Group B Testing

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babygirls1st - December 18

Just curious ladies...Were any of you given instructions to prepare for Group B test, like not using certain feminine products down there that could possibly alter results. I wasn't told anything.....

 

babymama06 - December 18

I wasn't given any instructions, but I don't believe that you should be using any fem products anyways, other that sanitary napkins for your discharge...No douching or anything like that...Hope that helps...

 

Tammy276 - December 18

I agree with babymama06....you shouldn't be using any kind of products right now anyway, unless it is something that was prescribed to you like for a yeast infection or for bacterial vaginosis. You should NOT be douching while pregnant because you can introduce bacteria into your v____a and that is what you are trying to avoid. You body clean's itself..... When they do the Group B test, it is just

 

Tammy276 - December 18

sorry, I hit the submit on accident!! I meant to say the Group B test is just like a pap...they use a cotton swab to collect what they need....Just remember no Douching and if you are using a cream for something, just discuss it with your doctor before hand so they know what you are using. I wouldn't think it would affect the results, but you never know.

 

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