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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Godt
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Varicose veins are due to incompetent valves in the veins of the legs. It does not reflect on your heart. When you stand for long periods of time, g... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Godt
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Generally speaking, the baby will pick up the herpes virus on the way out of the birth canal and thus delivery should be by cesarean section if there ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Godt
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
ABSOLUTELY: Condoms are only 85-90% effective. The condom may fall off during withdrawal of the penis and sperm can find their way back up into the vagina, throu... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Godt
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There are easy to remove and are not at all painful.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Godt
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
120-160: Normal heart rate of an unborn child in the uterus varies between 120 and 160 with 140 being the median.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Godt
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Ultrasound is used to further define mammographic findings. It is not a substitute for the mammogram.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Godt
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 weeks: For many years obs have always said 6 weeks. I would imagine most patients do not wait that long. With an episiotomy, we feel 6 weeks are needed for ... Read More
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