Treatments for Infection in Pregnancy

How you are treated depends on the kind of infection you have. If it is from bacteria, it will be treated with antibiotics that are safe to use. If it is from a virus, it will be treated with antivirals. Medicine may not exist to treat some infections. Your doctor will check your health and the health of your growing baby.

Treatment options include:

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References:

Bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy. American Pregnancy Association website. Available at:
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Updated August 2015. Accessed August 13, 2018.
Chickenpox. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116084/Chickenpox . Updated June 25, 2018. Accessed August 13, 2018.
Chorioamnionitis. Cleveland Clinic website. Available at:
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Updated October 18, 2012. Accessed August 13, 2018.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and congenital CMV infection. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
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Updated June 6, 2018. Accessed August 13, 2018.
Group B Strep (GBS). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
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Updated May 29, 2018. Accessed August 13, 2018.
Listeria and pregnancy. American Pregnancy Association website. Available at:
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Updated March 10, 2017. Accessed August 13, 2018.
Pregnancy and fifth disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
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Updated November 17, 2017. August 13, 2018.
STDs during pregnancy. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
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Updated October 6, 2017. Accessed August 13, 2018.
Toxoplasmosis. Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians website. Available at:
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Updated May 1, 2014. Accessed August 13, 2018.
Urinary tract infection during pregnancy. American Pregnancy Association website. Available at:
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Updated March 10, 2017. Accessed August 13 ,2018.
Last reviewed May 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Beverly Siegal, MD, FACOG
Last Updated: 8/13/2018

 

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