following medications: Metronidazole (Flagyl, Metrogel-Vaginal, others). This medicine may be taken as a pill by mouth (orally). Metronidazole is also available as a topical gel that you insert into your vagina.

Asked By: Leonars James Date: created: Aug 10 2021

What happens if you have BV for a long time

Answered By: Julian Hall Date: created: Aug 11 2021

What can happen if you have BV for a long time? Most often, BV does not cause other health problems. However, if left untreated, BV may increase your risk for: Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV.

Asked By: Reginald Collins Date: created: May 30 2022

What if BV won’t go away

Answered By: Brian Peterson Date: created: May 31 2022

If you have bacterial vaginosis, try taking probiotics daily to help treat and prevent future cases of bacterial vaginosis. Probiotics come in pill or liquid form. If you’ve been prescribed an antibiotic, this medication can kill off the good bacteria as well as the bad.

Asked By: George Russell Date: created: Aug 07 2021

How do you treat chronic BV

Answered By: Dominic Cooper Date: created: Aug 09 2021

Recommended RegimensMetronidazole 500 mg orally twice a day for 7 days. OR.Metronidazole gel 0.75%, one full applicator (5 g) intravaginally, once a day for 5 days. OR.Clindamycin cream 2%, one full applicator (5 g) intravaginally at bedtime for 7 days.Jun 4, 2015

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