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Face Tingling In Pregnancy
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Chloasma: Chloasma is a required hypermelanosis of sun-exposed areas occurred during pregnancy and it can affect 50-70% of pregnant women. It presents as symmetric hyperpigmented macules, which can confluent or punctuate. The most common locations are the cheeks, the upper lip, the chin and the forehead. The exact mechanism by which pregnancy affects the process of melanogenesis is unknown. ...Read more
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
Help! i feel like i'm making up pregnancy symptoms in my head because i really want to have a baby?
During entire pregnancy, my baby has been very active and moved, is it possible sometimes she turns head down?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell the difference between a 30 & 32 week pregnancy? Also how early does the baby start to put head down for birth?
Pregnancy: 30 and 32 week pregnancies are differentiated by ultrasound dating - with the earlier dating the most accurate. About 75% of babies go head down by 30 weeks, but it does not become something the doctor will usually address until around 36 weeks. ...Read more
What happens if I point a pregnancy test facing me of its supposed to face downward away from my body ? Could it give me false errors ?
After my pregnancy i lost my weight too much and there is no glow left on my face what to do for gaining wt and restoring my facial glossiness ?
Healthy diet, sleep!: The sudden hormone changes after birth, a decrease in your iron stores, and lack of sleep all take their toll. A too rapid weight loss is a shock to the system. Try now to stabilize your weight. Hydrate like crazy, take a multivitamin with iron( prenatals are good) and gain a small amount back( if you think you need to) but also slowly, like a pound a week. For the face, exfoliate, peptides. ...Read more
In general: In general, in the last trimester.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm having all the pregnancy sign but my test came back negative! so could i still be pregnant or is it all in my head?
If your baby dies at four months of pregnancy how long do they keep the baby? I lost it two years ago but I couldn't face it until now
Im 26 n my husband is 34, is there possibility to be pregnant? Is there any risk we could face in pregnancy? As my husband is elder than me.
Yes & no: Yes you can get pregnant if you both have the equipment. Your older husband is not as effected by age as you would be. Men can produce new healthy sperm well into their 60's & while there is some suggestion that the over 50 crowd is linked to some genetic risk, the healthier sperm tent to swim better. Most genetic risks of things like down syndrome & similar is traced to the egg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So by my daughters head being small (in size) is there any possibility that it will grow at normal size later on in my pregnancy? Help and add details
Depends: Without more information it's hard to answer you - the baby's gestational age and your medical history are needed to be able to start to answer that question, and then ultrasounds would need to be followed over time. I suggest you see an OB to get the information you need to answer the questions properly ...Read more
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