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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
OB's follow protocol: The frequency of invasive group b strep disease has declined since the adoption of surveillance and treatment protocols by ob's & peds. Since gbs can ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Very likely: Very likely unless there are underlying problems. Let yourt doctor know about these.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing post: Group B strep can be disastrous to newborns but is not much of a problem for anyone else. It is a common benign germ in the GI tract & occasionall ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Usually unknown: Any new born baby staying for a prolonged period in a neonatal intensive care unit is at higher risk. Other than that, most of late-onset group b str ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
OB/peds have protocl: The frequency of invasive group b strep disease has declined since the adoption of surveillance and treatment protocols by ob's & peds. Since gbs can ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Common pest: Group b strep is a periodic visitor to the digestive tract and at any given time 30% of women may have it show up on a vaginal swab. Except for it's w ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Below: If there was a semen culture, then sensitivities were prob also done at the same time and your DR used the Amoxicillin because the Group B Strep was s ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Possible but: Group B strep does not always cause a discharge but it can. Given your description, please be sure to have your doctor check to see if other infection ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not uncommon: Group b strep is a common germ found in the female genital tract.At any time as many as 1/3 will have it.It also comes and goes over time without trea ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 weeks : If group strep is found during the pregnancy at any time (like a urine culture) then that patient will be treated when in labor. The culture is reliab ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
This is probably not: contamination, but could be colonization or an actual infection. Some people have Group B strep in their uterus and genital tract, without it causing ... Read More

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