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Taking doxycycline and trying to get pregnant

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Complete Rx: Complete your Doxycycline Rx and wait for the next normal period before considering conception, just in case you contracted an infection from Africa.( ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: Woild NOT use doxycycline if attempting pregnancy. Can cause bad effects on child's teeth
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably yes, but...: ...make sure it's prostatitis. Most "prostatitis" in younger men actually is nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), which is an STD -- often caused by chlamy ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
When finished : You are only taking one week of Doxycycline so even if you got pregnant the first day of taking it the baby would not be formed beyond a few cells. No ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is possible: Antibiotics can decrease the absorption and effectiveness of the pill as can not taking in a row.Theedule especially more than 1 day pill on sch.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Taking Doryx (doxycycline) should not interfere with Plan B.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Morning after pill: Although antibiotics can reduce the efficacy of birth control pills, you didn't mention if you're on the pill. Unprotected sex can lead to pregnancy. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is possible: Antibiotics decrease the absorption of the pill and therefore decrease its effectiveness. You should always use a backup measure or abstain while on a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Unlikely but possible. Do a pregnancy test if the end of the cycle shows no period before you start your next pack of pills.
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