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Is it okay to take antibiotics while trying to conceive?

Is it okay to take antibiotics while trying to conceive?

Depends.: Some antibiotics (e.g. Doxycycline, levofloxacin) are potentially teratogenic so you should avoid them while trying to conceive - however most antibiotics are safe under your doctor's care. Take Folic Acid 1 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

Dr. Serena Chen
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Trying To Conceive (Definition)

Trying to conceive means trying to get pregnant. Patients understand that the best to conceive is when the women is in the middle of her cycle day 12 to day 14 (with the first day of your ...Read more


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Vaginal bacterial infection 7 day antibiotics done trying to conceive for two years Could the bacterial infection be the reason I wasn't getting preg?

Vaginal bacterial infection 7 day antibiotics done trying to conceive for two years Could the bacterial infection be the reason I wasn't getting preg?

Infertility: Yes. If the infection was an STD and caused PID or blocked fallopian tubes. But, you will not ever find the cause of your infertility on the internet. There are at least a dozen physical and chemical processes in conception in you and your male partner. All of these need to be studied by a good fertility specialist to determine how to fix you or help you get pregnant in the future. ...Read more

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I'm on antibiotics and I'm trying to conceive. Ovulating in few days. Is it safe?

I'm on antibiotics and I'm trying to conceive. Ovulating in few days. Is it safe?

Antibiotic/pregnancy: This depends upon which antibiotic. Penicillins and cephalosporins are likely to be quite safe, but you do not want to be on tetracyclines, fluorinated quinolones, or several other classes of antibiotics. If you are more specific could provide more definitive responses. ...Read more

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Can a woman conceive while on antibiotics? I'm 28 and trying to conceive. I eat healthy and exercise 3x a week. Couple of days before my ovulation I suddenly started shivering with high fever for 6 hours. When I went to see a doctor, they couldn't find an

Can a woman conceive while on antibiotics? I'm 28 and trying to conceive. I eat healthy and exercise 3x a week. Couple of days before my ovulation I suddenly started shivering with high fever for 6 hours. When I went to see a doctor, they couldn't find an

Taking: Taking antibiotics will not decrease your chance of getting pregnant. Sometimes when you are sick, you do not ovulate normally and that can decrease your chance of getting pregnant that month. If you were very ill, you might want to sit this month out. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive?

Trying to conceive?

See site given below: Please consult this site for good information.
I wish you the best and may he bless you with a healthy baby.
http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/guide/8-ways-to-boost-your-fertility. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive any advice?

Yes: Focus sex around the 14th day of your period starting from the first day of a period. Don't worry about it. The more you want to conceive, the harder it is. Just enjoy the sex. ...Read more

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What to take when trying to conceive at 39?

Folic acid: Folic acid (400mcg daily) has been shown to reduce the risk of certain birth defects. One should avoid undercooked meats, esp lamb, cold cuts and fish that are high in mercury or other heavy metals - these include shark, swordfish, tile fish, king mackerel, and chilean sea bass. One should not smoke, drink alcohol or use recreational drugs. Other issues are best addressed with your caregiver. ...Read more

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I'm trying to conceive, but it seems I can't?

I'm trying to conceive, but it seems I can't?

Things to consider: There are several things to consider here. Doctors do not even think about infertility until someone has been trying to conceive for over a year without success. This means that you have been having sex regularly around your time of ovulation for over a year without a resulting pregnancy. If you have not been trying that long be patient. If you have, see your doctor for an exam and labs. ...Read more

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What should I eat when I'm trying to conceive?

What should I eat when I'm trying to conceive?

Diet for pregnancy: A very healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, nuts, whole grains, organic milk, organic butter, grass fed beef, avoid chemicals and pesticides so eat organically grown food as much as possible. Avoid genetically modified foods. Avoid alcohol and smoking. Avoid drugs. ...Read more

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Is soymilk good when you are trying to conceive?

Is soymilk good when you are trying to conceive?

Soymilk for concepti: No, some studies have pointed in other direction that soybean and soy foods can inhibit fertility, only if consumed in large amounts. So to improve your chances for coception, avoid soy products. ...Read more

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Recommendations for someone trying to conceive?

Recommendations for someone trying to conceive?

OPKs: Start taking prenatal vitamins before you conceive and you can use OPKs (ovulation prediction kits) to assist with timing of intercourse. ...Read more

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28 years old, trying to conceive for 8 months.?

28 years old, trying to conceive for 8 months.?

Fertility: Please see a fertility doctor. He/she can test you and your partner and help you. Your family doctor can refer you to the right kind of specialist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it okay to do exercise when trying to conceive?

Yes: There is no restriction on regular light exercise when trying to conceive. Very strenuous competitive sports have been shown to be associated with menstrual irregularity and hence conception. ...Read more

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I m trying to conceive last 7 months but no result?

I m trying to conceive last 7 months but no result?

Fertility assessment: Follow up with your physician and explained your problem. He/she can do any initial assessment and if there are no answers refer you to a fertility specialist. All the best. ...Read more

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I ve been trying to conceive for almost 2 years now.

I ve been trying to conceive for almost 2 years now.

See doc: You did not ask a question! After 2 years, with no luck, get evaluated. First, a good history and physical and appropriate blood tests, and possibly imaging studies can be done. Then your doc can decide if a referral to a fertility specialist is the next step. At some point he may ask that your partner get a physical and lab work too. Hope it turns out to be something simple to correct. ...Read more

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Can you exercise every day while trying to conceive?

Can you exercise every day while trying to conceive?

Of course!: Millions of americans are trying to conceive today and every day. It is a normal part of a normal life, so that means eating healthy foods, exercising a normal amount, staying relaxed and happy, etc... So, daily exercise is fine to do. ...Read more

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Is cycling safe for a woman who's trying to conceive?

Is cycling safe for a woman who's trying to conceive?

Sure!: Cycling is a great form of exercise provided you take appropriate precautions for safety. It does not affect fertility in women although it does decrease male fertility when too vigorous and prolonged. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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What to do when trying to conceive and what not to do?

What to do when trying to conceive and what not to do?

Prenatal vitamins: Take a prenatal vitamin with 800 micrograms (mcg) of Folic Acid or more. Talk to your OB if taking anti-seizure medications or a family history of birth defects. Avoid excess alcohol, smoking, marijuana, other drugs, and review any prescription meds with your doctors. Get a flu shot. Have intercourse 2-3 x a week and see a rei if not prego in 1 year at age 30, sooner if you have irregular cycles. ...Read more

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Also, can weed affect when you are trying to conceive?

Also, can weed affect when you are trying to conceive?

Yes it might: It is possible that it might affect tubal function and in your male partner it will decrease androgen levels and sperm counts. ...Read more

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How does ferrus help a woman whose trying to conceive?

How does ferrus help a woman whose trying to conceive?

Ferrus - Iron?: Ferrus sulfate is the tech name for iron. Most women are slightly anemic due to the bleeding of their monthly periods. Taking iron helps to build those stores so they are full when she gets pregnant and gives up even more to the baby. Does not really help with conception but overall health. ...Read more

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I've been trying to conceive for 3 years. What can I do?

I've been trying to conceive for 3 years. What can I do?

Are you a female?: At age 48 - natural conception would be unlikely. Carrying a pregnancy to term- even more so. You could consult with a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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How long am I suppose to wait before trying to conceive?

Up to you: Your profile says you're 43 years old. I don't think you need to wait any longer.

Of course, perhaps you meant to ask a different question and maybe part of your question is missing. ...Read more

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What kind of exercise will I do when trying to conceive?

What kind of exercise will I do when trying to conceive?

Intercourse...: Is the best exercise to help you conceive. Other than that, your normal exercise routine is fine to continue. If you are just planning to start exercising, start slow (walking, light strength training, gentle yoga) and gradually build up your endurance and strength. That advice is the same if you are trying to conceive or not. An exercise you will do consistently is the best. ...Read more

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What to do if I am trying to conceive and need some tips?

What to do if I am trying to conceive and need some tips?

TTC: Ovulation normally occurs 14 days prior to the next period. Recommend starting to have intercourse a few days prior to ovulation & at ovulation (possibly a couple of days after). Can use an ovulation calendar or ovulation predictor kit to help determine best timing. Take care. ...Read more

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What medication do I need to take when trying to conceive?

What medication do I need to take when trying to conceive?

Conception: Preconceptually, you should start a prenatal vitamin. These are sold over the counter in a variety of formulations. If you do not have regular cycles, you may need further evaluation to decide if you need other medications to aid in conceiving. Preconception counseling with an obstetrician is a great idea too so you can become familiar with any genetic risks you or your partner possess. ...Read more

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What are the best sex positions when not trying to conceive?

What are the best sex positions when not trying to conceive?

Any position fertile: Any sex position is fertile and no position is "safe". Semen is sticky, and sperm can swim, so any intercourse position where the semen is placed anywhere inside the vagina can get a woman pregnant. The penis often is still moving during and after ejaculation, and so will spread the sperm all over the vagina and cervix. ...Read more

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Do you have any tips on trying to conceive for the 1st time?

Yes: Moat women ovulate approximately 14 days from the length of their cycle. So, if you are having a 30 day cycle, you are ovulating around day 16, a 28 day cycle, day 14, a 32 day cycle, day 18 and so on. Be patient, only 25% of couples get pregnant on their first attempt, 30% by the end of 3 attempts, 60% at 6 months, 80% at 9 mos and 85% at a year. The remaining 15% are infertile by definition. ...Read more

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Is it ok to cycling every day if you are trying to conceive?

Is it ok to cycling every day if you are trying to conceive?

Yes for women.: Women can safely engage in daily cycling (not competitive - only recreational) as they are attempting conception. Avoid cycling if you are male; sperm quality deteriorates in competitive cyclers. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily if you are female throughout your reproductive life. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more