Patient Comments: Bacterial Vaginosis - Treatment
What treatments were effective for bacterial vaginosis?
A Doctor's View on Bacterial Vaginosis Treatment
Read the Comment by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Bacterial vaginosis often resolves on its own without treatment but antibiotics like metronidazole (Flagyl, MetroGel), clindamycin (Cleocin), and tinidazole (Tindamax) may be prescribed by a doctor. Pregnant women who have bacterial vaginosis must always be treated. Antibiotics may be applied topically or taken orally. For unknown reasons, symptoms recur in over half of women who are treated for bacterial vaginosis within one year. Read the entire Doctor's View
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