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do your hips get wider after having a child

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
10 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: During pregnancy hormones can make the joints of the pelvis more flexible and during birth this allows room for the baby to pass through the birth ca ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience in Pediatrics
More room: Certain shapes of the pelvic bones are more successful delivering babies than others. While we now can rely on c-sections for those hips that don't b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
If this is acute: And being the weekend, you will have to make a trip to the emergency room.You need to be checked out.May need some diagnostic test or blood test done. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
6 years experience in Emergency Medicine
See plastic surgeon: to help give you options. Best of luck!
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Baxter
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Breast lift: Breasts go through many changes after breast feeding, with the most common being some degree of sagging and volume loss. If you are happy with the siz ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Very, very rare: I have seen maybe two cases in over 25 years where a little permanent scar tissue developed post-forceps. The baby may have a know there for several m ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
37 years experience in Psychiatry
Varies: Depends on many factors. Takes longer if one is breast feeding. If not nursing, could result within 6 weeks after birth.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That would only: Occur if you became pregnant at that time.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Unusual but possible: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding are most common symptoms. These are rarely present with early ectopic though, so if there's reason for conc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mia Skourtis
22 years experience in Plastic Surgery
I : I would recommend that you review the patient education information available on the american society of plastic surgeons website. The link is provid ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hayworth
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: During the exam, the gynecologist will check all your pelvic organs to make sure they are normal. Unfortunately, there is no way to be able to tell yo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alireza Raboubi
14 years experience in Family Medicine
YES: this is referred to as VBAC (vaginal birth after c section). although not too many ONGYNs are in favor of this as it increases risk of uterine rupture ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Core strengthening.: A good balanced diet with proper nutritional supplements and course of exercise perhaps emphasizing core strengthening under supervision of a personal ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Better afterwards: While flares are not uncommon, usually do to rising estrogen levels (current thought), the lupus usually has a grace period after pregnancy. Good of ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes to both: You should accompany her to the appointment, and expect to wait in waiting room. That leaves the choice to her and the dr. It will acknowledge her ind ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Activity helps: Most women have to do something to get back into shape after pregnancy so any type of exercise that you can fit it , go for it. Its hard to be a new m ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
No and No.: Penetration, by whatever, does not widen hips. Age and childbirth may.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Tympanoplasty: He should do just fine after surgery and certainly will be able to swim
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A male asked:
Dr. Ofer Rodriguez
30 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Please : Please do not, do not, do not put implants in your butt. Do not do it. Better a liposculpture of torso and fat injection to butt.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Why not try dieting and exercise rather than an artificial restrictive device such as a corset. It is not comfortable.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No correlation: The only way to know the sex of a fetus is by an ultrasound. Blood tests may be available in the not-too-distant future based on the small number of f ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Growing pains: Growing pains occur primarily at night, involve the legs in various locations and are without visible redness , swelling and do not have local warmth ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Please rephrase: Your post really does not make any sense.

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