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Can you prescribe antibiotics? Yes I have bacterial

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Hi! Can you prescribe antibiotics?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes I have bacterial vaginosis. I was taking metronidazole for it and it got better a few weeks ago. Only problem is that it is starting to come back so I think I need more medication for it
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: nothing right now, no I am not allergic
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no I'm pretty healthy
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 8 months ago.

Hello from JustAnswer.

No, we are unable to provide prescriptions through this site, whether antibiotics or other medicines.

Unfortunately, there is no good home remedy for bacterial vaginosis. There has been some hope that probiotic supplements or yogurt may be able to help, but the evidence is mixed and consequently not recommended. So if the symptoms are recurring, you can contact the doctor that prescribed the metronidazole. If there is a delay in being able to contact your doctor, such as because of the holidays, there is no problem to trying yogurt or a probiotic supplement.