A 37-year-old female asked:
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is ampilox antibiotics good during pregnancy if u r suffering from bartholin's cysts. hpw long can it be taken?

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Dr. Christopher Smith
40 years experience Family Medicine
Ampilox: category B in pregnancy ----probably treating you for a Bartholin's cyst that is infected----it is a penicillin based antibiotic usually take it for 10 days---Bartholin cyst are fairly common in pregnancy----some times have to be drained---check with your OB/GYN doctor
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
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No: I would hope your doctor is giving you antibiotics which are safe in pregnancy. An infection that is not treated is may effect your pregnancy though.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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No, if you have: An uninfected cyst- should not have significant impact. Please have your obstetrician evaluate you.
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No hormone change: The Bartholins is not associate with any hormonal change. The gland/duct is inflamed. If the inflammation is persistent, surgical drainage is indicate ... Read More

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