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Chronic vaginosis with fishy smell and discomfort. What can

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Chronic vaginosis with fishy smell and discomfort. What can I do? What would be the cause? What can a doctor prescribe? I did a PH test and it is off balance
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.

This is bacterial vaginosis. It is an imbalance of the vaginal flora in which anaerobic organisms overgrow. The most common treatment would be metronidazole either oral or vaginal. It is a prescription,

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What could be the cause of it? Could it be dietary related? It's been something I've been dealing with for a while. Reoccurring,
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.

Its not dietary related. It is not recurrent if it has not ever been treated