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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: Every newborn should have a thorough exam at birth looking for transient distortions caused by uterine compression, disruptions from intrauterine even ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
NO EFFECTS: Birth defects occur if mother gets sick or take medications during the first trimester of pregnancy or exposed to sick person during that time and oth ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
2 periods (2 months): Is the recommended time to waIt after stopping accutane before attempting pregnancy
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
List is too long: That list is way too long. Unless a drug is listed by the fda as category a or b there is at least a theoretical risk. The risk is higher for a d dr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: Most meds are safe in pregnancy, but there are a few that are reliably teratogenic. Accutane reliably causes birth defects. Ace inhibitors can cause ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: pregnancy has to be avoided 1 month before starting treatment, during treatment and one month after stopping the treatment, need to use two methods of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
35 years experience Pediatrics
Antiepileptic: Yes, this is something you need to discuss with your ob. Monitoring can be done, to help determine if there are any anomalies.. Do not just stop the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Common cold ; defect: Studies have not shown that the common cold causes birth defects. It is good that you did not take any medications , as some common medications have ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience Psychiatry
No: It affects only mother takes during pregnancy, not the father, make sure he does not rub it on you by mistake.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cummings
38 years experience Neonatology
Probably: While it is known that alcohol, tobacco, and many drugs used by a pregnant woman can have negative effects on her baby, the effects of paternal drug u ... Read More
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