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25 Wks Pregnancy
2.5 wks post ectopic pregnancy surgery. Sharp pain in LLQ (where removal was) now I’m having sharp pains w/ bleeding. Should I be concerned?
Post Ectopic : Your question needs more information for a correct answer; most importantly did you have the entire Fallopian tube removed or just the ectopic. That may help counsel you on the pain. Generally 2+ weeks out from surgery shouldn’t have new pains. Is the bleeding vaginal or incisional. Once an ectopic is removed the pregnancy hormones dissipate and the uterine lining sheds to then regenerate. ...Read more
Many women have no problems with pregnancy other than the normal discomforts. Others, however, experience more serious complications that need immediate attention. You may hear your situation referred to as "high risk," and that simply means that if you had certain medical conditions before you were pregnant or had a complication during your pregnancy, you and your baby will be monitored more closely. It is extremely important that you stay in close contact with your doctor and call immediately if you experience any warning signs. Early diagnosis of a problem is important for your health ...Read more
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25 wks pregnant. WBC and neutrophils found high since beginning of pregnancy& continues. White count @ 11-12 neut @ 8.5 why?
Safe in pregnancy: Sexual intercourse and orgasms are generally safe in all three trimesters of pregnancy. There are a few exceptions to this such as ruptured membranes or a bleeding placenta previa. But these situations are not common. If everything is going well, it is a good time to be intimate. There will be a lot less time after the baby is born! Best wishes. ...Read more
I was tested for malaria and prescribed coartem. Can I take coartem in pregnancy (2nd trimester)? Thank you.
If a female tennis athlete just learn she is pregnant. When does she has to stop training druing pregnancy? Is it during the 2nd trimester?
Around 20 weeks: There is no one right answer to this question. A general approach for an athlete who has been training vigorously (including high-intensity workouts) is to continue training as able through the first half of pregnancy, and during the second half of pregnancy to scale things back to a "maintenance" mode. All of this depends also on the individual mother, number of fetuses, and pregnancy course. ...Read more
Dilution: The increase in blood vessel fluid leads to a decreased concentration of blood cells. Also, iron deficiency is common and iron is the main component of hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of the blood cells. Be certain to have your iron levels checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That's something: that you definitely should do under the care of a live physician who knows your case. ...Read more
Is terconazole safe to use during 2nd trimester of pregnancy? It's labeled in category c, which scares me.
Probably: I'm sorry I can't be more definite, but the second trimester is a relatively safe time to take any medication and there a no known issue with this class of medication. Category C simply means there is very little information available, either good or bad. If you have a proven yeast infection and symptoms are severe, it is a reasonable medication. ...Read more
Good afternoon doctors. Pregnant in my 2nd trimester. Pls can I take b complex so I can eat. Is it safe to take in pregnancy ? Thank u doctors.
For the 33yo female in second trimester with what sounds like nausea and emesis of pregnancy. B complex is save in pregnancy however, vitamin B6 is best used to manage nausea in pregnancy.
Therefore, take antenatal and vitamin B6 daily for the rest of your pregnancy.
Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: In general, a test 25 days after intercourse should be accurate. There is a small risk of false positive and false negative tests but this is usually ...Read more
Ultrasound had allowed the visualization of internal structures of the body in a non-invasive manner. Ultrasound therefore is a good tool for the evaluation of pregnancies. Pregnancy ultrasound can be performed in all phases of pregnancy. Early ones are mainly used for confirmation of the pregnancy as well as confirming dates. Later ones can identify problems in the organ ...Read more
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