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does gestational diabetes cause bacterial vaginosis

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
If you have: Gestational diabetes and your sugar is elevated, it can make vagnosis more likely. Check w/your doctor.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
B.V. and early labor: Bacterial vaginitis residing and multiplying in the vagina came cause white blood cell mobilization, irritation to the vagina, and effusion through le ... Read More
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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get treated : It is the most common cause of vaginal discharge in pregnancy (and outside of pregnancy) and is easily treated with antibiotics prescribed by your doc ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
21 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!: The hormone and weight changes of pregnancy make this a very common opportunity for changes in the bacterial flora of the vagina. This leads to the t ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Avoid antibiotics: Pregnancy hormone changes can cause an overgrowth of the 'bad' bacteria in the vagina. Antibiotics can also cause an overgrowth of the 'bad' bacteria ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: Should be easy to diagnose and treat, although choices of antibiotics in early pregnancy are somewhat limited. This should not hurt your baby. Be we ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
49 years experience Fertility Medicine
BV & bleeding: It is possible that BV causes bleeding in pregnancy, but it is unlikely. Check with your OB.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
21 years experience Family Medicine
When ready: Typically BV is pretty readily treated and in and off itself should not cause any problems with sex. Many people wait until the end of the 1 week ant ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
BV: Yes but it is related to preterm labor so get treated.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Vaginosis/pregnancy: No it does not mean miscarriage. Your OB doctor should be able to give you medicine to apply intra-vaginally or even by mouth for some infections.

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