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How to stop recurrent BV infections

It is estimated that 3 out of 10 women who have been treated for BV have a recurrence of symptoms within 3 months and more than half experienced a recurrence within 12 months.


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 an infection that is one of the most common vaginal health issues for women. According to some studies, over 30% of all American women in the age group of 14 to 49 wil...


What is gardnerella?

Gardnerella (Gardnerella Vaginalis is the full scientific name) is a bacteria that can be found in in smal amounts in the vagina and, more rarely, in the urethra of men. In small quantities, it is par...


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 and protozoan infections, and comes in a few different forms. The most co...

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