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As I built this website on probiotics, I kept getting diverted off into "women's stuff". There were so many women out there wanting answers to health problems that I couldn't help but throw up information that I thought might be useful as I came across it. Probiotics LoveThatBug was becoming more and more about vaginal infections instead of probiotics!

Finally, I realized I had to try and seperate the two types of content to keep both sets of readers happy.

I show the first sentence so you can get an idea if it might have the information you are after.

Readers Q. & A. lower on the page.



Bacterial Vaginosis- How To Avoid & How To Treat
Bacterial Vaginosis is more common than any other vaginal infection. Discover the most effective probiotic treatment for BV medical. Learn the steps

Home Treatment Of Bacterial Vaginosis That Works
Probiotics can be an effective home treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis for many women. But a home remedy won't work unless you chose the right probiotic.

Natural Cures For Bacterial Vaginosis That Work
Are there any natural cures for bacterial vaginosis? BV is one of those infections that usually require antibiotics to cure so I'm delighted when I find a probiotic treatment that appears to show promise.

Bacterial Vaginosis Symptoms
Bacterial Vaginosis symptoms are similar to other forms of vaginitis which can make diagnosis difficult.

Bacterial Vaginosis Treatment Including Metronidazole Vaginal Gel
A look at the current bacterial vaginosis treatment options for both non-pregnant and pregnant women favoured by most doctors. This includes b

Untreated Bacterial Vaginosis
Is untreated bacterial vaginosis a risk worth taking? Whether you're pregnant or not, see just what the potential problems could be from not treating

9 Causes Of Bacterial Vaginosis
Many women want to know the cause of bacterial vaginosis so that they can take steps to reduce the risk of developing this vaginal infection.

BV And Gardnerella Vaginalis Bacterial vaginosis - BV for short - is the most common infectious condition in women. The main cause of bacterial vaginosis is from anaerobic bacteria forming biofilms which are resistant to antibiotic treatment.


CV or Cytolytic vaginosis

Cytolytic Vaginosis
Cytolytic Vaginosis is a vaginal discharge caused by too much Lactobacilli. It is not so common but it is commonly misdiagnosed.

Sitz Bath Recipe For Cytolytic Vaginosis
Are you looking for relief from cytolytic vaginosis? Try this sitz bath recipe which can quickly get rid of symptoms.

My Recommended Probiotics



Yeast Infections

Vaginal Yeast Infection, Female Yeast Infection, Preventing Yeast Infections
Vaginal yeast infection is the second most common vaginal infection. The more you know about vaginal thrush the more empowered you are to prevent it.

Treatment For Chronic Yeast Infections
If you're one of the women who experience four or more bouts of vaginal thrush each year you may find these guidelines on the treatment for chronic yeast

Chronic Yeast Infections, Antibiotics And Yeast Infections
If you suffer from chronic yeast infections, then you're probably already aware that antibiotics and yeast infections are connected. What to do about

Yeast Infection Symptoms
Discover the most common yeast infection symptoms as well as a few lesser known tips to diagnosis this vaginal infection.

Signs Of A Yeast Infection ? Or Is It Cytolytic Vaginitis?
The signs of a yeast infection and cytolytic vaginitis can be easily confused. This study indicates some women are being treated for vaginal yeast wh

Yeast Infection Treatment, How To Treat Yeast Infection
There are many yeast infection treatment options available. How to treat yeast infection covers the best recommendations from the CDC.

Diflucan Yeast Infection, How Fast Does Diflucan Work, Diflucan Thrush
Diflucan Yeast Infection. If you are in the throes of vaginal thrush right now, then how fast does Diflucan work, is the only question that matters.

Yeast Infection Medicine, Treating Yeast Infections
Confused? See the yeast infection medicine recommended by the top US, UK and European medical authorities. Brand names of recommended yeast infection

Diflucan Side Effects, How Does Diflucan Work, Diflucan During Pregnancy
Diflucan side effects - are there any? Yep. But then living with a yeast infection has some too. Find out if Diflucan during pregnancy is safe

Cause of Yeast Infection
Find out what the cause of yeast infection is and what factors increase a woman?s chance of developing this infection.

Recurrent Yeast Infection - One Possible Cause
Recurrent yeast infection is the bane of some women's lives. Did you know that allergies can imitate the symptoms of yeast infection.

Home Treatment For Yeast Infection
Take a look at the evidence for Gy-na-tren as an effective home treatment for yeast infection. It combines boric acid plus a great probiotic.

Boric Acid Capsules For Chronic Yeast Infections, Boric Acid Suppositories
Boric acid capsules are an old but effective home remedy for chronic yeast infections. Taken incorrectly, it can be toxic, so for peace of mind take

Yeast Arrest, Boric Acid Suppositories
Yeast Arrest is a vaginal treatment for yeast infection using boric acid suppositories that has achieved excellent results. However, recently the for

Home Remedy For Yeast Infection
If the vaginal itch of thrush is driving you crazy, you may be looking for a home remedy for yeast infection. Take a look at how the over the counter





Trichomoniasis, STD Trich, What Is Trichomoniasis
Trichomoniasis. Heard the name but not clear what trichomoniasis is? Maybe you know it as trich. Treatment is easy so find out a little more about it



Does Femanol work against vaginal discharges and vaginal itch? Like most products for yeast and BV - it depends upon who you talk to!

Vaginal Microflora Of The Healthy Vagina
Research throws up a few surprises about which bacteria are lurking within the healthy vaginal microflora. It doesn't have to be wall-to-wall Lactoba

Symptoms Of Vaginal Infection, Bacterial Vaginal Infection
The symptoms of vaginal infection are mostly very similar. Check out this handy chart to see where 7 common symptoms such as vaginal discharges, itch

Vaginal pH
Discover what the normal vaginal pH should be and learn what common things can throw it out of balance and so lead to vaginal infections. Test your ow

Is Fermalac Vaginal Right For You
Fermalac Vaginal is a treatment for both yeast infection and BV. Does the evidence as an effective cure for vaginal infections stack up?


Readers Own Pages - Q. & A.

These are pages where a reader has asked a question and I have answered it.

Vaginal Infections and Probiotic
Vaginal infections. This is the place to ask your questions on how probiotics can help with yeast infection, BV and other vaginal infections.

Continuous BV
Q. I've been having continuous BV for the past few months now. What I've been taking to treat it is metronizole by mouth for the first few months

Endometritis and BV
Q. Hi, I use to get BV a lot as a kid. Right now I'm under a lot of medical treatment. I have blood in my urine which I have had for many years. I

Bacterial vaginosis Keeps Coming Back
Q. I have been treated for bacterial vaginosis for probably a good 6-8 months now. I honestly don't know why or how it continues to come back. Why

Chronic BV And Yeast Infections
Q. I have have chronic BV infections for over about a year! I have had every test for STDs and I'm all clear. In the past I have been on flagyll,

Getting Fem Dophilus To The Source
Q. Is it better to insert the Fem Dophilus into the vagina or take it by mouth? A. Fem Dophilus was designed to take by mouth and research has proved

Probiotics And Folic Acid - Is It Okay?
Q. Is it safe to take the folic acid and probiotics everyday for the rest of my life or is there a time that I should take it for and then stop? A.

Adding Fem Dophilus to Yogurt
Q. I have ordered some Fem-Dophilus. My problem is the dextrose in it. I am very sensitive to it. Previously, by making yogurt with other strains of

What is the Best Probiotic for Bacterial Vaginosis?
Q. I seem to have almost continuous Bacterial Vaginosis. I've tried everything to get rid of it but it keeps coming back. What would be the best

Atropic Vaginitis
Q. I have atropic vaginitis and am having a lot of burning and pain. I am in my seventies and this just keeps getting worse. Even compound premarin

Clindamycin and Fem Dophilus
Q. If I treat my BV with Clindamycin 2% cream, then taking the Fem Dophilus will keep it away correct? My real question is ... how long should I take

Bladder Infection and Antibiotics
Q. I have a bladder infection and am taking an antibiotic. I am a 33 year old women and have not had a bladder infection before. Do you think I

Never Ending BV
Q. I have had BV several times. First I took antibiotics for a week or two and it went away. It came back a few months later and I was treated again.

BV Infection
Q. I am getting this yellow smelly stuff in my knickers. I know it is called BV but I don't know how to get rid of it for life. Could you help me ??

Does Ultimate Flora Work?
Q. I have already been on antibiotics for vaginosis, it did not fully work. I still have burning when I'm not doing anything. It comes and goes

Recurring Bacterial Infections
Q. I was just wandering if recurring bacterial vaginosis could also be cause because of a hormonal imbalance. I am 28 years old and since I was 22 I

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Ellie's Statement: This wasn't a question but one reader had strong opinions on PID. My response.

Readers Suggestions For Inserting Yogurt!

Yeast Infection - Inserting Yogurt
Want to treat your yeast infection with yogurt but not sure exactly how to get the yogurt in there? Read about how other women have solved this dilem

Turkey Baster For Inserting Yogurt
I just slurp up some yogurt -usually supercharged with a capsule of probiotic mixed in- into a small baster & gently squirt it into the target zone

Inserting Yogurt Tip
To insert the yogurt, cut off the corner of a small plastic storage bag and slip a piping tip into it. Be sure to secure it with a little bit of tape

Yeast Infection Tip tried and true
My doctor recommended the freezing yogurt in a tampon applicator method for yeast infection. While that seems like the least messy way, I don't know

Yeast Infection Tip # 5
I'm just starting to use the yogurt idea for yeast infection and I found that I can insert the yogurt using the applicator from the Miconazole nitrate

Yogurt Does The Job For Yeast Infection
I'm a yeast infection sufferer, have been for a few years since I had my first child. Well what I always find useful is putting my tampon in a yogurt

Yeast Infection Tip number 2!
Most important: keep the tampon in the applicator. Then push out about a centimeter of the tampon and soak in the yogurt for anywhere from 1 to 5

Yeast Infection Tip No 1
I recently had a yeast infection and had read about freezing yogurt so as to insert it. I didn't have any suitable containers so I took a heaped

Tip - inserting yogurt
I had a yeast infection and I dipped a tampon in the yogurt. It did not expand like one would think it would. It kept it's shape. I then, stuck it

Great way to get yogurt in the place it needs to be
A tip for getting yogurt into the vagina. If you have an old medicine dropper you can throw away then use this to help out with the insertion. Never

Yogurt Insertion Tip
I bought a syringe at the pharmacy, it also has a soft rubber tip to put on a syringe for oral administration. But I used it to get yogurt down there


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