Recurrent vaginitis has a new treatment

Bacterial vaginosis is a non-STI (sexually-transmitted infection) affecting the vagina with discharge and odor.  Women who used a probiotic vaginal suppository had fewer recurrences of bacterial vaginosis.  The suppositories contained Lactobacillus rhamnosus, L acidophilus, and Steptococcus thermophilus.  Women who ate L Acidophilus yogurt had fewer episodes of bacterial vaginosis, but not of vulvovaginal candidiasis.

So, if you are a vaginosis sufferer, consider supplementing at the grocery/health food store.

Hope this helps.

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I have been practicing as a family physician for over 20 years--as both an educator of physicians and clinician. From infancy to the elderly, I perform obstetrics and general medicine. I love my career and am passionate about my field of knowledge and my patients. Follow me on Facebook at Leslie Md Greenberg Medical Disclaimer The content of this website is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, professional medical advice. Do not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating any medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider.
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