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I have had chronic bacterial vaginosis for the last several…

I have had chronic bacterial...
I have had chronic bacterial vaginosis for the last several years. Its literally ruining my life. I have done so many rounds of antibiotics just for it to come back again. I've tried boric acid powder, tea tree oil, probiotic suppositories, Rephresh probiotics, Fem Dophilous probiotics, and the Rephresh gel, peroxide tampons. Nothing seems to work. I don't over wash/douche or use perfumed products either. And I've made changes to diet, and only have one sexual partner. All other STI tests are negative.
Nothing I've tried gets this to go away 100%.Any other suggestions? I'm beyond frustrated with this and just want to find something that will work so I can feel human again.
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what oral probiotics have you tried?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Rephresh Probiotics, Jarrow's FemDophilous, and Renew Life Forti-Flora for Women

I would go with saccharomyces boulardii

it is a special probiotic that will help you

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Is there a certain brand you would suggest?

anything that is USP certified

are you familiar with USP?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
That I am not familiar with. Have you had good results with patients using that for recurring BV?

Yes, I have

let me know if you have other questions.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you Dr Phil, just one last question. Do you have a specific brand you have had sucess with?

Nope. Just anything that has a USP label on it.

Make sure it is "USP certified"

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
sorry, would you recommend continuing the FemDophilous as well with this one?

yes, I would

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
thank you!

welcome :)

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