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I keep getting multiple yeast infections or bacterial

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vaginosis on a regular basis...
I keep getting multiple yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis on a regular basis. I'm not douching, I avoid fragrances down there (I've started using Vagisil daily intimate wash), I have 1 sex partner, and I've been tested for STD's. Is this normal?
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OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago
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Hello

It is not normal.

I would talk to your doctor and suggest a product called rephresh, which is a vaginal proiotic to normalize the flora in the vagina.

Also, your doctor needs to rule out factors such as diabetes which can pre-dispose

you to such infection.

OK, so that is an initial answer….

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Where can the product rephresh be purchased? Normal pharmacies?
OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago

Yes.

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And also see my add services offer.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
What could be some of the causes of recurrent yeast infections and/or BV? Could my partner possibly be a factor, if I'm doing everything to avoid the common causes like not douching, taking all medication prescribed, etc.
OB GYN Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago

No it is not your partner.

The causes are the bugs involved, which are in the environment all the time.

So, there has to be an imbalance in the internal environment to allow recurrent infections.

Please click a positive, the scale is at the top of the answer page.

Also consider my add services offer, which will go way beyond the normal scope of this question...you most likely will not get that information elsewhere.

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