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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

Multiple: The most important factor is the hormonal changes that occur. Also, not moving around and the pressure from the baby on venous system can increase "stasis" which means the blood not moving around as much.The best thing to do is to stay active and be aware of other risk factors, like smoking, obesity and other blood clotting problems. Check with your doctor for specific information for yourself. ...Read more

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Blood musus in early pregnancy due to coughing?

Blood musus in early pregnancy due to coughing?

If the mucus is : Coming from your nose, it could be associated w an upper respiratory infection. There is also often an increase in nasal congestion during pregnancy. If the mucus is from your vagina - it is not likely to be associated with coughing. ...Read more

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Can blood clot during menstruation prevent pregnancy?

Can blood clot during menstruation prevent pregnancy?

No: Passing clots during menstruation does not mean that a woman can not become pregnant. ...Read more

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Blood spotting in vagina, constipation after coughing,?

Blood spotting in vagina, constipation after coughing,?

Menopause: Have you gone through menopause yet? Constipation and coughing likely aren't connected ...Read more

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Are massive blood clots normal during your period?

Are massive blood clots normal during your period?

Not normal: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will. ...Read more

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When during pregnancy does blood volume increase? Can this cause a pregnancy heart murmur?

When during pregnancy does blood volume increase? Can this cause a pregnancy heart murmur?

2nd trimester: Most of the blood volume changes occur during the second trimester and continue until 34-36 weeks. Along with blood volume increases, there is a rise in cardiac output. With the rise in cardiac output, the presence of a heart murmur is common. Heart murmur does not necessarily indicate the presence of heart disease, and most pregnant women with a heart murmur have a normal heart. ...Read more

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Is coughing up bloody mucus, shortness of breath, and rapid heart beat normal during pregnancy?

Is coughing up bloody mucus, shortness of breath, and rapid heart beat normal during pregnancy?

No!: that's never normal, pregnant or not. If you think it's just allergies or congestion you can see how it goes, if worried see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Blood streaked mucus at 36 weeks pregnant sign of labor?

Dr. Liza Kunz Dr. Kunz
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Blood streaked mucus at 36 weeks pregnant sign of labor?

Maybe!: Sometimes early labor can be associated with changes in your cervix that cause bleeding. But at this point in pregnancy any bleeding should cause you to speak to your care provider directly for advise. ...Read more

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Flu and excess mucus during pregnancy?

Flu and excess mucus during pregnancy?

Well, you: Gotta try some tamiflu (oseltamivir) if it's bad, call ur doc and u may wanna get covered with some zithromax to prevent pneumonia and consider some IV fluids, call ur doc, ask about tamiflu (oseltamivir). ...Read more

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Why am i bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Why am i bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Not normal please: Call your OB now if you are early that usually means you are having a misc., if later please call your OB asap, as that usually means a placental abruption or placenta previa both of which are emergencies. ...Read more

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Can low blood count during pregnancy cause miscarriage?

Can low blood count during pregnancy cause miscarriage?

Miscarriage: Hi, what line of blood cells are we talking about? White blood cells, Red blood cells, Platelet? Please clarify and ask the question. Also provide the reason for low blood cell count because what causing the low blood cell count could be relevant to the question. ...Read more

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What are normal blood sugars during pregnancy?

Preg. blood sugars: If you are not a diabetic then your fasting blood sugars should be less than 126. Pregnancy can stress your body to cause blood sugars to rise. ...Read more

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Are blood clots during your menstral cycle bad?

Are blood clots during your menstral cycle bad?

Depends: If you have heavy flow with clots some thing is irritating the lining ( endometrium ), like fibroids, displaced iud etc, see your gyn doctor. ...Read more

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Why blood clots during menstruation?

amount of bleeding: The more bleeding there is, the greater the chance of clots. Depending on size, frequency, you may need treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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


Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Coughing Blood (Definition)

Hematemesis = vomiting blood. Hemoptysis = coughing up ...Read more