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Anticoagulation In Pregnancy
Depends: Blood clots in the legs , lungs , heart or brain of the mother can be very dangerous for both mother and baby. Blood clots behind the placenta may decrease blood , oxygen and food supply to baby. Fortunately, there are medications like Heparin which can thin the blood and prevent clots in those at high risk for clots. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Helps: There is no 100% guarantee that anticoagulation will prevent DVT during pregnancy. There is no reason to be on anticoagulation unless you have had a prior dvt, are a high risk pregnancy or are hypercoagulable. Certainly the imput of your ob/gyn and either a vascular surgeon or vein specialist would be important.There are many routine things to do during pregnancy to prevent DVT such as supp hose. ...Read more
Not sure: I am not sure i understand the question. Palpitations can occur at specific times such as late at night when you are lying down. Or they can occur after drinking coffee or alcohol. In some cases they are more common during or after exercise. Sometimes the timing helps us in treatment. (if they always occur after alcohol for instance). Then you could mean how long they last, (momentary or hours). ...Read more
Yes: Dvt can occur while on anticoagulation and also while pregnant and on anticoagulation. If either of these occurs, it usually means that the anticoagulation has been at unacceptable levels. You need close monitoring and probably, should be followed by a hematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The risk of first trimester miscarriage goes down after we visualize a fetal heartbeat. The risk drops to less than 5% after about 12 weeks gestation. ...Read more
Yes: Good test to do for dvt. See radiologyinfo.Org. ...Read more
What are the risks of disseminated intravascular coagulation after a single fetal demise @ 28 weeks.
This a triplet pregnancy - trichorion/triamnio?
I am truly sorry: for a loss of one of your Fetus. At 28 weeks with the advent of Modern medicine and Technology survival rate of other fituses are 100%. All the best ...Read more
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What is the maximum flight duration can a pregnant woman in 33 weeks travel in airplane to avoid blood clots ?
What are the risks of disseminated intravascular coagulation after a single fetal demise @ 28 weeks.This a triplet pregnancy - trichorion/triamnio?
Poor lung developmnt: The fluid is what the fetus "breathes" and helps the lungs develop normally. Severely decreased amniotic fluid can prevent the lungs from growing, developing, and being able to support the breathing needs of a newborn. Please visit with your provider to discuss management and options. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Are quarter/Palm sized clots in period during first 2-3 days a sign of excessive clotting disorder? normal INR/PTT/APTT test, uterus ultrasound.
What are the risks in taking lovenox (enoxaparin) /heparin during pregnancy? What if baby aspirin is taken as well?
Heparin: Plain Heparin and Lovenox (enoxaparin) (lmw heparin) can both cause easy bruising and bleeding, even hemorrhage, decrease in normal platelet numbers, bone thinning - scary stuff - but usually are very safe. The trick is never to use them without a clear benefit to outweigh the risks, and always monitored under a specialist care. ...Read more
Is there any use of warfarin during pregnancy other than having a mechanical heart valve for a pregnant patient?
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