Asked By: John Watson Date: created: Oct 29 2021

How do you beat chronic BV

Answered By: Michael Taylor Date: created: Oct 29 2021

Limited data suggest that an oral nitroimidazole (metronidazole or tinidazole 500 mg twice daily for 7 days) followed by intravaginal boric acid 600 mg daily for 21 days and then suppressive 0.75% metronidazole gel twice weekly for 4–6 months for those women in remission might be an option for women with recurrent BV ( ….

Asked By: Isaac Morris Date: created: Apr 13 2022

Will boric acid hurt my partner

Answered By: Geoffrey Sanchez Date: created: Apr 13 2022

Vaginal boric acid will not prevent an infection from spreading to your partner. This medicine will not treat or prevent sexually transmitted disease.

Asked By: Diego Morris Date: created: Feb 20 2022

Will my BV ever go away

Answered By: Cole Bennett Date: created: Feb 22 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: Douglas Garcia Date: created: Aug 31 2022

What causes BV to flare up

Answered By: Zachary Perry Date: created: Sep 01 2022

Women commonly spoke of recurrences in terms of a ‘flare-up’ of symptoms, reporting a range of sexual and non-sexual factors seemed to exacerbate symptoms of BV. The five main non-sexual exacerbating factors were menstruation or the use of sanitary products, exercise, tight clothing, stress or a poor immune system.

Asked By: Jayden Roberts Date: created: Jun 27 2021

Is BV worse than a yeast infection

Answered By: Aaron Rivera Date: created: Jun 27 2021

A yeast infection and BV are both infections that cause vaginitis. Vaginitis is the medical term for inflammation of the vagina. It can lead to uncomfortable symptoms, including: itching….Differences.Bacterial vaginosisYeast infectionvaginal itchingvaginal itching5 more rows

Asked By: Raymond Hall Date: created: Apr 07 2022

Can he smell my BV

Answered By: Jacob Brown Date: created: Apr 10 2022

He has also had partners report they can smell his malodour. He refrains from sex altogether during an episode of BV and will visit his doctor if he knows he is going to have sex so that he will have antibiotic treatment on hand when he gets BV after intercourse.

Asked By: Robert Davis Date: created: Aug 05 2021

How long should I use boric acid suppositories for BV

Answered By: Alexander Watson Date: created: Aug 08 2021

The usual dosage of vaginal boric acid is 1 suppository inserted into the vagina once per day, for 3 to 6 days in a row. Follow your doctor’s dosing instructions. Wash your hands before and after inserting a vaginal suppository. Avoid handling the suppository too long or it will melt in your hands.

Asked By: Alan White Date: created: Jul 25 2021

Are boric acid suppositories safe for BV

Answered By: Jonathan Martin Date: created: Jul 25 2021

Boric acid suppositories (prefilled with 600 mg of boric acid) can be inserted vaginally at night for two weeks when treating a yeast infection, and for three weeks when treating BV. If vaginal irritation develops, it’s ok to try inserting boric acid every other night rather than nightly.

Asked By: Carl Ward Date: created: Dec 02 2021

What does BV discharge look like

Answered By: Isaac Lewis Date: created: Dec 05 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: Wyatt Miller Date: created: Aug 08 2022

Are boric acid suppositories bad for you

Answered By: Christopher Hayes Date: created: Aug 10 2022

Using boric acid suppositories as labeled is generally safe. Side effects are mild and may include vaginal irritation and discharge. No serious side effects or deaths have been reported. Boric acid is toxic when ingested by mouth, though.

Asked By: Gregory Harris Date: created: Jul 07 2022

Does Queen v get rid of BV

Answered By: Francis Turner Date: created: Jul 08 2022

After one treatment with QueenV, I noticed a marked improvement “down there”. I proceeded to do a three day course with the suppositories and all residual signs of both infections completely disappeared. … Works to eradicate yeast infections or BV, or anytime things just feel “off” in your nether regions.

Asked By: Robert Phillips Date: created: Jul 18 2022

What happens if you swallow boric acid suppositories

Answered By: Alexander Nelson Date: created: Jul 20 2022

Swallowing a large amount of boric acid can have severe effects on many parts of the body. Damage to the esophagus and stomach continues to occur for several weeks after the boric acid was swallowed. Death from complications may occur as long as several months later.

Asked By: Bernard Richardson Date: created: Sep 15 2022

How do I stop getting BV

Answered By: Alexander Patterson Date: created: Sep 16 2022

Steps that might lower your risk of BV include:Keeping your vaginal bacteria balanced. Use warm water only to clean the outside of your vagina. … Not douching. Douching upsets the balance of good and harmful bacteria in your vagina. … Not having sex. … Limiting your number of sex partners.Apr 1, 2019

Asked By: Owen Gonzales Date: created: Dec 09 2021

Can sperm cause BV

Answered By: Francis Rodriguez Date: created: Dec 09 2021

The interaction between semen and vaginal discharge can increase your risk of getting BV. Keep it natural. Avoid douching or using scented products on your vulva or in your vagina. These can throw off your vaginal pH, making you more vulnerable to BV.

Asked By: Oswald Thomas Date: created: Dec 25 2021

How long do BV last

Answered By: Edward Bailey Date: created: Dec 25 2021

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. Be sure to take the full course of antibiotics. Antibiotics usually work well and have few side effects.

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

Does boric acid get rid of BV

Answered By: Herbert Howard Date: created: Mar 21 2022

Research suggests that boric acid can fight BV, particularly in women who have recurring infections. In one 2009 research, researchers supplemented antibiotic treatment with 600 mg of boric acid inserted directly into the vagina. Women who used boric acid had higher cure rates than those who did not.

Asked By: Sean Phillips Date: created: Sep 24 2021

How long does it take for boric acid suppositories to work

Answered By: Gilbert Powell Date: created: Sep 27 2021

You may see some improvement in as little as one day, but you should complete the full course of medication to ensure that the infection doesn’t return. If your infection is particularly acute, consider inserting capsules twice daily into the vagina for 6 to 14 days.

Asked By: Hunter Morgan Date: created: Oct 21 2021

Why do I constantly have BV

Answered By: Brian Jenkins Date: created: Oct 23 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: Daniel Howard Date: created: Sep 05 2022

Why does my BV smell so bad

Answered By: Jack Smith Date: created: Sep 06 2022

Bacterial vaginosis is a condition that commonly affects women of childbearing age and occurs due to an overgrowth of bacteria. Symptoms include: unusual or excessive gray or white vaginal discharge. strong odor that may be described as “fishy”

Asked By: Dennis Morgan Date: created: Apr 25 2022

Can I use boric acid every day

Answered By: Christian Howard Date: created: Apr 25 2022

The CDC recommend using capsules that each contain 600 mg of boric acid once a day for 2 weeks. Boric acid medications are usually affordable. They are available for purchase over the counter at drug stores or online. If symptoms persist after using boric acid, speak to a general practitioner or gynecologist.

Asked By: Daniel Thomas Date: created: Oct 03 2021

How long does boric acid take to cure BV

Answered By: Matthew Lopez Date: created: Oct 05 2021

Participants who used the boric acid along with the usual treatment had an 88 percent cure rate at seven weeks, and a 92 percent cure rate at 12 weeks.