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low lying placenta related to down syndrome

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
AMNIOCENTESIS: Amniocentesis is a safe procedure under the hands of an expert. Your OB should know when it is necessary.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Incidence increases : The incidence of Down syndrome actually begin to increase after the mid twenties and cross the 1/100 risk from 40-44 & 1/50 at 45+. Risk of an unexpe ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Bradycardia: While children with downes syndrome may have a slow heart rate, there are many other causes of slow heart rate, such as hypothyroidism and others. Do ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
What test ?: Without knowing witch test you took it is hard to explain it. There is a simple screening test that looks at several chemicals in the blood and over t ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience in Radiology
Random chance: The embryo implants on the uterine lining, and at that location the placenta starts to grow. Usually, it is on a portion of the uterus that will stret ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: No.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gill
40 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ovarian Cysts/back: Yes, ovarian cysts are often a cause of back pain. When you lie down the position of the pelvic organs changes which can excite the lumbar plexus to i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
yes: In fact that is a relatively common cause of bleeding. Sometimes the diagnosis is not correct and there is really a placenta previa. As long as the bl ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Masson
32 years experience in Neurosurgery
Everyone different: In general i encourage people to mix rest, sleep and injury specific exercise, and the sleep phase should be done in the most comfortable position pos ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Lying down: As a rule no- if you have pyriformis syndrome as a cause of the sciatica then lying down and not stretching and having activity may make it worse.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Depends: When you measure it, and your activity. Immediately after rising your BP can be either high or low.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience in Infectious Disease
Impt veins assessed: Beyond the awkwardness of a technician trying to assess a standing patient, the clinically meaningful blood flow through the veins are adequately asse ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
Probably: Are you feeling ok ? Are you dizzy or lightheaded when you are standing ?
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: Anxiety can cause excess cortisol, os adrenaline secretion which can cause a number of symptoms, including dizziness, lightheadedness, rapid heart bea ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wei-shin Lai
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Cramps can be unpredictable. Unfortunately they can sometimes be affected by changes in body position, actuvity level, food, temperature, fatigue/stre ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: An echogenic focus seen one a fetal sonogram is most often associated with a normal fetus. It is usually evidence of the moderator band in the ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lotfi Hacein-Bey
39 years experience in Radiology
Consult with MD: The most likely reason for your dizziness could be orthostatic hypotension, a condition in which your blood pressure drops when you stand up. However ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Right behind: it's pretty much behind and below the sternum. It can shift a bit with position but not too much.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ohnmacht
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Very common problem : Endocardial cushion defects are often seen in down syndrome. If it is detected prenatally, you would want a test to check if the baby has down syndro ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience in Neurosurgery
L4 nerve root: The L4 nerve root specifically does not control bladder. However if the tumor is pressing on other nerves that innervate the bladder then, this can le ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Heart rate: You have a very slow heart rate. You slow heart rate may be due to Zoloft (sertraline). See your doctor for reevaluatiob
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes...: ...And also can be testing for hypoadrenlism or cathecolamine excess. I assume this is for low blood pressure or possibly alternating with high blood ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Radiculopathy: This symptom is suggestive of a disc or vertebral spur pressing on a nerve root in the lower spine, in your case causing sciatica. This may resolve in ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Chronic pericarditis: We believe the pain is caused by the rubbing of the inflamed pericardium with the surface of the heart. We treat the condition with anti inflammatory ... Read More
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