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Can The Same Blood Type Prevent Pregnancy
There are quite a : Few different anti-hypertensive medications. Your doctors will carefully select one that is appropriate based on your specific presentation. ...Read more
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
Blood Pressure: Stop: Lifestyle changes such as losing weight, exercising regularly, decreasing sodium (salt) intake, avoiding alcohol and excessive stimulants such as caffeine, getting enough sleep, treating sleep apnea if present all help. However, blood pressure tends to rise gradually with age, so be prepared to take some medicines in needed to prevent stroke, heart attack, heart or kidney failure, etc. ...Read more
How does pregnancy increase the risk of pulmonary and other emboli? What happens to your blood in pregnancy?
Thicker blood: Blood flow during pregnancy is diminished & hypercoagulable (thicker) during pregnancy especially in the lower extremities where blood clots may form called deep venous thrombosis (dvt). A clot breaking off from the DVT can move (embolize) through the blood stream creating what's known as an embolism. Can be life threatening and result in sudden death. ...Read more
Depends : Underlying source needs to be determined. If secondary to a certain condition treatment my take care of problem. If its due to thrombin, drugs like Coumadin (warfarin) may help. If its due to platlets , asprin or Plavix type of meds may be useful. Need more info. Arterial vs venous clots also are treated diffrently. Need more data. ...Read more
AB+ foetus: No reason an ab+ foetus cannot survive, especially if the mother is also rh positive. If the mother is rh negative the problem would only arise if she had a previous rh positive baby and was not treated with a medicine called Rhogam during pregnancy and immediately after delivery. Treating a pregnant rh negative woman with Rhogam prevents her body from reacting against the growing baby. ...Read more
What is the risk of having a vasovagal reaction during pregnancy and birth? How can one mitigate the risks?
Probably more: Vaso vagal syncope is usually triggered by a drop in BP due to reduce venous return. Thus it can occur with prolonged standing which during pregnancy can be worse because of the growing uterus, During birth there is sudden loss of fluid. Prevention include avoiding standing for long periods and hydration ...Read more
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Best is diet&exercis: Best thing to prevent or control dm is to loose weight if overweight and follow healthy diet. Stay away from juice, pop (even diet), eat variety of vegetables & lean meat, cut down processed and high carb foods, like bread, pasta, chips and exercise at least 3-4x/wk. ...Read more
Can you tell me different chemical methods for the detection of sugar, protein, blood and ketone bodies in the urine.?
If two family member wanted to get married with the same blood type, what is the chances of pregnancy and the baby for future? Does genetic test help
See below: Blood type is not needed to detect problems with conception and/or future health of child. Close family members should not get married as to avoid the increased chance of genetic abnormalities. Genetic testing can help rule out problems with two people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No waste: A whole blood donation is usually separated into a unit of packed red blood cells. This leaves the plasma and platelets, which are separated. The plasma can often be "mined" for antibody therapy (IgG, etc.) or other purposes. Rarely in US outside of military operations, whole blood unit is left intact and transfused as such. Thanks for donating! ...Read more
Can a common cold during the first trimester increase the chance of birth defects? No fever and no medications were taken.
No: The common cold is a localized process i your upper airway.It does not generate a blood phase that would send the virus to baby through your placenta. Similar conditions like strep throat or a UTI that are localized are also no risk. It is the blood borne issues like measles that cause problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does sex cause blood vessels within the body to expand? Or do blood vessels stay the same size during sex?
Some areas do: There are many physical changes in your body that occur during sexual arousal, during intercourse, at climax, and afterwards. In men, increased blood flow to the penis causes erections, and in women similar changes cause changes in vaginal walls and lubrication. During sex, heart rate and blood pressure increases causing changes in blood flow. After orgasm, changes slowly reverse. All normal! ...Read more
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