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A 36-year-old member asked:

is it safe to take metrodinazole vaginal gel while pregnant?

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Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Metronidazole gel is frequently prescribed for "bv, " or bacterial vaginosis. The trade name, flagyl, has been prescribed for BV to millions of pregnant women with no dangerous effects to the baby. More importantly, BV has been linked to preterm ruptured membranes and preterm labor, so treating this infection is crucial in preventing a very expensive and very dangerous pregnancy complication.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: This is a commonly prescribed medication for vaginal bacterial infections. It is safe to take in pregnancy.

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What could cause contractions if you are not pregnant?

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Dr. Andrew Blazar
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Normal: Uterine contractions ("cramps") are common-though they may not be noticable.
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What could cause painful vaginal bleeding?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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See your doctor: Any painful vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated by a doctor.
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How are pregnant women tested for group b beta strep?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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Vaginal swab culture: All pregnant women are tested by a swab during 35to37weeks gestation aswab is taken from vagina and rectum and sent to the lab to be tested for groupb strep and result is available in 24to 48 hours.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

Chances of getting pregnant from sex on last day of period -if 31 day cycle?

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Conception: If the cycle is regular and the period is 3-7 days, the chances arevery small.
A 26-year-old male asked:

Why are women's vaginas so tight.?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Circular muscle: The lining of the vagina(epithelium) is surrounded by circular muscle that can contract around objects and a potential space that can expand as well. Expansion projects include childbirth, sex and tampon placement.

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