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Gestational Diabetes Recurrent Vaginal Infections
There are ways: No douching, reduce/don't use tampons, or excessive cleansing, and use clothing that allows good air-exchange. Also, don't use antibiotics unless you really have to--antibiotics kill off good bacteria and allow bad ones to grow and cause bv. Probiotic use may help. Keep healthy, treat medical condition such as diabetes as best as you can. Check with your doc regularly good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
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Harm you & baby: If left untreated, it can at the very least cause the baby to grow so much that your risk during delivery, and the risk to the baby increase tremendously. Your sugar can go so high up that you become dehydrated, develop severe acidity of the blood, and maybe go into a coma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Concern of gestation: The major concern if left untreated can be a large baby. Sometimes diet is enough to reolve the increased blood suga, though sometime oral medications or even insul if this happens the baby might be too big to deliver vaginally. You would probably require antenatal testing and ultrasounds later in your pregancy to make sure the baby is doing ok. Also ther is a slightly higher risk that you cou. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No : C section risk is higher in diabetics but most still deliver vaginally. ...Read more
32wks pregnant w/ gestational diabetes.control w/diet.last 2days eat too much carbs got high reading(124,153..)2x a day.did it put baby at risk?
Yes: It is imperative that you stay on your diet as the baby's risk for Macrosomia(too large baby weight) is dependent upon your diets' compliance or not. When the baby is too large then there is a rash of vaginal delivery complications and inherent risks to the baby's health in general. ...Read more
I'm 33 weeks pregnant and DONT have gestational diabetes... Today dipstick urine test showed I have glucose in my urine and leukocytes? Causes?
Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar that's first noticed during pregnancy. Hormones increase blood sugar levels during pregnancy. If levels get too high, it's called gestational diabetes. Some moms have had high sugars before pregnancy, but haven't been tested. That's why moms with gdm should have sugars ...Read more
Chronic or recurrent infections may occur if you do not get the proper treatment, you reinfect yourself, or you have an underlying medical condition. Secondary infection may occur. Intense or prolonged scratching may cause the skin of the vulva to become cracked and raw, making it more ...Read more
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