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Costacondritis and pregnancy 32weeks?

Costacondritis and pregnancy 32weeks?

Warm & Cold packs: You might be able to treat this with alternating warm then cold packs. Usually Acetaminophen in low doses helps, but as always check with your physician first. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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 I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Talk tour OB: First Trimeterr is critical in organ formation. Therefore do not take anything without consulting your OB. ...Read more

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Can i take colchicine and ibuprofen (for pericardial effusion) with my regular meds, which are Zantac daily and occasional Valtrex (valacyclovir) for fever blisters?

Can i take colchicine and ibuprofen (for pericardial effusion) with my regular meds, which are Zantac daily and occasional Valtrex (valacyclovir) for fever blisters?

Drug interactions: The only problen i see is that you are on zantac (ranitidine) presumably for gastritis/gerd. Ibuprophen can certainly worsen these symptoms. Make sure you use ibuprophen on a full stomach and avoid any alcohol. If you have any abdominal pain, stop the ibuprophen immediately. ...Read more

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Can I take blood test for pregnancy and UTI and thyroid at 1 time?

Can I take blood test for pregnancy and UTI and thyroid at 1 time?

No blood: test specific for uti exist. Pregnancy and thryoid tests are blood tests, so, yes, they can be done at same time. ...Read more

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I take colchicine with allopurinol for 3 months. if no gout attack i'll reduce the colchicine but continously take allopurinol. do this regime is ok?

I take colchicine with allopurinol for 3 months. if no gout attack i'll reduce the colchicine but continously take allopurinol. do this regime is ok?

Gout rx: Perfect plan. Adjust diet.Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters /d ...Read more

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My wife is week 4 pregancy and doctor prescribed miprogen and folvite (folic acid). So these are helpful for our baby?

My wife is week 4 pregancy and doctor prescribed miprogen and folvite (folic acid). So these are helpful for our baby?

Normal : Folvite is simply folic acid. All pregnant women are given this. Miprogen is a form of Progesterone supplementation. Many doctors prescribe this for a variety fo reasons. It is a common treatment. If you do not know why you were given this then please ask your doctor for clarification. ...Read more

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Can tsart 20 and. Allopurinol can be taken together.i have 140/90 blood pressure and uric acid level 6?

Can tsart 20 and. Allopurinol can be taken together.i have 140/90 blood pressure and uric acid level 6?

Please defineTsart20: WE will need more information to answer this. You can run a Medication interaction with allopurinol but would need to define theTsart 20. I I tried to google it but could not get a defination. ...Read more

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Interaction between Xarelto and Colchicine.I read that Colchicine affects the platelets ,more likely to bleed?I take 3 Colchicine for gout flares.

Interaction between Xarelto and Colchicine.I read that Colchicine affects the platelets ,more likely to bleed?I take 3 Colchicine for  gout flares.

Interaction: Your pharmacist can be very helpful in answering any questions related to your medications. If you're under effective treatment for gout, you shouldn't have any gout flares. If you do and only took colchicine for a few doses,I wouldn't expect a major problem because you also take xarelto daily. Your pharmacist can confirm this for you. ...Read more

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Patient taken methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis but now patient plan for pregnancy so how many days will stopped befor pregnant?

Patient taken methotrexate for  rheumatoid arthritis but now patient plan for pregnancy so how many days will stopped befor pregnant?

Need to have plan : There should be no attempt at getting pregnant until off Methotrexate completely but should not move forward until a plan in place that involves your obstetrician and rheumatologist. There are certain vitamin levels that need to be in appropriate range and will need to be supplemented before conception and during the pregnancy. There should be a protocol in place in case the rheumatoid flares. ...Read more

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Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Yes and maybe: Progesterone suppositories do raise Progesterone levels in early pregnancy, both the level in the blood, and the amount of hormone reaching the lining of the uterus. Keeping a pregnancy full term depends on a number of factors, including whether or not the baby is genetically normal, and you having a normal uterus. ...Read more

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Can dolo650 be taken during pregnancy for rheumatism?

Can dolo650 be taken during pregnancy for rheumatism?

Yes: The ingredients paracetamol and acetominophen are category B which means probably safe. You should always talk to your IB before taking any medication during your pregnancy. Paracetamol does cross the placenta but had not been shown to cause fetal harm. I wish you the best with your pregnancy and a healthy child. ...Read more

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I'm taking allopurinol together with colchicine.if no more flare,can i drop colchicine but continously take allopurinol?will gout attack reoccur?

I'm taking allopurinol together with colchicine.if no more flare,can i drop colchicine but continously take allopurinol?will gout attack reoccur?

Yes; possibly: You can stop Colchicine and use Allopurinol alone to prevent recurrent attacks. Keeping your Uric Acid level below 6 with Allopurinol and a low purine diet can reduce your likelihood of attacks in the future. ...Read more

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Dr. Tony Willson
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Colchicine (Definition)

Colchicine is used to treat several inflammatory conditions. It is known best as a treatment for acute gout and prophylaxis for gout attacks. It is also used to treat less common conditions such as familial mediterranean fever, skin ...Read more