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What can I do if I test positive for group b strep?
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Dr. Deya Dafashy
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Antibiotics
It is not uncommon to be gbs +ve in pregnancy.
This can put the baby at risk as he comes out the birth canal .We normally prescribe antibiotics while you giving birth.

In brief: Antibiotics
It is not uncommon to be gbs +ve in pregnancy.
This can put the baby at risk as he comes out the birth canal .We normally prescribe antibiotics while you giving birth.
Dr. Deya Dafashy
Dr. Deya Dafashy
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Antibiotics in labor
Approximately one in five women are carriers for gbs.
It is not a sexually transmitted disease. If you test positive then you will need antibiotics in labor. This is very important as gbs infection can cause serious complications for the baby if infected. Antibiotics in labor are very effective at preventing these complications.

In brief: Antibiotics in labor
Approximately one in five women are carriers for gbs.
It is not a sexually transmitted disease. If you test positive then you will need antibiotics in labor. This is very important as gbs infection can cause serious complications for the baby if infected. Antibiotics in labor are very effective at preventing these complications.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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