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A 19-year-old member asked:

Can having an untreated yeast infection or one that is there to long during pregnancy harm the baby?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
No: A vaginal yeast infection is unlikely to cause problems in pregnancy other than making you itchy and uncomfortable. It will not hurt the baby. Over the counter yeast infections are available that you can try now. If it is not improving then you need to be checked by a doctor.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2017


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