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Intrathecal (Definition)

Intrathecal is an adjective that refers to something introduced into or occurring in the space under the arachnoid membrane of the brain or spinal cord. Another way the word is used is to refer to an intrathecal injection (often simply called "an intrathecal"). This is an injection into the spinal canal, more specifically into the sub-arachnoid space so that ...Read more


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I have fetal bradycardia and retroverted uterus, am i at high risk in miscarriage?

How far along?: Are u and what did your OB say ?, the fetal bradycardia is concerning, i assume they scheduled you for a repeat in 1-2 weeks, the retroverted uterus does not matter. ...Read more

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I'm 16 or 17 weeks I have no prenatal care and found out from the ER the baby has fetal bradycardia it's hr is 64 BPM help?

I'm 16 or 17 weeks I have no prenatal care and found out from the ER the baby has fetal bradycardia it's hr is 64 BPM  help?

Go see a OB GYN MD: There is nothing that can de done in this digital format for you, but a OB gyn md can digitally examine you and your baby and get you both off to a good start during this pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is and what cause a slow heart rate in a fetus?

What is and what cause a slow heart rate in a fetus?

Several reasons: Normal fetal heart rates are 120-160bpm & as low as 110 at term. If lower, there are reasons that can be significant so an obstetrician should be able to evaluate these or make a referral to a high risk pregnancy specialist. ...Read more

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What is the risk of having a slow heart rate in a fetus?

What is the risk of having a slow heart rate in a fetus?

Depends: There are many variables involved to answer this question appropriately. A slow heart rate can be normal very early on. Later a very slow rate can signify a heart block in the baby. In labor the rate can be ominous or not depending how slow and the pattern on the tracing. ...Read more

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What problems can arise from a fetus with a slow heart rate?

What problems can arise from a fetus with a slow heart rate?

Fetal death: Very slow can cause fetal demise. Your OB would tell you if it was slow enough to be serious. ...Read more

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Can blood pressure meds like guanfacine cause bradycardia?

Can blood pressure meds like guanfacine cause bradycardia?

Yes : Guanfacine can cause bradycardia in rare instances - approximately 3% of patients experience this. Bradycardia can be more pronounced when Guanfacine is used in combination with certain other medications, such as a beta blocker. It is important to discuss potential side effects with your doctor, because for certain patients, certain risks may be outweighed by potential benefits, and vice-versa. ...Read more

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Can Huntington's disease cause tachycardia and bradycardia?

Can Huntington's disease cause tachycardia and bradycardia?

See Below: HD is an inherited progressive neuro degenerative disorder that affects your movements, causes psychiatric problems, and dementia. I do not believe that it is associated with tachycardia or bradycardia. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
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Slow Heart Rate (Definition)

Slow heart rate is a symptom in which a person's heart rate (the number of heart contractions per minute) is less than normal for the average person of the same size, doing the same activities. For adults, slow heart rate usually means a rate below 50-60 beats per ...Read more


Dr. Steven Farnsworth
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Sufentanil (Definition)

Sufentanil citrate is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more