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I kept thinking I was having bladder problems because I was leaking this clear fluid all the time. I thought I had a bladder infection so I went to the dr. today and they told me no I didn't have a bladder infection. I said I was having a burning feeling in that area, peeing alot, and pelvic pressure, something was wrong but I did not know what. She decided to do a swab and said immediately I have bacterial vaginosis. I am 17 weeks prego and scared for my baby! I did some research and it seems bacterial vaginosis can cause pre term labor and a low birth weight. I think I've had the infection for a long time without knowing so I am really stressed out.

So my question is, has anyone else been diagnosed with this during pregnancy and how did your pregnancy go?
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replied March 25th, 2008
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Here is a helpful link with BV. Don't worry about how long you've had it or whatever. If you didn't know, it's not your fault and you can't do something about what has happened in the past. The good thing is that you are taking measures to do something about it now. There are safe anti-biotic treatments for pregnant women.

http://www.4women.gov/faq/stdbv.htm
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replied March 25th, 2008
Thanks for the link. I was prescribed cream and antibiotics and after that treatment, I am all better. Smile
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