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    To Cure BV - Stop Douching!

    Hi ladies!  I see a lot of posts of women who try douching to rid themselves of bacterial vaginosis, but this method wipes out good bacteria as well, which can further upset the ecological balance of vaginal flora. I was told by a medical professional to stop douching, which was extremely …

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  • BV possibly?

    I recently thought I had a yeast infection and treated myself. However, lately I’ve had some different feelings down there. There is no discharge at all and no odor, but it just feels off. I’m also now experiencing abdominal/pelvic pain. Could I have BV without any discharge or odor?

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  • PLEASE HELP WHAT ARE THESE IN MY VAGINA

    Okay so I’ve notice my discharge was like a silky white then turning lightish&gray it doesn’t really itch just discomfort I kind of feel swollen like bruised feeling and these skin color bumps inside my vagina hole. Goes away after a week then comes back a month later if I’m not using the right …

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  • BV 6-7 years every day ... my cure found

    READ THIS LADIES!! I had BV for the past 6-7 years, every day ... never a break.. it destroys underwear, and became rather embarrassing in the bedroom department.  I couldn’t have a nice hot bath  I couldn’t have a bubble bath  I couldn’t wear undeadwerar  I couldn’t wash my …

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  • Garlic Supplements for BV?

    So I took garlic supplements last weekend and I have to say they totally helped but I stopped after a few days because I got sick. Not sure if it was the garlic or the after effects of taking so much metro gel. Anyone had this experience with the garlic or weeks after taking metro? It was so bad …

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  • Peroxide

    Well I started on Sunday treatment with peroxide for my BV, twice a week today I will do it again, no odor no discharge so far. 

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  • BV and oral sex

    So I have read you can have oral sex with BV (although the side effects do worsen). My husband and I performed oral sex on each other, he went inside me and then I performed oral sex and him. It has been two days and my throat absolutely kills. I’m wondering if this had anything to do with it, …

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  • BV - first negative culture in six months!

    I was wondering if this day would come. I’m going to share what I’ve done and which med worked for me. I’ve tried them all. Flagyl oral, flagyl cream (several times) Solocec twice and Clindenesse cream and oral all in conjunction with multiple probiotics for women’s flora, vitamin d, immune …

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  • Will my bv ever end? Biofilm cure?

    I had suffered with BV for 2 and a half years and tried so much. Oral antibiotics (that made me sick as hell), vaginal antibiotics, balanceactiv gel... i did things such as stop taking bubble baths, wear only cotton underwear, no tampons only cotton pads, I NEVER had and never will douche, use non- …

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  • 5yrs BV-? On Luvena

    Hello. I’ve had BV off and on for 5 years. Odor is the only issue and frequent need to use the bathroom, #1.  My doctor recommended Luvena to restore pH since my lastest swab doesn’t show BV but the same fish odor is present. (Purchased OTC at CVS.)Has anyone tried it? vH essentials made the …

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  • BV That Won't Go Away :( Started after an antibotic

     I've been suffering with BV for about 9 months now-- with random but infrequent yeast infections as well. This all started for me when I was prescribed an antibiotic for a UTI, which I had also never had. It has been an absolute nightmare especially since Ive never ever had an issue until …

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  • Cure for BV.. FINALLY!

    I've been battling for BV since 2014... I tried home remedies such as putting tea tree oil to my panty liner to lessen the fishy odor scent since my work is partly on the operation side. I was so embarrassed whenever i sat down knowing that it's smelly.. Then it's gone. years passed, it …

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  • Keep getting infections after sex (BV & UTI) what's going on?

    So I am married ,& we've been together for quite some time now (around 9 years) I never before had a UTI (I understand they are common, but I've never experienced one before this situation)  I also want to add that the only time I've ever experienced bacterial infection was in …

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  • To Cure BV - Stop Douching!

    Hi ladies!  I see a lot of posts of women who try douching to rid themselves of bacterial vaginosis, but this method wipes out good bacteria as well, which can further upset the ecological balance of vaginal flora. I was told by a medical professional to stop douching, which was extremely …

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  • Chronic BV for two years - gone!

    Hi everybody! I'm really happy this forum exists for women with BV. I came here a lot when I had ongoing BV (flare-ups normally after my period or when I was exposed to strong fragrances) and tried a few of the suggestions. I didn't try Vitamin C with rosehip as I was scared to take it as a …

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  • 4 yrs Chronic BV free!! But now Ecoli??

    Ok so I’m praying that I’ve been cured of BV! I had it for 4 long years. I’m on day 8 no signs of BV the longest I’ve ever gone. My doctor did a PCR test (which I would recommend to anyone with vaginal issues to get done) and it came back negative for BV (my first negative test) and no for yeast. …

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  • I've had BV for 8 years please help me

    I have had BV / bacterial vaginosis for 8 years after receiving oral sex. Since then I have had many test,maybe 10 doctors, clear pap smears,hundreds of dollars in “cures” or appointments. I have taken many pills,supplements,homemade cures to try to cure.Most recently I tried Genitan Violet, it …

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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 …

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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 …

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  • Blisters on inner labia

    I went to the ER because of course my gynecologist couldn't get me in for three weeks and they diagnosed me with Bacterial Vaginosis, which I have had before but never this severe. I have a white discharge with an odor and my skin is peeling around my vulva area; all common with my past BV …

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  • My story so far, balance complex I recommend it!

    Hello ladies I just wanted to first off start by saying you are beautiful, you are so strong, and you will get threw this. I got BV when I was 15 years old I am now almost 21, and up until about 8 months ago I had chronic BV basically the entire time. I was always anxious, it took away 5 years of …

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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 …

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  • My BV cure

    Hi ladies so I ended up in the BV nightmare after being on antibiotics and two rounds of diflucan and tremendous stress. Nothing worked. I did flagyl, peroxide, salt water, oral probiotics, boric acid and probably others I'm forgetting. I've always been a fan of essential oils so I decided …

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  • BV - clindesse

    Hi has anyone tried this? Did it mAke symptoms worse? I feel worse now after taking it and I may have a yeast infection. Thoughts?

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  • My CURE to BV!!

    Yup you heard right. I've been suffering from chronic bv for about a year and hate antibiotics so I've used garlic (cured it for awhile but it came back stronger), apple cider vinegar (Works temporarily but makes you dry), hydrogen peroxide (works temp and also makes you dry),  NOW I …

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  • Cramps and UTI like pain?

    Has anyone had any of this with bv? This keeps coming and going but I'm pretty positive I don't have a uti. I've been taking probiotics and doing 2 salt baths a day just to try and keep the bv manageable until I go see a holistic doctor (1.5 months away) but this pain is worrying me. …

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  • Chronic BV/Yeast/Multi Gyn Actigel Experience?

    So I've been getting BV and Yeast infections together for about 9 months. It always comes after and before my period. I tried everything: vitamin d 5000, vitamin c 2000, folic acid, apple cider vinegar, probiotics, antibiotics, NOTHING WORKS.  My doctor gave me another round of …

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  • BV think I've found a cure!

    So I've been suffering from bv for about 2 n half yrs..and about a month ago I was on this forum and read what a girl did to get rid of bv! Basically all she did was get some acidophilus pills that had the 4major strains to promote healthy Flora, so she would open the capsules (like 3) and …

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  • My BV battle for 2 years and the CURE!

    So I turned 39 and all of a sudden couldn’t get rid of my BV. It was CONStANt! I spent so much money going to the dr, on labs and medicines. They told me all the normal things to do, no laundry detergent, no soaps, probiotics, cut out sugar. I tried everything for months. No better. I went to 3 drs …

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  • BV Cure???

         So I have BV. It only reoccurs when I get my period. This is my third time having it and I am feeling so defeated. I was reading up on candidiasis, which can cause BV, and decided to give that a try. Any suggestions anyone has is VERY welcome. Also, my BV is incredibly …

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  • Boric Acid

    So here we go again... so I was using clyndamicin but that didn’t seem to help because I started smelling down there and itching again fml! Anyway, I went again to the doctor and for the 5th time this year I got prescribed Metrodinazole however I don’t want to keep taking that BS. So I recently …

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  • So Tired of this!

    I have been known to have BV and often go a few rounds with flagyl and diflucan....but the only issue have is the burning sensation! My doctor has referred me to a specialist at an "Vulva Clinic" not sure if this is a,waste of time but will be going. So has anyone used anything over the …

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  • 27- Have BV for 6 years now. New medication

    So I’ve tried everything imaginable to get rid of my BV with little to no success. I have chronic BV which never completely clears up. I just have a few days we’re its less aggressive. My gyno prescribed me SOLOSEC today which I haven’t picked up yet. $70 ouch! I was wondering if anyone has had any …

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