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Chorioamnionitis

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cultures: Blood, amniotic fluid and cervical cultures are useful to determine intraamniotic infection, however clinical criteria are sufficient to clinch the di ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
47 years experience Neonatology
Not sure: Chorioamnionitis occurs in 1-4% of deliveries. I take care of infants born to mothers with this condition and give them antibiotics for at least 2 da ... Read More
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Chorioamnionitis...: ...Is a bacterial infection of the "water" in which the baby is immersed during gestation. Because this "water" goes all through the lungs and the GI ... Read More
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
26 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: "chorio" is an infection in the membranes surrounding the baby, usually near delivery. Mom will often run a fever. This does increase the risk of infe ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
32 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: Infection than can be severe in a newborn that does not have good defenses.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Chorioamnionitis(C) occurs in 0.5%-10% of all births. Women who have had C previously are at twice the normal risk of having it again in a subsequent ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Chorioamnionitis usually occurs in labor but yes it can occur before. Typically the longer you're on labor with your water broken the higher the risk ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Perhaps: A CBC could show an elevated white blood cell count, which could be concerning for an infection. Though typically, an infected infant will have either ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tod Aeby
Dr. Tod Aeby answered
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very unlikely: Unless you are bleeding at this point in the pregnancy (or if you got pregnant with an intrauterine device in place), it is very unlikely that you wou ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The two are not related at all. Hpv for the most part is confined to the squamous cells on the outermost portion of your cervix, of your vagina, vulv ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely : Chorioamnionitis is usually an acute event that does not recur. If this has happened to your twice then that is rare and should be evaluated. I would ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Whether given alone or in conjunction with other juices, the desired effect will be similar. In addition to giving more fiber, there is also an increa ... Read More

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