You�re diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis and you�ve practically given up on everything that sells in the market to relief the day and night torment of itchiness and burning sensation. There�s no need to despair however as there are many other bacterial vaginosis treatment methods available for you to try, outside of the prescription and medication rounds. But first, you would have to be sure that you are suffering from bacterial vaginosis. You can consult your physician just to be 100% sure.
If you are on any medication or have any medical condition, it is wise that you find out whether the natural or herbal remedy would create bad effect for you when they collide. Many women swore by one particular home remedy which involves the usage of unsweetened yogurt. It is by far the most popular method of treating bacterial vaginosis. Although there quite a few method to utilize yogurt, you may want to try the two easiest method. The first one requires you to cover the walls of your vagina with the yogurt. It is quite a messy business so it may be wise for you to wear a pad while you undergo this treatment so that the yogurt stays within the compound of your vagina.
The next method requires you to cover the tampon with the unsweetened yogurt and insert it into your vagina. You can change it every few hours or as often as you think necessary. The advantage of this method is that it is less messy than the first. Other than yogurt, you can also use garlic to treat bacterial vaginosis.
Although those who cannot stand the smell might want to skip this type of remedy, garlic is a wonder-herb that can do almost anything you need. If you find that you just cannot live with the smell of garlic then by all means skip the method and go for something else but it is known to be one of the best cure for bacterial vaginosis. You can use garlic in many ways but the most popular way is to peel it and wrap it in a piece of gauze. After that, tie it with unwaxed dental floss. You then insert this suppository into your vagina leaving a length of the dental floss dangling to be able to pull it out when you need to. This should be done every few hours or overnight until the infection gets better.
You may not think that you can cope with either of the methods mentioned. Don�t despair; you can take yogurt and garlic in their tablet form. Yogurt is also sold in a form of lactobacillus acidophilus tablets and garlic can be found in powdered form too.
There are many natural remedies out there for you to try, they can be apple cider bath to yogurt coated tampons to garlic. Therefore, you don�t need to be miserable if yogurt and garlic is not the answer to your problem.
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