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Q. Have taken Flagyl for Bacterial Vaginosis, Still have some itching. Why?

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Dr. Purushottam Sah
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This is a premium question & answer published on May 18, 2018

Hi doctor,

I am a 35 year old female. I had vaginal discharge. When I took Flagyl for BV, it cleared. So, I do not think it as an STI. Am I right?

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Andrology Infertility Obstetrics And Gynaecology Sexology
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • Bacterial vaginosis can occur with or without intercourse and is not considered as STI (sexually transmitted infection).

For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist


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Hi doctor,

The odor and discharge have cleared, but I still have some itching. Can this be a side effect of Flagyl? I have been out of mind with worry as it may be herpes because there is a little bit of redness.

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Andrology Infertility Obstetrics And Gynaecology Sexology
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Hi,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

  • Finish the course of Flagyl for five to seven days. Do not use any douche.
  • I suggest you take probiotics and apply antifungal cream as sometimes super imposed infection occurs.
  • If you do not get better, then will need a medical check.

For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist


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