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July 24, 2018

  • Bacterial vaginosis is a common vaginal condition. If you do no treatment you will feel like the infection went way about 20% of the time, if you have a culture the infection will persist about 95% of the time. It's hard to diagnose on its own so a gyno visit is usually recommended. Treatment is effective about...

April 11, 2018

1Breaking the cycle of recurrent infections can be difficult. Once you have had repeated vaginal infections there can be a number of physiologic barriers to healing.

1.The little known concept is that you may have developed a biofilm.  The presence of a biofilm. Biofilm is matrix of substances produced by bacteria that cau...

February 27, 2018

A new option is for women to treat BV so head in to the gyno to discuss!

In September of 2017 the FDA handed down approval for secnidazole in a 2 mg tablet for the treatment of BV (Bacterial Vaginosis) in women. It is administered as a packet of granules, and you need to consume them sprinkled on soft food. Eat the granule...

February 7, 2018

1. Feeling cured is a good sign that your vaginal infection was gone, but a test of cure can prove the organisms are normalized.

2. There are sources of repeat infection that are not in the vagina. Yeast infections are typically of the vaginal tissues or the vulvar tissues. They may infect the lower rectum, but they do not...