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Posted by: Ang | 2007/08/23

pregnant - neeed help

I did preg test last night and got the two stripes, unplanned pregnancy but needless to say not unwanted.
I am just so afraid, I have been through so much in the past two months I don’t know what the chances of everything being ok are.
I was on anti-biotics 4 times from June till mid August. I have been really ill, with pneumonia. Then a week ago I was involved in a serious car accident, a truck drove over my car. Luckily I survived, just with complications with my lower back. After the accident I had a voltarin injection, and have been on pain killers and muscle relaxers till yesterday when I realised I might be pregnant.i also have had xrays taken. I am only a week late and I thought that this was because of stress of the car accident. what is your opinion?

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If you have not taken these medications in the past week, you should be okay. You have to have quite a few X-rays before it causes a problem.

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Posted by: beth | 2007/08/23

Congrats...Don't stress about it u just go see a doctor and tell him about the medication ,accident and everything then calm down I'm sure with time u will be fine and really look forward to the arrival of u'r lit' one...Gudluck will b praying for u ...

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Posted by: Nix | 2007/08/23

congrats, but my suggestion is to contact your gynae and tell him the above, especially the xray part. don't think the medication will have a real impact but i am concerned that you had xrays. just for peace of mind call him/her. good luck and congrats again.

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Posted by: thinking of you | 2007/08/23

relax,and just take good care of yourself get folic asid from the pharmist now and start taking two pills a day this is very inportent for the growth of your baby,and make a appointment with the gyne,if you are a week late now you are about 5weeks so on 6weeks you will hear the babys heart beat.rememeber its all in Gods time !!prying for you :)

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