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Experience:  I have had years of experience with Outpatient Medicine and have treated many routine GYN disorders.
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Can a yeast infection turn into BV, I've had it before ...

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Can a yeast infection turn into BV
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I've had it before ... female issues with endometriosis and it feels like it's coming back. Had surgery for it about 4 years ago .....I'm taking 10mg of Nortripltyline and 5mg diazepam for buldging discs at C2-3.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No, just thought I had a yeast infection and tried treating that twice with Monistat. Same partner I live with for the last 5 years
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I'm Dr Chip

No, in general a yeast infection doesn't turn into BV but there are some resistant yeasts that don't respond to Monistat.

You need to see a doctor for a culture and oral Diflucan if it is a yeast infection and, if it is BV, for antibiotics for that

Please let me know if you need any more information