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Ankle Injuries During Pregnancy
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Swelling in one foot/ankle significantly more than the other during pregnancy. Also some tightness in the calf on that side. Is this normal?
Epigenics & C.H.D. had local anæsthetic near my ankle during 1st few weeks of pregnancy. Fetus had single umbilical artery. Born with COA. Connection?
Highly unlikely: lidocaine is not a known teratogen, very well documented. A single umbilical artery and other birth defects including coarctation of the aorta may have genetic cause.. Is your baby female? A clinical genetics consult is indicated, as you deserve genetics counseling and testing. Contact your local clinical geneticist, or you may ask for a live consultation through Healthtap. ...Read more
What causes foot, ankle and lower leg swelling after vaginal birth? Received epidural. No swelling during pregnancy.
If unilateral - DVT?: While it is common to have swollen lower extremities postpartum as fluid shifts occur after delivery, this is usually bilateral. If the swelling is unilateral and/or accompanied by pain, would recommend seeking evaluation to confirm not a deep vein thrombosis of the lower extremity, which has potential serious medical complications (e.g. Pulmonary embolus). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes swollen ankles ("cankles") after labour? Didn't get swelling during pregnancy, only after.
Labour type?: How did you deliver? Cesarean? Vaginal deliver? It may play a role sometimes due to stirrups against the feet in vaginal delivery. Other than that, swelling can happen for a number of reasons but likely the stress from delivery and added weight (although not noticed during pregnancy) caused the swollen ankles. ...Read more
Im pregnant probably 5 weeks along im supposed 2 start an ankle bracelet house arrest on thsdy what are the dangers w/the unit this is my 2nd pregnancy, I have a 7yr old, I am terrified that there will be long lasting side affects and/or health issues due
I : I am not aware of any complications. This is an issue that your ob- gyn needs to be aware of as well as the agency that is placing the monitor. If there are any issues I am sure you will be informed. Good luck. ...Read more
I am 31 weeks of pregnancy! my ankle is swollen now! is it a problem?Do i need to do anything to help my ankle swollen down?
Not necessarily : As long as your blood pressure is normal and you do not have protein in your urine the swelling may not be a serious problem. You can elevate your feet and wear compression hose to help reduce your swelling but always follow up with your ob/gyn and let him or her know the swelling is happening. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can sound of the instrument used to cut my cast ( on ankle) can cause harm to my fetus in 7th month of pregnancy how to preventr it?
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