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Doctor insights on: Effect Of Antibiotics During Pregnancy

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Can a common cold during the first trimester increase the chance of birth defects? No fever and no medications were taken.

Can a common cold during the first trimester increase the chance of birth defects? No fever and no medications were taken.

No: The common cold is a localized process i your upper airway.It does not generate a blood phase that would send the virus to baby through your placenta. Similar conditions like strep throat or a UTI that are localized are also no risk. It is the blood borne issues like measles that cause problems. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

Brain injury: The early reports of fetal alcohol effects surfaced first in the 1950's & again in the 70's. The most prominent effects were dose related; the worst fetal damage to the highest alcohol intake. Research has shown direct toxic effects of alcohol on the nerves of the fetal brain,many suggest much of the ADD we see is related to alcohol intake. No level of alcohol intake is considered safe ...Read more

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Can strep throat and taking antibiotics have an adverse effect on the baby during pregnancy?

Can strep throat and taking antibiotics have an adverse effect on the baby during pregnancy?

Unlikely an issue: The strep throat germs are localized to the throat & will not enter the blood & get to baby. The discomfort you feel during the illness should have no long term effect on baby.The antibiotics used fro strep have no negative effect on the fetus. ...Read more

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Side effects of labetalol during pregnancy?

Side effects of labetalol during pregnancy?

Variable: Labetalol is given a classification of c in pregnancy meaning that there no studies in humans or animals to evaluate fetal risk vs. Maternal benefit. It however is used to tret difficult to control hypertension.Common side efects include dizziness, nausea/vomiting, fatigue, shortness of breath, headache.More serious reactions include slow heart rates, heart failure, liver toxicity ...Read more

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Whats the risk of vomiting during pregnancy?

Whats the risk of vomiting during pregnancy?

Variable: Nausea is very common with vomiting less common during early pregnancy. If vomiting persists to the point weight loss occurs, that can become an issue during pregnancy. The easiest treatment if vitamin b6 and unisom twice daily both available otc. Unisom, of course, can make you drowsy. ...Read more

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Side effects of cholecalciferol6000iu during pregnancy?

Side effects of cholecalciferol6000iu during pregnancy?

None: It will help you and your baby absorb calcium. At that dose you should have periodic vitamin d levels performed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can taking progesterone during pregnancy affect the developing fetus negatively? Do pregnant women sometimes use progesterone or progestin?

Can taking progesterone during pregnancy affect the developing fetus negatively? Do pregnant women sometimes use progesterone or progestin?

Progesterone: Progesterone is sometimes prescribed in the first trimester for placental support. It is sometimes prescribed in the 2nd trimester for a short cervix. It also can be prescribed as shots for the prevention of preterm labor. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of navidoxine during pregnancy?

What is the side effect of navidoxine during pregnancy?

It is vit b6 and: meclizine [antihistamine] which can cause sedation dry mouth and constipation . too much vit b6 can cause tingling sensations but at low doses should be ok ...Read more

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Aproximately,how many cases are known of women taking diprofos during first trimester of pregnancy?

Aproximately,how many cases are known of women taking diprofos during first trimester of pregnancy?

Do proofs pregnancy: Asks how many women have taken diprofos during preg. ANS: . I would go to pubmed.com and search as well as drugs.com. And then go to the manufactures web site. ...Read more

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What are the eventual effects on an unborn/born child after long term administration of utrogestion during pregnancy?

What are the eventual effects on an unborn/born child after long term administration of utrogestion during pregnancy?

None.: Utrogestan is natural Progesterone that is the main hormone normally produced by the placenta. It is not surprising, therefore, that no adverse fetal/neonatal effects have ever been described with its use in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more