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How Can I Expect My Hair To Change In Pregnancy
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
Prep for lactation: In the first weeks of pregnancy there is breast tenderness or fullness, enlargement and prominence of the glands of the areola (the area around the nipple), darkening of the areola. Later in pregnancy the breasts enlarge. All of these occur in preparation for feeding the newborn. Every pregnant woman should consider these as welcome changes and an opportunity to provide her baby nourishment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That depends: Depending on what type of person your partner is will depend on how he acts. If he is a jerk, he will not be supportive or loving. Hopefully though, he will react with a loving, caring, supportive attitude and help with changing diapers, feedings, bathing, and provide overall support and love towards you and the new baby. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid 1st trimester: Harm to babies by perming hair has not been proven, but it is wise to minimize exposure to toxic chemicals during pregnancy- but this is esp. Important in the 1st trimester, when toxic exposures are most likely to cause birth defects. I would avoid throughout pregnancy to be safe, but there is no evidence it is harmful in later pregnancy- see http://aje.Oxfordjournals.Org/content/149/8/712.Full.Pdf. ...Read more
What's some of the way I can take so I can get pregnant my cycle some times change. I just want to increase my chances a little faster.?
Depends: Everyone heals a a different rate. With the loss of any loved one, pet included, time and support is what is needed.A support group may help , and as one heals some positive actions would be volunteering with a local pet shelter or vet as a tribute to the adored pet. As time passes, all of the wonderful memories with that pet will help the healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me how much time can I expect it to take for my blood pressure to start coming down once i change my diet?
No answer: This question has been languishing because it's hard to answer - because there are too many variables. How will you change your diet? How consistent will you be? Are you over weight? How much weight do you intend to lose with your change in diet? How high is your bp? In general, dietary changes on average produce only modest changes in BP although there is interperson variablility. ...Read more
Fatigue answer : In my experience the patients who have the highest calcium levels tend to have the most dramatic improvement in fatigue ( usually calcium of 11 or higher). As far as the speed of improvement, some of my patients feel more energetic immediately after surgery and others it may take 1-3 days. Hope this helped. ...Read more
I m under medication with ETOSHINE 120mg to get my menses. In how much time will I get my menses?
Remove it: only way, sorry; you can't stop it by taking anything. ...Read more
Let's count the ways: "the power of positive thinking, " as described in the 1950s & 60s, is not as effective as the following: (1) the power of non-negative thinking (stopping dysfunctional or automatic negative thoughts); and (2) taking actions that have been shown to increase positivity (as a side effect), such as expressing genuine gratitude, generosity, or love, and even simply pursuing curiosity or goals. Act now! ...Read more
Finally got around to asking my parents to take me to the dermatologist. What can I expect in the way of skin scarring?
Skin scarring: From what. Need more info.Get a more detailed answer ›
Difficult: This is tough. Pregnancy hormones cause many changes to the skin: drk areas and dark lines, moles that grow and darken, acne, rashes etc. Most changes improve or resolve after delivery but can taken a long time. Some women try bleaching but the pigment changes extend down to deep layers of the epidermis, which require a long time to clear through slow exfoliation. Avoid the sun. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello i am a 22 year old female with hair loss problems due to nerves and i wanted to know what can i put on my hair or take to help it fill in?
Best to treat cause: First off, at least 2 of my siblings have suffered stress induced alopecia so I know how it can be related to nerves. However, not knowing you I am compelled to ask whether you've done a complete workup to discover if in fact, nothing else could be responsible such as hormones and such. If it is truly stress induced then, you MUST address that problem to definitively treat your issue. All the best ...Read more
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