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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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Intimate health Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this

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Intimate health
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: BV cream
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
What's your question please?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
I was suffering with discharge and took a self test which told me it was BV, since taking the cream by discharge has decreased but my virginal area is really sore ?

What cream did you use?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Imagine attached

Got it--thanks

And what test did you take?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
It was the canisten self test

Thanks

Most likely this is still a yeast infection and not BV

You can use over the counter Monistat 7 or Lamisil to clear it up

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Ok, is a thrush and BV the same thing? And I will I be able to take that today even though I’ve been taking the BV cream?

No they aren't the same thing but you can use the Monistat 7 or the Lamisil now

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Customer: replied 5 days ago.
What causes a yeast infection
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Do I not need antibiotics?

They're very common in women and it's also called vaginal candidiasis

But you don't need antibiotics for this--just the Monistat or the Lamisil

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Can I buy this in the supermarket?

Yes

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Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Thanks