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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It CAN: lead to premature labor and delivery. Depends on how high the AFI is and the cause of the elevated reading.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Complications: Conditions that may make early delivery necessary are varied. Problems with the placenta like a previa, accreta or abruption won't go until term. Prev ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rarely: While babies today do very well at 37 weeks, it does not mean that there cannot be some rare occurences of some babies with infections or breathing pr ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes and no: Since most babies deliver from the head down position it is likely to end up that way but change is possible. No, being head down does not mean you ar ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very definitely: Unfortunately, placenta accreta is often diagnosed at the time post delivery when a cotyledon(plug) of placenta is missing or the placenta itself does ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Likely: It is likely that you will deliver early since your ffn test was positive and the baby appears to be getting ready by all signs. The baby should do fi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: The definition of "term" gestation is 38-42 weeks, so prior to 38 weeks is considered pre-term, or premature labor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience in Geriatrics
Cramps: Cramping pain will occur in early labor.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: Cramping before a period can be quite normal and doesn't necessarily have anything to do with a pregnancy.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
SecondaryInfertility: A person who has one pregnancy and cannot get pregnant a 2nd time is usually not due to the previous 26 week delivery. An incompetent cervix means tha ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not usually: Early satiety is seen in late term pregnancy however the nausea of early pregnancy could potentially be expressed as early full feeling! I would speak ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No and Yes: Having gestational diabetes does not mean that you will have to have a cesarean section. Lots of gestional diabetics deliver vaginally. Important to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: You should see you doctor to find out if you are dilating.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Bleeding from implantation, sensitive cervix, and from beneath the placenta are common causes. Of course, some bleeding is a sign of more ominous thi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
No: Not at all.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Possible: Occurrence of incisional hernias are unpredictable in any surgery, can occur first section or after several, even with uneventful post op course, pr ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience in Travel Medicine
Varies from person: For some the first sign is a missed period without other noticeable early changes at all. For others, you may have one or more of the following sympto ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A positive preg test: In today's world there is no real reason to try to guess whether or not you are pregnant based on symptoms. If you are wondering if you are pregnant o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sutures: Sutures might be needed if there was a significant tear during delivery or if you had an episiotomy. If this doesn't address your question then please ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Sex and Pregnancy: In almost all cases sexual activity during pregnancy is both normal and common. Unless you have a higher risk pregnancy then there is little that wou ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, on ultrasound: Yes with an ectopic, you can sometimes see a heartbeat on ultrasound.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: Early puberty signals the onset of sexual organ maturation sooner than the average age. While this can occur, it does not necessarily mean that menopa ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: A good amount of bleeding is normal after delivery. Dic is a condition where blood clotting factors are used up (usually due to massive hemorrhage) re ... Read More
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