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Has anyone had a colposcopy done during pregnancy?

Has anyone had a colposcopy done during pregnancy?

OK During Pregnancy: It's VERY important to get a colposcopy if your pap is abnormal. A colposcopy is a speculum exam where special stains and magnifying lenses are used to look for pre-cancers on your cervix. If there are abnormalities, your GYN will take a biopsy, which is uncomfortable, but lasts ...Read more

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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 wife had a vaginal reconstruction after her vagina walls had been damaged. She now has a loss of sensation during penetrative sex? Solution?

My wife had a vaginal reconstruction after her vagina walls had been damaged. She now has a loss of sensation during penetrative sex? Solution?

Damaged nerves: Her vaginal wall was damaged and so were the fines nerve supply. Reconstruction does not connect up these nerves. Only time will tell if sensation comes back in part. Keep in mind it may never come back. ...Read more

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Has anyone gone through IVF and had a miscarriage around 14 weeks?

Has anyone gone through IVF and had a miscarriage around 14 weeks?

Not uncommon.: Ivf pregnancies are notoriously high-risk for complications, including early pregnancy loss. The most likely explanation for a 14-week loss is genetic and/or anatomical anomalies in the fetus - it is nature's way to deal with major anomalies incompatible with healthy life. Other etiologies are possible but less likely - talk with your physician! ...Read more

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2 weeks after having vaginal labor and a tubal ligation, i had unprotected sex with my husband. Is this ok?

2 weeks after having vaginal labor and a tubal ligation, i had unprotected sex with my husband. Is this ok?

Don't do it: If you had unprotected sex and you are bottle feeding this early you may be pregnant by 6 weeks out. After delivery you may ovulate at least twice before 6 weeks out. In addition the reason we ask you to abstain for 5-6 weeks is that you are at risk from infection. Sex definitely if done too early can result in serious uterine infection. And it takes 6 weeks tubal ligation to be 100% effective. ...Read more

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My friend had liver issues during her pregnancy & was forced to deliver early by her docs. Why was the liver stressed/infected during her pregnancy?

My friend had liver issues during her pregnancy & was forced to deliver early by her docs.  Why was the liver stressed/infected during her pregnancy?

HELLP: Your friend may have had hellp syndrome. Check out http://www.Preeclampsia.Org/health-information/hellp-syndrome for info. Hellp stands for hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets. Hellp is considered a life threatening variant of pre-eclampsia. ...Read more

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My wife had fibroids taken out, there were outside uterus, then she got pregnant and had normal Vaginal delivery, 2nd delivery can be normal or not?

My wife had fibroids taken out, there were outside uterus, then she got pregnant and had normal Vaginal delivery, 2nd delivery can be normal or not?

Yes.: It is more likely that a 2nd pregnancy will be normal if the first was normal. However, only her Obstetrician will be able to say for sure based on evaluations from regular prenatal visits. ...Read more

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Has anyone had their tubes untied and had a baby natural?

Has anyone had their tubes untied and had a baby natural?

Reversal: Tubal ligation reversal is possible but has its own inherent benefits and risks. Please speak with your OB about your desire and concerns. ...Read more

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Has anyone had a uterine ablation done and then gotten pregnant?

Has anyone had a uterine ablation done and then gotten pregnant?

It is possible.: Endometrial ablation does not reliably prevent pregnancy. Any pregnancy after an ablation would be very high risk and should be avoided. See your doctor to discuss reliable contraception including sterilization. ...Read more

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I've intercourse with my wife during ovulation period. But ejaculated sperm not deep inside her vagina. Does she have chances of getting pregnancy?

I've intercourse with my wife during ovulation period. But ejaculated sperm not deep inside her vagina. Does she have chances of getting pregnancy?

Always possible: Anytime there is sexual intercourse (male and female parts together) there is a possibility of pregnancy. Semen can be expelled before ejaculation. If your wife is fertile the chances are higher she will become pregnant, especially if only means of birth control is withdrawal. ...Read more

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Can a newborn baby test positive for marijuana if the mother wasn't? The mother was always closed up with boyfriend & he smoked constantly but she never did while she was pregnant & never tested postive during th whole pregnancy.

Can a newborn baby test positive for marijuana if the mother wasn't? The mother was always closed up with boyfriend & he smoked constantly but she never did while she was pregnant & never tested postive during th whole pregnancy.

Possible/unlikely: You would only be tested if for some reason you end up on the risk list and they look.Babies first poo can contain traces of drug exposure as far back as several months, and those tests are looking for any, not the amount. Heavy drug use by one parent might get you into problems with the Child and family services anyway.They would notice the smell. ...Read more

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Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more