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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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Does women have to ovulate to become pregnant? Can women become pregnant on their period?

Does women have to ovulate to become pregnant? Can women become pregnant on their period?

Ovulation: Yes, a woman needs to ovulate in order to become pregnant. Becoming pregnant on your period is unlikely, but can still be remotely possible. Unless you want to become pregnant, it's wise to use birth control for every sexual act. ...Read more

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Can women have their period while pregnant?

Can women have their period while pregnant?

Although a : Woman who is pregnant might experience bleeding it would not be her period. A woman's period stops when she is pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?

30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?

Myths: I don't know where you got that statistic, but it is not true or correct or there is a different definition of what the word 'bleeding' means. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be considered abnormal. And a reason to be in good contact with your OB. ...Read more

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What percentage of menstruating, healthy women miss a period but are not pregnant?

What percentage of menstruating, healthy women miss a period but are not pregnant?

Varies: I don't know the exact percentage but it is not that unususal. Many women will miss at least one period a year, especially if they are not on birth control pills. Athletic women, anorexic women, very thin women can also miss periods. Age is not mentioned. Is she approaching menopause? Many different facors come into play, but tbhis is most likely nothing abnormal. ...Read more

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Is acne common in early pregnancy?

Is acne common in  early pregnancy?

Yes...: The hormonal changes in pregnancy lead to increases in oil production and can result in acne. ...Read more

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What can cause natural breast growth in women in their mid-twenties if not pregnant?

What can cause natural breast growth in women in their mid-twenties if not pregnant?

Breast growth: It is unusual to have significant breast enlargement at that age. Weight gain can do it. Some oral cotraceptives can also do it. Estrogen secretion from the ovaries can cause it. Pituitary problems stimulating ovarian growth or increasing prolactin levels. ...Read more

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Why do women's breasts grow in pregnancy?

Why do women's breasts grow in pregnancy?

Pregnancy: A woman's breasts enlarge during pregnancy because estrogen is stimulating the milk ducts to enlarge to produce milk to feed the baby. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman have microdermabrasion?

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Can pregnant woman have microdermabrasion?

There: There are no serious side effects having done a microdermabrasion during pregnancy. Ask your gynecologist if it is safe for you. In general unless there is a pressing need we would wait. ...Read more

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After becoming pregnant with ivf, can a women get pregnant in natural way in second time?

After becoming pregnant with ivf, can a women get pregnant in natural way in second time?

Generally yes: Natural conception happens all the time in couples who have needed ivf or other treatments to conceive in the past. Some barriers to conception such as tubal blockage are less likely to result in natural conception. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use makeup?

Can pregnant women use makeup?

With extreme caution: Good question! i imagine most pregnant women use makeup and think nothing of it, but cosmetics are totally unregulated for safety contain many potent toxins with significant potential for harming your baby (and you)! i advise not using any makeup that has not been evaluated as having no developmental and reproductive toxicity by the ewg's skin deep data base- see http://www.Ewg.Org/skindeep/. ...Read more

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Do most men have sex with women on womens' periods?

Do most men have sex with women on womens' periods?

Probably not: No harm or reason not to if both partners enjoy it, in spite of the blood. However most men prefer to wait until the menstrual flow has stopped. ...Read more

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For women who have acne, does their acne go away with the hormone changes during pregnancy?

For women who have acne, does their acne go away with the hormone changes during pregnancy?

Not necessarily: In my experience, just like with oral contraceptives, some women will have acne improve during pregnancy, some will have no effect and some will have their acne worsen. ...Read more

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Can women with endometriosis become pregnant?

Can women with endometriosis become pregnant?

YES: Most women become pregnant. But endometriosis can affect the ovaries, the tubes, the uterus, and can cause scar tissue. So some women have difficulty becoming pregnant. There is a higher chance of needing ivf. Many women become pregnant and never even knew they already had endometriosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more