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Pregnancy risks associated with kidney problems?

Pregnancy risks associated with kidney problems?

Depends on severity: Risks are low if kidney fuction is reasonable & should be discussed with nephrologist & OB dr. Kidney infections/pyelonephritis are associated with pre-term labor so baby comes early & is small & may need nicu care but usually ok. High infant mortality associated with pregnancy for women on dialysis, < if dialysis started after onset of pregnancy.Risk after kidney transplant low if function good. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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Chances of successful pregnancy after 2 miscarriages and neonatal death?

Chances of successful pregnancy after 2 miscarriages and neonatal death?

Depends: The chances of a successful pregnancy would depend on the reasons for the miscarriages and the neonatal death. Miscarriages are relatively common, but when a women has multiple miscarriages, that can indicate and underlying medical/genetic condition that may make it more difficult to have a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Carrie Giordano Dr. Giordano
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Managing Pregnancy Complications (Checklist)

Keep all of your scheduled appointments with your gynecologist
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Contact your doctor if you experience unusual symptoms
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Monitor the baby's kick counts during your third trimester
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Discuss the optimal time for delivery with your gynecologist
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Terms delivery odds for high risk pregnancy?

Terms delivery odds for high risk pregnancy?

Depends: Need more information of what you mean by high risk pregancy. The problem is needed to give odds. ...Read more

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How are high risk obstetricians better at dealing with preeclampsia than regular obs?

How are high risk obstetricians better at dealing with preeclampsia than regular obs?

In selected cases: In certain selected cases with uncontrolled blood pressure, bleeding problems, premature fetus amongst others it is customary to involve a high risk OB /perinatologists in care of a pre eclamptic patient. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
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Managing Acne (Checklist)

Use a gentle cleanser designed for acne-prone skin
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Use over-the-counter or prescription acne drugs as your doctor advises
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See your doctor to adjust medications and other treatments
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Can multiple miscarriages cause complications in future pregnancies?

Can multiple miscarriages cause complications in future pregnancies?

Yes: All women with multiple miscarriages are at increased risk for another one. Most women with this problem can have a normal pregnancy, but may need help. If you have had 2 or more miscarriages in a row, then you should see your gynecologist or reproductive endocrinologist for a full evaluation and possible treatment. Best of luck to you! serena chen, md. www.sbivf.com. ...Read more

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What complications are there with pcos patients getting pregnant?

What complications are there with pcos patients getting pregnant?

Miscarriage,Diabetes: In women with pcos who get pregnant, there is an increased risk of miscarriage and gestational diabetes. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fox Dr. Fox
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Managing Endometriosis (Checklist)

See an endometriosis surgeon who performs complete excision
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Ask your doctor about estrogen replacement, as it decreases in your mid thirties
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Tell your doctor if you have increased period pain
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If you experience severe period pain, consider presacral neurectomy surgery
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Early pregnancy risks - tetratogens include marijuana?

Early pregnancy risks - tetratogens include marijuana?

Perhaps.: In early pregnancy marijuana is thought to interfer with neurodevelopment in the fetus. ...Read more

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Are there fertility complications with appendectomy?

Are there fertility complications with appendectomy?

Usually not: However, if the appendix has ruptured, it is possible that scar tissue can form inside the abdomen from the presence of infectious material. If the scarring involves the fallopian tubes, fertility may be impacted. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Bursitis (Checklist)

Discuss NSAIDs with your physician
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Ice affected areas
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Consider physical therapy to correct your posture or to modify the behavior to end the root cause
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If treatment does not work, consider steroid injections or Platelet-Rich Plasma treatment
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How are ectopic pregnancies treated?

How are ectopic pregnancies treated?

It depends: Ectopic pregnancies can be treated w/medication or surgery. Early, stable ectopics in compliant patients are often treated w/methotrexate (a chemotherapy drug) & closely followed. More advanced ectopics or ectopics in patients that are unstable or complicated are usually treated by laparoscopy to remove the pregnancy and possibly the tube. An uncertain diagnosis is also a reason to operate. ...Read more

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Will gestational hypertension without preeclampsia be a risk factor for delivering baby early?

Will gestational hypertension without preeclampsia be a risk factor for delivering baby early?

Monitoring: Your BP must be carefully monitored on each and every visit. Hypertension can certainly play a role in pre-eclmsia. ...Read more

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Managing Gastroparesis (Checklist)

Eat smaller meals
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Avoid hard food -- grind or puree it
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Take medications to help propel food
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Can maternal diet during pregnancy influence offspring obesity risk?

Can maternal diet during pregnancy influence offspring obesity risk?

Yes! Via Epigenetics: Epigenetic changes are changes to the child's dna while still a fetus. Tehse changes are induced by the maternal diet. Increasingly epigenetic changes are being implicated in a host of common diseases occuring in offspring. These changes in the babies dna that do not involve changing the dna sequence but rather modify gene expression in children. ...Read more

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What are possible pregnancy complications?

What are possible pregnancy complications?

Multiple.: Miscarriage, stillbirth, fetal anomalies, multifetal pregnancies, preterm birth, preeclampsia/eclampsia, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, cholestasis, pemphigoid, pyelonephritis, malpresentation and cesarean section, atony, hemorrhage, previa, accreta, maternal/neonatal death are some of the possible pregnancy complications. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi Dr. Landi
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Managing Gallstones (Checklist)

Have a gall bladder ultrasound
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See a general surgeon if symptomatic
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Are there pregnancy risks to having general anesthesia 2-3 days after potential conception?

Are there pregnancy risks to having general anesthesia 2-3 days after potential conception?

Minimal risk: Anesthesia does pose a risk to your general health, but it is almost miniscule. You do need to notify the MD of a possible pregnancy so that medications can be adjusted. ...Read more

Pregnancy Complications (Definition)

There are a host of potential complications in a pregnancy that range from bleeding to early labor and from medical issues like diabetes and high blood pressure to findings on ultrasound or blood tests that ...Read more