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Dr. T. Allen Merritt
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Birth Injury (Overview)

Birth injury = damage or impairment to a neonate's health occurring during the delivery process.


Dr. T. Allen Merritt
29 doctors shared insights

Birth Injury (Overview)

Birth injury = damage or impairment to a neonate's health occurring during the delivery process.


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Does getting pregnant on birth control pills cause fetal malformation?

Does getting pregnant on birth control pills cause fetal malformation?

Not proven: Although that was suspected in the past (vactrel complex) and virilization of female baby, this all was not proven. Short answer is no. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do NOT rub eye
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Can birth control pills cause subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Can birth control pills cause subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Generally not: Medications can affect people in different ways. I'm not aware of this being a common side affect. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Can birth control pills cause subconjunctival hemorrhage?

Not that we're aware: Birth control pills are more commonly linked to clotting problems than blood thinning problems. Subconjunctival hemorrhages can occur in anybody, but occur more commonly in people on aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) and other blood thinning medications. ...Read more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help now
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Try not to diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle--have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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Does birth control and progesterone cause birth defects?

Does birth control and progesterone cause birth defects?

PossIble: Although the hormone levels are very low in ocpills, there is a potential for side effects. Like female baby can have virilization. ...Read more

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Treating a Rotator Cuff Injury (Checklist)

Have a check-up with your orthopedic or sports doc
Monthly
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Is spinal herniation a birth defect?

Is spinal herniation a birth defect?

Possible: Spinal herniation can be a type called spina bifida occulta. This is a congenital (birth defect) defect that goes undeteced your entire life. It can also be more. Sometimes this is found during other testing. Severe forms of spina bifida can be detected before birth. It has successfully been operated before a baby is born. ...Read more

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Would having C-section avoid any kind of birth injury?

Would having C-section avoid any kind of birth injury?

Yes!: C-sections at term before labor pretty much wipe out the risk for perinatal birth injury (death, brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy) for the index fetus/infant. The problem is that they increase complications for all future pregnancies.. ...Read more

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Birth control side-effects and clot risk?

Birth control side-effects and clot risk?

Clots vs. pill: One of the many risks of the oral contraceptive pill is thrombosis(clots) which can travel to distant places like the lungs and cause "issues". Smoking on the pill is a major no-no as it can make the blood vessels produce spasms and enhance the likelihood of clots.That is why we as md's use low dose estrogen combination pills and insist on no smoking to decrease that side effect. ...Read more

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Who is the most sucessful brachial plexus birth injury treatment?

Who is the most sucessful brachial plexus birth injury treatment?

Brachial plexus RX: Early DX and pt of this condition results in good outcome, pt should continue until such time that the affected arm has normal strength and range of motion as the un-injured arm and there is no muscle atrophy present. ...Read more

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What are the birth defects caused by birth control hormones?

What are the birth defects caused by birth control hormones?

None: The hormones in birth control pills, or Progesterone shots ("depo provera") are not thought to cause birth defects. Many women inadvertently take birth control after they have already conceived and their children do not seem to have any increased risk of birth defects. ...Read more

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Are cranial sacral therapy and rebirthing effective to heal birth traumas?

Are  cranial sacral therapy and rebirthing effective to heal birth traumas?

Garbage: For chronic conditions there are many who seek and even more willing to sell therapies of little or no value. Beware of this and other such offerings.They waste time and money that could be devoted to real help. ...Read more

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Can Birth Control cause post-coital bleeding?

Can Birth Control cause post-coital bleeding?

It shouldn't: if you are having irregular periods, it seems more likely the bleeding has something to do with that, instead of rough sex. Post-coital bleeding is due to local trauma to your vagina, rather than a hormonal imbalance. Make an appointment with your OB GYN to get to the cause for the bleeding ...Read more

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What birth control makes females gain weight? Birth Control Pills or the injection?

What birth control makes females gain weight? Birth Control Pills or the injection?

No: birth control pills or injection will cause cyclic wt gain and not to affect you in the long run if you exercise and eat right unless you have hormone imbalance or endocrine problems. hope you find the best choce for your family planning. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more