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Can I request a female resident be present at my deliver?

Yes: This sounds like a perfectly reasonable request. Depending on the size of the residency program it might not be possible. ...Read more

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I my doctor is off when I go into labor, can I request to have a female ob/gyn deliver my baby?

I my doctor is off when I go into labor, can I request to have a female ob/gyn deliver my baby?

Your baby/your right: An expectant couple should discuss in advance what physician or group to see for prenatal care. Then they should ask the primary OB about backup plans if not on call or emergency. When there is a legitimate reason to need a female present at delivery, the couple certainly has the right to request one if available and appropriate given the circumstances. But the overriding goal=healthy mom + baby. ...Read more

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What causes sudden hydrocephalous in a healthy 46 yr old female and what r the presenting symptoms and treaement?

What causes sudden hydrocephalous in a healthy 46 yr old female and what r the presenting symptoms and treaement?

Several reasons: Hydrocephalus is a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain. If it occurs suddenly, there is usually a cause like tumor, obstruction, infection, cancer, hemorrhage, or substance that causes chemical coating of the absorptive cells so that spinal fluid builds up. There are of course several more reasons. Treatment could be shunting or correcting the cause of the hydrocephalus. ...Read more

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My wife and i are both female and want to know options for having a child without a male being present for the conception. Inexpencive ways...

My wife and i are both female and want to know options for having a child without a male being present for the conception. Inexpencive ways...

AI: Find a sperm bank. Find a fertility specialist. Arrange for sperm to be shipped to fertility specialist. Do ovulation predictor kits at home. When you ovulate contact fertility specialist. Fertility specialist will place the sperm in your womb at the right time of the month. Cost effective. High success for women in your age group. Minimally invasive. No men! safe. ...Read more

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Does the wieght gain in foetus is meant to the male baby.Males are younger to females.They deliver first?

Does the wieght gain in foetus is meant to the male baby.Males are younger to females.They deliver first?

Odd wording: If you are looking for a way to predict the gender of a fetus.weight gain pattern is not. Males and females conceived at the same time are the same.Weight gain differences are based on complex genetic factors and the efficiency of the placenta. You find out gender with genetic tests or an ultrasound after about 18 wks. ...Read more

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Can a female pseudohermaphrodite have children? If so how if a vaginal opening isn't present.

Can a female pseudohermaphrodite have children? If so how if a  vaginal opening isn't present.

Sometimes possible!: Not all vaginal openings are obliterated. With female pseudohermaphroditism, ambiguous genitalia are present, even though ovaries and a 46,XX karyotype are present.The external sex organs differ in how strongly they are virilized; an enlarged clitoris with hypospadia is present; the scrotum is empty; and sometimes an obliterated vagina exists. Internal genitalia-ovaries, tubes and vagina are norml ...Read more

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Age 62, female. 1st seizure in jan 98 and last one in may 11. Occurs in 2-5 years. Under medication at present. Can it be completely cured?

Age 62, female. 1st seizure in jan 98 and last one in may 11. Occurs in 2-5 years. Under medication at present. Can it be completely cured?

She is doing extreme: It can be but 2 seizures in 5 years are suggesting good control. Do not expect it will go away forever.Talk with your neurologist for newer seizure medicne. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive in the female with no fertile mucus present?

How long can sperm survive in the female with no fertile mucus present?

How do you know?: How do you no that no mucus or hospitable environment is available. Don't know when mucous is "fertile" and when it isn't. Sperm can last up to 5 days. If you don't want to get pregnant, don't have unprotected sex. ...Read more

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What is the long term prognoses of an ischemic infract size 3mmx4.3mmx5mm in a 30 year old female who only presented with vertigo and no focal sings?

What is the long term prognoses of an ischemic infract size 3mmx4.3mmx5mm in a 30 year old female who only presented with vertigo and no focal sings?

Wrong question: The RIGHT question is: What was the CAUSE of the ischemic infract? You can't assess the long-term prognoses until and unless you know the cause. The location of the infract gives important information about the cause. What does the doctor say about WHY this happened? Keep at it till they tell you why or say they don't know why. You have a right to an explanation in terms you can understand. ...Read more