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Can Antibiotics Cause Miscarriage
Is there any antibiotics that should be avoided during pregnancy because it can cause miscarriage?
Category C, D, X: According to babymed. Com: the category d antibiotics include tetracycline, doxycycline, Oxytetracycline in the 3rd trimester. Category x includes antibiotics that have shown fetal risk and / or abnormalities. Category x antibiotics include Isotretinoin and thalidomide. Also some category c drugs to be aware: sulfa, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) isoniazid, rifampin. ...Read more
If I started taking prevpack antibiotic on early pregnancy stage but didn't know I was pregnant, could it cause miscarriage or fetus abnormalities?
That there is a small increased risk of miscarriage with the use of clarithromycin, one of the components of the prevpack, early in pregnancy, but no significant increase in risk of fetal malformations. Reference here: http://www. Plosone. Org/article/info%3adoi%2f10.1371%2fjournal. Pone.0053327
i would suggest discussing these concerns with your physician, who may choose to do an early u/s to eval. ...Read more
Is it possible for implanon to cause false negative and lead to early miscarriage? Recently had ruptured ovarian cyst and was on 3 pylori antibiotics
Is the antibiotic cream for bacterial vaginosis safe to take when 3 or 4 weeks pregnant? I don't want to harm the fetus or cause miscarriage
I am 5 weeks pregnant & the doctor put me on antibiotics for a kidney infection the medication is keflex will this cause a miscarriage? : (
The ones YOUR doctor: Prescribed. They are not always needed at all. ...Read more
Miscarriage end of April no dnc was done only antibiotics given. No pmc in May, June 10 Days, July pmc is the whole month. When can I start trying agai?
Any time: You can start trying any time, but you should check with your doctor about your abnormal periods. ...Read more
Having miscarriage. Dr wants me to pass on my own. On antibiotics. Having the pains but very little blood. Any home remedies for pain and to help pass?
Unclear: It is not clear from this limited information why you have been given antibiotics. I would contact the doctor who prescribed them to you and ask for clarification ...Read more
Probably: If you miscarried in April, 2014, you would know by now if there was a problem. Many women have miscarriages at home with no need for medical attention and are just fine. Best wishes! ...Read more
Prevent infection: The best infection protection after miscarriage is the removal of all residual products of conception from the uterus by immediate surgical D & C. Antibiotics can be given after that procedure if needed. ...Read more
After a missed miscarriage, then medical management, which antibiotics would be used if infection was suspected?
If infection, see MD: This isn't the forum to ask such a question, as these meds need Rx. I don't know your allergies, and these questions should have wide appeal, and not be specific, please see your doctor, if you suspect an infection. I'm sorry, I couldn't help more. Good Luck ...Read more
40 years old and 3 weeks pregnant with #4 (All c-sect). Miscarried 1yr ago and just finished antibiotics. How risky is this pregnancy/4th c-sect?
Need experienced OB: You will need an experienced OB MD who has done several repeat C/sections because you will probably have adhesions whereby bowel, and other structures stick to the uterus. Moreover, it will be difficult to surgically take down the bladder flap again due to adhesions. Risky? Not in able surgeons hands. ...Read more
2.9cm retained pregnancy product 2 weeks after miscarriage. Still bleeding. Gyno gave antibiotics and advised to wait 2 weeks. Do you agree?
I had miscarriage 2 weeks befr. Yesterday I did a scan know that have infcetion. Now taking antibiotics. Will it affect my utres or fertility? Advise.
Take antibiotics.: It is not uncommon to develop an uterine infection after miscarriage, and it can be treated safely with antibiotics. If you do not treat the infection, it can become very serious and may lead to removal of your uterus or serious illness requiring hospitalization. Keep your follow up appointments with your doctor and let him/her know if you do not get better. ...Read more
I been taking the antibiotics call ciprofloxacin for 10 days I found out I was pregnant while taking it would this harm the baby or miscarriage?
Ciprofloxacin: While no controlled studies of Ciprofloxacin use in pregnant women show safety, it is suggested that therapeutic doses during pregnancy are unlikely to pose a substantial teratogenic risk, but the data are insufficient to state that there is no risk. The overwhelming odds are that your baby will be fine. ...Read more
Hi doc can I asked why my discharge is smell not good after a miscarriage this dec 14.after taking a methergine, (methylergonovine)antibiotics, and iron. I'm afraid.
I just went through a miscarriage and WA spit on doxycycline twice a day for 7 days. I am on day 5 of the antibiotics and have a weird smelling discha?
Testing: You could have developed a yeast infection after being on antibiotics. It is important to find out though if your doctor was already treating a known infection with Doxycycline or if that was done prophylactically. Contact your doctor for clarification and to see if testing is needed ...Read more
How long it will to get my period back after 6 week pregnancy miscarriage? I am taking 2nd course antibiotics now. Antibitics makes period delay?
Dr. Iam having fungal infection after miscarriage & now taking antibiotics. Had miscarriage 3 weeks before. Infection will affect next pregnancy?
Sick w stomach pain go2 hospital they Say it's a uti infection an acid eating stomach lining gave me antibiotics go2 Dr say miscarriage an acid idk?
Follow-up: You need to follow up with your primary care provider, and bring the report of the hospital doctor with you, along with the test results. If you don;t have those things, just be sure to tell the doctor the name of the hospital so they can get the records. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I miscarried at 11wks, d&c showed bad infection, given antibodic to clear, now having hard time getting pregnant. Why would that be? 11dpo w pink cm
Only if teratogenic.: Fluoroquiolones may fall in that category. Most other antibiotics are not even theoretically suspected of embryotoxicity nor teratogenicity, thus could not have caused your pregnancy loss. Most first trimester losses are due to genetic anomalies of the conceptus, anyway. I am sorry for your loss, but don't blame yourself. I hope you have a normal pregnancy next time! Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily. ...Read more
Extreme anxiety and panics after miscarriage that occurred almost two years ago. Now I'm scared of everything that can potentially cause death --i.e. EVERYTHING. I'm obsessed with Google and I'm convinced I have every illness I read about. I have the same
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many causes of multiple miscarriages including age, genetic issues, uterine pathology to name a few. If you would like an answer more specific to your history please consult with us. ...Read more
Unlikely: The human reproductive system is quite effective at getting a fetus the nutrients it needs to develop. Women conceive, even in times of shortage and famine. Obviously there can be problems for baby if, say, Folic Acid is insufficient, namely, neural tube defects. Having said that, nutrition isn't a major cause for miscarriage. ...Read more
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