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can i take doxycycline hyclate if i might be pregnant?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a good idea: Doxycycline can cause changes in the bone structure of a developing fetus. Discuss with the doctor who is planning to give this to you if you need to combat an infection - discuss alternatives for treatment.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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