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When the doctor can remove a cerclage later in pregnancy do you have to go thru labor after the removal?

When the doctor can remove a cerclage later in pregnancy do you have to go thru labor after the removal?

Eventually: The cerclage is typically removed around week 35-36 i most cases assuming the plan is to have a vaginal delivery. It is not possible to predict when the onset of labor will begin. It could be hours, days, weeks depending on the individual. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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38 wks Possible to only experience labor on your back and not go to ur front?

38 wks Possible to only experience labor on your back and not go to ur front?

Early on : in early labor some feel the contractions in their back. Once active labor kicks in though it usually changes ...Read more

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Is unilateral pulsatile tennitus related to pregnancy , and will it go away after delivery ? And what to do to manage it during your pregnancy?

Is unilateral pulsatile tennitus related to pregnancy , and will it go away after delivery ? And what to do to manage it during your pregnancy?

Ear infection: Since it is one sided, you should see someone to examine your ears. You may have an infection or something else causing tinnitus on just one side. See your internist or an ent. ...Read more

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Pregnant with twins 1cm dilated and 70% effaces hlw much longer and how fast will it go first pregnancy by the way.

Pregnant with twins 1cm dilated and 70% effaces hlw much longer and how fast will it go first pregnancy by the way.

Ask your OB doc !!!: You need to be asking your doc, as your doc knows what is going on with you, i assume u mean u are in early labor ? Because many OB docs myself included do not let twins labor anymore even if they are both cephalic so u need to be asking all of these questions to your doc and it is your doc's job to answer them as much best as possible. ...Read more

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How early does your vagina swell in pregnancy?

How early does your vagina swell in pregnancy?

No it does not: Pregnancy does not cause vagina to swell.But there are changes in vagina at time of delivery, like starching of vaginal opening but increased circulation in vagina early in the pregnancy changes the color from normal light pink to purple hue which is called chadwick sign. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hemorrhoids in early pregnancy and then the symptoms just go away at 5 weeks pregnant?

Is it possible to get hemorrhoids in early pregnancy and then the symptoms just go away at 5 weeks pregnant?

Hemorrhoids: Yes, hemorrhoids can regress with no treatment. Although, they do tend to reoccur once you have them. Hemorrhoids are also somewhat common in pregnancy so you may experience them again along your course. Get plenty of fluid/water and stick to a high fiber diet to help. ...Read more

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Can you get lip fillers and botox when your pregnant? Does it affect the baby i'm in my first trimester

Probably, but don't: The only thing i would add here is that, while I do not offer Botox injections to patients who are pregnant, and i suggest you avoid it if you are or may be pregnant, if you find out later that you were pregnant when you had your Botox injections, i don't think you should worry too much about it as it is very unlikely that there will be any ill effects; it just hasn't been studied. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure numbness in my hands & fingers all the time?

Can you tell me how to cure numbness in my hands & fingers all the time?

Splint: Rest, night splint, vitamin b6 100mg / day, over the counter anti-inflammatory meds and ergonomic changes to work space. If there is no improvement see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What happens if I go into labor at 35 weeks will my baby have to stay in the nicu?

What happens if I go into labor at 35 weeks will my baby have to stay in the nicu?

It really depends: It really depends on the health condition of the baby at birth. Many premature infants do quite well and are released without a stay in the NICU. Your physician may give you steroids prior to delivery to accelerate lung maturity. Infants born between 34-36 weeks may need extra care in the hospital which can lengthen their stay ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and is starting to feel some heart burn. Will this last through out the remaining of my pregnancy or will it go away? How do you treat heart burn when pregnant?

I am 22 weeks pregnant and is starting to feel some heart burn. Will this last through out the remaining of my pregnancy or will it go away? How do you treat heart burn when pregnant?

Heartburn: Normally we treat heartburn with a diet that avoids spicey,fried and greasy foods; elevation of the head of the bed when there is nocturnal heartburn; taking antacids like mylanta;avoidance of alcohol and caffeine. Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine) help but your obstetrician would have to approve of any medications that you take during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can levaquin (levofloxacin) cause tingling in hands and feet? Will go to dr tomorrow but want to know how serious this is.. Will it go away?

Can levaquin (levofloxacin) cause tingling in hands and feet? Will go to dr tomorrow but want to know how serious this is.. Will it go away?

Yes: Levaquin (levofloxacin) can cause a condition called peripheral neuropathy. We don't actually know how often this happens, but probably pretty infrequently. I would hold off taking the Levaquin (levofloxacin) until you see your doctor tomorrow (unless you're treating a serious infection like pneumonia or pyelonephritis). ...Read more

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How your cervix should feel in early pregnancy?

How your cervix should feel in early pregnancy?

Cervix: Cervical position is not a reliable indicator for pregnancy. After ovulation the cervix drops ; feels firm. This will be followed by the cervix rising ; becoming softer. The timing is of these changes is not consistent. ...Read more

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How long will it hurt to go to the bathroom (1&2), after vaginal labor and delivery if u get stiches?

Depends: It depends on how severe the "tearing" is. Having done it twice, i can say it's not too awful, and surprisingly that area heals very quickly! you will likely get a squirt bottle at hospital (like the one dish soap comes in but smaller). You will use this to squirt water on yourself whenever you use bathroom. This keeps it from hurting, and from getting infected. ...Read more

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How early in pregnancy does your waistline start expanding?

How early in pregnancy does your waistline start expanding?

Depends: it isnusually more noticeable in women who have smaller waistlines to begin with but usually by early in the second trimester you will have some expansion ...Read more

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Anyone feel numb in the face during early pregnancy?

Anyone feel numb in the face during early pregnancy?

Get seen!: If you are having numbness or weakness in your face during pregnancy, it might be the earliest sign of something called "bell's palsy". You need to talk with your ob/gyn and get checked out! ...Read more

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Why do my feet go numb while exercising sometimes? Both feet can go numb at the same time also. Makes it impossible to continue with exercise 

Why do my feet go numb while exercising sometimes? Both feet can go numb at the same time also. Makes it impossible to continue with exercise 

Varies: There are multiple potential causes and often a good medical checkup is a good place to start. Among the most common causes are neurogenic clarification from spinal stenosis, vascular clay dictation from PAD, or a generalized neuropathy. Again, don't hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Choueka
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Hand Numbness (Definition)

The term numbness describes an altered sensation that can occur usually from either a neurological or vascular etiology. Some patients that have numbness have a complete inability to sense any object at all, where others may be able to sense but it is reduced. One example is neuropathy, in severe cases patients will be so numb they can not sense even if they step ...Read more


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