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Is bacterial vaginosis connected to gestational diabetes?

Is bacterial vaginosis connected to gestational diabetes?

If you have: Gestational diabetes and your sugar is elevated, it can make vagnosis more likely. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Carson
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Diabetes Onset During Pregnancy (Definition)

Gestation diabetes is diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. This develops when pregnancy hormones change a patient's metabolism so that they can not regulate their blood sugar. A patient with GDM will have to go on a low sugar and low carb diet and monitor blood sugars very carefully. Sometimes they will require medications. There is a 30% chance ...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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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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Are yeast and bacterial vaginosis common during pregnancy?

Are yeast and bacterial vaginosis common during pregnancy?

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

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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 is a good way to have sex with bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

What is a good way to have sex with bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

When ready: Typically BV is pretty readily treated and in and off itself should not cause any problems with sex. Many people wait until the end of the 1 week antibiotic treatment to have sex, but following that it shouldn't be different than any other sex during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does bacterial vaginosis, if treated, during pregnancy increase the risks of disabilities such as cerebral palsy

Does bacterial vaginosis, if treated, during pregnancy increase the risks of disabilities such as cerebral palsy

Unrelated: The fetus is rather well insulated from many of the health issues of the mother.Unless you have an infection with something that moves into the blood, like measles, hepatitis, etc., the baby is not affected by such things as bv, a sinus infection, etc. CP has many possible origins but this is not one of them. ...Read more

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Bacterial vaginosis (maybe im thinking maybe pelvic inflammatory disease) & pregnancy, what do you recommend?

Bacterial vaginosis (maybe im thinking maybe pelvic inflammatory disease) & pregnancy, what do you recommend?

Speak with OB doc: I recommend you speak with your obstetrician and have the issue evaluated properly. ...Read more

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Can severe bacterial vaginosis prevent pregnancy? I've had it for almost a year. No period. Just now treating it finally. No matter what, no pregnancy

Can severe bacterial vaginosis prevent pregnancy? I've had it for almost a year. No period. Just now treating it finally. No matter what, no pregnancy

Yes: A study in 2009 reported that BV can in fact affect fertility in women. Pregnancy rates increased after appropriate treatment of this very common vaginal infection. However, absence of menses also may be playing a role. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me cefuroxime and chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis.Could these be harmful to an early pregnancy , because i may be pregnant of 1 week?

My doctor prescribed me cefuroxime and chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis.Could these be harmful to an early pregnancy , because i may be pregnant of 1 week?

It could be.: Tell your doctor immediately that you may be pregnant, do a definitive urine or blood test to find out if you are, realizing that the otc test will not detect a very early pregnancy. Do it now. ...Read more

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What causes gestational diabetes?pregnant no history but anything I can do ensure I don't get it/reduce chances of getting it? I have a Sweet tooth.

What causes gestational diabetes?pregnant no history but anything I can do ensure I don't get it/reduce chances of getting it? I have a Sweet tooth.

Then: Change the sweet tooth. The more sweet you eat they more sweet you crave. Reducing sweet intake and remaining active and regular check ups will help ...Read more

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Doc measured belly, baby measures 3 weeks further than i actually am. Negative for gestational diabetes. What other reasons cause baby to grow too fast?

Doc measured belly, baby measures 3 weeks further than i actually am. Negative for gestational diabetes. What other reasons cause baby to grow too fast?

S>D: Its not necessarily bad or abnormal. 90 % of abdominal measurements like these actually have fetuses with normal weight. Sometimes docs will order an ultrasound to get a weight estimate for reassurance. ...Read more

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Can gestational diabetes cause my child to have diabetes?

Can gestational diabetes cause my child to have diabetes?

Yes: There is a lot of evidence to suggest that a baby exposed to high blood sugars in utero is at higher risk to develop type 2 diabetes in later childhood-adulthood. It's important for such children to have healthy lifestyles because becoming overweight or obese increases their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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What is gestational diabetes in pregnancy caused by?

What is gestational diabetes in pregnancy caused by?

Insulin resistance: Result of hormonal changes in all women during pregnancy increased levels of certain hormones made in the placenta interfere with the ability of Insulin to manage sugar as the placenta grows larger during pregnancy it produces more hormones and increases this Insulin resistance usually the mother's pancreas is able to overcome the Insulin resistance if can not that will result gestational diabe. ...Read more

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Dr. Alison Stuebe
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Gestational Diabetes (Definition)

Gestational diabetes occurs in women who are pregnant. Prior to becoming pregant the woman was not diabetic and once the woman delivers the baby the diabetes goes away, although she has a higher chance of getting non-insulin-dependent diabetes in the future. With gestational diabetes, hormones from the pregnancy ...Read more


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