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Dr. Scott Keith
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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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What else can I try to help the swelling go down? I am 34 weeks pregnant. For a month m feet have been swollen. The swelling hasn't gone down at all. I have talked to the doctors at the naval hospital and they don't seem concerned int he least bit so labo

What else can I try to help the swelling go down? I am 34 weeks pregnant. For a month m feet have been swollen. The swelling hasn't gone down at all. I have talked to the doctors at the naval hospital and they don't seem concerned int he least bit so labo

Continue : Continue to elevate your feet and rest. If you develop headaches, right upper quadrant abdominal pain, changes in vision or elevated blood pressure, you need immediate evaluation on the obstetrics floor where you plan to deliver. Continue your weekly OB appointments and seek care sooner if your symptoms change. ...Read more

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Can i paint indoors at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Can i paint indoors at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Please ask your OB: If u were my pt i would say no too many fumes wait till after delivery. ...Read more

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What could cause deflated boobs at 34 weeks pregnancy?

What could cause deflated boobs at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Uncommon: your body will go through many changes during pregnancy, and it is not uncommon for fluctuations to happen. However, deflated breast are not something that even as an ob/gyn I would be able to evaluate virtually. Consider talking to your OB about this and being examined. ...Read more

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What to do about pain at 34 weeks pregnancy?

What to do about pain at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Consider : acupuncture in lieu of medications. It is safe, effective & doesn't carry unnecessary risks to the baby. ...Read more

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I am 34 weeks pregnancy and I'm experiencing extreme itchiness over my arms, hands, feet and stomach. What can be the cause for this?

I am 34 weeks pregnancy and I'm experiencing extreme itchiness over my arms, hands, feet and stomach.  What can be the cause for this?

PUPPPS: Could also be Puritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy, also known as PUPPPS. It is a condition of the skin that can happen during pregnancy causing itching and skin rash. As the other doctor suggested gallbladder issues (common in pregnancy) can also cause skin itching. Best to see and discuss with your OB. Hope this helps. Best of luck and congratulations on the pregnancy. Dr R ...Read more

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I am 34 weeks, my feet swelling really bad and sometimes it hurts while walking. Any remedies or is this normal?

I am 34 weeks, my feet swelling really bad and sometimes it hurts while walking. Any remedies or is this normal?

Pregnancy swelling: Like a camels hump is flat when they are hydrated, but expands when storing water, you are storing water in your feet. Drinking more fluids will help. Also, elevating your legs when you can and support type hoisery will also help. I know it is hot and let me tell you it takes 15 minutes to get support hose on and off. So, plan ahead for bathroom breaks. ...Read more

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How to reduce swelling after pregnancy?

How to reduce swelling after pregnancy?

Time: It takes awhile for all the excess water that accumulates in your tissues during pregnancy to leave the body. Typically the majority of the swelling should be gone in 3 weeks. Exercise can help. Compression stockings and garmets can help a women feel better as well. Some gals take epsom salt baths as well. ...Read more

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Causes of swelling of the feet when pregnant?

Causes of swelling of the feet when pregnant?

In general, normal: It's not uncommon for swelling in the legs and feet during pregnancy, but one of the things to make certain is that your blood pressure is under control, especially check for preclamsia/eclamsia (which can be an emergency). ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more