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Dr. Austina Cho
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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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Will bacterial vaginosis cause your period to be late? I have been regular and not pregnant.

Will bacterial vaginosis cause your period to be late? I have been regular and not pregnant.

Probably not: Check. A pregnancy test. If negative you just might be late or too early to tell if you are pregnant. You could have it retested by blood to be certain. ...Read more

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How can bacterial vaginosis causes preterm labor? If once it happened and treated for next pregnancy,what is the chance of repeat preterm labor?

How can bacterial vaginosis causes preterm labor? If once it happened and treated for next pregnancy,what is the chance of repeat preterm labor?

B.V. and early labor: Bacterial vaginitis residing and multiplying in the vagina came cause white blood cell mobilization, irritation to the vagina, and effusion through leaking amniotic membranes into the uterus causing internal infection with resulting premature labor. Once it is treated effectively it is not a problem so have your OB assess the vaginal area regularly during your next pregnancy to eliminate B.V. ...Read more

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I'm 39 weeks pregnant and think I have bacterial vaginosis, will this harm my unborn baby? Cause stillbirth?

I'm 39 weeks pregnant and think I have bacterial vaginosis, will this harm my unborn baby?  Cause stillbirth?

Please see your OB: Or call your OB today as your OB can put you on vaginal or oral antibiotics to treat that, it will not cause still birth u need cultures and txment and make sure it is just BV bacteria and not other bact. And i assume u do not have beta strep- i assume u were already tested for b- strep as u should ahve been at 34-36 wks, if u are beta strep + then u get IV antibiotics in labor so baby does get bs. ...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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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