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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Depends: Depends on the size of the defect. Generally smalls defects usually do not cause any problems.
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
49 years experience Thoracic Surgery
It depends: ASD effects depend upon the degree of left-to-right shunt and status of the pulmonary vasculature. Hopefully, you do not have reversal of this shunt t ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Talk to a cardiologi: Talk to a cardiologist & get an echocardiogram to assess severity & discuss management.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Its elective: Some of the issues associated with Down's syndrome and spina bifida require specialty hospital/surgeons to be available, so knowing the results ahead ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Have your doctor refer you to physical therapy for specific exercises.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. scott Thornton
42 years experience Gynecology
It depends.: You would only really be able to tell if you and your husband had genetic studies to see if you are carrying an abnormality. Even if both of you are n ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Even on the off chance you are pregnant, continuing the pill a little bit longer is not a problem. On the other hand, stopping the pill because you t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
Speak with neurologi: The medications used for seizures can increase the risk of birth defects. This is a subject best discussed with your neurologist & OB.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
None recorded: This is considered safe in general during pregnancy. I do consider it and all NSAIDS something to avoid during the final weeks.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Usually not: Molar pregnancy happens ususally in young or older women who are pregnant but an ingerited defect is not present usuallly.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Caffeine: Drinking excessive amounts of coffee may lead to a miscarriage. Two hundred milligrams of coffee is recommended during pregnancy. Thats about the equi ... Read More
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Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Spina Bifida: "neural tube defects" is a general name for developmental problems regarding the early developing spinal cord. The most commonly known defect is call ... Read More
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