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My arms are going numb and tingling a lot. I'm 21 weeks and I had this with my first two pregnancies. What causes it?

My arms are going numb and tingling a lot. I'm 21 weeks and I had this with my first two pregnancies. What causes it?

Arm numbness: Sounds like carpel tunnel syndrome. It is fairly common in pregnancy due to swelling in the hands. It is caused by compression of a nerve as it passes from the wrist into the hand. Often worse in the dominant hand but can be in both hands. Can wake you up at night when the hands feel like they are "asleep". Will likely go away after delivery. Try wearing thumb spica splints at night. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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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My period was due today last actyvity was on 2nd I've had period like but tickling pain, tenderness in breasts, bloating, and pain in my legs.Pragnancy?

My period was due today last actyvity was on 2nd I've had period like but tickling pain, tenderness in breasts, bloating, and pain in my legs.Pragnancy?

Not sure: It is important to know the duration of menstrual cycle and whether, any type of contraceptive method was used or not. Considering the cycle to be 28 days in duration, ovulation date may be 8/30/13. Conception is possible with sex on 9/2/13. The above symptoms are possible, both with or without being pregnant, slightly more likely without being pregnant. Home pregnancy test is needed to confirm. ...Read more

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Black dots on my face is it the pregnancy?

Black dots on my face is it the pregnancy?

Unclear: There are many reasons why a person might have black dots on their face. I would recommend purchasing an at home pregnancy test to determine if you are pregnant and seeking a consultation with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist to determine what has caused the black dots. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone tree facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to reduce pigmentation from face in pregnancy?

How to reduce pigmentation from face in pregnancy?

Melasma: This is called melasma, or chloasma. It is due to the hormonal influence oin the skin. Treatments must be done after pregnancy: chemical peels, superficial dermabrasion, to topical hydroquinone (perscription) will help. Also, use screen screens when in the sun. That will help prevent darkening of the melasma. ...Read more

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Is it normal during pregnancy to have growth of warts in the face?

Is it normal during pregnancy to have growth of warts in the face?

No: Warts on the face are not normal at any time, including during pregnancy. I hope that your under the care of an OB for the sake of your and your baby's health. Please discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Would 1% salicylic medication applied to the face be ok during pregnancy?

Would 1% salicylic medication applied to the face be ok during pregnancy?

Yes: High doses of salicylic acid in its oral form have been shown in studies to cause birth defects and various pregnancy complications. To be cautious, it is recommended that pregnant women avoid the topical use of salicylic acid but small amounts applied to the skin — such as a 1% salicylic acid-containing toner used once or twice a day — are considered safe. ...Read more

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I got big brown marks on my face during pregnancy and 2 years later it still hasn't faded.. How do I erase it?

I got big brown marks on my face during pregnancy and 2 years later it still hasn't faded.. How do I erase it?

Hard to treat: Most likely this is melasma. There are some medications and creams, but not very effective.Consult dermatoligst. ...Read more

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I ejaculatrd over a 43 year old womand face. If she fingered herself after, what are the chances of pregnancy?

I ejaculatrd over a 43 year old womand face. If she fingered herself after, what are the chances of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Sperm needs to enter the woman's vagina, around the time she is ovulating. In the very rare case that she immediately touched her face and wiped off the ejaculate and then inserted her fingers in her vagina, she would not get pregnant form you just ejaculating on her face. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more