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Medication for Bacterial Vaginosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have BV and I am in the process of treatment I'm suppose to take to pills a day for a week and I'm still itching please explain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Bacterial Vaginosis is hard to treat and slow to resolve
Doctor :   since when are you on medications?
User :   I'm on my fifth day of taking medicine and my last day is sunday the odor is gone but i'm still itching and I've been using vagisil and cortizone
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you complete the antibiotics given to you. The itching will take time to subside
Doctor :   You should avoid douching your vagina
User :   ok what about sexual activity when my antibiotics are done how long should i hold off
User :   i don't douche at all just soap and water and tht really doesn't help either it still itches.
Doctor :   It is better to avoid sexual activity till you complete your antibiotic course
Doctor :   Continue the vaginal cream
Doctor :   Apply a cold compress to the area

Doctor :   Avoid baths, hot tubs
Doctor :   Use a male latex condom.
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