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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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During pregnancy how should a possible dog bite be handled? It was a nip although you can see puncture spots, blood was not visible only red color.

During pregnancy how should a possible dog bite be handled? It was a nip although you can see puncture spots, blood was not visible only red color.

Pregnant dog bite: First of all, is the dog vaccinated against rabies? Does the bite look infected? If the answer to the first is no and the second is yes, then quickly go see your Ob-Gyne doc. ...Read more

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I'm in 1-3 weeks of pregnancy is it normal to have pink and brown vaginal blood spots?

I'm in 1-3 weeks of pregnancy is it normal to have pink and brown vaginal blood spots?

Depends: Sometimes your body can spot during early pregnancy. Sometimes you could also have problems with the pregnancy. I would suggest a full check up with your doctor to ensure the baby is ok and that nothing else is causing the bleeding. Good luck ...Read more

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Trying to cocieve. Had brown blood spots on my expected day, lasted for 1 day. After 6 days again I have blood spots. Positive pregnancy test. What's this?

Trying to cocieve. Had brown blood spots on my expected day, lasted for 1 day. After 6 days again I have blood spots. Positive pregnancy test. What's this?

Normal: Mild bleeding/spotting in early pregnancy is not uncommon. If the pregnancy test is positive, after a missed period, you are pregnant. Please make sure you are under the care of a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. Take pre-natal vitamins, if you are not already doing that. ...Read more

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2 dpo I passed a blob of round +-1.5cm discharge, week later saw spots of blood on panty liner, 2days before menses saw brown discharge, pregnancy?

2 dpo I passed a blob of round +-1.5cm discharge, week later saw spots of blood on panty liner, 2days before menses saw brown discharge, pregnancy?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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I am 27 year old. I am getting pink blood spots from vagina for18 days, I have 33mm ovaries and have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Do I get pregnancy?

I am 27 year old. I am getting pink blood spots from vagina for18 days, I have 33mm ovaries and have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Do I get pregnancy?

Not sure: 33 mm is normal for ovaries
if you have PCO you need to have 4 regular periods a year to keep healthy.
spotting may mean nothing, but do a preg test and if negative make sure your doc helps you have a period every few months ...Read more

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Have all symptoms of pragnency my Blood HCG came -ve, periods suppose to come yesterday but 4days b4 got brown spots. Blood Hcg can b false?

Have all symptoms of pragnency my Blood HCG came -ve, periods suppose to come yesterday but 4days b4 got brown spots. Blood Hcg can b false?

Neg HCG spotting: Follow up with an ob-gyn/urgent care/ER within 24-48 hours. You might benefit from a sonogram. Could be you were pregnant and the fetus died so the blood HCG after a few days/a week goes to negative. A sonogram would check for retained parts in the uterus or tubes. Most likely would repeat the HCG as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Yes: Viable pregnancies can produce some light bleeding initially, but if it increases in character and amount many early pregnancies fail in the form of miscarriages. ...Read more

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Blood musus in early pregnancy due to coughing?

Blood musus in early pregnancy due to coughing?

If the mucus is: Coming from your nose, it could be associated w an upper respiratory infection. There is also often an increase in nasal congestion during pregnancy. If the mucus is from your vagina - it is not likely to be associated with coughing. ...Read more

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What are normal blood sugars during pregnancy?

Preg. Blood sugars: If you are not a diabetic then your fasting blood sugars should be less than 126. Pregnancy can stress your body to cause blood sugars to rise. ...Read more

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What blood tests should I have during pregnancy?

What blood tests should I have during pregnancy?

Depends on risks.: First trimester blood work includes: blood count, blood type, exposure to hiv, syphilis, hepatitis b, immunity to rubella, pap smear and cultures for gc & chlamydia in the second trimester, screening for anemia and gestational diabetes. In the third trimester, a second screen for hiv, syphilis and a vaginal culture for group b strep. Additional testing may be offered depending on risk factors. ...Read more

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How much blood loss on the average during pregnancy?

How much blood loss on the average during pregnancy?

Delivery method?: Vaginal delivery normally 100 to 200 cc's. C/S could be between 300 to 500 cc's. ...Read more

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Common causes for brown blood during pregnancy around 14 weeks?

Common causes for brown blood during pregnancy around 14 weeks?

Light Bleeding: Rest assured that in the early weeks of pregnancy, a little spotting or bleeding is very common. The most common cause for experiencing a brown discharge during pregnancy, especially in the later half of the first trimester, is that the body is getting rid of the older blood remnants in the cervix. As the baby grows, the original blood which is used to protect the womb is no longer required. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a negative blood test in early pregnancy?

What are the chances of a negative blood test in early pregnancy?

Very low: It depends on how "early" you are referring to, but generally, the blood test for pregnancy is very accurate with a very low false negative rate. ...Read more

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What will happen if you have a negative blood type and your bf had a positive blood type during a pregnancy?

What will happen if you have a negative blood type and your bf had a positive blood type during a pregnancy?

Rh negative: If a woman is Rh negative, and the father of her baby is Rh positive, there is a good chance that their baby will be Rh positive. When a Rh neg mom carries a Rh pos baby, there is a good chance that at some point during the pregnancy, their blood will mix and cause the mom's blood to make antibodies which attack the babies blood causing anemia. Mom's take rhogam to prevent this. ...Read more

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What produces "early pregnancy factor" (epf) in the blood 24-48 hours after fertilization? Why isn't this type of test used to determine pregnancy?

What produces "early pregnancy factor" (epf) in the blood 24-48 hours after fertilization? Why isn't this type of test used to determine pregnancy?

Immune system: Moms immune system produces epf in response to signals from the early embryo. It's not used to determine pregnancy because false positive and false negative rates are too high to be clinically useful. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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