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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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


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Does early pregnancy cause chills?

Does early pregnancy cause chills?

Sometimes: When you're pregnant, your hormones are on a perpetual roller coaster. For most women, the surges in estrogen and progesterone cause sweating and the feeling that they are hot all the time. Occasionally, however, women respond with the opposite set of symptoms. feeling chilled and cold. Although this is probably normal, there are a few things to consider. Occasionally a thyroid problem is diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy, so this is something that should be ruled out with a simple blood test. Also, chills can accompany certain infections that are more common during pregnancy, such as a kidney infection. Typically with infections, however, there are other symptoms present such as a fever, nausea, vomiting, etc ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause forgetfulness?

Does pregnancy cause forgetfulness?

Yes: Yes. Some people call it "pregnancy brain". Its a little annoying but transient and resolves after pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause vertigo?

Does pregnancy cause vertigo?

Vertigo is a symptom: Pregnancy is a state of the body in which there are many hormone and fluid shifts. Vertigo is just a name for a sensation of movement when there shouldn't be. By far the most common cause of vertigo is ear problems. The most common type of movement sensation caused by pregnancy is orthostasis caused by venous pooling in the legs and transient failure of compensation ...Read more

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Does eating a sperm can cause pregnancy?

Does eating a sperm can cause pregnancy?

Ingestion of sperm : Does not cause pregnancy. Sperm in the vagina can lead to pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does coconut cause gas in pregnancy?

Does coconut cause gas in pregnancy?

Well...: If you have fructose malabsorption then coconut can cause an increase in gas. Many women experience an increase in flatus during pregnancy with or without coconut. ...Read more

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Is it possible that hypoglycemia in pregnancy cause low birth weight .?

Is it possible that hypoglycemia in pregnancy cause low birth weight .?

Unless you: have diabetes and are on medication to lower your blood sugar, blood sugar in normal (non obese) women is commonly very low during pregnancy, particularly early. Talk w/ your doctor if you have concerns. ...Read more

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What can cause death in late pregnancy?

What can cause death in late pregnancy?

Unknown: Unfortunately, in most instances the reason for a baby dying late in pregnancy at this time cannot be determined. What used to be the most prominent reason, intrauterine growth restriction from lack of oxygen and nutrients, these days is rarely a reason, because of the now widespread prenatal care available to moms-to-be with early detection of growth restriction. ...Read more

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Can diabetes in pregnancy cause anencephaly?

Can diabetes in pregnancy cause anencephaly?

Diabetes: Insulin dependent diabetes, diabetes type 1, which is poorly controlled in early pregnancy is associated with a higher rate of neural tube defects. Anencephaly is the most extreme form of a neural tube defect. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause diarrhea?

Can pregnancy cause diarrhea?

It does not cause: That but u can get it when u are , please call your OB for meds and if it persists u may need to go to lab for a stool culture. ...Read more

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Does excessive bleeding lead to pregnancy?

Does excessive bleeding lead to pregnancy?

Female Fertility: I am not understanding your question in any way. To get pregnant a female must be ovulating and be exposed to fresh semen. How and what does bleeding have to do with that very well known truth about men and women and sex? Do you mean heavy vaginal bleeding post intercourse? Do you mean heavy bleeding for her normal period? ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Yes: Common concerns are increased pigmentation of the face (e.g. Along cheek bones and upper lip, often referred to as the mask of pregnancy) and abdominal stretch marks. Generally increased blood flow may cause a noticeable blush over the cheeks referred to as the pregnancy glow. Acne may become more problematic during pregnancy and spider veins may also develop. ...Read more

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Abdominal obesity can affect pregnancy to happen?

Abdominal obesity can affect  pregnancy to happen?

Yes, not specifc: Any obesity can affect normal fertility because extra weight can disrupt normal ovulations. Abdominal obesity isn't specifically worse than obesity elsewhere, but adbominal obesity is sometimes associated with disorders like pcos in women with irregular cycles. ...Read more

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Can toxoplasmosis cause complications in my pregnancy?

Can toxoplasmosis cause complications in my pregnancy?

Yes.: The risk of vertical transmission increases with increasing gestational age at maternal infection. Conversely, the risks of intracranial lesions and serious neurodevelopmental sequelae decrease with increasing gestational age at maternal infection. Rarely, fetal infection leads to stillbirth or neonatal death. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy lead to memory problems?

Does pregnancy lead to memory problems?

Yes: Many patients have that complaint in pregnancy, and there are a number of cause. Disruption of sleep is probably the primary reason but many physiological changes in the body compete for blood and oxygen which can affect how sharp one feels. It does get better, though your teen may not agree. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline taken early in pregnancy cause birth defects?

Does doxycycline taken early in pregnancy cause birth defects?

It has in some cases: Doxycycline is a type of tetracycline. It has been assigned to the pregnancy category d, indicating that animal studies have revealed this can injure the embryo & fetus. Most congenital defects appear to be due to the toxicity of skeletal formation; also injuring tooth development. Some expectant mothers have taken Doxycycline with no ill effects; however, the risk may outweigh the benefit. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


Dr. Scot Lewey
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Listeria Infection (Definition)

A serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with ...Read more