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I had 20 weeks abortion, diagnosed as lethal achondroplasia ( thantotrphic), is there risk of recurrence in following pregnancy?

I had 20 weeks abortion, diagnosed as lethal achondroplasia ( thantotrphic), is there risk of recurrence in following pregnancy?

Genetic counseling: Achondroplasia is most commonly inherited from a mutation in a gene in a dominant pattern indicating that affected individuals will have a 50% recurrence risk. If neither parent is affect with achondroplasia then genetic testing is needed on the infant to help determine the risk for future pregnancies. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Hello, I had an abortion 5 weeks ago at 20 weeks pregnant. I now have my first period. Is it normal for the first period to be shorter?

Hello, I had an abortion 5 weeks ago at 20 weeks pregnant. I now have my first period. Is it normal for the first period to be shorter?

Yes: If a D & C was also done at the time of the abortion, then yes, because the endometrium is not well developed yet to bleed normally. This answer is predicated on there not being any sexual activity and possibility of pregnancy since the abortion.. If not, run a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Iam 20 weeks pregnant and i don't want to have the baby an i can't afford the abortion can you tell me a safe way or any way to induce my labor?

Iam 20 weeks pregnant and i don't want to have the baby an i can't afford the abortion can you tell me a safe way or any way to induce my labor?

Nothing: There is nothing that you can do that would be safe. You would be risking your health and potentially life. Speak with your provider about options such as adoption. ...Read more

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Gain 3 kg within 1 month of 16 to 20 weeks pregnancy. Is it normal? Diabetes free

Gain 3 kg within 1 month of 16 to 20 weeks pregnancy. Is it normal? Diabetes free

Family practice : What did your dr say. Follow his/her directions. Wt gain varies from person to person. 3 kg probably is excessive. You should be on a strict diet. But under your drs care. ...Read more

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Which type of scanning is most accurate in seeing fetus abnormalities in 20 weeks pregnancy.color,3d,4d or anything else.not sure of these.plz suggest?

Which type of scanning is most accurate in seeing fetus abnormalities in 20 weeks pregnancy.color,3d,4d or anything else.not sure of these.plz suggest?

It's the scanner: It is the skill of the scanner and their interpretations that make a difference and not the machine itself. Even a higher resolution scan for fetal abnormalities can show a problem, but the person interpreting the scan "misses it". ...Read more

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I am in 20 weeks pregnancy, is it safe to extract a tooth since it is painting too much?

I am in 20 weeks pregnancy, is it safe to extract a tooth since it is painting too much?

Tx during pregnancy: Pregnancy is not a contraindication to dental treatment, especially if it is an emergency. Be sure to tell your dentist you are pregnant. There are precautions they should take in order to treat you safely. Also the middle trimester of a pregnancy is the safest time to do treatment. ...Read more

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Can i use glutathion based products as i now were in 20 weeks pregnancy? is it safe for me..does it will contact with my blood circulation to baby

Can i use glutathion based products as i now  were in 20 weeks pregnancy? is it safe for me..does it will contact with my blood circulation to baby

No restrictions: I suppose your doctor would need to know what products you are referring to to be able to advise you. in general we recommend avoiding unnecessary exposure to unproven herbal supplements. The internet advertises “antioxidant” benefits but these benefits are unproven especially in pregnancy ...Read more

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Can a 20 weeks pregnancy be confused with a 30 weeks pregnancy at the ultrasound ? ( when irregular period and period over pregnancy)

Can a 20 weeks pregnancy be confused with a 30 weeks pregnancy at the ultrasound ? ( when irregular period and period over pregnancy)

Follow U/S: When irregular periods or spotting during pregnanty . all can lead to confusion .Ulrasound examination gives you the correct assessment of pregnancy. in your case you are 30 weeks pregnant.Follow U/S results to know your pregnancy progress . ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more