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Exposure To Chemotherapy While Pregnant
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
Yes, usually: If your menstrual cycle has come back, you can get pregnant! However, many women who have had chemotherapy in their adolescent or early adult years will go into menopause early. If you haven't had chemotherapy yet, it's a good idea to talk to your doctor about ways to preserve your fertility. They can now harvest eggs from your ovaries and store them for later use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the health risks of my pregnancy since I just finished chemotherapy 2 months before conception?
Can you tell me which are the risks of my pregnancy since I just finished chemotherapy 2 months before conception.?
Probably none: But you would have to give the specifics of what chemo/drug regimens you used. This would really be best answered by the doctors (oncologists) who managed the chemo. Best of luck! ...Read more
Can my boyfriends chemotherapy from december to april cause birth defects if I became pregnant in september?
Hard to say: Depending on the type of chemo, he could be infertile for some period. If not totally infertile, the sperm affected by the chemo would likely be weak swimmers, allowing the unaffected sperm through to do the deed. It would be a good idea to have a discussion with the docs involved before you start trying to clear up the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pof due to chemotherapy that I had when I was 10. I hadn't had a natural period before then, are my chances of a natural pregnancy different?
Yes: Pof of course means that your ovaries have stopped working. Occasionally, you might be able to ovulate after pof due to chemotherapy, but it is unlikely. Your doctors can check hormone levels on you (fsh, lh, amh) to see if you have any function left. An infertility doctor can help you with this and even help you get pregnant if you have some function or they can use a donor egg in your uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
She got ectopic pregnant and she took a small dose of chemotherapy, now she prepares for another pregnant does she need folic acid before it happens?
Controversial.: Prophylactic chemotherapy after molar evacuation is widely practiced in developing countries in which poor medical and social resources limit effective follow-up. However, this practice, which may cause later chemoresistance, is controversial and lacks universal acceptance. Consider prophylactic chemotherapy only in: HCG >100, 000, large theca lutein cysts >6 cm, significantly large uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom it's having chemotherapy while my sister in law has just done iui, ready for pregnancy. Is there any affect to the baby if they live together?
I'm 33, 3 c-sections tubes tied in 2006, I also have Wegners Granulomatosis, chemotherapy within the next week. Don't remember last period Pregnant????
If I had stomach cancer I only took chemotherapy an taking blood thinner an now I'm 3 weeks pregnant what are the odd of me carried the baby?
Talk to oncologist!!: Pregnancy can cause certain cancers to grow more aggressively, so it is important for you to talk to your oncologist about the risks of carrying your pregnancy to term. Unless you were recently on chemotherapy the risk of miscarriage should be low except for your age and medication which are moderate risk factors. ...Read more
I just got pregnant from a man that was going through chemo therapy which ended in oct 2013. Should I be worried about the baby?
One to next: Chemo medicine cause lot of damage normal and malignant tissues. During development of the drug its duration effect on the tissue is studied and a fixed time is determine after which the medicine to be repeated....Risk and benefit issues. The. ...Read more
Some: Transiently many patients will have some trouble focusing; somewhat like when ones eyes are tired. Steroids which are commonly used with chemotherapy drugs can increase cataract formation, which used to be a leading cause of poor vision, but now can almost always be fixed quite easily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer