Hello I am new to this forum. I am a 25 year old female. I am in desperate need of answers/advice. I have been diagnosed with group b strep for aprox. a year and a half. I get vaginal redness, burning when I urinate, itchiness, and sometimes pelvic pain. I have been tested for all stds which were all negative. Every vaginal culture they do comes back with group b strep! Some swear there's no symptoms with this bacteria, but if that's all i am being tested positive for, for over a year and a half. I beg to differ.

I had a tubal pregnancy last Sept 2007 and after I lost the pregnancy at 6 weeks. I started testing positive for this for a year and a half now. I get a vaginal infection once a month usualyy the third week of each month. If this is happening to any other women can you private message me on here, I keep telling my Dr I cant bear the thought of having this infection once a month for the rest of my life. It has even been affecting my marriage. Plus financial with all the dr visits. They say there's no cure so I feel basically I am SOL. I have seen about 5 ob gyns and 2 family Drs now I have been asked to go see an infectious disease dr to see if there is any vaccination/shot that counteract the symptoms! Please give any advice/experience you can. I appreciate it!
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replied November 10th, 2008
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Strep B can cause urinary tract infections, blood infections, skin infections and pneumonia in adults. I found some guideline for pregnant mothers and preventing Strep B. Please let me know if this helps.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/r r5111a1.htm
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replied November 10th, 2008
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have you tried treating it naturally with home remedies? Or maybe you could see a doctor that practices natural medicine. I will pm you some information that helped me when I was faced with this same problem.

I too got a vaginal infection due to Strep B, but mine went away after the 1st treatment. Hang in there and dont give up. Keep searching, you will find an answer. There is someone out there that can and will help you!
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replied October 28th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
This is something very ridiculous.
How group b strep reach there? the only route may be oral sex.
Your symptoms are consistent with hormonal imbalance. I would suggest you to have thyroid function tests to sort out the problem.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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