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Dr. says this drugs wont harm the foetus.

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Hi Sir/madam
Last month around 17th day after period my wife got UTI and mild
abdominal discompfort.we met a doctor.Gynaecologist sugessted that
better don't conceive this month and gave mensil for 10 days and
antibiotic for UTI and some syrup for UTI,she responded well but now
already 37days pregnant test is positive when We cnsult OG doctor.she
says better to continue pregnancy and she says this drugs wont harm
the foetus.Kindly suggest me what shall we do now


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replied August 16th, 2012
First Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A38036
Hi,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Normally, we avoid using any antibiotics, rather any drugs, during the first trimester (first 12 weeks) of pregnancy. However, some drugs like penicillin group of antibiotics can be safely used without any adverse effects on the growing fetus. I am not sure which antibiotics you took. Overall, the harm to the growing fetus doesn’t occur that easily inspite of using the antibiotics. However, I’ll suggest seeking the opinion of another obstetrician. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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