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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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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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 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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How often does pregnancy cause false positive HIV test?

How often does pregnancy cause false positive HIV test?

HIV: Rare, rare, rare. And confirmatory testing is always done so that this will prove false-positive immediately. ...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 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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Can HIV cause high blood pressure on 4 months after infection? Does HIV cause breast pain?

Can HIV cause high blood pressure on 4 months after infection?  Does HIV cause breast pain?

Misinformed?: No. HIV infection is not known to cause either of these common problems. Why would you even consider HIV with these two symptoms? That has to be a first. ...Read more

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What causes hair loss during pregnancy?

What causes hair loss during pregnancy?

Hormonal effects: Pregnancy hormonal effects cause both an increase and a decrease in hair growth. Scalp hair appears thicker or denser during gestation due to slowing of the normal progression of hairs from anagen (the'growing' stage)to telogen (the 'resting' stage), thereby creating a relative increase in anagen hair 1 to 5 months postpartum, however, the percentage of telogen hairs occurs and hair loss is noted. ...Read more

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Can graves disease cause false positive pregnancy test?

Can graves disease cause false positive pregnancy test?

NO: While thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and a portionof the pregnancy hormone (beta hcg) share some common components, graves disease wil lnot cause a fasle positive pregnancy test. It works in the revers fashion- bhcg can stimulate the thyroid. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia immediate cause loss of fertility?

Can chlamydia immediate cause loss of fertility?

Yes: A chlamydia can cause scarring of the fallopian tubes and that can occur within a few days to even a few weeks after an infection. It is not fully predictable. And scarring of the fallopian tubes does not always occur after an infection. Even if both fallopian became damaged and even blocked, that does not mean you can't become pregnant, but it does require ivf with a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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Can anemia affect a pregnancy test?

No, it should not: Affect a standard urine pregnancy test, nor should it have any appreciable effect upon a serum beta- HCG test. Likewise, the predictive quality of either test for pregnancy is not affected by anemia. Good luck to you. ...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. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more