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effects of heroin first trimester

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Difficult to say: Heroin use in the first trimester will either cause a full miscarriage or have minimal effects at all. This is essentially true of all toxic exposure ... Read More
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stillbirth : Heroin use in pregnancy can have serious effects on babies. The stillbirth risk is increased as well as the risk of poor fetal growth. In addition, th ... Read More
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: The baby will certainly do better than being on heroin through delivery with a guaranteed withdrawal syndrome.
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Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Heroin:
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Go to emergency room: Severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy that causes dehydration requires urgent or emergent evaluation and often admission into a hospital for intrave ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant w/dermoid: The dermoid itself will not have any effect on the baby or the developing pregnancy. That said, given the size, it runs the risk of causing ovarian t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
SIde effects: There will not be any side effects or risks for you or your baby, good wishes.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very accurate: Ultrasounds tend to get more inaccurate as your pregnancy progresses. First trimester ultrasounds are more accurate than second trimester ultrasounds ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Depends: Standard first trimester tests in the United States include blood type, blood count, hepatitis test, rubella test, syphilis test, hiv, urine culture. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
It appears to: be safe but call your doctor to get permission to take it because some of the gyn doctors does not like their patient to take any medication without t ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See OB/GYN: Any bleeding while pregnant should be discussed with your OB dr. As you may need an exam to assure all is well. Best wishes.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Unsure: Animal studies show it is safe in first trimester, but human studies are not available. Small doses, as in for IV starts should be safe, but if you ca ... Read More

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