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How Can I Protect My Baby From The Effects Of Hepatitis B 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
Conjunctivitis: The most common form of chlamydial eye damage to a newborn infant is conjunctivitis, and it's treated with Erythromycin opthalmic ointment at time of birth. Premature birth, increase risk of fetal loss, abruption of the placenta and other congenital afflictions are of more concern in a woman with chlamydial infection during pregnancy. ...Read more
There is any vitamins/something that I can take to clean faster the medication of the depo shot from my system?Cause I wanna get pregnant in 2months.
Ans: You should not have taken the shot if you desired aboregnancy. You may still get pregnant on the shot but not recommended. What is the hurry? Better think this idea out a little more. Once pregnant that is that. Give time for the medication to wear off and then 3 months after to let the body regulate think about what you are doing it will affect your life forever. Be patient and do things the rig ...Read more
OB's follow protocol: The frequency of invasive group b strep disease has declined since the adoption of surveillance and treatment protocols by ob's & peds. Since gbs can come & go, most moms will be screened at 35-37 wks & receive abx during labor if positive, if status unknown she will be treated & babies are monitored & tested for a specific period after delivery. Discuss your concerns with your ob. ...Read more
What's the latest, after exposure, that you can take the Hepatitis B vaccine and be protected, prevent infection?
Plan beforehand: Find out what the school evacuation plan is. The plan may require you to pick your children up from another location other than school. Keep in mind that telephone lines (including cell phone networks) during a tsunami watch or warning may be overloaded, and routes to and from schools may be blocked with traffic. ...Read more
What causes a subcutaneous hemorrhage on my embryo and how can I minimize the risk around miscarriage, complications with my baby and pregnancy?
U mean sub chrionic: Hematoma which is not uncommon in the 1st trimester, usually they will resolve, if it is large sometimes not usually it can lead to a miss., i tell my pts no intercourse, not strenuous activities like jumping jacks and u will obviously need a followup us in 2 weeks and hopefully it will be gone or much smaller. ...Read more
Low intake of iodine through 17 weeks of pregnancy. Can i pick up the pace from now on or is the damage to my baby done? Prenatal vits don't have it.
Hmmm?: This is unlikely to be a concern unless you are taking medications that affect iodine metabolism (ie certain anti-arrhythmics). Salt is also iodized, people that eat a regular diet in america are rarely iodine deficient. A truly iodine deficient person will have low thyroid hormone and possibly an enlarged thyroid gland as well. ...Read more
Hi, I took 3 plan b in one month and close together. Is there a risk of pregnancy and how will it effect my body?
If my 2nd son had hemolytic disease of the newborn, what are the chances the rest of my babies will as well?
Depends: Hemolytic disease of the newborn, which is due to rh or ABO incompatibility, happens when the newborn's blood type is incompatible with the mother's, and the mother has passed antibody to the baby in utero. In ABO disease, the mother must be type o and the baby either a or b. In rh disease, the mother must be rh- and the baby rh+. So, subsequent risk depends on the fetus' blood type. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CMV shows igg 2.6 igm184 and am 14 weeks pregnant. What does this mean for my baby and what can I do to lower the risk of infecting the baby?
Same answers: This is your second question on the same topic. See the three replies to the first question yesterday. The answers are the same. ...Read more
I took the map once & just wondering how long will it take to be out of the body system? Also, what are the chances of ectopic pregnancy in future?
Hi, I was wondering how long does HIV start to take an effect on a body? can it start in 3 or 4days? Also what's the chance of HIV from protected sex?
Patch testing: One simple way to proceed is patch testing.Place a dab of any product you would consider using on a Bandaid & place it on an inconspicuous area overnight.After 24 hours evaluate the area.If it has not produced irritation/break out it is likely to be safe for her to use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am pregnant and wondering about the safety of the flu vaccine based on the thimerosol content. Can even trace amounts negatively impact my baby?
Thanks for asking: This is an important question. Influenza is more likely to cause severe illness or even death in someone who is pregnant and the flu shot is definitely recommended. Millions of doses have been given during pregnancy with no evidence of harm. It protects the baby as well as the mom. Thimerosol is not in single-dose vials of vaccine - just in multidose vials as a preservative. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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