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What is transverse lie?

What is transverse lie?

Unstable position.: Fetuses tend to have longitudinal lies in pregnancy - be they cephalic or breech. Transverse lies are less common and involve the fetus with its spine axis perpendicular to the mother's spine axis (head to right or left, spine up or down). If persistent, transverse lies need cesarean section for delivery, unless external cephalic version [with epidural and terbutaline under real-time u/s] works. ...Read more

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Transverse Lie (Definition)

Transverse lie = position of long axis of fetus is transverse to ...Read more


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What are the tests for transverse lie?

What are the tests for transverse lie?

Ultrasound.: Expert ultrasound can reliably detect transverse feta lie, which can be an indication for c-section at delivery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Transverse lie?

Transverse lie: Transverse lie = position of long axis of fetus is transverse to that of the mother. ...Read more

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Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

TRANSVERSE LIE: Baby is in a floating position before term. Your OB usually can still change baby's position before delivery. Not sure what month they do it. Get assurance from your OB that everything will be alright. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for transverse lie?

C-section, or ECV.: External cephalic version or cesarean section are the only two methods for dealing with transverse lie at delivery. ...Read more

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I have a transverse lie at 35 weeks, and the baby won't move with exercises that my midwife has recommended. Your thoughts?

I have a transverse lie at 35 weeks, and the baby won't move with exercises that my midwife has recommended. Your thoughts?

Version: If malpresentation persists at 37 weeks, an external version may be attempted where the provider places hands on the abdomen and attempts to guide the baby into the proper position. There can be complications, so this should be done in a hospital with fetal monitoring and the ability to perform a csection if necessary. ...Read more

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What kind of incision for delivery of singleton in transverse lie with anterior placenta previa? Will low transverse cut risk hemorrhage/uterine tear?

What kind of incision for delivery of singleton in transverse lie with anterior placenta previa? Will low transverse cut risk hemorrhage/uterine tear?

Hyst'omy MANDATED: hello Annie-_777
I am not an OB GYN but I have had a lot of experience which tells me that a lower abdominal incision (Pfannen-Stiel) is a better incision in almost all situations. This situation of a transverse lie and an anterior placenta praevia is a very hazardous situation because you need the baby out and the cord clamped within seconds of opening the uterus so choose a very skilled surgeon. ...Read more

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Is back pain caused by transverse myelitis?

Is back pain caused by transverse myelitis?

Possibly: Transverse myelitis can often present with pain, though there are many more common reasons to have back pain, such as arthritis, fractures, or herniated discs. ...Read more

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Can transverse myelitis cause scabs on head?

Can transverse myelitis cause scabs on head?

Myelitis: Transverse myelitis is an infection of the spinal cord, not related to scabs on the head. ...Read more

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Can an intradural tumor at L4 cause episodes of transverse myelitis?

Can an intradural tumor at L4 cause episodes of transverse myelitis?

Is L-4 correct?: The spinal cord ends about l-2, and there is no such entity as an intradural lesion at l-4. However, most transverse myelitis cases involve thoracic levels. Did you really mean t-4? ...Read more

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Can pain caused by colon cancer switch locations? For some time period its in the sigmoid, then in transverse, etc. (pain is felt only at one part)?

Can pain caused by colon cancer switch locations? For some time period its in the sigmoid, then in transverse, etc. (pain is felt only at one part)?

See below: It is highly unlikely that you have colon cancer.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have Diverticulosis in the splenic flexure it continues to spasm and cause pain causing air to back up in my transverse colon. What can I do?

I have Diverticulosis in the splenic flexure it continues to spasm and cause pain causing air to back up in my transverse colon. What can I do?

Diet, fiber, fluids: "diverticulosis" is a condition where the colon has small outpouchings (diverticuli) of the colon lining that can get plugged up and infected causing symptoms."diverticulitits" is an inflamation of these divertiuli of the colon. There are antibiotics can cure the infection but not the diverticuli. Surgery to remove the section of colon "diverticuli" will often cure the disease. ...Read more

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What can cause me to feel waste in my transverse colon after liver transplant?

What can cause me to feel waste in my transverse colon after liver transplant?

Confusing question: The inside of the body is not wired with localizing nerve endings that would allow anyone to "feel" anything in their digestive tract.We can perceive vague pain and localize it in general.But you statement does not appear to match with how the body works. ...Read more

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What are options for transverse process fracture in l1&l2 that have not healed after one year? Caused by traumatic fall

What are options for transverse process fracture in l1&l2 that have not healed after one year? Caused by traumatic fall

A couple options: If no pain, nothing. Live with the a symptomatic nonunion. If it's bothersome, and confirmed that the pain is not from another source, then they can excise the fragment. I'd try pt and low back strengthening before going to that length though. ...Read more

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Can adult Hirschsprungs, redundancy of transverse colon, cause accessory spleen from spleen injury caused by colon adhesion at the splenic flexure?

Can adult Hirschsprungs, redundancy of transverse colon,  cause accessory spleen from spleen injury caused by colon adhesion at the splenic flexure?

Not quite, but....: An accessory spleen is something that one person in four is born with, or that can happen if the splenic capsule is torn and some of the pulp is released. If this happened at the time that an injury formed the colonic adjesion, this may be the explanation. Accessory spleens are little curiosities for the most part. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Transverse cervical nerves, do they relate to a vertebrae, which one? Would irritation cause throat, neck, shoulder pain

Transverse cervical nerves, do they relate to a vertebrae, which one? Would irritation cause throat, neck, shoulder pain

Yes and yes: Transverse cervical nerve also called anterior cutaneous nerve of neck - innervates (sensory innervation) anterior region of neck (c2 and c3) up to the lower border of the lower jaw. ...Read more

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Can colitis cause similar SX to appendicitis? CT WO contrast showed mild thickenin transverse colon diverticula sigmoid. 9 months on and off RLQ pain.

Yes : Yes certainly the two conditions can be very similar and difficult to tell apart. See a primary care doctor general surgeon or gastroenterologist for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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NORMAL appendix on CT scan for right lower abdo pain, nausea, temp. Free fluid Douglas pouch and thickening transverse colon. Possible causes?

NORMAL appendix on CT scan for right lower abdo pain, nausea, temp. Free fluid Douglas pouch and thickening transverse colon. Possible causes?

Enterocolitis?: Thickened colon is usually sign of inflamed or infected bowel such as Enterocolitis. Your doctor can do blood tests, stool sampling , other imaging to exclude or confirm this diagnosis. Sometimes endoscopy is utilized. Medical therapy, antibiotics and antiinflammatory drugs , may be used. ...Read more

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Could huffing cause permanent damage or is that a lie?

Could huffing cause permanent damage or is that a lie?

YES IT CAN!!!!!!!: But depends on what you are huffing. Glue, paint, paint thinner and similar products have toluene, which can cause permanent damage to kidneys, liver, bone marrow and brain. Ether can cause sedation, coma and death. Using it with a bag over your head can cause asphyxiation (suffocation), brain damage, coma and death. If this is you, and you are 50 years old, you may already have some. Get help. ...Read more

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If i sit for too long my back starts to hurt. The only way it goes away is if i lie down. What could i do? And what might be the cause?

If i sit for too long my back starts to hurt. The only way it goes away is if i lie down. What could i do? And what might be the cause?

Usually a disc : Usually a disc issue due to loss of its structural integrity with sitting placing a 4 times body load on the affected disc. You may need to get into better shape to compensate for this by increasing your core strength, possibly more regular exercise & weight control if indicated, better body mechanics in terms of bending & lifting, smoking cessation if this is an issue & otc medication. ...Read more

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What causes palpitations at night? Only when i lie down

What causes palpitations at night? Only when i lie down

Palpitations : Palpitation usually means rapid regular or irregular heartbeat. You maybe just having awareness of your heartbeat in the quiet atmosphere night lying down. Another possibility is that you may be suffering from anxiety or irregular heart rhythm, if that is the case you should consult a physician. If you're having a rapid heartbeat you should cut back on caffeine and smoking if you do ...Read more

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What could cause head pains for 5 years when you lie down?

Nose/sinus condition: Very likely that it could be due to chronic sinusitis or large turbinates from allergies which swell when we lie down. ...Read more

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Anatomically what lies above your navel? And what would cause it to hurt

Abdominal pain: Depending on your anatomy could be: stomach; duodenum (first part of the small intestine); transverse colon; gallbladder; part of liver. ...Read more

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Will someone listen to my heartbeat, it is racing when i lie down. What is the cause of this?

Will someone listen to my heartbeat, it is racing when i lie down. What is the cause of this?

See doc: This may represent a benign arrhythmia such as pre atrial contractions given your age and gender. However, it may be something more serious. There is no way of knowing until you see your doctor and potentially undergo some testing. ...Read more

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What causes me to lie awake for 1-2 hours (doing nothing, no electronics, books, etc) and then to sleep for 12-14 hours? This is every night.

What causes me to lie awake for 1-2 hours (doing nothing, no electronics, books, etc) and then to sleep for 12-14 hours? This is every night.

Check Thyroid Gland: Can you have thyroid function test. Hypothyroidism may lead to condition called Hypersomnia. There are many other causes like Ideopathic Hypersomnia and there more causes. You check common causes first. Start exploring causes one by one. ...Read more

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My 8 year old Daughter has a lying problem she lies about big/small Things this has caused lots of problems how Can i correct this what's going on?

My 8 year old Daughter has a lying problem she lies about big/small Things this has caused lots of problems how Can i correct this what's going on?

Lying: Try to understand why your child is lying without being confrontational or judgmental .Explain what the consequence of lying might be. Above all set a good example and be praiseworthy when your daughter tells the truth ...Read more

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What cause add?

What cause add?

Many things: The cause of adhd symptoms are many, allergies, low blood sugar, learning problems, nutritional deficiencies to name a few. Everyone deserves a thorough medical evaluation to look for these causes. ...Read more