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is bv a sign of pregnancy

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can still get pregnant but be sure to take care of BV with medication regardless of pregnancy status.
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Bv is a common vaginal infection. It is not considered an std. It is associated with vaginal discharge and odor, and it is easily treated. Having B ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Gleick
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Bv is just bacterial overgrowth, not an std. No effect on getting pregnant.Smart to treat before delivery.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
BV in pregnancy: BV resolves spontaneously in up to 50% of pregnant women. When pregnant and symptomatic with BV, it should be treated. Treating pregnant women with ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, it's safe: Yes, entirely safe, especially beyond the first few weeks of pregnancy. Your doctor wouldn't have prescribed it otherwise.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No to both: Abnormal PAP smear is not a cause of BV and it will certainly not prevent pregnancy. Get HPV vaccine. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contracep ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Probably Safe: Probiotics in general should be safe and even beneficial,, according to studies, see attached article. Occasionally such products may cause minor side ... Read More
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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
BV: Yes but it is related to preterm labor so get treated.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Metronidazole is often used for BV during pregnancy.

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