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Doctor insights on: Adverse Effects Of Poor Nutrition During Pregnancy

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Are there any adverse effects if you have exposure to radiation during pregnancy?

Are there any adverse effects if you have exposure to radiation during pregnancy?

We make effort to: Not expose potentially or actually pregnant women to any ionizing radiation. The effects are on the developing pregnancy and depend on developmental age. You would need to know how many weeks pregnant at time of exposure. Tell your obstetrician or report back to where the x-ray procedure was done. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Poor Nutrition (Definition)

An age-appropriate diet is one that provides adequate nutrition and is appropriate for a child's state of development. During the first 4 - 6 months of life, infants need only breast milk or formula to meet all their nutritional needs. At 4 - 6 months of age an infant should be consuming 28 - 45 ounces of formula, and is often ready to start the transition to solid foods. 6 - 8 MONTHS Continue to offer breast milk or formula 3 - 5 times per day. 8 - 12 MONTHS OF AGE Breast milk or formula should be offered three to four times per day at this age. After a baby is 1-year old, whole milk may replace ...Read more


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Will heavy squeezing of boobs during intercourse and fore play, will it have any adverse effects in future?

Will heavy squeezing of boobs during intercourse and fore play, will it have any adverse effects in future?

Not likely : It is very unlikely that that action would have any concerning effect in the future. It is possible you may have some contraction like activity or squeezing, menstrual like pains from vigorous stimulation of the nipples, for example. It is extremely unlikely that there would be any concern other than too vigorous squeezing that might injure or bruise the breast. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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What are the adverse effects of beta blockers during cardiac rehabilitation?

What are the adverse effects of beta blockers during cardiac rehabilitation?

Beta blockers: Beta blockers are the drug of choice for cardiac patients for prevention of future coronary events. The drug can lower the peak heart rate during exercise. However, patients can continue to get a good training effect even on the beta blockers. The benefits of the drugs far outweigh the potential risks unless the person has severe asthma that could be potentially made worse by the beta blockers. ...Read more

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I'm scheduled for balloon sinuplasty on fri. My ENT said he hasn't had anyone with adverse effects. What are/how likely are the risks during/post-op?

I'm scheduled for balloon sinuplasty on fri. My ENT said he hasn't had anyone with adverse effects. What are/how likely are the risks during/post-op?

Low : When done for the right reasons for chronic sinusitis, sinus surgery (balloon or otherwise) is 90-95% effective at reducing symptoms. Recovery time is shorter (1-3 days) with balloon sinuplasty, and I do this procedure in-office with local anesthesia. Risks are low but similar to any sinus procedure: scarring, bleeding, infection, recurrent disease, eye/brain injury, need for further surgery, etc. ...Read more

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My wife was daigonised with nabothian cyst, i just want to know that what it is and what are all the adverse effect of cyst on pregnancy and on body.

My wife was daigonised with nabothian cyst, i just want to know that what it is and what are all the adverse effect of cyst on pregnancy and on body.

Please call her gyn: Her gyn should be happy to explain everything to you, but if it is a nabothian cyst of the cervix 99.9% of the time that should be a non issue with pregnancy or her body but her doc should explain, in everything to u since her doc diagnosed it and told her about it and sounds like didnt explain about it. ...Read more

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How does listeria cause stillbirth in pregnancy? Is it possible to be contaminated with listeria and not have any adverse symptoms until birth?

Listeria: typically by infecting the bag of water. The symptoms might be mild enough that you might not be aware of them. Listeria is not a very common cause of chorioamnionitis, but is quite serious. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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


Malnutrition (Definition)

Refers to the individual that receives either too few nutrients, too many nutrients, an imbalance of nutrients, or due to comorbidities or underlying inherited or acquired diseases, an under or ...Read more