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Dr. Scott Keith
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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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Constipation after pregnancy?

Constipation after pregnancy?

Senokot (senna): Fruits, fluids, ambulation, metamucil all safe if lactating. Avoid constipation it will alleviate the hemorrhoids which are pretty much universal after giving birth. ...Read more

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Does hernia occurs after first cesarian delivery?

Does hernia occurs after first cesarian delivery?

Should not : This should not happen. Not a normal occurrence. www.drlugo.com. ...Read more

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Pregnancy symptoms 1 week after conception?

Pregnancy symptoms 1 week after conception?

Usually none: at about 3-4 weeks sore breasts, nausea especially in the morning are most common. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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What period of time for intercourse after an inguinal hernia surgery?

What period of time for intercourse after an inguinal hernia surgery?

No restriction: Anytime that you are comfortable. It will not cause harm to the repair. ...Read more

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Will endometriosis subside after pregnancy?

Will endometriosis subside after pregnancy?

Possibly temporarily: The high Progesterone levels in pregnancy can suppress endometriosis, and the effect can even last well beyond delivery. This observation led to the current hormonal treatments for endometriosis including birth control pills and progestins in various forms. Unfortunately, without continued medical suppression after delivery the endometriosis symptoms often return. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant after gallbladder and hernia operation.

Can i get pregnant after gallbladder and hernia operation.

Unrelated: If ovaries and uterus were not removed during surgery for hernia and gall badder, then you can get pregnant. ...Read more

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How accurate are pregnancy tests? Especially roughly 9 weeks after a surgical abortion?

How accurate are pregnancy tests? Especially roughly 9 weeks after a surgical abortion?

Fairly accurate: The newest and most sensitive can detect pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can you have a tummy tuck & muscle repaired three weeks after having venial hernia repair?

Can you have a tummy tuck & muscle repaired three weeks after having venial hernia repair?

Best to wait: No, best to wait especially if you had an open hernia repair. If i see a a patient with a hernia who also has excess skin, then we do a combined procedure with the surgeon as it limits upper abdominal scars, gives a stronger repair as the divarication is repaired first, the hernia is repaired with a laparoscopic mesh, and an abdominoplasty is carried out as well. ...Read more

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After 6-8 weeks after abdominal surgery ?Can i masturbate?

After 6-8 weeks after abdominal surgery ?Can i masturbate?

It's ok: After 6-8 weeks from surgery there shouldn't be any reason why you can't masterbate from a healing perspective from surgery. ...Read more

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10 days after laparoscopy for tubal pregnancy can internal bleeding start again?

10 days after laparoscopy for tubal pregnancy can internal bleeding start again?

Unlikely but possibe: It would be unusual to have bleeding this far out but is possible. If you get lightheaded, pale, dizzy etc., you need to call your doctor. ...Read more

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7 weeks after surgical abortion pregnancy test is positive why?

7 weeks after surgical abortion pregnancy test is positive why?

Couple of reasons: 1)depending on the hormone levels, it may take a while for the levels to drop to 0. 2)there may be retained tissue. 3)this could be a separate pregnancy. 4)there are some medical conditions (molar pregnancy) that can cause persistently elevated hormone levels. 5)the surgeon may not have completed the abortion (still an ongoing pregnancy). Follow up with the surgeon who performed the procedure. ...Read more

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How long before i can safely resume sexual intercourse after open mesh inguinal hernia surgery?

How long before i can safely resume sexual intercourse after open mesh inguinal hernia surgery?

Post op hernia: Healing after open hernia surgery usually takes several weeks until the inflammation is resolved, and the area feels "ok." the muscles reach their full strength in months; however, most people can resume normal daily activities, including sexual activity, when they no longer have pain during the activity. ...Read more

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When will pregnancy symptoms stop after a miscarriage?

When will pregnancy symptoms stop after a miscarriage?

A few weeks: After a complete spontaneous miscarriage, the pregnancy hormones should be gone and the uterus back to normal size a few weeks at most. If bleeding, pain, or pregnancy symptoms last longer, it's possible there have been complications and you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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When can I resume sex after laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

When can I resume sex after laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

2 weeks: Generally it is recommended to postpone sex for at least 2 weeks after a laparoscopic procedure. The incisional pain is generally the limiting factor, but other factors such as recovery from general anesthesia, pain medications and other GI complaints may make sex less appealing. ...Read more

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Has any one had incisional hernia after a cesarean?

Yes: An incisional hernia can occur following any abdominal surgery, although it is more likely with midline incisions. Patient-factors that can contribute to hernia formation include obesity, poor nutrition, smoking, steroid use, and multiple prior operations. Surgical repair is quite common and very effective. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more