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Exposure Smoking Cause Cleft Palate Smokes Worried Baby
Is 20 mcg/kg of IV Propofol enough for a 1 y/o baby on a cleft palate repair? Could he experience awareness?
I’ve heard that exposure to smoking can cause cleft palate. My husband smokes, and I am worried our baby may suffer. Is this true?
Familial,environment: Multifactorial with genetic and environmental factors play major roles. Cleft lip, with or without cleft palate, are due to a failure of fusion of the medial nasal, lateral nasal, and maxillary processes on one or both side. Isolated clefts of the secondary palate are due to failure of palatal shelves to fuse. Must distinguished between isolated deformities or part of a syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My sister’s son was born with a cleft palate. I am now pregnant and worried my baby may inherit it. Is there anything I can do? Is it genetic?
About 30% of cleft : Palates are associated with a genetic syndrome. You can ask your OB for a referral to a prenatal genetic counselor, who'll ask you for a 3-generation family history of problems with vision, hearing , bones & joints, motor & cognitive development. If recommended, a second-trimester 3-d fetal ultrasound may show a cleft palate if baby's face is turned just right for visualizing the palate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 24 weeks pregnant, doc gave 1 diprofos injection 2ml ampule for cold&allergy. Will it cause cleft palate or excessive hair growth in my baby
NO: That medication is a steroid and it does not have that side effect. At 24 weeks the fetal mouth was formed many weeks ago. ...Read more
Cleft palate: Depending on the severity of the cleft and the surgical corrections it there could be some effects on speech and singing. But if it has not effected you yet, it will not effect you. ...Read more
Contact ACPA: The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association is an international non-profit medical society of health care professionals who treat and/or perform research on birth defects of the head and face. You may contact them for the referral near you. Here is the link: http://www.acpa-cpf.org/who_we_are/ Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be specific: When asking questions on the site try to be as specific as possible. It is not a chat room, so your submissions are not linked. Give some background for your question (type of condition, age of patient, etc).Then ask a specific question that corresponds to the material you have provided. The system can provide you with a lot of info. ...Read more
Yes: Like any syndrome, treacher collins can have a number of different features associated with it. Cleft palate as well as other distinguishing features: small zygomatic bones and mandibles, external ear abnormalities, coloboma (notching) of the lower eyelid, absence of the lower eyelashes, and preauricular hair displacement onto the cheeks. About 40%-50% of individuals have conductive hearing loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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