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Can pinworms be cause complications during pregnancy?

Can pinworms be cause complications during pregnancy?

Medication might: Pinworms make people uncomfortable literally and figuratively. Weight or sleep loss can occur. They are common in childcare settings but can be prevented with hand hygiene please read this http://www. Cdc. Gov/healthywater/hygiene/disease/pinworms. Html and fact sheet http://www. Cdc. Gov/parasites/pinworm/index. Html also tell your OB providers and discuss treatment http://www. Cdc. Gov/parasites/pinworm. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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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Can pinworms cause pregnancy problems?

Can pinworms cause pregnancy problems?

No: No, but when you're already fatigued, nauseated, and constipated, having an itchy butt can't be any fun! ...Read more

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Can pinworms affect getting pregnant or a pregnancy?

Can pinworms affect getting pregnant or a pregnancy?

No: But they make you itchy in a difficult place. Can be treated, best BEFORE you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Which medicine is the safest for treating pinworm in pregnancy?

Which medicine is the safest for treating pinworm in pregnancy?

None in pregnancy: The medications used for the treatment of pinworm are mebendazole, pyrantel pamoate, or albendazole. However, safety of these drugs has not been studied for pregnant women. If the infection is compromising the pregnancy (i.e. weight loss, sleeplessness) then treatment can be considered, but should be withheld until the 3rd trimester when risk to fetus is lower. Ref: http://www. Cdc. Gov ...Read more

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Could scabies cause complications during pregnancy?

Could scabies cause complications during pregnancy?

Confirm diagnosis: Pregnant women with rashes should see an OB provider or dermatologist to get a diagnosis. There are some skin conditions that cause problems for the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a father's eds cause complications during pregnancy if passed on to the fetus?

Can a father's eds cause complications during pregnancy if passed on to the fetus?

No: The fetus is relatively protected, problems don't usually come till adulthood. ...Read more

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Can smoking during pregnancy cause mental illness and physical health complications later in a child's life?

Can smoking during pregnancy cause mental illness and physical health complications later in a child's life?

Smoking in pregnancy: Advise to quit as soon as you found out u r pregnant. Low birth weight and other complications possible. Also if quitting now, it would do both of you good. ...Read more

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What percent of people get blood clots during pregnancy that causes stroke or other complications? If I got no blood disorder am I low risk?

What percent of people get blood clots during pregnancy that causes stroke or other complications? If I got no blood disorder am I low risk?

Clots and pregnancy: The risk of having a blood clot during pregnancy and up to six weeks after birth is 1 in 1000. This is 10 times higher than women who are of the same age who are not pregnant. Risk factors include maternal age greater than 35, smoking, significant obesity, long plane flights, clotting disorders, previous DVT, and sedentary activity with lack of exercise. ...Read more

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What causes long stretchy CM during pregnancy?

What causes long stretchy CM during pregnancy?

Estrogens: In pregnancy the estrogen levels are considerably elevated, which can be the cause of stretchy, cervical mucous, provided it is clear. ...Read more

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Can toxoplasmosis cause complications in my pregnancy?

Can toxoplasmosis cause complications in my pregnancy?

Yes.: The risk of vertical transmission increases with increasing gestational age at maternal infection. Conversely, the risks of intracranial lesions and serious neurodevelopmental sequelae decrease with increasing gestational age at maternal infection. Rarely, fetal infection leads to stillbirth or neonatal death. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my pubic area during pregnancy?

What could cause pain in my pubic area during pregnancy?

Loose joints: During pregnancy the ligaments that hold the various pelvic bones, including the pubic area, tightly together loosen under the influence of high estrogen levels. This can cause pain in various regions of the pelvis, many times though predominantly in the pubic area. ...Read more

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Does taking levocetrizine cause any problems during pregnancy?

Does taking levocetrizine cause any problems during pregnancy?

Class B: Animal studies showed no risk, but controlled 1st trimester human studies are not available. There is no evidence of 2nd or 3rd trimester risk and fetal harm is possible but unlikely. ...Read more

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Did something happen during the pregnancy to cause my baby to have polycythemia?

Did something happen during the pregnancy to cause my baby to have polycythemia?

Hard to tell: Certainly polycythemia can be a complication of mom's health such as diabetes, but it can also just happen because a baby gets a little dehydrated, this usually not a serious problem. ...Read more

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What causes the cervix to become blue during pregnancy?

What causes the cervix to become blue during pregnancy?

Blue cervix: It may have a bluish tint due to increased blood flow through those tissues. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Pinworms (Definition)

Small parasitic worms that are found in the gastrointestinal tract. The worms lay eggs at night in and around the anus causing a characteristic itching. They are commonly found in children. Children are infected ...Read more


Pregnancy Complications (Definition)

There are a host of potential complications in a pregnancy that range from bleeding to early labor and from medical issues like diabetes and high blood pressure to findings on ultrasound or blood tests that ...Read more