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Should I be worried for having group B streptococcus during pregnancy?

26 weeks pregnant. Getting cramps over weekend. Eased off now. Vomiting yest and today, also eased off. Found out today that from a swab taken in April I have group b strep. Doc gave me antibiotics for 7 days and says I will have to get IV antibiotics from onset of labour. I am worried. Should I be?
Sat, 1 Feb 2014
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Thank you for choosing Healthcaremagic. Kindly do not worry now, to prevent PRETERM LABOUR PAINS it is better to treat this infection.
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Should I be worried for having group B streptococcus during pregnancy?

Hi, Thank you for choosing Healthcaremagic. Kindly do not worry now, to prevent PRETERM LABOUR PAINS it is better to treat this infection. Please ask if you have more questions. If you are satisfied, please make sure that your ACCEPT my answer so that I receive credit. Good luck!!