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  • The fishy smell won’t leave!!! HELP

    I had a bf for 2 years. He cheated on me & gave me  chlamydia, BV, and type 1 herpes. YIKES, I know! I got treated, and everything went back to normal and I left him. I went 2 years without having any sexual contact. I now date someone new. We’ve practiced safe sex, but now we reached the stage...

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  • IT DOESNT GO AWAY

    I’ve had bv for 2 years straight sure feels like 10. The first time it happened was because my boyfriend ejaculated inside me from then every time we have sex I get it or it gets worse. I’ve been to 3 different doctors which one of them after a while of repeated prescriptions just told me to take probiotics...

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  • I’m Looking for VAGINAL ( not oral) Probiotics

    Hey ladies. Please help. I was in Canada last week and I purchased some OTC fluconazole and vaginal probiotics. I don’t want to use the brand name because I think it should against the rules. I read somewhere that for resistant vaginal issues I can take fluconazole 150mg once every three days x 3 doses...

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  • I have chronic BV; my story so far.

    I can't even tell you how long exactly that I've suffered from BV, it feels like forever, but I'd think maybe the last 4+ years on and off... mostly on. I say suffered because it has been the dark cloud that hangs over my head and never goes away. My big secret i can't tell anyone. It's...

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  • Chronic Bacterial Vaginosis

    2018-04-22 Hello Everyone,  I have been having chronic BV for almost the last 3 years. I recently moved from Ohio to Florida. My OBGYN back at home was misdiagnosing me. I thought I was just having recurring yeast infections but when I came to Florida I found out that this is a case of Bacteria...

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  • Recurrent/chronic BV and what worked for me

    I have been dealing with recurrent BV for almost 10 years, I am 34 years old. I have tried all the medicine, I have tried several home remedies, I have tried probiotics, vitamins, oil, etc. Lets just say I've tried almost everything. About 6 months ago I asked my hormone specialist (they use more...

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  • Some research I found

    Bacterial Vaginosis Biofilms: Challenges to Current Therapies and Emerging Solutions This is a good study that discusses many of the known available treatments for BV.  I read it over several weeks because I read a majority of the individual studies that were referenced in this all in one detailed...

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  • HOW I CURED MY BV!

    Hello ladies ! There are many women who suffer from the horrible condition known as BV. I struggled with it for about 3-4 months now and I finally found my cure and I think this will work for a lot of ladies which is why I want to share it all with you ! This is something I came up with myself and it...

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  • Camping trip went bad :-(

    So I went camping over the weekend and got there Friday afternoon. Stayed over night and half of the next day and had to say I was sick and left a day early.  I could smell my odor and others smelt it passing in the wind. Was with some people I met for the first time ever. And I just couldn’t take...

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  • Tested negative for BV and Yeast. Losing Hope.

    Alright some basic info: I'm 21, virgin, have basically had symptoms of either BV, a yeast infection, or both for years now. Went to the gynecologist for the first time and I couldn't even complete a full pap because it was so painful. She was still able to get a swab test and I tested negative...

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  • BV gone. Normal sex life.

    I think this forum is deleting any thread that actually has some good advice for women. I feel so bad for everyone that’s here because I have found so many good post and when I come back the post is gone or deleted because of the rules here. I’m going to look for another way to communicate with women...

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  • MEN with BV

    OK so i know that technically men CANT get BV or atleast thats what doctors say. But i feel like i keep getting it after i have sex with my bf ( he does NOT ejaculate inside me though) Ive been doing research on this all day and ive read that some men have been treated for it and their partner stopped...

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  • BV and Me

    My name is B, and I'm 22 years old. I have a Mirena IUD - inserted over a year ago, and have not had a change in sexual partners in nearly 2 years, and we CHOOSE not to use condoms because I get yeast infections from them. Some important notes before I go into detail about this: 1. Everyone's...

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  • Bacterial Vaginitis

    I am still going through my problem with BV and I got prescribed Clindamycin for the discharge because I have a fishy odor smell that I can't stand with a little bit of leakage from my vagina. My pap came back normal from not having any stds. I hope using the medicine twice a day will help. Have...

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  • Help. Not sure what to do

    I have been suffering with bv for quite sometime. On Sunday I tried a vitamin c with rose hip pill and instated it. I was immediately in a lot of pain burned so bad. I have discharge still and I can feel inside like it burned me or something. The pain is still there I'm not sure if I should wait...

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  • Chronic BV cured needed! 2018

    I have been battling with BV for over 5-6 years. I am in my late 20’s and have tried everything from going to the gynecologists to natural remedies such as (vinegar douche, salt water sitz bath, antibiotics, vitamin C, probiotics, boric acid suppositories you name it.) This situation is soooo depressing...

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  • Parabens In metronidazole vaginal gel

    I’ve been prescribed metronidazole vaginal gel for bacterial vaginosis and the pharmacy gave me a gel that contains parabens. Parabens have been linked to breast cancer and have an effect on hormones and are banned in the EU. How can I put a medicine in my vagina to help heal me that may also give me...

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  • Some helpful tips.

    Yesterday I saw another doctor concerning my BV and she suggested that I throw all my old underwear away, because no matter how much or how you wash them the bacteria can stay trap in the fabric.  She also said not to use soap down there, not to wear panty liners, not to take sit down baths and...

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  • BV is back

    Ladies I thought I had found something that would work for be but NOOOO.  Every time my cycle comes on the nasty infection comes back.   It’s very depressing.  I don’t want to have sex with my man because the odors becomes worst.  And because I don’t want to have sex, he has Cheated...

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  • BV will not go away! HELP!

    5 months ago I started dating someone new. The first few weeks that we started having unprotected sex, everything was fine. 7 weeks ago I started noticing a terrible smell after sex. (Super embarrassing)  I made myself a doctors appointment to get checked. I'm STD/HIV free but I was positive...

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  • VAGINAL BV hydrogen peroxide AND vitamin c

    Hi. I have recently tried using hydrogen peroxide to clean out my vagina and get rid of anything down there... I did this for about a week and it helped but it caused Thick white wet toilet paper like discharge. I put tamp on up there and when I took it out it had thick pieces all over it. I've always...

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  • Lube to keep bv away?

    Hi Ladies, can anyone recommend a natural personal lubricant that doesnt through off the ph? I saw some on amazon without glycerin like Isabel Fay.... has anyone used anything more natural and not had their bv come back after? Thank you in advance and I will be posting later on what I did to get rid...

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  • How I fixed my BV!

    I've been suffering from BV for the past 2.5 years (I first started noticing symptoms during the summer of 2015). I've tried a couple home remedies here but have always been wary of antibiotics as I've read other women have had bad experiences/the BV comes back stronger. Fortunately I didn't...

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  • Bacterial vaginosis with brown spotting?

    Hi ,  I had a smear test and cervical exam done today as I’ve been experiencing some brown spotting between my period.  I’m on birth control pills and have never experienced this before. My doctor thinks it could be Bv, but I’ve no other symptoms other than brown discharge! I don’t get the...

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  • What Bacterial Vaginosis symptoms did you have??

    Just wondering what symptoms have others experienced while having BV?  My symptoms are smelly vaginal discharge which normally smells fishy.  Recently and I have noticed in the past some achy abdominal pains and also swollen lymph nodes in my groin area. Does anyone have any similar symptoms...

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  • Caused by certain partner? His bacteria hates me?

    Hi. I'm a 32 year old woman in a serious, monogamous relationship. I've never had a yeast infection or experienced symptoms of BV until I started this new relationship. (Previously in a long-term relationships, had sex, never had an infection.) A few days after the first time I had sex with my...

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  • BV since i was 11

    I’ve suffered from BV since i was 11 or 12 years old-way before I even got my period or was sexually active! It’s so so depressing and I would truly pay unlimited money to fix it but I have not found a cure yet-i’m 20. I’ve tried every single remedy under the sun and nothing works permanently. the symptoms...

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  • BV GOBE😍😍

    Hey ladies I just left the doctors first time visiting in over two years that I am BV I’ve got Advice from an Nother girl by taking three different vitamins a day . I might have to take them for the rest of my life so far but it feels good to b bv free !!!!!

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  • Bv gone

    I had bv for about 2 months. I recently went to the gynocologist for test and the test came back negative for bv! This was the first time I didn't use antibiotics for treatment. I tried to nourish my body by eating more alkaline foods, drinking lemon water, alkaline water and occasionally drinking...

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  • BV and Oral Sex

    I have had chronic BV for probably 4 years now. I know I don't always have it, but more so than not I have it each month; for me its mainly the odor. My doctor always said it could just be that my vagina is naturally out of whack. Or just having sex or getting my period can throw it off and that...

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  • Nothing works!!! Help!!!

    Ok so I have been suffering with chronic bv for 3 years now. My mind and body is Sooo tired!!! I don't know what else to do I have tries everything and nothing has worked. I'm tired of wasting money on things that don't work. I feel like I'm gonna b stuck like this for the rest of...

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  • Proper diagnosis for BV

    Ive been researching Bv a lot. Im going back to my out of town gyno in monday foe her to do a thorough exam. Gynos are not thourough in the diagnosis. I only had a culture done coming back positive for BV . i asked what the bacteria was, giardella. Now, in reading up, your gyno should do a...

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