Treatment for bacterial vaginosis (BV) . Treatment options for relief of bacterial vaginosis without prescription vaginal gels.
RELACTAGEL VAGINAL GEL – Relactagel provides relief from embarrassing vaginal odour. Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of abnormal vaginal discharge in women of childbearing age. It is a bacterial infection that develops where there is less of naturally occurring flora known as lactobacilli, and an overgrowth in other types of bacteria. This changes the pH of the vagina, making it alkaline.
Signs and Symptoms
Unpleasant odour (often fishy smelling)
Abnormal discharge (thin and greyish in colour)
It is important to note that itching and discomfort are NOT associated with BV.
Use the symptom checker chart here to check if you could have a different infection.
Causes of Bacterial Vaginosis
Vaginal discharge is not uncommon, can vary in consistency and usually have an inoffensive slightly sweet odour which is unique to every woman. There are a number of things that may upset the natural acidity of the vagina; these include:
Fluctuating hormone levels during your period, pregnancy or menopause.
Sexual Intercourse (semen is an alkaline)
Intrauterine devices such as the coil
Use of perfumed intimate body products
2. How does Relactagel work?
Relactagel is lactate vaginal gel. Lactate gels restore and maintain the natural acidity of the vagina, providing an environment favourable to the growth of naturally occurring flora known as lactobacilli. Relactagel also contains glycogen which provides nutrients for lactic acid producing bacteria.
Relieves abnormal discharge.
Restores the natural pH of the vagina.
Can be used to prevent BV as well as treating it.
Hygienic single use applicators are used to apply the gel where it is needed.