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Can you still get pregnant if you have thyroid disease and pcos?

Can you still get pregnant if you have thyroid disease and pcos?

If they're stable: Even though thyroid disease and PCOS can cause infertility, they can both be successfully treated and controlled with medications to allow for fertility to occur. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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If you don't have a period and you have von willows brand disease can you still get pregnant?

If you don't have a period and you have von willows brand disease can you still get pregnant?

Yes and no: Von Willebrands disease will not stop you from getting pregnant. It will require certain precautions once you are pregnant. Having no period is another matter. The absence of periods usually means you are not ovulating, and you need to ovulate to get pregnant. You need to be evaluated by a Gyn or fertility doctor to determine the problem with your periods ...Read more

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Do you have to get toxoplasmosis testing while pregnant?

Do you have to get toxoplasmosis testing while pregnant?

Not routine: Pregnant women are not generally routinely screened for toxoplasmosis during pregnancy unless there is exposure and symptoms. However, individual practice policy may vary. ...Read more

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Can a STI cause you to not get pregnant even if you've been cured?

Can a STI cause you to not get pregnant even if you've been cured?

STDs: There are several possibilities, but as an example if you had infection with gonorrhea or Chlamydia or other atypicals they may cause scarring of the fallopian tubes which lead from the ovaries to the uterus and impede progression of the ova downwards. If fertilized they may result in ectopic pregnancy. There are other issues, too detailed to discuss here, but see an infertility specialist. ...Read more

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If you have lupus and rheumatoid arthritis can you still get pregnant and have a baby?

If you have lupus and rheumatoid arthritis can you still get pregnant and have a baby?

Yes.: I have had many patients with both diseases who have dleivered a healthy child. If your lupus, ra, or both are active, it is less likely, because significant inflammation or physical stress is not the optimal time to conceive. Also, if sle is present, it should be in remission. If not, the higher estrogen levels seen in pregnancy can cause a flare. Interestly, RA improves during pregnacy. ...Read more

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Where do I find high risk doctor and can you get your period when you re pregnant?

Where do I find high risk doctor and can you get your period when you re pregnant?

See below: You can't have your period while pregnant, but you can bleed while pregnant. Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected period because of implantation bleeding. This is bleeding due to the baby attaching to the wall of the womb. The mother often mistates this for her period. Get a referral from your family doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have celiac's disease and where can I get tested?

Can you tell me if I have celiac's disease and where can I get tested?

No/local doc: On this site we don't diagnose or treat anyone, but do offer general medical advise. You also have not offered any information on which to base any diagnosis. There are a variety of blood tests that are available to most clinics/docs that provide initial screening for this disorder. Additional testing and or specialty consultation can be arranged by your doc if needed. ...Read more

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Once you have already had a babie dose it mean you can get pregnant more likely & easy when you are sexually active?

Once you have already had a babie dose it mean you can get pregnant more likely & easy when you are sexually active?

Probably: One of the best predictors of getting pregnant is having a history of a successful pregnancy. So statistically those who have gotten pregnant are better off than those who have not. However, patients may present with secondary infertility and should be evaluated if unable to conceive in 12 months, of 6 months if older than 34 years old. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you have chlamedya?

Can you get pregnant if you have chlamedya?

May be harder to: Chlamydia infections don't always cause infertility, but can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease which can cause damage to the fallopian tubes and even damage to the ovaries as well. This can increase the chances of difficulty getting pregnant, tubal pregnancy (ectopic pregnancy) or low egg supply (diminished ovarian reserve). Get treated asap and see a fertility md if you are trying to conceive. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you have bladder infection?

Can you get pregnant if you have bladder infection?

Yes: Yes you can get pregnant if your sexually active, unprotected intercourse while you have a uti. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant when you have your period and have sex?

Can you get pregnant when you have your period and have sex?

Usually not.: It's best to always use barrier protection (condoms) to protect youself. Usually your period, when regular and expected, tells you the uterine lining is shedding and therefore no embryo is able to implant. Sometimes intermittent bleeding can occur from other reasons, and sometimes healthy sperm and egg can still create an embryo and find a spot to implant. Be careful, and call your ob-gyn. ...Read more

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How can you know you are pregnant if you always had irregular periods? And is it possible for you to even get pregnant?

How can you know you are pregnant if you always had irregular periods? And is it possible for you to even get pregnant?

Irregular periods: It is much more difficult to get pregnant if your periods are irregular. The first thing you have to determine is whether you are ovulating (producing an egg) or not with your periods. Using a basal body temperature thermometer and chart can help you do this. If you're ovulating (temperature goes up 1/2 to 1 degree), then have sex and you may get pregnant. If no ovulation, then no possibility of p. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a sexually transmitted disease?

How can you tell if you have a sexually transmitted disease?

Get tested...: Get tested and get an exam by your physician. You can't tell for sure by guessing, 'googling' or asking on a question board. See your doc and get tested. Then follow that up with recurrent and consistent medical care for guidance and testing as long as you are sexually active... ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Lyme Disease (Definition)

A condition caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu-like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems. Lab diagnoses are not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more