Bacterial Vaginosis

  • BV Clear didn't work. What next?

    There are two possibilities that the BV Clear might not work. One possibility is that your symptoms might be caused by conditions other than BV, such as yeast, trichomoniasis, or other infections. Many infections can cause discharges and odor, but only BV causes a special pungent fishy odor. If ...
  • Can men pass yeast or BV to women?

    Vaginal yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis (BV) are not considered sexually transmitted infections. However, during intercourse, microorganisms, and semen introduced from the male partner can cause interruption of the balance in the vaginal ecological system, in which indigenous bacteria and...
  • Can NeuEve clear Ureaplasma?

    Ureaplasma has been linked to a variety of medical problems, including bacterial vaginosis (BV). It contributes to the fishy odor of BV due to ammonia release. It is harder to clear than the common BV cause Gardnerella vaginalis. Only 4 top levels of NeuEve products may clear it. Silver (okay),...
  • Does BV Clear just clear only the odor?

    Does it clear odor only or does it get rid of BV completely? Antibiotics have not been working for me. - Customer A fishy odor is the most noticeable symptom and when it goes away, the customer knows that the product works and report in their feedback. However, for those who do not have a notice...
  • For maintenance, do I need to use BV Clear for the rest of my life?

    Due to the risk of BV recurrence, we recommend that all women whose BV has been cleared to do short-term maintenance of 3 months. If you do not see BV returning in 3 months, you may not see BV return for a long time. However, this is not a guarantee. Recurrent BV may still come back later without...
  • How does BV Clear work to clear BV?

    NeuEve BV Clear is not a drug or antibiotic. It does not work by killing bacteria, but rather by changing the environment. BV is not a true infection but an imbalance of vaginal ecology. It is caused by an ecological shift in the vagina, in which good bacteria reduce and bad ones increase. Unlik...
  • How do I use the BV Clear to clear BV?

    You need to determine your BV severity first and treat your BV based on its severity. How do I determine my BV severity?         1) If your BV is mild, you can purchase 1 pack of BV Clear to clear it, using 1 suppository every 3 days and the total treatment period is 9 days.                 [Use ...
  • How to determine my BV severity?

    Your BV may be mild, moderate, or severe.         Mild -  You never had BV before and have not tried any other treatments. This BV episode is new to you.         Moderate - Your BV is recurrent, and you have tried one other treatment, such as boric acid, tea tree oils, acid gels, or probiotic sup...
  • How to I know if my BV is cleared?

    BV has several typical symptoms that you can identify yourself. Fishy odor. The odor often increases after sex. It smells like a rotten fish. You can insert a cotton swab into the vagina and let it wet and smell it. If it smells bad, you may still have BV, but if it has no unpleasant odor, your ...
  • How to stop BV from coming back?

    Once your BV clears, the BV clearing job is completed only by one half. The other half is maintenance. There is an up to 80% chance that BV may recur after clearance. The recurrence of BV is one of the most common and difficult issues affecting women's health. NeuEve is the only product that can ...
  • I am 36. I have recurrent BV that never goes away. Which product do you recommend?

    At 36 with severe recurrent BV, you may need 3 packs of BV Clear to clear it. https://www.neueve.com/products/bv-clear Please follow the instruction in this article: How do I use the BV Clear to clear BV? If your BV is cleared, please do a maintenance for 3 months to stop BV from coming back. ...
  • I am 47 and have recurrent BV. Please help me choose a right product.

    "My age is 47, and I am pre-menopausal. I take Tri-sprintec as birth control. I have no children, no hysterectomy, cancer or disease. I have been tested positive more than once for BV ( via lab) My symptoms are fishy odor, little discharge and occasional pelvic pain. Other than that, I don’t expe...
  • I am 53 and I have recurrent BV. After 4 courses of antibiotics, my BV still comes back.

    At 53, you are at the peri-menopausal age. Due to reduced estrogen level. the vaginal lining becomes atrophic and the resistance to infection reduces. Thus, BV is a common result. Antibiotics or boric acid will not work because the cause is estrogen reduction. Without managing the cause, BV will ...
  • I am 62. What is the best product for me to clear BV?

    I'm reading BV clear is for pre-menopausal or early menopausal women. I am 62 and postmenopausal. I have used 3 rounds of antibiotics and have all failed to clear my BV. The odor comes back after I finished the antibiotics. Are there any products I can use to clear BV? I'm not sure I can use BV c...
  • I am 65 with recurrent BV. After 4 courses of antibiotics, boric acid, vinegar, and probiotics, my BV still comes back.

    At 65, you are at postmenopausal age. Due to reduced estrogen level, the vaginal lining becomes atrophic and the resistance to infection reduces. Thus, BV is a common result. Antibiotics or boric acid may not be effective  because the cause is estrogen reduction. Without managing the cause, BV wi...
  • I am on birth control but I ordered BV Clear. Can I use it?

    I am on birth control Nuva Ring, but I have ordered BV Clear and BV Clear Finisher. Can I still use them to clear my BV? The birth control Nuva Ring releases a low level of estrogen and progesterone. These hormones send a signal to your brain. Your brain shuts down your own body's estrogen prod...
  • I am ready to use BV Clear to clear my BV or AV. Can I take supplements to help it work better?

    Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common vaginal infection and nearly all doctors know how to treat it. However, aerobic vaginitis (AV) is different. Since Dr. Donders of Belgium first reported it in 2002, AV has not been put into an OB/GYN textbook. Not many doctors know about AV nor do they ...
  • I am using BV Clear. Does alcohol (beer or wine on occasion) effect the treatment?

    About alcohol, I am glad that you asked this question. A common antibiotic drug for BV is metronidazole. Its commercial name is Flagyl. When a woman is on Flagyl, alcohol can cause significant side effects. The reaction between Flagyl and alcohol is like the effects of Antabuse (disulfiram). An...
  • I have been taking probiotics. Does NeuEve BV Clear kill off bacteria indiscriminately?

    If you currently suffer from BV, you have little or no probiotic microorganisms present in the vagina. Even if you take probiotics orally or vaginally, the probiotic bacteria may die shortly when they enter the BV-affected vagina. The reason is unsuitable environment. NeuEve works by changing ...
  • I have discharge after using BV Clear. What should I do?

    If you see increased discharge in the first two days after using a BV Clear suppository, it is normal. It is a reaction of the vaginal tissue to the suppository. Sometimes, you may see white discharge. Some ingredients are white powders such as starch and may come out undissolved shortly after in...
  • I have excessive discharge, but BV Clear did not work for me. What to do next?

    When you experiencing excessive discharges, it is a good idea to first rule out the possibility of an infection. I think that you did a good job of trying some self-care products for clearing a possible common infection like BV. An infection-related excessive vaginal discharge often has a color,...
  • I have severe BV. Why should I use BV Clear first before using the extra strength BV Clear Finisher?

    The severity of BV is not determined by how bad your symptoms are. It is about the difficulty to clear it. Even for a case with severe symptoms, if it is easy to clear, it may be a mild case. BV Clear can clear about 96% of all women with BV, including those who tried multiple BV care products b...
  • Is BV after menopause treated differently?

    Before a woman reaches menopause, BV is just BV. However, for a woman after menopause, BV often coexists with aging-related atrophic vaginitis and cannot be easily cleared. To help clear BV in a postmenopausal woman, doctors often prescribe estrogen cream to help regrow the atrophied vaginal lini...
  • Is BV Clear safe to use during pregnancy or while trying to conceive?

    NeuEve is all natural, hormone free and drug free. More than 10,000 women have used it safely. It does not interfere with any drugs or with your attempt to become pregnant. If you have BV, we highly recommend that you clear BV first before become pregnant because BV may cause many negative pregn...
  • I used 1 pack of BV Clear but it did not clear my BV. What to do next?

    If you have used 1 pack of BV Clear and your BV is not relieved, your BV may be a severe case. You may need multiple packs to find relief, unless your condition is not BV, but yeast or trich or some other infection. One way to tell if your condition is BV or some other infection, you can test if...
  • Light spotting after using BV Clear

    Is this normal? Or a side effect? One of our customers reported that she had some light spotting after using BV Clear. We asked her to observe her symptoms and note if any serious changes happened. There were no serious side effects and her spotting went away When you experience BV there is a ...
  • Some discomfort with BV Clear?

    All ingredients used with NeuEve are all-natural and food-grade. Most premenopausal women don't feel any discomfort with BV Clear. However, some women experience: spotting / discharge irritation Keep going, don't lose hope. These symptoms are normal. If you're experiencing spotting / discharge...
  • Using with Antibiotics or Boric Acid?

    I was just diagnosed with BV by my gynecologist. He prescribed me clindamycin vaginal cream for seven days. When can I start using your product and which product would be best to use after a seven day round of antibiotic cream? Antibiotics are good at eliminating true bacterial infections, but B...
  • What are the odds of my BV clearance?

    Based on a survey of 98 customers, 60% (recurrent BV) and 75% (first-time BV) found relief in less than 1 day, and 90% (recurrent BV) and 96% (first-time BV) reported BV Clearance after 1 pack of BV Clear (5-9 days). If your BV is recurrent, you may need 2-3 packs of BV Clear to achieve complete ...
  • What is the difference between severe and highly severe BV?

    For the common severity of BV, you may find this article helpful: How to determine my BV severity? This severity scale is for about 95% all BV cases that can be cleared with the regular BV Clear. For the 5% cases that do not respond to 3 packs of the regular BV Clear, they may be severe and hi...
  • What is the odds of recurrence after my BV is cleared?

    A significant feature of BV is recurrence. Scientific literature says that all types of BV treatment may result in high recurrence rates, 69 to 80% within 12 months, including relapse or reinfection. Therefore, your BV may recur at the same high rates after the initial clearance. However, you can...
  • Which formula is right for clearing my BV?

    In the field of women's health, one size does not fit all. NeuEve provides personalized care to each customer with several different products. Two factors determine a suitable product for a woman: age and health condition. The health conditions are those affecting the body's estrogen level and v...
  • Why didn't BV Clear work for me?

    Why does the BV Clear work for other women but not for me? BV is not a true infection but an upset of vaginal ecology, namely a reduction of friendly Lactobacillus bacteria and overgrowth of bad bacteria, which can be any species. Let us use lawn care as an example. When you have a green turf a...
  • Why do we not use the suppositories during our menstrual periods? It sets back a whole week, correct?

    This is a good question. Most of our customers use NeuEve for vaginal atrophy and dryness. They are mostly postmenopausal and do not have menstrual period. Younger women may use NeuEve to relieve BV, vulvodynia, vaginismus, or posterior fourchette fissure. They have menstrual period. We suggest...
  • Why you have good reviews on BV Clear here, but on Amazon there are some negative reviews?

    We offer 7 different products to clear stubborn recurrent BV for women of different ages and health conditions. On our website, we can do a good job helping customers to choose a right product that fits their age and health condition. If one product does not work out, we would help them troubles...