Re: Been on flagyl for 12 days for bacterial vaginosis
I am sorry to read about yet another woman having this same problem. Once your vaginal flora gets out of whack, it can become very difficult to get it all back to normal. Sounds like you are doing everything right. You may just need a longer course of antibiotics. Having your period sometimes messes up the pH, and that may be why you aren't seeing improvement yet. Kind of counteracts what the meds would be doing. I've been battling the same sort of thing for a long time. Keep talking with your doctor. She may need to do additional tests, like sending out a swab of discharge for growth to see what bacteria is causing it and what medication it'll respond to.
Are you on the flagyl in pill form or cream? I respond better to the cream than I do the pill. Also, sometimes when flagyl doesn't work, Clindamycin will, so you may want to give that a try.
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