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If U Had Fetus With A Cleft Palate Or Lip What Would U Do
Cleft lip and palate: If you have a fetus with a known cleft of the lip and / or palate you will want to get plugged in with a center that can help to evaluate for any associated conditions. These teams usually consist of specialists including geneticist, pediatrician, nutritionist, pediatricians, plastic surgeons, speech therapists, and dentists. These teams can help with education and reassurance for the family. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
First, have a: Consult with a plastic surgeon and/or an oral /maxillofacial surgeon. Your general dentist may have referral suggestions. Your options regarding the lip/palate can be discussed and recommendations for treatment can be explained. Learn all you can about your specific issues before making decisions and choosing treatment path. Good luck. ...Read more
How far along do you have to be for a prenatal ultrasound to tell if the baby has cleft lip or palate?
~6%: Parent to child risk can best be calculated with a thorough review of the family tree and input from both sides of the family.A single affected patent will have ~6% risk per pregnancy if the other parent is not affected. Be aware that any pregnancy has some risk of a surprise at dellivery. A consultation with a genetic counselor could review all your risks. ...Read more
What to do if I have a cleft lip and palate, im a women if that helps, what's the chance that my child will have it too?
Cleft palate: Depending on the severity of the cleft and the surgical corrections it there could be some effects on speech and singing. But if it has not effected you yet, it will not effect you. ...Read more
If there are similar patterns in fetal growth before14 wks, then why would a dr. Say that u could really be11wks or13wks? If u measure 12wk, r u really?
Measurement error: Dating a pregnancy by ultrasound relies on measuring the length of specific structures. There is some variability in the normal range of size of these structures and some variability in the ability of the ultrasound to identify and measure this correctly. Thus there will be error in the "guess" of the age of the pregnancy. In the 2nd trimester, that error is about +/- 2 weeks. ...Read more
How would u know if u have a prolapse uterus & should I mention it to my family doctor or go to the er?
Medical Culture: There is little we can here except to support your realization that one of those two things has to change. You either change your OB or you change your hospital of choice. ...Read more
Just wondering if you get diagnosed with herpes does that make you sterile? Or can it affect breast feeding your baby as I have a 9 wk and 3 day baby
Worrisome issue: Herpes is more worrisome in some respects than some std's.Spread of the germ to a baby prior to or during delivery may result in a devastating neonatal encephalitis that leads to death or permanent disability. A new case acquired after the kids birth is unlikely to affect breast feeding unless s/he has contact with lesions. The germ stays away from your fallopian tubes so sterility is unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you treat or reverse a small umbilical hernia where no protrusion has occurred? A doctor i went to said no surgeon would work on it yet.
Depends: This depends on whether or not you need or want to have it fixed. Keep in mind, the type of hernia you have described is very low risk to observe, especially if it is not causing symptoms. If it is causing symptoms, it may be better to fix it. See a general surgeon for a consultation to find out more, but make sure you identify your goals of treatment such as prevention or symptom relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you know the sex of your baby at 11 weeks with a regular ultrasound? Or if have to be a 3d or 4d? I have a friend that claim to be pregnant, and told me that's she is 11 weeks and already know what she's having. I have kids and as far i know 11 weeks
Is there a dr that can see on a ultrasound or any other method to see if u have any eggs? If so, what kind of dr? Thank u. Desperate
Eggs via ultrasound.: The eggs would be seen by ultrasound by either a radiologist or a reproductive endocrinologist ...Read more
With help: It can be difficult to nurse a baby with a cranio-facial problem like cleft palate. You'll want to work with both your cranial-facial team and a lactation consultant for specific-advice, and monitor baby's growth and intake. You may need to pump and feed at least some milk via bottle or other system to ensure baby gets enough, but that isn't always necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if i want to work with babies/ young children that have turner syndrome. What kind of doctor or nurse, or specialist would that be.?
Hard to define: These kids need primary care doctors, geneticists, endocrinologists (hormone docs) and people who work with learning disabilities. You will find their numbers are not great in a given town at any one time, so if you are planning a field of study that would help them, you will need to broaden your scope to include many other diagnoses. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my son was born with gastroschisis and a week after his op to get it repaired.?
OK: Sometimes the abdomen does not have enough room to put the intestines and stretching is necessary. I don't see a problem especially if a Pediatric surgeon is managing the case. it is not uncommon to have to wait a little while to place the intestines back into the abdomen. This is a long term process and the GI tract has to become less swollen before feeding can begin. Patience is needed. ...Read more