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Dr doc prescribed me metronidazole for bv(abnormal microbial flora shown in result) is it safe for 18 weeks pregnancy? any harm to baby?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Metronidazole is not: absolutely contraindicated during pregnancy, but should be used with caution. Make sure your doctor knows you're pregnant and discusses the risks and benefits.

Answered 4/20/2020

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