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Using A Bacterial Vaginosis Douche During Pregnancy
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
Probably nothing: BV can increase the risk of infection and is associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery, but as common as BV is, it usually does not cause a problem. it can be treated, but it offer recurs. BV is not really an infection, but an overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina. Taking probiotics, like eating yogurt, can help restore the normal flora. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but you may want to treat your infection anyway. ...Read more
I had bacterial vaginosis about 4 weeks ago and I think I might be pregnant, can you get pregnant while being treated for it?
Yes: You can get pregnant during BV treatment and should use protection. ...Read more
Possibly: There can be co-occurence.Get a more detailed answer ›
BV: If this is diagnosed by your doctor they should be treating this. But, most self diagnosed cases of BV are incorrect. Pregnancy produces hormones that increase swelling of the vagina and increase mucous production. This can mimic BV thus the high level of incorrect self diagnosis. Your doctor should diagnose this with a wet prep and not just by symptoms otherwise they will be misdiagnosed as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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