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  • BV and the effects on men?

    Good morning all, My partner was diagnosed with BV 2 and a half years ago which was around the exact same time my symptoms began to appear (I am male). My symptoms have been very sore penis tip, burning after urinating and ejeculating, some testicular pain and have gone through periods where there has...

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  • Found a BV cure!!!

    After having it for almost two years, I can finally say my symptoms are FINALLY showing improvements!! I've tried literally everything on this planet from antibiotics to hydrogen peroxide to tea tree to garlic to lemon to coconut oil to vinegar to yoghurt.. still nothing. So I did some research...

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  • I smell awful, but it’s a smell that I myself never smell

    Basically going on almost 3 years now I’ve been experiencing this horrible smell down there. I do believe the smell is internal (vag canal). No matter what I do and how many times I wash the smell never leaves. Apparently those around me can smell it and it smells like “sh**” . It’s ruining my life,...

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  • Discharge after BV treatment

    Hi all. Curious as to what you ladies discharge looked like after any treatment for your BV? My gyn office is horrible and can’t answer any of my questions and is booked out for months, so I have no idea if I’m clear or what! Mine was initially THICK and yellow and lots of it. I finished my metronidazole...

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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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  • REOCCURRING BV - flagyl

    Hi Any success on what’s cured it? Also had the flagyl cream caused anyone to itch near the anal area? Dr had me on pills and then changed to cream. It’s inky been two nights and I’m itching back there. Hope it’s nit yeast!

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  • Pretty sure BV has already driven me mad

    About 5 weeks ago, I hooked up with a new guy. Maybe 2 minutes unprotected *face palm*. Bout 5 days after, I got a thick white clumpy discharge and was IH-TCHY!; thought it was a yeast infection so I tried Monistat 1. 2 days of crazy bad itching, discharge stopped... then came back the very next day,...

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  • Found the cure to BV !!!!!!!!

    I had BV for maybe 1 month and I did a lot of research. I have done everything ! One thing I would never do is douche. That's horrible. But anyways I found the cure it's so simply ! 1 glass of warm water and squeeze half a lemon inside. Drink 3 glasses a day! Then thought out the day drink...

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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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  • 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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  • Red bumps all over vagina ?

    I have red bumps all over my vagina it was really hard to pee I went to the health clinic who said she thought it may be herpes .. few weeks ago I was in hospital with tonsillitis I just received a letter saying my EBV results came back I had glandular fever I also did a herpes test at home I ordered...

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  • I need help :(

    I’ve been struggling with bv for years now but it’s not exactly a “fishy” smell down there.. it smells EXACTLY like raw chicken I went to get tested and everything came back negative. What’s going on I feel itchy and quite sore down there and the smell is just bad and really strong exactly like raw...

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  • I got blisters on my vagina

    I recently found out I was pregnant 2 weeks ago and I found out I had chalmiydia so that also made me get a Uti I took the pills for the Uti to clear my bladder after I was done with my 7 day course of antibiotics for the Uti I started to get this weird itch in my vagina and a bump I thought it would...

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  • Used whole 1000mg vitamin C tablet in vagina and worried

    Hi everyone. Today i used a 1000mg vitamin c tablet (the kind without rose hips) in my vagina for bv. I am not sure if I got it far enough but about an hour later I was burning! I felt discharge coming out as well and when I got home I saw there was brown spotting. My period was just over a week ago...

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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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  • I’m over it. Losing Hope!!

    I’m a 27 year old femal with very chronic BV. I can recall that my very first time with BV was at the age of 20. It sucks that I have to be at the doctor at least once every two months and nothing seems to make it better. I remember when I first started experiencing this, my doctor would prescribe be...

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  • Vaginal odor and all tests are negative

    I suffer for what i believed was bacterial vaginosis.I have odor that is hard to explain.Its funky not really like vinegar but acidy.I get pains from urinating early in the morning and they are sharp but they go away with warm compress within minutes. Every now and then  i would have itching, burning...

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  • Bacterial vaginosis

    I have been diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis after my dr. took a culture.  Previous dr. was treating me for yeast.  I am using metro gel.  Can anyone recommend a natural cure for this infection?  Thanks.

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  • How I cured Bacterial Vaginosis

    Im writing this post because when I was experiencing the dreaded BV all I did was google for answers, so I wanted to try and help someone else who may be experiencing this.  I got BV in January 2018, not sure how, I had a long term boyfriend and I didn't change anything which might have triggered...

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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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  • BV and vitamin deficiencies/anemia

    I've been fighting for years. Like yearssssss and to no avail. I've done antiobiotic numerous of times, the pill and the gel. Wasted my money at my gyno for them to tell me what I already know and then my problem come back damn near a week later. I've tried the Vitamin C suppositories and...

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  • Cured my BV

    What worked for me was about 3/4 of a cup of virgin unrefined coconut oil add about 10 drops of all natural tea tree oil, and open up about 8 probiotic vaginal health capsules mix it all together good and make frozen suppositories insert one before bed make sure to wear a pad ,do this for one week. It...

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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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  • Chronic BV symptoms but negative pap smear?

    I have all of the symptoms of BV, the worst being the odor and heavy discharge. I also have redness, itchiness, and burning. Finally went to the gyno after a couple of years of suffering, and she did a pap smear, and I was negative for everything! What is going on No STDs, no BV, not even a yeast...

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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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  • Tired of bv

    Has anyone tried the isla soap stick? Ive heard awesome things about it. I need to know where to find it. Thank you.

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  • Get Rid of BV for good

    This is what I did and I know longer have BV I went to the doctor received the medication for BV took that for 7 days than to keep it away I take acidophilus and probiotics from the grocery store those two vitamins will keep it from recurring over and over again I haven’t had it for 10 years and this...

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  • Vaginitis

    Hello girls please help me!   My discharge is fine, the smell and taste are normal everything generally seems fine. It’s just that I have only had sex once in my life and it was kinda forced. I am now in a relationship but we haven’t had sex yet. And when I put my fingers in me nothing hurts and...

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  • Boric acid capsules or a garlic clove ?

    I heard a garlic clove have natural antibiotic properties but I have left over boric acid from boricap and I was wondering if that was an antibiotic for the vagina too ? I'm trying to do an antibiotic cleanse then repopulate it with good bacteria like acidophilus and folic acid. Any suggestions...

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  • BV STRESSFUL!!!

    HI GUYS!!!!! I WANTED TO SHARE MY STORY WITH YOU ALL ABOUT BV!!! I'VE BEEN SUFFERING SINCE THE AGE OF 17. I AM NOW 32. I'VE WENT THROUGH DIFFERENT DOCTORS! EMERGENCY ROOMS .. HOME REMEDIES! CHLOROPHYLL, VITAMIN C ROSEHIPS, VITAMIN D,E, ACIDOLPOLIUS PILLS, REFRESH, PERIOXIDE DOUCHE, BORIC ACID,...

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  • Chronic BV

    Hi everyone. I have been suffering from this dreadful chronic bacterial vaginosis for over two years now. When it first started, my symtoms were very strong. I had a fishy odor and (Warning, TMI) it would seap through some of my clothing making me smell it all the time. The discharge was also milky looking...

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  • Been dealing with bv for a year .. I need help !

    I’ve never had any vagina issue until last year when I lost my virginity ( yay mee) but then afterwards I was experiencing itchiness in my vagina and weird smelling discharge. I figured I could look up my symptoms so I thought I had a yeast infection. I went to Walmart and got yeast infection pills to...

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