Is it possible to prevent recurrences of Bacterial Vaginosis?

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As many as 70% of women who have been treated for Bacterial Vaginosis experience recurrences within 90 days of treatment. Maintaining a balanced vaginal ecosystem is essential to prevent recurring infections.

You can use GYNALAC, even if you do not have a current infection, to maintain a healthy balance. Simply apply one dose (3 mL) of GYNALAC daily for 3 consecutive days at the end of your menstrual cycle for a minimum of 6 months.

Other tips to help lower your risk of developing Bacterial Vaginosis include:

  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a balanced diet.
  • If your doctor prescribes antibiotics, even for an unrelated condition, use GYNALAC, immediately after completing your course of antibiotics, to help maintain a natural and healthy vaginal balance.
  • Keep vaginal area clean and dry.
  • Avoid using perfumed intimate products (soaps, vaginal deodorants, etc.) as these irritate the vagina and disrupt the natural and healthy vaginal balance.
  • Avoid excessive washing (or douching) of the vagina: this may remove healthy bacteria lining the vagina.
  • Use a condom if you notice that sexual intercourse promotes symptoms. Semen is alkaline and can alter the natural pH of the vagina and predispose you to developing Bacterial Vaginosis.