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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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 the tests for severe itching during pregnancy?

What are the tests for severe itching during pregnancy?

Usually none unless:: While itchy skin comes with the pregnancy territory, if you have severe itching -- particularly on your hands and feet -- late in pregnancy that’s accompanied by dark-colored urine, light-colored bowel movements, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and fatigue, talk to your doctor. They could be signs of cholestasis, a disease that affects the liver and that could also affect baby’s health. ...Read more

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What do symptoms of severe itching during pregnancy indicate?

What do symptoms of severe itching during pregnancy indicate?

See below:: Skin may feel dry and itchy due to stretching and thightening of your belly. Changing hormones causes itching as well. Severe itching of the arms and legs could be pruritic urticarial papules and plaques during pregnancy (puppp). These itchy red spots on your skin will go away after you give birth.Itchy skin can also be a symptom of allergies or cholestasis of pregnancy. Check with your ob. ...Read more

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Which is the best lotion for treating eczema during pregnancy?

Which is the best lotion for treating eczema during pregnancy?

Lotion in pregnancy: There are many options to choose from including: baby oil, olive oil, crisco oil, eucerin, cetaphil, etc. ...Read more

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What is best intervention for sever bleeding during hymen rupture by first intercourse?

What is best intervention for sever bleeding during hymen rupture by first intercourse?

See a doctor: It's not safe to "treat" this yourself, bleeding can be very dangerous! go today! ...Read more

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Vaginal infection treatment in very early pregnancy safe?

Vaginal infection treatment in very early pregnancy safe?

Yes.: Vaginal infection should be treated as early as possible . Most of the treatment are topical. Therefore it is not systemic and not harmful to the fetus. Needs to be diagnosed correctly and then treated. So please sep your OB's advise. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter medication for severe psoriasis to stop/relieve itching? Currently undergoing light therapy, condition worsening

There is none.: If your psoriasis does not respond to light therapy, it is time to consider starting tnf agents. These almost always are dramatically effective. Discuss this with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best medication or remedies for cramps and nausea during monthly periods?

What is the best medication or remedies for cramps and nausea during monthly periods?

Naprosyn, (naproxen) heat: Other remedies for menstrual cramping can include naprosyn (naproxen) started a day or two before the bleeding begins. Heating pads or a heat patch worn under your clothes may also help relieve cramps. Dramamine or benedryl may help with nausea, but might make you sleepy. ...Read more

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If a pt has known chorioamnionitis during pregnancy, what treatments can be done during to treat the infection & inflammation?

If a pt has known chorioamnionitis during pregnancy, what treatments can be done during to treat the infection & inflammation?

Antibiotics&delivery: Effective antibiotics can be given to minimize the risk to the baby. Delivery does not have to be done emergently by c-section, but the baby should be delivered as soon as possible if it is mature. ...Read more

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My wife is pregnant at first trimester and suffering from vaginitis. ..what's the best treatment and also safe?

My wife is pregnant at first trimester and suffering from vaginitis. ..what's the best treatment and also safe?

Depends on cause: It depends upon what is causing your wife's vaginitis. Vaginitis is an inflammation of vagina tissue which can be caused by infections, hormonal changes, or exposures. Vaginitis caused by bacterial is usually treated with an antibiotic. Vaginitis caused by yeast is treated with medication for the yeast. Your wife should ask the physician following her pregnancy what if anything she should take ...Read more

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What meds for the treatment of sinusitis are safe during pregnancy?

What meds for the treatment of sinusitis are safe during pregnancy?

Penicillins: Also cephalosporins (like keflex) and erythromycins. You want to avoid tetracyclines and quinolones (like cipro). ...Read more

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What's good relief for persistent heartburn during pregnancy ?

What's good relief for persistent heartburn during pregnancy ?

Eat Better !: Gastric reflux may worsen when pregnant. Avoid eating late, big meals, saucy and condimented .Specially after 5 pm. Digestion is very slow during pregnancy. If you smoke , quit and ask your doctor about acid pump inhibitors like pepsid and prilosec. Treating gastric reflux aggressively will decrease your morning sickness as well. Eat small meals every 3 hours or so. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Age 25.Vaginal dryness from 4 days.No itching.Planning to concieve.Negative pregnancy. What is the reason for vaginal dryness & how can be treated?

Age 25.Vaginal dryness from 4 days.No itching.Planning to concieve.Negative pregnancy. What is the reason for vaginal dryness & how can be treated?

Hormonal issue: Vaginal drynees frequently is caused by hormonal imbalance. The other cause can be lack of stimulation sufficient to stimulate a normal physiologic response. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use metrogel and erythromycin topical ointments for treating severe rosecea pustules during pregnancy 24 weeks ? Or that harms the baby

Is it safe to use metrogel and erythromycin topical ointments for treating severe rosecea pustules during pregnancy 24 weeks ? Or that harms the baby

Let me explain: 1-metro gel skin applications during pregnancy is not contraindicated but i will not use in the trimester. 2-erthromycinet (topical) also is not recommended in the 1st trimester. ...Read more

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What can cause pain during sex with bleeding and itching?

What can cause pain during sex with bleeding and itching?

Lots of things: A yeast infection is pretty likely, but there are many more options. Too dry, too long, too rough, penis too big, vagina too small, sex under water, infections, etc. If the problem does not resolve, it is time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat severe allergies during pregnancy?

How can I treat severe allergies during pregnancy?

Zyrtec (cetirizine): Is class B and safe to use during pregnancy, I would discuss with your Ob/gyn however before starting. ...Read more

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