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Doctor insights on: Uti Antibiotics For Pregnant Women

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After taking azrithromycin for chlamydia, do women still discharge?

After taking azrithromycin for chlamydia, do women still discharge?

A discharge may : Occur if you develop an over-growth of yeast while on antibiotics. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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Will taking Azo yeast infection pills while pregnant harm the baby? I take these for utis.

Will taking Azo yeast infection pills while pregnant harm the baby? I take these for utis.

Azo aren't for yeast: Azo are not yeast infection pills. They are used to reduce bladder spasms. They don't treat utis but are used to help with symptoms while antibiotics can kick in. It's best to check in with your OB if you're having bladder trouble. A bladder infection that's untreated during pregnancy can spread to the kidney and possibly cause preterm birth. ...Read more

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Why do pregnant women get urinary tract infections?

Why do pregnant women get urinary tract infections?

2 reasons: 1) pregnancy is associated with greatly increased levels of circulating estrogen, which in turn causes ureters and bladder to enlarge temporally + reduces force of smooth muscle contraction and impaired ureteral and bladder emptying. 2) enlaging uterus pushes bladder forward causing possible obstruction at bladder neck and impaired emptying. Retention of urine predisposes subjects to develop utis. ...Read more

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After treatment yeast infection i had pain during intercourse with slight bleeding.Tests for bacteria, yeast, gonorrhea, and chlamydia are negative.?

After treatment yeast infection i had pain during intercourse with slight bleeding.Tests for bacteria, yeast, gonorrhea, and chlamydia are negative.?

Pain during sex: Let's talk about non-medical causes. Was it rougher type sex you had or was your partner not gentle enough? Could your partner's member been too large for you? It's not just infection that could have caused the pain and bleeding, you know. ...Read more

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Cloxacilin antibiotics safe in pregnant women?

Cloxacilin antibiotics safe in pregnant women?

Cloxacillin: Cloxacillin is fda pregnancy category b. There are no reports of problems but also no controlled studies w cloxacillin. Benefit should outweigh risk. Discuss with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Flagyl?

Can pregnant women take Flagyl?

Metronidazole: Use during 1st trimester for trichomoniasis is not recommended. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Rocephin (ceftriaxone)?

Can pregnant women take Rocephin (ceftriaxone)?

Category B: It is a category B medication. Some women do take this during pregnancy. Not saying it would be right for you or what is wrong with you. ...Read more

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Negative for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Still discharge and pain in vagina. Feel need to pee. Bv test showed staph. 4 different antibiotics and no cure?

Negative for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Still discharge and pain in vagina. Feel need to pee. Bv test showed staph. 4 different antibiotics and no cure?

Herpes?: This is too complex for a clear on this sort of forum. Keep working with your doctors. If not under the care of a genitourinary medicine (GUM) or infectious diseases specialist, that might be worthwhile. Also, make sure you were tested for herpes, which could cause such symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are cranberry pills safe to use for a UTI when pregnant?

Yes: But this is only an aid and not a cure. You should be treated with an appropriate antibiotic based on a culture. The cranberry pill is safe and best thought of as a preventative along with plenty of fluids to stay hydrated. ...Read more

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Zithromax treatment for BV in women?

Zithromax treatment for BV in women?

No: That's not the appropriate treatment for bv. Bv is usually treated with Metronidazole or clindamycin. ...Read more

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UTI test negative but I have BV. Can BV give you UTI like symptoms?

UTI test negative but I have BV. Can BV give you UTI like symptoms?

Yes: Many women with BV do not have symptoms. If you do have symptoms, you may notice: A thin white or gray vaginal discharge; Pain, itching, or burning in the vagina; A strong fish-like odor, especially after sex; Burning when urinating; Itching around the outside of the vagina. Dr. M ...Read more

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Can I have UTI w/negative urine test? Urine had nitrites but not infection. Finished marcrobid. Having lots of pain + frequent urination for 10 days.

Can I have UTI w/negative urine test? Urine had nitrites but not infection. Finished marcrobid. Having lots of pain + frequent urination for 10 days.

Nitrites = bacteria: Bacteria in urine yield +ve nitrite reaction, there not always have to be leucocytes (wbcs) in urine for a uti. Need to have your urine checked again because you may have a UTI with bacteruia resistant to macrobid. Need to see a dr. Id you are having lots of pain & feel need to urinate frequently. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ongoing burning in vagina after period, did urine culture no uti, then did vaginal culture, WBC e-coli present, no trichomonas, start antibiotics?

Ongoing burning in vagina after period, did urine culture no uti, then did vaginal culture, WBC e-coli present, no trichomonas, start antibiotics?

Seek treatment: Your symptoms and positive culture warrant close follow-up and treatment. Vaginal infections may predispose to more serious infections and complications of the pelvic organs if untreated. Seek consultation from your personal health professional. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more