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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 1 more doctor answer
I know this is my 2nd question today but could bacterial vaginosis be causing my bleeding in my pregnancy??
How can a person get bacterial vaginosis by being with the only sexual partner ever? Considering she doesn't douche either.
Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. She wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more
That it should: Be properly diagnosed and treated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes!: The hormone and weight changes of pregnancy make this a very common opportunity for changes in the bacterial flora of the vagina. This leads to the two most common infections of bacterial change, BV and yeast infections. Luckily both are easily treated by your doctor, np or midwife. ...Read more
13wks pregnant have bacterial vaginosis & prescription is cream. 4yrs on and off. Could it have spread to other parts of my body & isn't fully getting treated?
BV in pregnancy: Vaginal physiology fluctuates a lot during pregnancy. I wouldn't say it is "normal" to get BV, but it may be fairly frequent. BV involves overgrowth of vaginal bacteria, but the causes of that overgrowth are not understood well. STDs are more common in women with BV: since you're pregnant, you probably have been tested for STD, but check with your doctor to be sure. Follow doc's treatment advice. ...Read more
I'm 16 weeks pregnant and have bacterial vaginosis. Dr prescribed Flagyl is this safe for my baby?
Does getting bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy always mean miscarriage? I was just diognosed with a light growth i'm nearly 19 weeks
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