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Antibiotics and cycle?
I remember when I used bcp's that Dr's would always say that when you were taking antibiotics to use condoms or other barrier methods because antibiotics would make the pill uneffective during the time you had to take them.   Well I'm trying to ttc and I'm currently taking antibiotics, how would that affect my O?  I'm in my O days and I'm hoping that antibiotics would not hurt ttc?  I don't know, does anyone know how antibiotics affect your cycle?
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448723 tn?1301458558
Some antibiotics can be harmful to the developing baby. I will post you a site that details them...
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448723 tn?1301458558
http://www.drspock.com/article/0,1510,5314,00.html

Having antibiotics during any stage of pregnancy can be harmful (no matter how early) so please check that you aren't having bad ones. If you are, I suggest that you delay TTC for one month.

Also, antibiotics can take 2-4 days to leave your body after you stop taking them.
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448723 tn?1301458558
http://www.medhelp.org/posts/show/516314
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448723 tn?1301458558
oops. ignore last post...
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461781 tn?1285613081
I'm not pregnant. I just want to know if it'll hurt my chances of conceiving.  I'm only on them for a week. Someone told me that they make you more fertile?  I just want to know if it'll delay my O or make me skip it entirely?
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I am ttc and am on antibioditic and my Dr told me not to ttc. (but my infection is femanine in nature)
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