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8 percent effaced but not dilated

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Unpredictable: you may go into labor any time from now to being overdue.
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
No exact equation: You have 7 more cm to dilate fully and another 50% effacement to be fully effaced. There is no formula as to exactly how long this will take in each i ... Read More
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Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
No telling...: The doctor who can truly predict the answer to the 'how much longer' question will rapidly become rich and famous. Until then, there is no way to kno ... Read More

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can't: I am assuming that you are at the end of a pregnancy. There is nothing you can do - you should wait for 'mother nature' to do the work for you.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Ask many others: Please heed responses by personal physician and board-certified OBGYN physicians here.
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Who knows?: Labor initiation will depend upon your previous number of deliveries, and when Mother Nature decides to start the process. An older OB MD when I trai ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not : it depends on the reason for the dilated atrium
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Non-specific pre-: tracheal adenopathy means that , based on the CT images, the radiologist can't determine what's causing the adenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes). LVEF ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Any day but...: It could be today but could be another week or 2.First babies seem more likely to come a bit after the due date than before. Your baby will trigger th ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Very good. I'd say: you've rounded third and are very close to crossing home plate. Prepare.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Soon u else b mother: It is the way obs describe the progress of the newborn down from the womb to the birth canal. Congratulations!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Uterine cervix: Describes uterine cervix during early labor

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