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Miss Deena
post Apr 8 2008, 01:05 PM
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Okay so I am not sure if this has been covered or if this is the right thread.

So I have found that if my guy cums inside of me there is a very distinct smell and its not so great. I do wash off after and all that jazz but not like a shower. After i shower it all goes back to normal. Has anyone found a quick wash to use in between showers? Or something?
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post Apr 8 2008, 12:11 PM
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Hey all,

About the vaginal use of Fem-doph: I know I screamed NOOOO! yesterday. I apologize for that, that's not what I usually do. As always - use your own judgment. But make sure it's an informed decision.

There are ladies here who've used Fem-doph vaginally and had BAD experiences - with their discharge turning funky, and the capsules not dissolving completely. The undissolved capsules are a particular problem, because the pieces can cause irritation and possible tearing. (I can't find these posts, but if I do, I'll add them to my blog later.)

OTOH, other ladies have posted a lecture from Dr. Gregor Reid saying that people have used Fem-doph vaginally in clinical trials, and it's been very effective. But he also made a point of saying that there is no FDA approval for this type of use.

So here's my opinion: I wouldn't do it. People in clinical trials are guinea pigs, and also have round-the-clock care from doctors who can take care of you if things go wrong. And the Fem-dophilus, as it is sold now, is just not designed for vaginal use. As you can see from my recent message, I've had major problems with sticking things in my vagina. If you read this entire thread, it's a long list of people desperately sticking all sorts of things in their vagina hoping to fix this problem - and more times than not, it results in irritation and even injury.

Seriously, we should re-title this thread: "Bad Product Pussy Explosions!" The entire reason I bothered to write my blog is to catalog the many scary fuck-ups that people have went through in this thread, just so that they wouldn't be repeated. Yes, I ended up putting a lot more into my blog, but that was the original reason I started writing it.

Trust me, I'd love for there to be a good product designed for vaginal use that offers relief right away. I hope Dr. Reid's lecture means that he's working on a vaginal product based on Fem-doph. I'm also excited about the Swanson product, and hope that means more companies are making these products, so market forces will make them better, cheaper and sell it at my local CVS!

Until then, my suggestion is - use these products as directed. It's supposed to be taken orally, and it's designed to work that way. I know everyone here is desperate for relief, so you want to apply the product directly on the problem. I know people are skeptical that it will put enough good bacteria into your vagina just by swallowing it, so they want to just stick it right up there. Trust me, I know that feeling.

But be patient and just take it orally. Take 2/day at first, for at least 2 weeks. Just let Fem-doph do its thing the way it's designed to. The ultimate goal is to let your vagina heal and regain the right balance on its own; not just sticking stuff up there all the time for maintenance.

Anyway, that's MY opinion. It's always up to you.


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post Apr 8 2008, 11:25 AM
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QUOTE(lisabon @ Apr 7 2008, 11:35 PM) *
Ooops. I got desperate and stuck one up there yesterday. The damn thing wasn't working orally. I had some results when I first took them orally, then I got my period and it all went to hell. My BV came back worse than what I started off with and it sorta freaked me out cause it was never this bad ever. Anyways, sticking one up there helped. I don't have an abundance of discharge, but there is a very very very slight smell (it's not a bad smell persay, it's just a smell that I don't recognize). However, there might be little to no discharge, but the BV is still up in there. I stuck my finger up there, took it out and the BV evidence was on my finger *sigh*

um, lets see.. I haven't had any irritation since putting the capsule up my cha cha. No itching (thank you lord)... besides the discharge, that was my major issue. *knock on wood*. Don't wanna get too happy cause it's only been a day and 2morrow, the discharge and itching could be back full force. I was gonna stick another capsule up there tonight with hopes of it wiping out the BV completley, but with ur CAPS of warning, I'm going to refrain.

The reason I decided to take the risk is cause I was reading old post and two people had tried it and said it worked so... What have been the results when people used it as a suppository?

Hi Lisabon,
To answer your question, I am one of the people that took the Femdophilus vaginally, and it worked for me. But if you read my old post, you will see that I don't stick the whole capsule up there. They take a long time to dissolve, so I wouldn't want to risk having them get stuck. What I do is once a week, I open up one of the Femdophilus capsule, dump half of it into a few drops of Sylk lubricant, mix it up fast, and then put it back into an empty capsule (vegi-cap) and then quickly insert it high into my vaginal cavity with a finger. And I make sure there is a little bit of the Sylk on my finger while doing this, as the lubricant makes it easier to insert. And I do this right before bedtime. Because you don't want it to fall out. Everyone is different, but this seems to be working for me. I do it for maintenance once a week or so. And I now don't have discharge or a smell. However, I am ALSO taking one capsule of Femdophilus every night before bed with a glass of distilled water!! So perhaps this is helping too!
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post Apr 8 2008, 08:16 AM
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Thanks, Lori, for responding. I, luckily, don't get that smell, just an occasional itch, like every other day, when I check, glob of egg-white like stuff hanging out at the entrance of my va jay jay, making me itch. At the GYN's office, she checks under the microscope, says slight bacterial infection, but when cultured NOTHING. Weird. Clindesse only works temporarily so I think I'll ask for the Flagyl this time. Any of your guys having strange issues? When my man ejaculates, this yellow, jelly-like glob comes out first, then his semen. FINALLY, he went to the urologist who diagnosed prostatitis, did semen analysis. Everything is supposedly fine - even the jelly stuff, only he's producing no sperm whatsoever. Now we're on to the specialist. Doctors say my problem and his problem not connected, but sure seems weird that neither of us recall ever having this issue until we got together. Thanks for doing this Ladies. This is absolutely maddening and it's so nice to have some understanding. While I have the most wonderful man in the world, as long as we both can have an orgasm, he's not worried, ugh.
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post Apr 8 2008, 07:58 AM
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i smell!!!!!!! sad.gif

Lori -

I read what you said about taking Flagyl and Fem-Doph - makes perfect sense and I think that is what I'll try next. I really HATE Flagyl though. It gives me such a bad stomachache and a terrible taste in my mouth. I haven't been to the doctor in a little under a year - but I've had so many prescriptions for Flagyl from different doctors...I'm going to call CVS today and see if by chance one of them has a refill left on it. I would go to the doctor, but it is very hard to fit in an appointment with my work schedule. If I don't have any refills left, is it safe to buy it anywhere online??

I am getting so tired of this. I am at work and I feel like everyone can smell this disgusting odor emanating from me. I don't even know how to describe it ... maybe kind of like the poop smell sprinkles talks about? LOL My period has just ended, and the discharge is very thin and watery with what looks like little bubbles. Does anyone else have this??

lisabon - I tried the Fem-Doph as a suppository once and I had a really weird smell. It was probably "normal" because of inserting it, but it was so weird that it was enough to stop me from trying it again. I have been taking Fem Doph orally too for a few weeks and haven't noticed any improvement either.
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post Apr 7 2008, 09:18 PM
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QUOTE(lori @ Apr 7 2008, 03:44 PM) *
Yes. And DON'T DO IT.

I've got to run, but I'll post more info. later. (You can search this thread yourself for others' experiences.)

JUST DON'T DO IT!!!!

Ooops. I got desperate and stuck one up there yesterday. The damn thing wasn't working orally. I had some results when I first took them orally, then I got my period and it all went to hell. My BV came back worse than what I started off with and it sorta freaked me out cause it was never this bad ever. Anyways, sticking one up there helped. I don't have an abundance of discharge, but there is a very very very slight smell (it's not a bad smell persay, it's just a smell that I don't recognize). However, there might be little to no discharge, but the BV is still up in there. I stuck my finger up there, took it out and the BV evidence was on my finger *sigh*

um, lets see.. I haven't had any irritation since putting the capsule up my cha cha. No itching (thank you lord)... besides the discharge, that was my major issue. *knock on wood*. Don't wanna get too happy cause it's only been a day and 2morrow, the discharge and itching could be back full force. I was gonna stick another capsule up there tonight with hopes of it wiping out the BV completley, but with ur CAPS of warning, I'm going to refrain.

The reason I decided to take the risk is cause I was reading old post and two people had tried it and said it worked so... What have been the results when people used it as a suppository?
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post Apr 7 2008, 08:49 PM
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Did anyone have their first case of BV with an IUD or still have an IUD??? That was when mine started. I had the IUD taken out about a year and a half ago and then went on the pill. My body does not mix well with hormones AT ALL!! I am pregnant now and pretty sure this will be our last child. I LOVED having IUD but I am scared it will make the BV worse. My hubby will do a Vasectomy, but that is just so permanent.

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post Apr 7 2008, 08:36 PM
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QUOTE(kristen @ Apr 7 2008, 06:18 PM) *
i posted some things in the birth control thread but never got anything back. i was just wondering as this is my first go around with birth control. i am wanting to stop taking it due to some side effects that i do not like. i.e. not a glimpse of a sex drive in monthes and sore tits. huge which is good but sore. so how do you stop? just finish your month and then quit easy as that? i'm on my period now so i only have a couple pills left. and i did not get a new perscription. so what do i do? hopefully in a few weeks i will be saying hello sex drive and my bv can really flare up again. i'm damned if i do damned if i dont. more sex more bv and and no sex no bv. either way i'm getting fucked, no pun intended


When I stopped I just stopped in the middle of the pack. I was having my period ALL OF THE time and was sick of it...But now I am pregnant smile.gif

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post Apr 7 2008, 04:01 PM
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i posted some things in the birth control thread but never got anything back. i was just wondering as this is my first go around with birth control. i am wanting to stop taking it due to some side effects that i do not like. i.e. not a glimpse of a sex drive in monthes and sore tits. huge which is good but sore. so how do you stop? just finish your month and then quit easy as that? i'm on my period now so i only have a couple pills left. and i did not get a new perscription. so what do i do? hopefully in a few weeks i will be saying hello sex drive and my bv can really flare up again. i'm damned if i do damned if i dont. more sex more bv and and no sex no bv. either way i'm getting fucked, no pun intended
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post Apr 7 2008, 02:27 PM
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QUOTE(damselindistress @ Apr 7 2008, 08:18 AM) *
Lori, do you know if anyone has tried the FemD as a vag suppository?

Yes. And DON'T DO IT.

I've got to run, but I'll post more info. later. (You can search this thread yourself for others' experiences.)

JUST DON'T DO IT!!!!


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post Apr 7 2008, 09:14 AM
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hi lori!

thanks so much for your words of encouragement...they really, really mean alot to me. and an update on me...well, since friday i've been taking the fem-d and i do feel alot better. the discharge is less and the uncomfortable feeling is gone, but i still need to get my flagyl and start that as soon as possible. but i can't get it until i get paid this friday. i will keep you updated on my condition.

thanks again lori...i LOVE you!!!! don't know what i would of done if i haven't found this website. i know i'm not out of the woods yet but i haven't felt this good in 10 months!!!
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post Apr 7 2008, 09:01 AM
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QUOTE(lori @ Apr 6 2008, 02:57 PM) *
Thanks for sharing this konphusion26! I'm so excited about this, because I am hoping this means that these products will become cheaper and easier to find, eventually. Keep us updated on hos this works for you.
Congratulation, arj75. I'm soooo happy for you!


Lori, do you know if anyone has tried the FemD as a vag suppository?
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post Apr 6 2008, 12:40 PM
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QUOTE(konphusion26 @ Apr 5 2008, 08:06 PM) *
Just found a cheaper/comparable option to the fem-d. It doesnt come refrigerated but it says refrigerate after opening. I'm going to try it as it looks like the cost of the jarrow fem-d is going up at my usual supplier (went from 13 something to 17 something in 2 mos!).

Its called FemFlora and it looks like it has the same stuff in it as the fem-d only cheaper cost. Worth a try I think. I don't want to give up, but it didnt seem like the fem-d was doing anything for me; however, i'd rather keep trying to replenish than not have anything at all.

Thought i'd share that tidbit of info.

PS: Do yall ever wish there was a repair shop for defective or malfunctioning 'ginas!! Or wish you could just trade it in for a newer model LMAOOOO!!!!!! DAMMIT.

Thanks for sharing this konphusion26! I'm so excited about this, because I am hoping this means that these products will become cheaper and easier to find, eventually. Keep us updated on hos this works for you.

QUOTE(arj75 @ Apr 5 2008, 08:43 AM) *
Good Morning you all! I just had my pap smear/std check and I'm free and clear of bv/yeast and any other infection. Even my doctor almost passed out from disbelief. lol I took flagyl orally 500 mg twice a day and the ultimate flora at night and fem D in morning. I expected the bv to return after my period, but it hasn't so far. I quit eating yogurt because well, I hate it, and I don't really like to drink milk either. I thought my multi vitamin had enough calcium for my body's needs considering they were for nursing mothers..but it was only like freaking 10% of daily intake needs. So, I have been taking for two months a generic brand of calcium 600 mgs, vitamin D, and magnesium, and regular multi-vitamin. Back on the water drinking kick. This is only one month I know, but a very happy month indeed.

Congratulation, arj75. I'm soooo happy for you!


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post Apr 6 2008, 12:35 PM
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QUOTE(sooo sad @ Apr 5 2008, 07:33 AM) *
lori!

thanks soooo much for taking the time to reply...i really appreciate it and your response was sooo quick! AWESOME! i found a pharmacy that sold fem-d and i drove 45 min to get it!!! i pray it works....I also wanted to ask you a few more things....if you don't mind wink.gif

1. while you were taking the fem-d and flagyl...was there still a discharge? if so, when did it clear up?
2. are you doing anything for maintenance? anything after sex? anything after period?
3. do you think it is a good idea to take fem-d for about a week before i do flagyl?
4. i know you stated that you've had bv for 7 yrs. how did you cope with this damn bv from hell? so did you try all these things that these other women mentioned...boric acid, tto, peroxide, etc..... how did you come across the combination of fem-d and flagyl?

sorry to ask so many questions but you seem like you care more than my doctor about my health. sometimes i feel like they just want to take your money and give you medication and not care about what you have to say. i'm sooo poor right now but i will give up money for food to buy the things i need to get rid of this horrible thing once and for all. i'm sooo happy for you that you've been bv free. hopefully i can be like you too!!

btw...i've been tested for trich 3 times...all negative!!

thanks sooo much....again,
sooo sad

You're welcome sooo sad. I'm happy I can help.

1. Whenever I took flagyl, the BV always cleared up in a few days - the smell and discharge went away. But it always came back. With Fem-d, it just never came back. That was in 2/2007, so it's been over a year.

2. Nothing in particular re: maintenance.

3. I don't think it's a bad idea to take Fem-d before you take flagyl. Just make sure to take it during, as well. (2/day as the fem-d insert suggests.)

4. How did I cope with my damn BV from hell? Not very well at all, to be honest. Here's an old post from this thread that describes some of the hell that I went through:

QUOTE(lori @ May 11 2007, 01:31 PM) *
For 3 years, I went to 3 different gynos at least 12 times - telling them something ain't right down there, please help! I got tested for every STD known to mankind (negative), but no one ever treated me for BV. One day I walked into a Planned Parenthood out of desperation, and they took one look at me and told me "You've got a wicked case of BV!" They gave me metrogel, and I felt better for the first time in 3 FUCKING YEARS.

Planned Parenthood isn't all sunshine and kisses, though. It's a great organization, but they are underfunded and understaffed, and going there is depressing. And although the first doctor/RN I saw was really nice, the second RN was a fucking bitch from hell. I told her my infection is recurring and I was really worried. And she yelled at me and called me a hypochondriac! I went to my car and just cried and cried. Then a bunch of crazy high school kids with anti-abortion signs started banging on my car yelling, "Give your baby a chance!"

So I've definitely had my own moments of - WHAT THE FUCK!!!!!


And for the question - how I came across the flagyl + fem-d combo? Well, I didn't come up with it. But based on my research, it's the only solution that makes sense. Fem-d is the only product I've found so far that is targeted for the problem, and also the most legit and safe to use. And it worked for me.

It's not the first probiotic product I've tried, though. I bought something called Gy-natren from Whole Foods, and it was horrible. In fact, the primary reason I posted in this thread in the first place is to warn people away from it.

Here's another old post I wrote, re: gy-natren:

QUOTE(lori @ May 20 2007, 07:19 PM) *
I hate [Gy-natren], it was terrible. For me, it was my moment of "Bad Product Pussy Explosion."

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I don't know what this stuff did inside of me, but it looked like the capsules didn't dissolve properly, and neither did what was inside. And this stuff would not come out - I guess because it was sticky? - and just floated inside me for *weeks*. It was irritating, and I felt cervix pain, not like when I have BV, but still discomfort - when wads of starchy clumps are in your vagina, you're going to feel it! I tried douching, and even got my period, and it still wouldn't come out!

So I went to my gyno and she did vaginal irrigation - which is a form of douching, except she had to spray a *lot* of solution, and get all up in there and clean me out with swabs. Talk about mortifying. She told me there was a lot of weird stuff in there, and she said I was lucky I didn't experience any tears or injuries. (And I only used 6 of the 14 pills!) She also said it looked like the stuff irritated my cervix and made it swell a bit - I went back 2 weeks later (needed my annual pap anyway), and she said everything looked better, everything looked clean, and no more of that swelling. Whew!

After googling Gy-natren, I found at least one other woman who said the stuff made her cervix swell, so it's not just me. As far as what caused the swelling - the capsules are made of chickpea and garbonzo bean powders. So it's edible, and probably not toxic. But again, if you have foreign bodies in your vagina that just won't come out, that will irritate you.

Anyway, the product was in fact cited for FDA violations - they need to get more safety approvals to sell stuff that you stick in your vagina, and all they got was the approval for the oral supplements. They also mis-labeled their product. This is very sketchy. Based on that alone, I would recommend staying away from this crap.


Anyway, I've been saying for a year in this thread that probiotics is the answer, and I'm glad that people are finally listening.

Best of luck to you, sooo sad. "Our bodies, our hells" indeed. But don't worry, you'll be okay.


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QUOTE(konphusion26 @ Apr 5 2008, 10:06 PM) *
Just found a cheaper/comparable option to the fem-d. It doesnt come refrigerated but it says refrigerate after opening. I'm going to try it as it looks like the cost of the jarrow fem-d is going up at my usual supplier (went from 13 something to 17 something in 2 mos!).

Its called FemFlora and it looks like it has the same stuff in it as the fem-d only cheaper cost. Worth a try I think. I don't want to give up, but it didnt seem like the fem-d was doing anything for me; however, i'd rather keep trying to replenish than not have anything at all.

Thought i'd share that tidbit of info.


Thanks--it sure looks like the exact same strains, and Urex Biotech & Hansen were the companies Gregor (the patent holder of those strains) worked for/with.

Just wish the product was shipped cold!
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post Apr 5 2008, 08:49 PM
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Just found a cheaper/comparable option to the fem-d. It doesnt come refrigerated but it says refrigerate after opening. I'm going to try it as it looks like the cost of the jarrow fem-d is going up at my usual supplier (went from 13 something to 17 something in 2 mos!).

Its called FemFlora and it looks like it has the same stuff in it as the fem-d only cheaper cost. Worth a try I think. I don't want to give up, but it didnt seem like the fem-d was doing anything for me; however, i'd rather keep trying to replenish than not have anything at all.

Thought i'd share that tidbit of info.

PS: Do yall ever wish there was a repair shop for defective or malfunctioning 'ginas!! Or wish you could just trade it in for a newer model LMAOOOO!!!!!! DAMMIT.


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post Apr 5 2008, 03:21 PM
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so i have been taking the fem d, the fem d and got warm... anyway i haven't really seen any difference i will need to ge another bottle before i can make a good decision. for sure nothing is worse. there is no smell at all but that damn discharge. that is the part all along i have not been able to get rid of the smell i seem to be able to get rid of pretty easy now. it really only flares up bad after having alot of sex and that pretty much never happens mostly because my boyfriend is an idiot and i dont want to have sex with him. that is another story thought. back to the discharge, i was at this other website and it said something about birth control pills causing a discharge, in fact here is a quote "does anyone know what to do to reduce the discharge that comes with birth control pills?" i haven't ever really read anything about discharge and birth control does this hold any weight, and has any one else had this problem, if it is true maybe that is what my discharge is because it doesn't really seem bv ish i dont think. oh yea and i have no sex drive i mean none and nothing will get me in the mood and my tits are sore all the time. i know this is the birth control pills what do ya'll think. so i need a stronger one or one with less hormones i don't know much about it.
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post Apr 5 2008, 09:26 AM
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Good Morning you all! I just had my pap smear/std check and I'm free and clear of bv/yeast and any other infection. Even my doctor almost passed out from disbelief. lol I took flagyl orally 500 mg twice a day and the ultimate flora at night and fem D in morning. I expected the bv to return after my period, but it hasn't so far. I quit eating yogurt because well, I hate it, and I don't really like to drink milk either. I thought my multi vitamin had enough calcium for my body's needs considering they were for nursing mothers..but it was only like freaking 10% of daily intake needs. So, I have been taking for two months a generic brand of calcium 600 mgs, vitamin D, and magnesium, and regular multi-vitamin. Back on the water drinking kick. This is only one month I know, but a very happy month indeed.
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lori!

thanks soooo much for taking the time to reply...i really appreciate it and your response was sooo quick! AWESOME! i found a pharmacy that sold fem-d and i drove 45 min to get it!!! i pray it works....I also wanted to ask you a few more things....if you don't mind wink.gif

1. while you were taking the fem-d and flagyl...was there still a discharge? if so, when did it clear up?
2. are you doing anything for maintenance? anything after sex? anything after period?
3. do you think it is a good idea to take fem-d for about a week before i do flagyl?
4. i know you stated that you've had bv for 7 yrs. how did you cope with this damn bv from hell? so did you try all these things that these other women mentioned...boric acid, tto, peroxide, etc..... how did you come across the combination of fem-d and flagyl?

sorry to ask so many questions but you seem like you care more than my doctor about my health. sometimes i feel like they just want to take your money and give you medication and not care about what you have to say. i'm sooo poor right now but i will give up money for food to buy the things i need to get rid of this horrible thing once and for all. i'm sooo happy for you that you've been bv free. hopefully i can be like you too!!

btw...i've been tested for trich 3 times...all negative!!

thanks sooo much....again,
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QUOTE(sooo sad @ Apr 4 2008, 09:21 AM) *
hi lori!!

i'm new to "bust lounge" so i hope i'm doing this right.

you have very good advice and you're very knowledgeable with bv. i've been suffering from bv since june 2007. i'm trying to not cry and type this at the same time but this is a very emotional subject for me. i'm a single mom with 2 kids and i'm not getting any childsupport from my ex. and to add on top of all this crap...damn bv. i've been tested for all std's .....twice to be on the safe side...negative on everything except bv. i was treated with vaginal creams and short courses of flagyl with no relief. then with flagyl 3 times a day for 10 days...they did a test when i was finished with the medication and the bv was gone but there was always a discharge there. the dr told me that i have to recheck in a month...and when i did...that crap was back again. right now i'm trying the boric acid thing. i came across this wonderful website and i saw your blog. i was wondering have you ever heard of candaclear by pharmax? it's lactobacillus suppositories that are "suppose" to put good bacterial back in the vagina. i'm suppose to do that after the boric acid. i'm going to buy femdophillus. hopefully i can find it at a herb or whole food store so i don't have to order it. i live near atlanta. i'm also wanting to know your input...should i just not do the boric acid thing? since i read your blog it made me think twice. flagyl does work...it's putting the good bacteria back and making it stay so challenging. i read that you've suffered for 7 years...are you still bv free now? hopefully!!

if you can please respond...i would love to hear from you.

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Hi, sooo sad. Welcome to the group. Yes, you did it right! smile.gif

It's really up to you re: the boric acid. But I can tell you that based on ladies' experience in this group, it's definitely not a cure. At best, it just controls the symptoms. In my unprofessional, un-medical opinion, boric acid and tea tree oil (TTO) may kill off the smell, but:
- doesn't do anything to help you permanently put the good bacteria back into your vagina
- may even kill off the good bacteria you're trying to replenish
So for that reason, *I* wouldn't use it. And for that reason, I think it's a bad idea to keep using it regularly on a long-term basis. Why waste time with something that we know is not a cure?

It's up to you to decide if my reasoning makes sense, or not. Everyone should make a choice about their own bodies, and I have been very careful to never say people need to do anything just because I say it.

Having said that, I think Fem-dophilus is the safest (when taken orally) and the most legit product. My suggested course of action is:

- get a thorough STD checkup (you've already done this, yey!)
- ask for a Trichomoniasis test - I think it's important to make sure you don't have this (wet mounts and pap smears are only 60% effective, and I think Trichomoniasis tests are not standard, like for chlamydia and gonorreah)
- use the prescription (which will clear up the BV)
- use Fem-dophilus (which will replenish the good bacteria)

This worked for me. Yes, I've been bv-free for about a year now.

Here's the info. in my blog re: canda clear - not a lot of info, but there you go:

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CandaClear (Pharmax)
  • Description: Vaginal suppositories
  • Where to Buy / Cost: Rockwell Nutrition
  • Pros: designed specifically for healthy vaginal flora
  • Cons:
  • Conclusion: One member tried this product upon the recommendation of a natropathic consultant. She said it didn't work for her.


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