A 46-year-old member asked:
what exactly does it mean if a 19 week old fetus has enlarged ventricles?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Hydrocephalus: It could mean hydrocephalus but you need to discuss these findings with your OB doctor. This condition is usually caused by excessive amounts of spinal fluid in the brain.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
How can I treat coughing and colds in my 4-month-old?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Very carefully!: Cough, cold and nasal congestion are very common in kids under 6 months. Recommended, safe treatments include nasal saline drops, vaporizer, elevating the head of the bed, and occasional nasal suction. If your baby has a fever, refuses to eat, is extremely irritable, or is wheezing, you need to see the pediatrician. Do not use over-the-counter cough and cold meds, even those sold for "infants".
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Unpredictable fetal movement?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
10 kicks/hour: 10 kicks/hour is a universal count, but its dependent on what is your normal and more importantly how far along you are. If you are 25 weeks, you may not have predictable fetal movement the way you may when you are 35 weeks. Check with your doctor.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Should I be concerned if I am not feeling fetal movements at 28 weeks?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
No: You should talk to your doctor. Some women perceive movements less than others. This may be due to the position of the placenta. A more concerning scenario would be if the baby moved a certain amount all the time and suddenly stopped moving. You should talk to your doctor immediately if something like that happened.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
What is fetal distress?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 49 years experience
Low fetal health: A decrease in fetal well-being can happen for several reasons. Fetal distress can occur during the pregnancy or during labor. The warning signs are a decrease in the usual daily level of movement, greenish material present in a sample of the amniotic fluid, a decrease in the heart beats on routine check or during a labor contraction.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
How will pericardial effusion affect the fetus?
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Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
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