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Will I Ever Get Bacterial Vaginosis Again After Treatment

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis

... What Is Bacterial Vaginosis? How Common Is Bacterial Vaginosis? How Do People Get Bacterial Vaginosis? What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis? What Are the Complications of Bacterial Vaginosis? How Does Bacterial Vaginosis
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atripla and Bacterial vaginosis

Dear Dr. I sent a question a couple of days ago with no response. I would really appreciate receiving your kind response on why I keep getting recurring bacterial vaginosis almost monthly now. I have been on atripla for two years and each time my Dr...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To my knowledge Atripla use doesn't lead to increased risk for bacerial vaginosis which can be a challenge to treat in some patients. Restoring normal vaginal flora with active culture yogurt or other interventions might be discussed with primary... Read more »

bacterial vaginosis help!

I have had vacterial vaginosis, for 2 months and treatment like metrogel does not seem to be working my doctor has tried every type of vaginal and oral treatment and they don't work, what else can I do? since I only 21 years old and plan on having...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...It sounds like you are having a difficult problem. Usually, there is a range of things that can be used for bacterial vaginosis (BV if you want to sound like you are in the know), starting with local treatments like metrogel of cleocin, and... Read more »

Yeast!!!

I was treated with Microgel vaginal gel for bacterial vaginosis. I had to repeat it in a week because it didn't clear it up the first time. After the 2nd time I developed a vaginal yeast infection and oral yeast infection. Could this medication...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...I am assuming you used Metrogel or metronidiazole for treatment of bacterial vaginosis. Although the topical gels and creams do not get the same sytemic (blood) effects, it certainly can get into other compartments Read more »

Once again

Doctor Aberg,My article was please help dated June 30. I would like to ask you another question if possible. I thank you for your first response. I went to the doctor to be treated for the bacterial vaginosis and the first treatment didn't work. ...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
It is highly unlikely that you have HIV given a negative HIV viral load and antibody test at 12 weeks but the official recommendations are that you have a HIV test repeated at 6 months. I agree that you are having lots of anxiety over this. You do... Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...has no smell. Yeast infections usually cause the vagina and vulva (the area outside the vagina) to become itchy and red. Bacterial vaginosis -- Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection in women of reproductive age. It is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Women Need Annual Cervical Cytology: ACOG Guidelines

...twice during the first year after HIV diagnosis and annual screening thereafter. HIV-positive women are at increased risk of bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections, and treatment may take longer than average, the guidelines note. Women with... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis ... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose... Read more »
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freaking out, are these hiv+ symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...total, I engaged in risky sexual behavior, unprotected vaginal and oral (they're past lovers but promiscous). In nov. I got a bacterial vaginosis, got metronidazole and terconazole cream, finished treatment. Then I got a yeast infection, this was... Read more »

Should i receve the treatment

Posted by lostinca88, 2 Replies
I just fund out I am infected.. totally lost... my question is should i get treatment... ? without treatment, how long it may last... want to have a normal life as long as possible... Read more »

Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
Employment at Project Inform Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy Primary functions: The Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of Project Informs HIV/AIDS research... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...infections If you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI) such as syphilis, genital herpes, chlamydial infection, gonorrhea, or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected... Read more »