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Costacondritis and pregnancy 32weeks?

Costacondritis and pregnancy 32weeks?

Warm & Cold packs: You might be able to treat this with alternating warm then cold packs. Usually Acetaminophen in low doses helps, but as always check with your physician first. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can take in pregnancy?

Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can take in pregnancy?

Probably: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is classified as category b for safety in pregnancy. This indicates a good, safe profile. For peace of mind, you can check the definitions of these categories on the net for this and other drugs. Always checkwith your ob-gyn even with supplelemnts nad "natural products". ...Read more

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Can I take the antibiotic cipro (ciprofloxacin) if I am in my first trimester of pregnancy?

Can I take the antibiotic cipro (ciprofloxacin) if I am in my first trimester of pregnancy?

Maybe: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a category c medicine in pregnancy. This means adverse fetal effects in animals but no controlled human studies or no human/animal studies done... So, we usually use proven antibiotics with better studies or track record. Bottom line - take them if it's the only possible med that will work (i doubt it) or discuss it again with your doc. It's always smart to double check your medications. ...Read more

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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) duo delay your period for a week?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): This antibiotic alone is very very unlikely to alter your menstrual cycle, but the infection you are treating may well do so. ...Read more

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Can having bronchitis and taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) Mucinex and breathing treatments affect the result of an oraquick test. ?

Can having bronchitis and taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) Mucinex and breathing treatments affect the result of an oraquick test. ?

HIV: This should not interfere with Oraquick testing, but the best thing that you can do is to be seen by an expert in HIV care, because if you were potentially exposed to HIV you also need to be tested for other STDs. Best wishes for a negative test. ...Read more

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Late 8 days slight cramps and nausea on and off for two days took 4 pregnancy tests all negative and an increase in vaginal discharge.

Late 8 days slight cramps and  nausea  on and off for two days took 4 pregnancy tests all negative and an increase in vaginal discharge.

Hormonal imbalance: Did you have unprotected sex? if not, you are not pregnant. You may wish to get blood test for HCG, if that is negative at 8 days after missed period, it will rule out pregnancy. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can uricalm or Azo effect the outcome of a home pregnancy test? Ijust started antibiotics today for a UTI but my period is 3 days late .

Can uricalm or Azo effect the outcome of a home pregnancy test? Ijust started antibiotics today for a UTI but my period is 3 days late .

No.: Home pregnancy tests detect the presence of beta-hcg, a hormone produced during pregnancy. Medications would not alter the level of this hormone. Menstrual cycle length can vary by a few days from month to month. If your period still has not come in the next couple days, you might consider making a doctor's appointment to see what's going on. ...Read more

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Can prednisone and augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) affect heroin urine test with a false positive?

Can prednisone and augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) affect heroin urine test with a false positive?

No: Although screening tests be test positive for closely related compounds, screening tests are just that and are not valid until confirmed by specific tests such as gas chromatography or mass spectroscopy which are highly specific and have virtually no false positives. ...Read more

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My period is 3 days delayed should i take pregnancy test? And What are the signs of pregnancy?

My period is 3 days delayed should i take pregnancy test? And What are the signs of pregnancy?

3 days- protection?: Assuming you had unprotected sex- do a home pregnancy test this week and repeat next week. Pregnancy signs would be: missed cycles (s), breast fullness, possible early morning nausea/vomiting, wight pain and possible darkening of the nipples. 3 days is a bit early to tell; however, it is time to see a GYN for definitive BC pills and always use condoms! ...Read more

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Can pregnancy test kit not detect the pregnancy if taking antibiotics for cold and cough?

Can pregnancy test kit not detect the pregnancy if taking antibiotics for cold and cough?

No: Fertility drugs or other medications that contain HCG might interfere with home pregnancy test results. However, most medications, including antibiotics and birth control pills, don't affect the accuracy of home pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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Been taking Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for strep throat and also taking Lo Loestrin Fe. Missed 3 or 4 days of taking Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and I'm having vaginal bleeding? Normal?

Been taking Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for strep throat and also taking Lo Loestrin Fe. Missed 3 or 4 days of taking Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and I'm having vaginal bleeding? Normal?

Call your doctor: It is not good to miss doses of your antibiotic when treating strep throat. You risk getting rheumatic heart disease. You must take all 10 days and may have to start again, ask your doctor about it. And an antibiotic can cause irregular periods. If irregularity persists through your next cycle or two, see your doc about this, too. ...Read more

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I am in my first trimester of pregnancy and diagnosed with trichomonas. Is Flagyl safe?

I am in my first trimester of pregnancy and diagnosed with trichomonas. Is Flagyl safe?

Yes: Metronidazole is the drug if choice for treatment in pregnancy, even in the first trimester. Despite theoretical concern for teratogenicity, a meta-analysis showed no link to birth defects. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline and tetracycline taken in first five weeks of pregnancy cause birth defects?

Can doxycycline and tetracycline taken in first five weeks of pregnancy cause birth defects?

MEDS IN PREGNANCY: Both Doxycycline and tetracycline fall in pregnancy safety category-d. It means: there is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the potential benefits from the use of the drug in pregnant women may be acceptable despite its potential ricks (e.g. If the drug is needed in life threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs can't be used or are ineffective). ...Read more

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What UTI meds i can take at4weeks pregnant this is 3 days after my missed period cipro (ciprofloxacin) or microbid i'm pregnant?

What UTI meds i can take at4weeks pregnant this is 3 days after my missed period  cipro (ciprofloxacin) or microbid  i'm pregnant?

Meds in Pregnancy: Most antibiotics can be safely used in pregnancy. Both your doctor and your pharmacist are there on the front line to make sure you do not take anything that could be harmful. ...Read more

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Hi i just went to the ER today because of bodyache,cold and cough and some spotting and im26weeks 5days pregnant, is taking amoxil (amoxicillin) safe?

Hi i just went to the ER today because of bodyache,cold and cough and some spotting and im26weeks 5days pregnant, is taking amoxil (amoxicillin) safe?

Yes amoxicillin is: safe for pregnancy, as it does not cross the placental barrier and is not teratogenic. Any penicillins would be safe in pregnancy. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Moxifloxacin (Definition)

Commonly used in eye drops. More powerful than former generational flourquinolones. Inhibits uncoiling of dna supercoiling by ...Read more