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Doctor insights on: Using A Bacterial Vaginosis Douche During Pregnancy

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Is bacterial vaginosis a threat to an early pregnancy?

Is bacterial vaginosis a threat to an early pregnancy?

Probably not: Should be easy to diagnose and treat, although choices of antibiotics in early pregnancy are somewhat limited. This should not hurt your baby. Be well and congrats on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What should you do if you get bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

What should you do if you get bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

Get treated : It is the most common cause of vaginal discharge in pregnancy (and outside of pregnancy) and is easily treated with antibiotics prescribed by your doctor ...Read more

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What can bacterial vaginosis do to a pregnant women?

What can bacterial vaginosis do to a pregnant women?

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

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I'm six weeks pregnant but I have on going bacterial vaginosis. Will it harm the baby?

I'm six weeks pregnant but I have on going bacterial vaginosis. Will it harm the baby?

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 more

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Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more


Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

bacteria normally reside in vagina as resistence to infection goes down they can cause infection causing discharge, itch and odor ...Read more