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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Margaret ONeill
35 years experience in Gynecology
Talk to your midwife: There is no reason to worry, a quick visit for a fetal heart rate check will let you know if the baby is ok. We prefer that you come n for an evalua ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Breakdown of structu: The fetus within the intact fetal membranes is no longer nourished by the placenta( no heart pushing blood to & fro) so the structures begin to break ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bergman
36 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal death: Once a fetal heart beat is heard externally using a doppler device the overall risk of pregnancy loss is approximately 1-2 %. There are many differen ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal death: Fetal death refers to the spontaneous intrauterine death of a fetus at any time during pregnancy.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal demise.: Fetal hemorrhage is rare but potentially lethal. The mother may not have any symptoms (except painless vaginal bleeding in case of ruptured vasa previ ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Variable: These may include: pain, pressure or a tightness in the chest with or without radiation to arm or jaw. Others include shortness of breath, sweats, fa ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Anything: Diabetes effects every organ in your body and increase your overall risk of death. The most common immediate cause is cardiac.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Variable: Fetal alcohol syndrome has specific diagnostic criteria that include things like facial appearance, growth parameters, intellectual and learning data. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience in Neurosurgery
Can be severe: Delirium tremens or alcohol withdrawal syndrome can have very severe symtpoms. These may include tremenulousness, agitation, confusion, hallucination ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Fetal Alcohol Spec-: trum Disorders are on http://www.fasdcenter.samhsa.gov/Index.aspx. FAS 1 criteria are characteristic facial features, prenatal & or post-natal gro ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Chf: Extreme shortness of breath on mild exertion, edema of legs, facial puffiness, weakness, loss of appetite. Etc.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Pain and Bleeding: The classic symptoms are abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding, but other symptoms can include uterine contractions (intermittent or continuous) and fet ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Category x: valproic acid during pregnancy is contraindicated. It can cause failure of the neural tube to develop and cause neurological complications, vertebral ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Fetal alcohol : A child may be small in size with possible microcephaly. Delayed motor and physical development are present with delayed milestones present. Poor musc ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Dilantin: Fetal hydantoin syndrome can occur in infants exposed to Dilantin while in the uterus during pregnancy. The common features include hirsutism (they ar ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Large head size: Larger head than expected often picked up by fetal sonogram brings suspicion of hydrocephalus.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Breathing Failure: Ards, or acute respiratory distress syndrome, is a lung condition which causes scarring and inflammation of the lungs due to another cause: infection, ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Loss of Consciousnes: Loss of consciousness, not breathing, erratic (or no) pulse, paleness.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Not many...: "sudden cardiac arrest" means a sudden stopping of the heart. There usually is no warning. That's why it is so deadly.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Resp. distress syndr: Its caused by deficiency of surfactant that lines the airways&lung immaturity. From baby being premature vs genetic protein def. Varies in severity fo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in Cardiology
Nothing to say: While many patients with this problem experience an extremely brief period of dizziness and lightheadedness, possibly also some nausea just prior to l ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in Cardiology
Women and CAD: It may be, at times women can have somewhat atypical symptoms. They are usually associated with shortness of breath or lightheadedness. If you have ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: There is fetal alcohol syn. Fas and fetal alc. Spectrum disorder fasd. The later is more incompassing of risks to the fetus when mother drinks. Rate ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Heart stops: Cardiac arrest is when the heart stops beating effectively. The heart actually ceases to beat or the heart has other electrical rhythm disturbances i ... Read More
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