Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is an uncommon vaginal bacteriosis disease caused by bad bacteria. There are bacteria inside the vagina that can be categorized into two: the good and bad bacteria. Usually the good bacteria help to eliminate or control the formation of the bad bacteria. For women having an upset balance between these two kinds of bacteria, it caused them Bacterial Vaginosis. BV is an imbalance of the naturally occurring bacteria called flora. BV is usually confused with an infection caused by the bacteria Trichomonas vaginalis (trichomoniasis) or known to be as yeast infection.
One of the main causes of Bacterial Vaginosis is associated with sexual activity but there is no clear evidence on the transmission of the bacteria itself and also, one might suffer from this disease without having any sexual activity, it can be caused by a biological disorder in the body. Bacterial Vaginosis is not a sexuality transmitted disease although having more than one partner or a new sex partner can increase the risk of having this problem.
The most common indication of Bacterial Vaginosis is a smelly vaginal secretion usually having a fishy vaginal odor and the secretion is a homogenous off-white to yellowish discharge. This discharge coats the vagina but without anay significant pain, irritation, and redness; although mild itching can occur. Most of the women having this problem have no idea or don’t notice about the symptoms.
It is advisable to consult a doctor for patients with Bacterial Vaginosis for it may lead to some serious problems. Typically, Doctors usually prescribe an antibiotic to treat bacterial vaginosis. The most commonly used antibiotic for bacterial vaginosis is the generic Flagyl or metronidazole.
Generic Flagyl is also effective against anaerobic bacteria and some parasites like ameda and giardia lamblia that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea.. Anaerobic bacteria can cause diseases in the abdomen, liver, pelvis, and the fallopian tube. Generic Flagyl works by blocking some functions of theses bacteria and parasites causing them to die. Generic Flagyl do require a doctor’s prescription and available in tablet, capsule, cream, lotion, and gel form.
Generic Flagyl or metronidazole is an antibiotic drug that fights bacteria’s in the body. Generic Flagyl is usually used as a medication for infections caused by bacteria’s especially on the vagina, respiratory tract, joints, and skin; although Generic Flagyl does not cure vaginal yeast infection. Generic Flagyl must be taken for the entire duration of medication, meaning it should be used fully for the entire course or prescribed length of time because one might think that his or her symptoms had improved and then decided to stop his or her medication immediately, but that’s not advisable because taking Generic Flagyl after a feeling of wellness is not an indication that the infection is completely cleared. Thus, it is important to complete the prescribed time to make sure that a patient is completely cleared from any bacterial infections. Also, skipping any doses may cause also an increase in the infection especially infections that are resistant to antibiotics.
Generic Flagyl will not treat common cold or flues. Avoid drinking alcohols while taking generic Flagyl and at least 3 days after taking it. Alcohol mixed with generic Flagyl may cause side-effects like nausea, vomiting, loss of balance, dizziness, numbness, and even convulsions.