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Can a pharmacy help with BV?

Can a pharmacy help with BV?

You can buy BV treatment over the counter at your local LloydsPharmacy or online. If this bacterial vaginosis treatment doesn’t work, then it can be treated with antibiotics. Your doctor or pharmacist will recommend an oral pill or a cream or gel for the inside of your vagina.

What will a doctor do for BV?

Bacterial Vaginosis Treatment The doctor can prescribe antibiotics (metronidazole, clindamycin, tinidazole) to treat BV. This could be a tablet you take by mouth or a cream or gel you put into your vagina. You’ll need to take most treatments for 5 to 7 days. Finish all your medicine, even if the symptoms go away.

How much does it cost to treat BV?

Treatment Regimens for Bacterial Vaginosis

Drug Dosage Cost (generic)*
Oral treatment
Metronidazole (Flagyl) 500 mg twice daily for seven days $35.98 ($4.20 to $4.64)
2 g in a single dose† 10.29 ($1.20 to $1.32)
Clindamycin (Cleocin) 300 mg twice daily for seven days 35.28 ($27.44 to $28.84‡)

Can BV go away on its own without antibiotics?

Bacterial vaginosis often clears up on its own. But in some women it doesn’t go away on its own. And for many women it comes back after it has cleared up. Antibiotic treatment works for some women but not others.

What kind of Doctor do you see for bacterial vaginosis?

Doctors who can diagnose and treat bacterial vaginosis include: Family medicine doctors. Gynecologists. Nurse practitioners. Internists. Physician assistants.

Who is the doctor for vaginitis in NYC?

Dr. Ryan Sobel. Ryan Sobel, M.D., is a specialist in the treatment of vaginitis. He founded the Center for Vaginal Health based in the Trinity Building in lower Manhattan. Dr. Sobel has 16 years of clinical experience as an obstetrician and gynecologist at teaching hospitals in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

Who is the Center for vaginal health specialist?

Maybe it didn’t work from the start. The Center for Vaginal Health was created to help you. We specialize in treating the many causes of Vaginitis including: Vaginal Yeast Infections, Bacterial Vaginosis (BV), Vaginal Atrophy, Contact Dermatitis, Lichen Sclerosus, Lichen Planus, Desquamative Inflammatory Vaginitis (DIV) and much more.

Can a man get bacterial vaginosis from a woman?

Although bacterial vaginosis can be triggered by or get worse from sexual activity, it does not appear to be an infection that is passed from man to woman. So experts do not consider bacterial vaginosis to be a male-female sexually transmitted infection.