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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Heroin First Trimester

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What are the effects of heroin on a fetus in the first trimester?

What are the effects of heroin on a fetus in the first trimester?

Stillbirth : Heroin use in pregnancy can have serious effects on babies. The stillbirth risk is increased as well as the risk of poor fetal growth. In addition, the baby becomes addicted as well and with have to go through detoxification after delivery. Heroin uses will need to seek professional help and transition to Methadone maintenance. Some patients can undergo detox but need to be carefully monitored. ...Read more

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How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

Very accurate: Ultrasounds tend to get more inaccurate as your pregnancy progresses. First trimester ultrasounds are more accurate than second trimester ultrasounds, which are in turn more accurate than third trimester ultrasounds. First trimester ultrasounds can reliably predict gestational age within 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Basic testings: Basic tests include a cbc, type and screen, urine test, hemoglobin electrophoresis, cystic fibrosis screen, pap smear (if over the age of 21), gonorrhea/chlamydia testing/ HIV testing; RPR (syphillis testing). ...Read more

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Is azo safe on first trimester?

Is azo safe on first trimester?

It appears to: be safe but call your doctor to get permission to take it because some of the gyn doctors does not like their patient to take any medication without their consent. Beside that you need to be treated for the UTI with medication so it does not progress to kidney infection which could be dangerous for a pregnant woman. ...Read more

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Bleeding while in first trimester?

Bleeding while in first trimester?

See OB/GYN: Any bleeding while pregnant should be discussed with your OB dr. As you may need an exam to assure all is well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is lidocaine safe in first trimester?

Is lidocaine safe in first trimester?

Unsure: Animal studies show it is safe in first trimester, but human studies are not available. Small doses, as in for IV starts should be safe, but if you can avoid it i would. Without full data i would be cautious. ...Read more