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I think I may be pregnant and i have symptoms of a bladder infection.. yesterday i passed a small stringy pink tisse in my urine

Posted by Janna

I have not confirmed pregnency yet and am worried i may be miscarrying??!  I have had several bladder infections, which i usually treat myself with lots of water and cranberry. The bladder infection feels mild; symptoms are urgency to frequently urinate (about every 30-60mins) and burning/pain towards end of urination. No blood as of yet..
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If you think you're pregnant and have a concurrent bladder infection, get thee to your family physician or obstetrician immediately since the latter can lead to a miscarriage.  Don't pass go.  Don't collect $200.  Go see your doctor.  You need appropriate antibiotics and to start pre-natal care (it's already too late for folic acid to prevent spinal tube defects).  Water & cranberry juice are good but not enough.  


By the way, if you're not pregnant, chat w/your doctor regarding what to do before getting pregnant, eg pre-conception counseling.  


Or if you don't want to get pregnant and this was just a close/wake up call, get some form of contraception that works for you.  


And if you're not in a monogamous relationship, get checked out for sexually transmitted infections and make sure he wears a condom each & every time from now on to prevent STI/STDs, and use your contraception as secondary way to prevent pregnancy.  Good luck!

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