Yeast Infections During Pregnancy

How Do You Treat Yeast Infections During Pregnancy?

Vaginal yeast infections are common, but how do you treat yeast infections during pregnancy? Fluconazole, also known by the brand name Diflucan, is often prescribed to treat vaginal yeast infections. A recent study published on the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ 191:7, 2019) reported that Fluconazole during pregnancy increased the chance of miscarriage by as […]

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Painkillers During Pregnancy May Affect the Unborn Child’s Future Fertility

Taking Painkillers During Pregnancy May Affect The Unborn Child’s Future Fertility

A new study finds that taking painkillers during pregnancy may affect the unborn child’s future fertility. Ibuprofen, trade name Advil and Motrin, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. It is not recommended during pregnancy or even while attempting pregnancy due to potential adverse effects on ovulation, implantation and […]

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