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I am about to start taking doxycycline for one week to treat a small outbreak on my skin - how long after taking it do I have to wait to get pregnant?

I am about to start taking doxycycline for one week to treat a small outbreak on my skin - how long after taking it do I have to wait to get pregnant?

When finished : You are only taking one week of Doxycycline so even if you got pregnant the first day of taking it the baby would not be formed beyond a few cells. No need to delay. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Can pregnant women take Doxycycline?

Can pregnant women take Doxycycline?

Not recommended: Doxycycline is not advisable during pregnancy. There are usually safer alternatives. There have been evidence of fetal risk when doxycycline is taken during pregnancy. It can be recommended only in life-threatening situation where the benefit to the mother outweighs the risk to the fetus and when there are no better alternative. ...Read more

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I was on doxycycline and found out i'm pregnant what are the chances my baby will be fine or not? Please help i'm very worried!

I was on doxycycline and found out i'm pregnant what are the chances my baby will be fine or not? Please help i'm very worried!

No problem: Doxycycline is similar to tetracycline in that it can stain teeth. Teeth are usually formed in the second trimester in the fetus and they can become stained..Since you have just become pregnant i don't think you need to worry. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex thursday and took my pill that day 12 hours late and 18 hours late the next day. Can i get pregnant?I been taking doxycycline too.

Yes it is possible: Antibiotics can decrease the absorption and effectiveness of the pill as can not taking in a row.Theedule especially more than 1 day pill on sch. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline safe to take during pregnancy?

Not for use in pregn: Pregnant women should not take tetracycline derivatives like Doxycycline during pregnancy unless there are no other antibiotics that can be used to treat the patient. Tetracyclines affect tooth development causing staining deformities and also retard the development of bone. ...Read more

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Can i take doxycycline hyclate if i might be pregnant?

Not a good idea: Doxycycline can cause changes in the bone structure of a developing fetus. Discuss with the doctor who is planning to give this to you if you need to combat an infection - discuss alternatives for treatment. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while taking doxycycline and birth control?

Can you get pregnant while taking doxycycline and birth control?

Yes it is possible: Antibiotics decrease the absorption of the pill and therefore decrease its effectiveness. You should always use a backup measure or abstain while on an antibiotic if you are on the bcp. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline cause abortion in the first week of pregnancy?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline is typically not recommended for women who are expecting. The medicine may cause permanent tooth discoloration in the child, and may even affect bone formation. If pregnancy occurs while you are taking doxycycline, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about the potential risks and benefits of using this antibiotic. ...Read more

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