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Impetigo on chin and 8 weeks pregnant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi i have impetigo on my chin and am 8 weeks pregnant can this affect my pregnancy?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   no it will not affect your pregnancy in any way
User :   thank you
Doctor :   you just need to take some antibiotics, preferably, amoxicillin for a few days
Doctor :   or a topical antibiotic like mupirocin
Doctor :   this will clear the infection
Doctor :   and you will have no issues at all
User :   thanks for your help, i feel relieved now
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with ?
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
User :   is it normal to start to show as early as 8 weeks with a second pregnancy?i have had a early ultrasound and everything was normal and a heartbeat detected.
Doctor :   Yes a heart beat can be seen at 8 weeks of pregnancy
Doctor :   and that is pretty normal
User :   thanks again
Doctor :   you are welcome
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