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I have a uti and bv and dr only call in cipro

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i have a uti and bv and dr only call in cipro
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Nurse Annie replied 10 years ago.

A doctor may or may not decide to treat BV with medications. BV goes away by itself without treatment about 25 percent of the time. BV is typically treated with antibiotics, namely metronidazole, or flagyl. To help prevent BV eat at least 8 oz (226.8 g) of yogurt with live L. acidophilus cultures as part of your long-term daily diet. Consider using birth control pills, which reduce the hormonal changes in the vagina that may lead to BV. Limit the number of your sex partners. Multiple sex partners increase your risk of developing BV by changing the normal environment of the vagina. Only leave a tampon or diaphragm in for a limited length of time. You can read more about BV here
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