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Does Caesarean Delivery Cause Ringworm
Can you tell me in expectant mothers who undergo caesarean delivery does the afterbirth come out naturally or it is removed to?
Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more
What did you OB say?: You need to ask your ob, you want to eat healthy once you have normal bowel function, and avoid foods that cause constipation, excessive gas or heartburn, right after a csection, I tell my pts to chew gum as that helps bowel motility and helps prevent bowel problems afterward. ...Read more
I'm pregnant women in week 23 are there any earlier examination to determine if I will get normal delivery or caesarean delivery?
Yes: See your doctor......initial by manual exam will give a rough idea about your pelvis and its outlet............adequate for vaginal delivery or not. But at term the size/health of the baby plays a big role for C-section need. ...Read more
If I was to end up having caesarean delivery, would obgyn be able to do surgery to "tie my fallopian tubes" at same time if I request it? I am 45 y/o.
Yes, but...: It actually is quite easy to do this at the same time. However, it is something you need to work out with your OB ahead of time. For instance, are you delivering in a religious hospital? Some won't allow tubals. What if the baby is ill or premature - do you still want to go through with the procedure? Your OB will guide you through the questions and the process so it can be done with ease. ...Read more
I had a c-section in sep 2010, I have big black-red icthy patches on my buttocks and in my upper thigh area & is now spreading, shaped like ringworm.
See your doctor.: It is very unlikely to be related to your c-section. Get examined by your doctor right away for prompt diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
No and Yes: Having gestational diabetes does not mean that you will have to have a cesarean section. Lots of gestional diabetics deliver vaginally. Important to control your blood sugar because uncontrolled diabetes can lead to large babies which do need a cesarean. All gestational diabetics on medication typically deliver by 39 weeks or undergo induction at 39 weeks. One week prior to one's due date. ...Read more
Experiencing knees pain and lower back pain two months after C-section delivery. What could be the cause and how to remedy it?
Exercise: After pregnancy, your body has to regain its "sea legs, "again. There was a change in your pelvis during pregnancy and your center of gravity that may have affected the mechanics of your knees in terms of the patellae or kneecaps as well as your back. Rarely, an autoimmune response can be triggered by your pregnancy. Start exercising when cleared to do so to avoid an incisional hernia ...Read more
37 weeks preg, not dilated at all but healthy/blessed preg. Haven't had sex in months :- (. Can that be a cause a hard labor/delivery or c-section?
Pregnancy: No that is not true although sexual intercourse does cause the release of hormone that may help in initiating labor. At 37 weeks changes in the cervix is not expected. In some people changes occur. This does not mean you have anything to worry about. Enjoy the last 3 weeks of your pregnancy. Many women do not start labor on their "due date" it happens when it happens baby's are unpredictable. ...Read more
I'm 22w preg. I don't have sex for 5 months. I'm afraid, it can hurt my baby. May it tighten my vagina and cause complicated delivery? Need of caesarean?
Sex during pregnancy: Sex during pregnancy is a good thing as long as you're interested & willing. Never do anything against your will. With that said, receiving oral sex is fine as long as he doesn't blow air into you (which puts you at theoretic risk for air embolism). Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/sex-during-pregnancy/ho00140 for everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask, to paraphrase woodya. ...Read more
I had bleeding after getting +tive pregnancy results. Doctor gave 4 ivf-c inject once in a week. Can it cause a c-section delivery instead of normal?
Can low-potassium cause issues during labor/delivery (vaginal or c-section)? I'm healthy but I know my potassium intake is very low. I'm 33 weeks pregnant
SHOULD HAVE: LEVEL CHECKED. COMPLICATIONS CAN ARISE. AS A MATTER OF FACT HOSPITALS CHECK FEW BASIC LABS BEFORE ANY SURGERIES, JUST IN CASE MENTION IT TO YOUR DOCTOR ...Read more
Too little info: I presume you mean induced delivery. There are various reasons why a C-section or an induced delivery may be undertaken. Difficult to comment without knowing the full circumstances ...Read more
18 weeks just had my ultrasound and found out I have low line placenta can I still have a normal delivery scared of c section?
Maybe: The placenta can "migrate" during gestation. It doesn't really move but the uterus enlarges. Depending on the location and growth of the uterus, it is more than likely that the placenta will not be a problem for a normal delivery. You doctor will likely want to additional ultrasound exams to make sure it moves out of the way. ...Read more
If amniotic sac is intact during vaginal delivery or c section, Are chances of AMniotic Fluid Embolisim basically zero chance?
Yes: Actually, AFE is quite a rare event and, to a degree, independent of a patient's ruptured status. The general idea is that there is a breech and/or permeability of the of the natural blood-amniotic barriers. This allows products of pregnancy to, unaturally, enter the maternal circulation and cause catatrophic events (primarily in the lungs), culminating in death, oftentimes. ...Read more
I made a delivery with c section I want to know why my cervix didn't dilate and is there a chance my cervix will dilate in my 2 preganancy?
Well: There are many possibilities. However you were given a c section due to concern for the baby. If there is no progression of the delivery or the baby is showing signs of compromise you need to get the baby out. Next pregnancy you can try a normal vaginal delivery. Each pregnancy is different. However if next baby is c section any baby after that will also be c section ...Read more
To pass on HSV 2 to baby during delivery, do u have to have active primary outbreak? If no outbreak, is baby safe and no c-section necessary?
Yes: In order to pass the infection to the baby, you need to have active sores or feelings that the infection is starting (prodrome). If you have a history of herpes, your doctor should start you on medication around 36 weeks to suppress the virus and prevent outbreak; therefore allowing a vaginal delivery. ...Read more
My wife has sharp pain in right ball of foot. She's 26 years of age and weight 70 kgs. She's having this pain after her c-section delivery 18 months ago.
I had a c section 8 months back. My baby died at 3rd day of his life, so wanted to conceive again but this time want a normal delivery. Is it possible?
Yes: It depends on the reason for the first c-section. If your pelvis is small for the size of the baby, then you'll need another surgery but if you had a c-section because your baby was in trouble, your obgyn doctor and you should discuss the possibility of having a normal vaginal delivery. Maternal health is another concern that plays a role regarding that decision. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Many reasons...: C/Sections are done for many different reasons. Some of the more common reasons are: The baby is bottom first (breech); the baby isn't doing well and needs to be delivered quicky; the mother isn't doing well and needs to be delivered quickly; the baby is too big and can't come out in-spite of adequate labor; mom has had a prior c/section... There are many other reasons. Best wishes! ...Read more
Depends.: Factors that will determine the answer to your question: age, weight/height, prior reproductive history, family planning, personal values/hopes/fears, physician advice and any pregnancy complications. If you only want 1-2 children prelabor cesarean sections and btl may be the safest approach for you. If you want 3 children or more, you should probably try to have vaginal delivery if ok with ob! ...Read more
Skin?: It would be incredibly abnormal to have skin coming out of your vagina after a c-section. In fact this doesn't make sense. Perhaps you are referring to lochia which is the normal discharge that occurs after having a baby. I highly suggest scheduling a visit with your ob/gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more
Probably: As your body and its hormones adjust to the non-pregnant state, your menstrual flow will gradually return to its usual pattern. You may notice a difference in its timing, heaviness, discomfort, color as this adjustment occurs. If your menses doesn't become more normal or if you are having persistent and significant bleeding or pain or other concerns, may want to contact your ob. Good luck. ...Read more
Is there any difference (type, duration) between the vaginal discharge after a vag delivery vs. A c-section?
How long after having a c-section should I wait to get pregnant again if I plan on having a vaginal delivery?
Why rush?: At age 18 why the rush to get pregnant again? Enjoy this time with your baby. These are important years to maximize the time you spend together and help him or her develop and grow. Consider starting birth control and delaying a second child. Life goes by very fast. Focus on school, education and parenting your baby before making life harder ...Read more
Is vaginal delivery safe for twins? I read lots of articles wich says it is ok and even better than c-section.
Depends: Vaginsl delivery is the preferred route of delivery for twins but certain criteria must be met to qualify. The list is long and your doctor can help guide you through. ...Read more
I had my first child in nov 2009 it was a C-section delivery if I want to become pregnant now will I be able to deliver vaginally?
Discuss with OB: This is a problem you should discuss with your ob. He will give you the pros and cons. ...Read more
Insufficient: Information. Why does the doctor want to do a c-section? If there is a valid reason for the operation and the gestational age of the fetus can be determined with sufficient accuracy, ten days before the due date, by itself is not dangerous. Such matters are best discussed with your doctor. ...Read more