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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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What are causes of a brain bleed during pregnancy?

What are causes of a brain bleed during pregnancy?

SEVERAL: This crisis is very rare. Venous thromboses, berry aneurysm ruptures, and bleeding of AVM's can occur, but a bigger threat might be uncontrolled eclampsia with a blood pressure surge causing a focal hemorrhage. ...Read more

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What are common causes of nose bleeds in children?

What are common causes of nose bleeds in children?

Can't stop the bleed: The most common reason for nosebleeds in children is dryness in the nose. Dryness can be due to dry heat in the home or changes in weather. You may try putting a nasal saline gel inside the nose to keep the nose lubricated and moist. If the nose continues to bleed, you may need to see an ear, nose, throat doctor to cauterize the blood vessel which is bleeding and may be close to the surface. ...Read more

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Are nose bleeds common with Sinus Infections?

Are nose bleeds common with Sinus Infections?

Not really: Sinus infections are in the face and therefore in most cases do not cause nose bleeds. However, sinus infections always start in the nose and certainly the inflammation in the nose can lead to epistaxis (nose bleeds). But in general sinusitis and epistaxis are two separate entities and usually unrelated problems. See an ENT doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had 4 nose bleeds in one day. Separate Nose bleeds. What is up? they are not nose picking nose bleeds #NotAPicker #ISwear. They are gushers too

I've had 4 nose bleeds in one day. Separate Nose bleeds. What is up? they are not nose picking nose bleeds #NotAPicker #ISwear. They are gushers too

Nose bleeds: It is the winter and it is possible your nares have dried out and cracked. Consider using a saline spray and see if this fixes the problem. If the bleeding is only from one nostril always and you cannot see the source of bleeding consider ENT appt to make sure there is no abnormality. If this is a persistent problem all year around consider bleeding disorder evaluation. ...Read more

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How common are cord accidents during pregnancy?

How common are cord accidents during pregnancy?

Cord accidents: About 1 out of 200 pregnancies end in stillbirth. Of the stillbirths recorded with possible causes 2-4% of those are from cord accidents. So out of every 10,000 pregnancies you will have about 2-3 cord accidents (2-4% of 50 stillbirths in 10,000 births). ...Read more

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Are light nosebleeds normal during the second trimester ?

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Are light nosebleeds normal during the second trimester ?

See below: The hormonal changes during pregnancy can lead to nasal congestion with engorged blood vessels and hence nose bleeds. See an ENT doctor for cauterization in the office ...Read more

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What are the causes behind some women having monthly, period-like bleeding throughout their pregnancies?

What are the causes behind some women having monthly, period-like bleeding throughout their pregnancies?

Pregnancy Bleeding: It is common to experience "implantation bleeding" t he time of your first "missed period." thereafter, any vaginal bleeding is considered abnormal: http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/pregnancy_bleeding/article_em.Htm. So, if this isn't inside of week 4, consult your obstetrician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

Breast discharge: In early stages of pregnancy, some women notice clear discharge & in later stages it becomes milky. Also discharge can be seen following vigorous physical activity such as jogging. Other causes might be fibrocystic breast disease, galactorrhea (some causes are hormones or medications), infection, mammary duct ectasia in older women, breast tumor. Your ob/gyn can explain more details. ...Read more

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Can nose bleeds be a sign of pregnancy?

Can nose bleeds be a sign of pregnancy?

No: Pregnancy increases the blood supply to mucus membranes in your mouth, nose and vagina. Nose bleeds and bleeding gums are common in pregnancy but they are not signs of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the causes if nose bleeding?

What are the causes if nose bleeding?

Blood work: It could be the result of a cold or infection or something more. His doc can do some blood work to see if you have difficulty clotting and help if needed. That help could be medicine or diet modification. ...Read more

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Are frequent nose bleeds a sign of leukemic cancer?

Are frequent nose bleeds a sign of leukemic cancer?

Usually not: Most nose bleeds occur from a network of blood vessels near the tip of the nose, little's area. Most of the time it is due to rupture of one the vessels in the network due to dryness, minor trauma or inflammation. Leukemia can cause nose bleed, but that would not be high on my list if an otherwise health person has nose bleed. ...Read more

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What the most danger cause for tiny amount of nose bleeds in both nostrils when blowing nose, in 40 years old women?

What the most danger cause for tiny amount of nose bleeds in both nostrils when blowing nose, in 40 years old women?

Atrophic rhinitis: Assuming that you are not using nasal steroid aimed at the center of the nose , Afrin -like nasal spray, or cocaine. the most likely cause is dryness . You may try a nasagel spray to keep the nose moist especially on dry and windy days. If problem persists, consult ENTor allergist to check for allergies, sinusitis etc. I also assume that you have no unusual amount of bruising. ...Read more

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Are toothaches during pregnancy normal?

Are toothaches during pregnancy normal?

They can be: A true toothache during pregnancy is likely due to a tooth problem prior to pregnancy. When pregnant, you are definitely more prone to gum disease which can present as toothaches. If you notice more bleeding of your gums when brushing and flossing, you may have pregnancy gingivitis and should see your dentist for treatment. Studies are showing low birth weight babies due to gum disease. ...Read more

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Are bleeding gums a common sign of hiv?

Are bleeding gums a common sign of hiv?

NO: Hiv causes immune deficiency and actually since the body lacking the immune cells, the host reaction is less. There will be bleeding gum with minimal inflammation but severe bone loss. Thus the destruction comes with less signs and symptom. Linear erythema, a red line along the gingival crest, occurs with less plaque and calculus deposition. Consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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