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Infection Affect Pregnancy
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
Absolutely: Some bacterial infections can affect the developing child directly, by spreading to the womb. More commonly, though, bacterial infections can have an effect indirectly, by making you weak, more anemic, dehydrated, feverish, or doing any of a number of things that will make you ill & less fit. If you suspect that you have an infection, you should inform your obstetrician straight away. ...Read more
Should not affect it: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more
Shouldn't: Neither should affect the protein the pregnancy tests are detecting. Also, the information packet with my in-house pregnancy tests does not list either as affecting the accuracy or sensitivity. Whatever the case, we always follow up with a blood sample sent to the laboratory to confirm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I find problem while doing toilet and feels like some insect is rolling over my vagina I visited a doctor and he said it will affect pregnancy...He said its urine infection.
Wilk it affect pregnancy in future?
See another Doctor: A urinary infection is treated with antibiotic pills. It goes away in 10 days. It will not affect pregnancy. I am not sure that what you are feeling is an infection. Did the doctor do a pelvic exam? Did you give a urine sample to have checked for infection? See another physician to get a more accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Dr. Iam having fungal infection after miscarriage & now taking antibiotics. Had miscarriage 3 weeks before. Infection will affect next pregnancy?
I'm 20 days late negative test, can i still be pregnant? Also i have in infection can that make the pregnancy test be negative?
Is wbc of 13.7 considered to be okay in pregnancy? I'm 8 weeks. I don't think I have any infections... my wbc nonpregnant is usually between 9 and 11.
Okay: Pregnancy causes an increase in the number of white blood cells that were "hanging out" on the inside of the blood vessels(margination) awaiting a stimulus to "spring into action" to do so. You are increasing your blood volume, pace and red cells as your pregnancy grows and the white blood cells don't "stick to the sides" of the blood vessels in that situation but circulate and are normally tested ...Read more
Not really: While you can get yeast infections in pregnancy, you can get them just as easily when you aren't pregnant as well. Actually persistent yeast infections can be seen in diabetics and people using corticosteroids. I tend to see more yeast infections in mid summer and mid winter. ...Read more
I have h pyroli infection,is it curable,it reoccure,how long I take medication,now I am planning pregnancy?
I feel pains during and after making love to husband and am almost nine months gone in my pregnancy. Pls do i have infection?
Exam needed: I would suggest seeing your DR and informing them of your symptoms. An exam will be necessary to make a DX ...Read more
I am about a month pregnant and I have an infection with discharge,yellowish cheesy discharge. I want to terminate the pregnancy?
Is it possible to get a positive pregnancy test followed by a negative test, i think I have a yest infection can that effect the result of the test?
I had my first yeast infection when i was pregnant. Had it 4 times during pregnancy & it's been 3 months now & i've gotten it 2 moretimes since then.
Candidal vaginitis: When treating this, continue therapy at least thru one menstrual period, and during this time have your sexual partner put antifungal cream on his penis twice a day. If this does not clear things up and you are not taking antibiotics you should be checked to see if you have diabetes or other problems with your immune system. Good luck. ...Read more
Do not ignore: Urine infection in pregnancy is more common and more likely cause serious problems. Symptoms are going frequently (also normal in pregnancy) but look for a change, going urgently, pain with urination. Bad smell, blood in urine, tenderness in the lower abdomen. Fever and kidney pain are signs it has gone to the kidney and caused more serious infection. Get care earlier than if not pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and more: Here are dietary recommendations for people at high risk of listeriosis including pregnant women. * avoid soft cheeses * avoid foods from delicatessen counters, e.g., prepared salads, meats. * avoid raw or unpasteurized milk * avoid refrigerated pates and other meat spreads * cook leftover foods or ready-to-eat foods until steaming hot before eating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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