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Dexamethasone During Pregnancy
I think so: But i warn the patient that there is no proof it is safe or unsafe. ...Read more
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
Hi, early pregnancy /on 0.25mg dexamethasone/ worried I should stop/ endocrinologist insists it's safe - treatment for late onset adernal issue help?
Small risk: I would take the advice of your endocrinologist, as he/she knows you best. There's minimal risk with steroids in early pregnancy, i believe the biggest risk is cleft lip/palate which is easily corrected should it occur (risk is very low). If there's a problem with your adrenal gland, that can affect your entire metabolism, potassium and sodium, very important and life threatening issues. ...Read more
Can a single dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 24mg taken at 32 weeks pregnancy cause development or neurological delays in my unborn child?
No, a single course : of antenatal steroids is considered to be the least risky and most effective treatment for avoiding breathing problems and other complications in premature babies. One study showed fluctuations in fetal heart rate for 4-7 days & some moms have side effects, but no adverse impact on infant development has been found. ...Read more
Took Clomid and dexamethasome which I finished about 3 weeks ago. Did bloodwork day 22 which said I ovulated. Starting day 22 for 8 days I spotted which my dr said is too early for period. Did hpt today, which day 28 was 6 days ago. Having early pregnancy
I took dexamethasone during two days 4mg each day , one inyected . Is there a lot of harm in my body i didn't know this was bad for my health?
Can i use Dexamethasone Neomycin on penis skin? I have very minute cuts below penis skin. It hurts during erection
Yes: How did you happen to have a cut in penile skin? Regardless keep it clean.You can apply what you have twice a day.You can apply Neomycin without the Dexam- ethasone. During erection the penile skin is stretched hence the pain.Why the Flomax (tamsulosin)?You are young man to have enlarged prostate.Good luck ...Read more
Cushing synd. types: Dexamethasone suppression test is done to differentiate varies types of cushing syndrome response of gland to acth ( pituitary axis )by measuring cortisol levels like a) primary adrenal cushing b) ectopic acth production c) cushing's disease by pituitary tumor an MRI needed. ...Read more
More info needed: I need more information in regards to the "tussi pres" and the condition(s) that are being treated. ...Read more
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