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Posted by: chilay | 2005/11/28

gadenerella and pregnant, treat or not treat?

Hi, I am 7 weeks pregnant and have just found out I have gardenerella, a bacterial infection. Do I treat it or not.. I am worried what the antibiotics will do to the baby. I will be having a c-section delivary.

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You should wait till after 12 weeks before treating it.

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Posted by: Linus | 2005/11/28

Hi Chilay

Your best bet would be to chat to your gynae about this. They can usually prescribe antibiotics that are safe to use in pregnancy. If it is an infection that's causing discomfort as well, I would definetely have it treated.

Best wishes
Linus

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