|Recurring Becteria Vaginosis
Jun 9, 2010
Dear Dr, I am on Atripla now for over two years. I started having a relationship since Oct last year and I have been repeatedly getting BV. my viral load is undetectable and CD4 is over 400. I have been on metranidazole suppositories but it keeps coming back. Anything I can do? The discharge is a bit like cottage cheese so i'm thinking it could also be yeast. would you recommend what i can take to eliminate the recurring problem?. thanks Jam
| Response from Dr. Henry
Recurrent bacterial vaginosis can be a challenge to treat in some women even in the general (HIV-) population. Often local factors such as bacterial flora/pH/use of antibiotics can influence the situation. Evaluation of sexual partners and possible use of active culture yogurt or similar products to restore normal flora/PH may be worth considering. KH
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Yeast Infection After Vaginosis
- Why Does Bacterial Vaginosis Keep Recurring?
- What Over The Counter Products Can Help Prevent Bacterial Vaginosis?
- What Kind Of Antibiotics Should Be Used To Treat Bacterial Vaginosis?
- What Causes Recurring Yeast Infections And Bacteria Vaginosis?
- Jaw Pain With Neuropathy
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.