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Itching, red rash on labia minora with small pus filled bump due to use of metro gel and diflucan. Histroy of bv. Help

Hello about 4 weeks ago I was told I had bv from my obgyn. He prescribed flagyl for 7 days. Then last week I started my period and started to notice itching. I let it go a coupe days Bc I assumed it was from wearing pads. When it didn't stop I returned on Tuesday and they gave me metro gel and two diflucan. After taking one pill and using one night of the metro gel I was up with a really red rash on my labia minora and it looks like I also have a small pus filled bump and it only hurts when urinating???
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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Your presentation is indeed that of an infection, but this will have to be confirmed with a physical examination and laboratory analysis (eg. Vaginal swab test or investigation of your vaginal discharge).

A general worsening of your symptoms and development of new symptoms is a sign of failure of treatment due to either of the following causes:
-Misdiagnosis and thus condition not being treated with the right medication
-Inadequate dosage of antibiotic used (too low dose used)
-Inadequate duration of use ( sometimes response can take time)
-Inappropriate antibiotic used (despite of an accurate diagnosis, some individuals can be resistant to certain antibiotics which could be the reason for your non-responsive state), so please do revisit your doctor and get a culture and sensitivity examination done which will provide information on the most effective and suitable antibiotic to completely and rapidly relieve you of your condition.

I hope this helps.

Best wishes.
Answered: Sat, 6 Jul 2013
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