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Dr. Gary Stephens
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Stillbirth (Definition)

Stillbirth =death of fetus e after ...Read more


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Will kidney disease from diabetes cause problems if pregnant?

Will kidney disease from diabetes cause problems if pregnant?

Yes: See your endocrinologist immediatly if you have diabetic kidney disease and think you are pregnant! ...Read more

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How can progeria cause heart disease?

How can  progeria cause heart disease?

Unknown...: Children with progeria are genetically predisposed to premature, progressive heart disease. Death occurs almost exclusively due to widespread heart disease. As with any person suffering from heart disease, the common events for progeria children are strokes, high blood pressure, angina, enlarged heart, and heart failure, all conditions associated with aging. ...Read more

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How can congenital heart disease be genetic?

How can congenital heart disease be genetic?

Multifactorial: The inheritance of congenital heart defects follows a different pattern than commonly thought of genetic traits like skin or eye color. The risk to any newborn is a little less than 1%. The risk of a subsequent child i higher - about 2-3%. The risk to the child if the mother (or father although the numbers are lower)is affected is about 6-8% and varies with the defect. ...Read more

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Can pelvic inflammatory disease cause birth defects?

Can pelvic inflammatory disease cause birth defects?

No.: Pid can prevent you from getting pregnant, but should not affect the fetus' risk of anatomical defects once pregnancy is achieved. Pid during pregnancy (in the first trimester) is very rare but could be an exception to the above rule, in that it can lead to miscarriage and birth defects. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily to prevent birth defects throughout your reproductive life! ...Read more

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Can kawasaki disease cause death if left untreated?

Can kawasaki disease cause death if left untreated?

Yes: Kawasaki disease can cause heart problems, most notably coronary aneurysms. On occasion a fatal heart attack can be the result. Treatment within 10 days greatly reduces the chances of serious complications. ...Read more

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Can a rh+ baby during pregnancy can lead to hemolytic disease?

Can a rh+ baby during pregnancy can lead to hemolytic disease?

Yes. But only...: Mom would need to be rh negative. This would sensitize the mom, producing an anti-rh antibody that can cross the placenta and began to hemolyze the rh positive cells of the infant. This can began to occur early in the pregnancy, making the unborn child very sick. Or it can be detected at birth and cause prolonged jaundice. Subsequent children may be more affected. Mom needs rhogam. ...Read more

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How could g6pd deficiency will result to hydrops fetalis?

How could g6pd deficiency will result to hydrops fetalis?

Severe anemia: Babies who have very severe anemia before they are born develop hydrops fetalis. Very severe forms of G6PD deficiency lead to severe anemia in the uterus since the red blood cells cannot protect themselves from oxidative damage. ...Read more

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How can huntington's disease affect a newborn?

How can huntington's disease affect a newborn?

Genetic disease: Huntington's disease is inherited in autosomal dominant pattern. Even though it is a genetic defect, initial symptoms almost never present themselves in new born period. Earliest presentation of symptoms is at 20-30 yrs of age. Tremors, loss of co-ordination, seizures, dementia are clinical symptoms. It's a progressive disease which is usually fatal within 10-30 yrs of initial presenting symptoms. ...Read more

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Can cerebrovascular disease be the cause of death months later?

Can cerebrovascular disease be the cause of death months later?

Stroke: Cerebrovascular disease is a broad term, encompassing strokes because of blockage of major blood vessels of the brain, bleeding into the brain, and tiny strokes. Major strokes cause severe disability, and the complications of paralysis, swallowing problems, cognitive problems and blindness can lead to many lethal complications. ...Read more

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How can having gingivitis cause heart disease and stroke?

How can  having gingivitis cause heart disease and stroke?

Bacteria: The studies are in and there are direct links between poor oral health and poor cardiac health. High bacteria counts in the mouth associated with gum disease can find there way to your heart through the vascular system. Once in the heart they can cause inflamation and infection. It's always a good idea to keep your mouth healthy this is just one more reason. ...Read more

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Will neutropenia lead to raynauds disease?

Will neutropenia lead to raynauds disease?

Raynauds is an auto-: Immune disorder whose pathogenesis involves dysfunction within the adaptive compartment of the immune system. Neutrophils are a component of the innate immune system and is not related to raynaud's phenomenon. ...Read more

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How can kawasaki's disease lead to autism symptoms?

How can  kawasaki's disease lead to autism symptoms?

No known connection: I know of no evidence that kawasaki's can lead to autism. I have treated hundreds of patients with kawasaki, and none have developed autism. ...Read more

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Will nec cause lifelong problems?

Will nec cause lifelong problems?

Depends: It depends on the condition of the intestines. Most of the time it is only medical nec, means possibly no perforation. Even with perforation with timely intervention including bowel rest, antibiotics and surgery at apporpriate times can save the intestine. In the worst case senerio bowel resction may be needed that might cause the short bowel syndrome. Short bowel syndrome can have lifelong conse. ...Read more

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How likely can Crohn's disease lead to arthritis?

How likely can Crohn's disease lead to arthritis?

10-20% of the time: An inflammatory arthritis occurs in approximately 10-20% of patients with crohn's disease. It usually involves the lower extremities and the knee is the most common joint affected. ...Read more

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How can heart disease cause blood in mouth?

How can heart disease cause blood in mouth?

Lung microbleeds: Most often the problem is little hemorrhages from capillaries in the lungs that are under too much pressure as the right side tries to pump against a failing left side. Ordinary folks may experience this during extreme unaccustomed exercise. ...Read more