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What is the difference: iritis vs conjunctivitis?

Different tissues: Iritis is inflammation of the iris , the colored part inside the eye while conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin transparent membrane over the white part of the eye. ...Read more

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Dr. Nazhat Sharma
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Iritis (Definition)

Iritis is the name for an inflammatory reaction inside the eye, especially in the fluid near the front of the eye called aquous humor. There can be underlying causes associated with other systemic illness, but many cases are of unknown cause. Treatment usually includes anti-inflammatory eyedrops and cycloplegic eyedrops to dilate the pupil, to prevent scarring. It may ...Read more


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Will I have to wait to be stitched after birth?

Will I have to wait to be stitched after birth?

No: Any stitching that is done is almost always done right after delivery. Some doctors wait until the placenta is delivered but you shouldn't have to wait too long. ...Read more

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Scared to give birth because I'm scared the placenta isn't going to come out of me. I'm scared I'm going to die ?

Scared to give birth because I'm scared the placenta isn't going to come out of me. I'm scared I'm going to die ?

OB anxiety: It is not uncommon for pregnant women to have certain fears about the course of their pregnancies that should be shared with your treating OB MD. He/she can discuss what is reasonable and what is not to be concerned about. If that is not sufficient, your OB MD may ask you to see a mental health professional if your anxieties become extreme hindering your ongoing prenatal care. ...Read more

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When will my milk come in after birth?

When will my milk come in after birth?

3-4 days: Milk production varies by the individual, but for most women, they begin to notice an increased milk supply around the 3rd to 4th day after birth. Don't worry, though, the colostrum that is produced immediately after birth is very caloric, and is exactly what your infant needs. ...Read more

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Can you develop cliff lips after birth?

Can you develop cliff lips after birth?

Cleft lip: No. Cleft lip is a congenital deformity that occurs due to abnormal development of a fetus while in the uterus. ...Read more

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Do you get vaginal stitches after birth?

Sometimes.: During delivery process, some women have vaginal tears (lacerations) that need to be repaired by the doctor/midwife. Suture (stitches) are used to fix the tears. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to have libido after birth?

Is it normal not to have libido after birth?

Yes: You are going through major emotional and physical changes and healing. Your hormones levels are much different than you are used too and it is very normal to experience many different emotions. Highs, lows, interest or lack of interest in sex. As your body returns to its prepregnancy state you will begin to feel like yourself again. If you are concerned talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the thin mucous membrane that lines the front surface of the eyeball and the inside of the eyelids. As the inflammation increases, it causes the tiny blood vessels in the conjunctiva to dilate, thus leading to a redness of the eye. Depending on the cause of the conjunctitis there can also be itching, irritation, and discharge ...Read more