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My wife had itching in her vagina after having sex, a visit

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my wife had itching in her vagina after having sex , a visit to gyn gave her 2 medicines one an antifungal and one antbiotic metronidazole she only took the antifungal and the itching is gone now 9 days later , her vagina no longer itches but has a bad smell so should she take the anibiotic? and should I also take the same anibiatic
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?
Customer: the medicine she took took away the itching
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no but im afraid perhaps i gave something to her has it happned a day after i had sex with her
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Yes, she should.

Her doctor gave her the metronidazole for a reason

She has bacterial vaginosis.

this explains the smell

the antibiotic will knock it out

the metro can cause nausea and don't drink alcohol with it

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