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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below please: Cholestasis of pregnancy is a condition in which the normal flow of bile in the gallbladder is affected by the high amounts of pregnancy hormones. Cho ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
History/Physical/Lab: Cholestasis is diagnosed by doing a complete medical history, physical examination, and blood tests that evaluate liver function, bile acids, and bili ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Take medications and: Deliver baby when advisable
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience Anesthesiology
Itching & Jaundice: As well as elevated blood levels of bile acids. More common in scandinavia, south america, and multiple gestation pregnancy. An increased sensitivity ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
UCDA: Ursodeoxycholic acid (udca) is used in the treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (icp). We don't know exactly how udca works, but we thi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cholestasis: Cholestasis of pregnancy is a condition in which the normal flow of bile in the gallbladder is affected by the high amounts of pregnancy hormones. Cho ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cholestasis: Cholestasis of pregnancy is not particularly common to begin with, however, any woman can get it during any pregnancy. This is serious business, so i ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Ursodiol/hydroxyzine: Delivery is the ultimate therapy for cholestasis gravidarum, by 36-38 weeks with 1-2/week fetal surveillance to avoid fetal demise. Oral ursodiol and ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
70% recurrance risk: Recurrance risk for cholestasis of pregnancy can be as high as 70% in subsequent pregnancies. There is no current therapy to lessen the risk or preve ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alysia Townsend
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Med, early delivery: Intrahepatic cholestasis is usually first noticed when a pregnant woman complains of itching all over the body but no rash. Testing will show abnorma ... Read More
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