What are some ways I can restore vaginal pH levels to normal?

There are a number of products that can restore and/or maintain normal vaginal pH levels:
  • RePhresh is an over-the-counter vaginal gel that will restore normal pH. In Europe, it is actually approved to treat bacterial vaginosis.
  • Pro-B is a daily oral probiotic lactobacillus that has been clinically shown to help maintain the normal amount of vaginal lactobacilli.
  • Brilliant is a new tampon with tiny ribbons containing citric acid and L-lactide that maintains a normal pH despite retaining blood in the vagina.

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Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis

Vulvovaginitis refers to numerous types of infections that can affect the vulva and vaginal area. Causes of vulvovaginitis include yeast, bacteria, parasites STDs and other viruses. If you have symptoms of vulvovaginitis like odor...

, discharge, itching, rash or pain in the vagina, you should call your doctor. You will want to make sure that you are treated for this condition, as it does not always go away on its own.
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