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Will taking cyclogest (progesterone) for entire pregnancy cause harm to fetus?

Will taking cyclogest (progesterone) for entire pregnancy cause harm to fetus?

Progesterone does: Not have an fda classification for pregnancy. The vaginal gel is sometimes used in women who have a short cervix to help prevent premature delivery. But, please tell your OB that you are using it, i assume for depression. ...Read more

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Can candidiasis in the mouth cause harm to the fetus?

Can candidiasis in the mouth cause harm to the fetus?

Not by itself: Candidiasis in the mouth usually results from an underlying immune deficiency like hiv, or other chronic illnesses like diabetes. Those if not adequately controlled can cause harm and should be treated. Once the underlying condition is treated, the oral candidiasis will resolve easily with treatment. ...Read more

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Had Fever of 101-102 for approx. 4-6hours at 8 weeks 4days pregnant. Could that have caused serious harm to fetus? Is there a way to know for sure?

Had Fever of 101-102 for approx. 4-6hours at 8 weeks 4days pregnant. Could that have caused serious harm to fetus? Is there a way to know for sure?

Follow up: Thia is a very short period of fever and hopefully not an illness to cause harm. Have regular followup with your doctor with serial ultrasounds to help should you baby is developing properly. All the best. ...Read more

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10w5d pregnant-do electric blankets cause harm to the fetus or is it just a myth?

10w5d pregnant-do electric blankets cause harm to the fetus or is it just a myth?

You're fine: The stuff about the electromagnetic fields being deadly has taken a long time to vanish after being discredited at least in the minds of most of the scientists whose work i've followed. It seems to me to be recall bias and attempts to find somebody to blame. The beating heart produces an electromagnetic field. Set the temperature low enough to be safe. ...Read more

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What if you took ciprofloxacin when tested negative for pregnancy & was spotting but a week later tested positive can it cause harm to your fetus?

What if you took ciprofloxacin when tested negative for pregnancy & was spotting but a week later tested positive can it cause harm to your fetus?

If you finished: the ciprofloxacin at least 2 days prior to the possible day of conception, there is no chance that it is still in your system at that time. If there is about a week of overlap, it is still very unlikely. Ciprofloxacin is a pregnancy category C so there are no major studies proving that congenital malformations. Most category C drugs have potential bad effects on fetuses in 2nd and 3rd trimester ...Read more

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Can , unpasteurized, fresh squeezed orange juice cause harm to a fetus? I know unpasteurized milk and cheese should be avoided .

Can   , unpasteurized,  fresh squeezed orange juice cause harm to a fetus?  I know unpasteurized milk and cheese   should be avoided .

Be safe: If you are cleaning, peeling, and squeezing the fresh oranges yourself, the risk is probably low. If, however, you are not directly controlling the preparation, you should probably avoid pasteurized drinks during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can sound of the instrument used to cut my cast ( on ankle) can cause harm to my fetus in 7th month of pregnancy how to preventr it?

Can sound of the instrument used to cut my cast ( on ankle)  can cause harm to my fetus in 7th month of pregnancy how to preventr it?

No : A cast saw can not harm your fetus, it does make aloud noise and can get hot, it can feel like it is cutting you, but if there is enough cast padding underneath the cast and taken off properly there should be no problems. ...Read more

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Can heating pads cause harm to a developing fetus?

Can heating pads cause harm to a developing fetus?

Yes: High temperatures can cause injury to the fetus so , heating pads to the abdominal area, hot tubs, electric blankets....Are not recommended. ...Read more

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If i eat a lot of microwaved foods, do that mean i'm actually receiving radiation, and can microwaved foods cause any harm to my fetus?

If i eat a lot of microwaved foods, do that mean i'm actually receiving radiation, and can microwaved foods cause any harm to my fetus?

No: There is no ionizing radiation present in microwaves. Microwaves are simply waves that vibrate at the same frequency that water does, so when it strikes water, it makes the water heat up. ...Read more