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Is it worse to take antibiotics while pregnant or to have a bacterial infection?
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Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care
In brief: Antibiotics/pregnant
Pregnancy is not a disease, but a positive choice to have a child.
If ill, take the antibiotic prescribed. If conception is undesirable, then use an additional method of contraception during that monthly cycle.

In brief: Antibiotics/pregnant
Pregnancy is not a disease, but a positive choice to have a child.
If ill, take the antibiotic prescribed. If conception is undesirable, then use an additional method of contraception during that monthly cycle.
Dr. David Wishnew
Dr. David Wishnew
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Dr. Indu Lal
Pediatrics
In brief: Safe antibiotics
Most of the time obstetrician give medications that are safe.
Certain infection at different stage of pregnancy can cross placental barrier. Do not take any medication with out consulting your md.

In brief: Safe antibiotics
Most of the time obstetrician give medications that are safe.
Certain infection at different stage of pregnancy can cross placental barrier. Do not take any medication with out consulting your md.
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal
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