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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: They would mature, but not resolve.The posterior urethral valve or valves is a birth defect in the formation of the outflow tract.About 95% of cases a ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. That is very sad that your friend had sex at age 11. A pregnancy test has to be done exactly the way the instructions say. If it sits out too ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
MSAFP and ultrasound: Maternal serum Alpha fetoprotein at 16 weeks and detailed ultrasound at 18-20 weeks should detect fetal open neural tube defects with 96% accuracy. Cl ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Banitt
31 years experience Cardiology
Small risk: You have a vsd or a small hole between the two ventricles or pumping chambers of the heart. Realistically there is no direct risks between smoking and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You need to see your ob/gyn when you get pregnant and tell him about this. There are ways of diagnosing abnormalities in pregnancy really early.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Birth defects : Birth defects with anticonvulsants can vary, but generally speaking there are increases in craniofacial abnormalities and cardiac defects. There are a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Pretty limited: Some birth defects such as fetal alcohol syndrome, defects associated with use of Accutane during pregnancy, and neural tube defect associated with Fo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Abnormal tissue Form: In simplistic terms a bd might be considered any abnormality found in a baby at birth. A better, more specific idea is a failure of a tissue or struct ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Alcohol: The avoidable agent best known for producing a variety of birth defects is alcohol.The spectrum of defects varies considerably with the amount consume ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Insufficient folate (folic acid) in the mother's diet has been linked to neural tube birth defects.
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