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cholestasis of pregnancy in children

A 39-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 44-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
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bile Acid levels: Cholestasis of pregnancy presents with total body itching, usually no rash, & diagnosis is usually made with an elevated level of bile acids. We also ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Take medications and: Deliver baby when advisable
A 18-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 29-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 18-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 42-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 41-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 27-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 43-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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