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If I have mastoiditis or other infections will it affect my pregnancy?

If I have mastoiditis or other infections will it affect my pregnancy?

Only if not treated: Infections in pregnancy need to be treated so that they don't spread. Your doctor will know what antibiotics are safe to take. It is important to take care of mom to protect baby. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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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?

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?

Late period: Sometimes you just skip a period. It would not hurt to check a second pregnancy test. But if you are not pregnant then you period should resume soon. If not please check with your doctor. An infections should not make the test negative. ...Read more

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How can I prevent listeriosis infection during pregnancy? Avoid deli food?

How can I prevent listeriosis infection during pregnancy? Avoid deli food?

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 more

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I have h pyroli infection,is it curable,it reoccure,how long I take medication,now I am planning pregnancy?

I have h pyroli infection,is it curable,it reoccure,how long I take medication,now I am planning pregnancy?

Curable...: H-Pylori is curable with antibiotics. It would be best to complete your treatment before you get pregnant. Some of the antibiotics shouldn't be used in the first trimester of pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am about a month pregnant and I have an infection with discharge,yellowish cheesy discharge. I want to terminate the pregnancy?

I am about a month  pregnant and I have an infection with discharge,yellowish cheesy discharge. I want to terminate the pregnancy?

Get treated first: First get the possible vaginal infection evaluated and treated, then see an abortion MD if you still desire termination of this pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is minor urine infection common in pregnancy?

It is common: But get treated because there is a higher risk of developing a kidney infection. That's why we screen for a UTI and are vigilant about treating. Congradulation's on your pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of urine infection during pregnancy?

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 more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between early pregnancy and a urine infection?

Need advice on what is the the difference between early pregnancy and a urine infection?

Not sure: Not sure what your question is: early pregnancy means you are in the first weeks of your pregnancy. Urine infection means you have bacteria or other pathogens in your bladder. Please rephrase question. ...Read more

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What can I do for a yeast infection in pregnancy?

What can I do for a yeast infection in pregnancy?

OTC preps and yogurt: Monistat or gynelotrimen are safe. Strongly recommend taking a lot of pro-biotics like yogurt, kefir, kambu-cha, as well. Stay away from sugar and simple carbohydrates. Even fruit in excess is a source for feeding yeast. ...Read more

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How can I prevent uterine infections during pregnancy?

How can I prevent uterine infections during pregnancy?

Cannot: Uterine infections during pregnancy are quite uncommon. It is not entirely clear what you are asking, since the nature and mode of acquisition of the infection are not specified. If you are worried about stds, limit your sexual partners and stay completely protected. ...Read more

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I had an abortion, am I more susceptible to streptococcal infections in future pregnancies?

I had an abortion, am I more susceptible to streptococcal infections in future pregnancies?

No: There is no data to say that simply having had an abortion increases your risk for any kind of infection in the future. Abortions can be associated with very severe infections, so for women who chose this option, it is best to work with a physician who has experience. Also, if a woman thinks that she had a spontaneous abortion or doesn't feel the baby move, she should contact her doctor right away. ...Read more

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I had a yeast infection for the first time, i heard this could be a sign of early pregnancy?

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

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Infection (Definition)

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