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Can you have surgery for kidney stones while pregnant or an X-ray while pregnant to check for kidney stones?

Can you have surgery for kidney stones while pregnant or an X-ray while pregnant to check for kidney stones?

Ultrasound: Try an Ultrasound during pregnancy. That medical imaging is harmless to your baby. If surgery is needed, see a Urologist. They can retrieve stones without major surgery. Also less harm to the baby. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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 we try to get pregnant two weeks after a d ANC c surgery?

Can we try to get pregnant two weeks after a d ANC c surgery?

Unlikely: You can try, but epithelium needs to recover. Chances of success are low in just two weeks. ...Read more

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If i had a surgery while not knowing i was pregnant what are the chances my baby will have defects?

If i had a surgery while not knowing i was pregnant what are the chances my baby will have defects?

See below: You are probably alright. There are very few anesthetic agents that have been shown to have any effect on the early fetus. There is an extremely theoretical possibility that Midazolam (versed) might have an effect on the fetus, but the data is very weak. The use of Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) has also been cautioned in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is surgery needed or are there medication to help female unable to get pregnant or reproduce permenantly in life?

Is surgery needed or are there medication to help female unable to get pregnant or reproduce permenantly in life?

R U pregnant??: If you are not pregnant and you want to become a parent, then yes there are many medical/surgical therapies to help you. Check with your insurance carrier, your regular doc and friends/family to find a local reproductive/fertility specialist. Make an appointment and good luck. ...Read more

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Had surgery to remove endoendometriosis in dec and have a lot of pregnant symptom but tests. Say negative could the surgery effect the test?

Had surgery to remove endoendometriosis in dec and have a lot of pregnant symptom but tests. Say negative could the surgery effect the test?

No: A urine or blood pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly, regardless of whether or not a woman just had surgery. There are other causes of symptoms similar to symptoms a woman gets during early pregnancy, so her doctor can help figure out what those other causes might be. ...Read more

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I have my tubrd tied can I get preagnant without surgery?

I have my tubrd tied can I get preagnant without surgery?

Tube ligation: If i understand it right. You got your tube tied. Chance is very remote maybe 1 in a million. ...Read more

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Can i get surgery for fibroadenoma if pregnant?

Can i get surgery for fibroadenoma if pregnant?

Not recommended: Fibroadenoma itself is a benign process. Surgery during pregnancy caries a risk of harm to your fetus. Therefore, unless there is a concern for underlying cancer, this procedure can be delayed. Consult with your surgeon, who will certainly have your best interest in mind, as well as your unborn child. ...Read more

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Does surgery or pregnancy pose additional risks?

Does surgery or pregnancy pose additional risks?

Risks: This question cannot be answered without knowing what you are making reference to or the primary process for which you would like an answer to. ...Read more

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How do they do surgery on a pregnant woman if 400 lb?

How do they do surgery on a pregnant woman if 400 lb?

Carefully: Good question. We have to take into account appropriate instruments, table, and proper positioning in the or. We also provide broader antibiotic coverage and protect from thrombotic events (dvt protection). Finally, the correct incision, expertise, and a competent anesthesiologist complete the proper team. Decisions regarding surgical drains, suture type, and post-op care are also important. ...Read more