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Vaginal steaming is the last thing your vagina needs

First and foremost, it’s not a good idea. We’ll tell you why in a bit. But first, here’s a little background on what this practice is and how it came about. It goes by many different...


What can you do about bacterial vaginosis odor?

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a vaginal infection that’s one of the most common vaginal health issues for women in most countries. According to some studies, over 30% of all American women in the ...


What is gardnerella?

Gardnerella (Gardnerella vaginalis is the full scientific name) is a bacteria that can be found in the vagina and, much more rarely, in the urethra of men. It even occurs in healthy vaginas — th...


What are the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis (BV)?

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a vaginal bacterial infection that in the U.S. is found in about 30% of women of reproductive age. It’s the most common vaginal infection and appears more often in wo...


What causes bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a common condition that, in any given year, occurs in close to one-third of women aged 14 to 49 in the U.S. population. It actually is the #1 vaginal infection, even though...


Can probiotics help against BV, yeast infections or UTIs?

Probiotics is a collective term for microorganisms — more precisely acidic bacteria found in fermented dairy products and fermented veggies such as kimchi and sauerkraut — that are believe...


Metronidazole gel vs tablets

Metronidazole is used to treat bacterial infections, and it comes in a few different forms. The most commonly prescribed forms are tablets and a gel application. Both of these are used to treat a vari...


Metronidazole and alcohol

Metronidazole is the generic name of the more commonly known drug Flagyl. This drug is an antibiotic that is used to fight infections all throughout the body. In particular, it combats infections of t...

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