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Is there natural treatment for cytomegalovirus and how to use it. Should one get treated from it before getting pregnant?

Is there natural treatment for cytomegalovirus and how to use it.
Should one get treated from it before getting pregnant?

No: Any treatment for CMV whether natural or standard medicinal will not eradicate the latent state which can allow CMV to reactivate during pregnancy. As many as a third of women in the 3rd trimester will have CMV in their cervical secretions ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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Can pregnant via IVF woman get root canal treatment? My wife is 42 years of age, and getting pregnant through ivf, hopefully in next few weeks. Is it okay for the health of the mother and the child, if my wife goes for root canal to a dentist while she i

Can pregnant via IVF woman get root canal treatment? My wife is 42 years of age, and getting pregnant through ivf, hopefully in next few weeks.

Is it okay for the health of the mother and the child, if my wife goes for root canal to a dentist while she i

Probably: Check with obgyn, as every situation is different. In general, major essential dental work should be completed before planned medical procedures as to not leave problems unaddressed that could develop into pain and/or infection that could affect both mother and child. Elective dental work should be left for after the 1st trimester. Emergencies, including root canals, should be dealt with quickly, . ...Read more

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Does the treatment for epilepsy (depalept 500) affect in any ways getting pregnant and the pregnancy itself?

Does the treatment for epilepsy (depalept 500) affect in any ways getting pregnant and the pregnancy itself?

Difficult : Valproate will not interfere with you getting pregnant but may harm the fetus so it is not recommended to be taken by women trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What is Ashermans syndrome ?is necessary to have treatment for this?is there any problems on getting pregnant?

What is Ashermans syndrome ?is necessary to have treatment for this?is there any problems on getting pregnant?

Answers: Here are good facts: http://www.ashermans.org/home/ Yes, Tx is probably necessary and may still result in difficulties remaining for an easy time conceiving and carrying through a pregnancy. See a good OBGYN and follow through w/ the best recommendations. Start by reading the info and/or making an appointment. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Im having trouble getting pregnant is there any treatment i can take? Im having trouble getting pregnant is there any treatment i can take?

Im having trouble getting pregnant is there any treatment i can take? Im having trouble getting pregnant is there any treatment i can take?

Talk to your doctor.: Since you are over 35, i would recommend talking to your doctor now if you are trying to get pregnant. They will be able to assess your risks and assist you accordingly and in a timely fashion. ...Read more

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What is the rate of success of infertile couples getting pregnant with treatment?

What is the rate of  success of infertile couples getting pregnant with treatment?

Excellent: We can find the reason for infertility in 85-90% of patients and are able to help most. Advances in medicine allow us to help patients such as men without sperm in the semen by extracting it from the testis and injecting it directly into the egg, or women who ran out of eggs by using those from another. Please consult with a reproductive endocrinologist for a complete assessment. ...Read more

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Will previous fertility treatments increase my chances of getting pregnant again, without receiving new treatment?

Will previous fertility treatments increase my chances of getting pregnant again, without receiving new treatment?

No: Just undergoing previous treatments will not make it easier top become pregnant again. Becoming pregnant before may make it easier, but it really depends on the individual situation. It is always best to see a fertility specialist again to discuss things even if you do not do any treatment right away. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for varicose veins if i plan on getting pregnant soon and i don't want them to come back?

What's the best treatment for varicose veins if i plan on getting pregnant soon and i don't want them to come back?

Compression stocking: Wear compression stockings from a medical supply store: 20-30 mmhg as frequently as you can tolerate. Continue to wear them until hormonal changes are over - when you are done breast feeding. Walk or exercise regularly. Avoid excessive pregnancy weight fluctuation (obs shoot for ~30-35 lbs in normal weight women) and elevate your legs while resting. And have good genes. ...Read more

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How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

<24 weeks.: Most us states have laws prohibiting pregnancy termination after 24 weeks (check with your state's laws). In general, the earlier you terminate an undesired pregnancy, the safer, cheaper and less emotionally/physically dangerous it is. ...Read more

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How long for u wait after a miscarriage to get pregnant again? What's the chance of getting pregnant again after miscarriage? Miscarried 2day 06/18.

Wait for next period: Usually it's a good idea to wait until you've had a normal period. Part of the reason is that your next period after a miscarriage is often late, and waiting reduces the frustration of wondering if you're pregnant again. It also gives your body a chance to get completely back to normal before getting pregnant again. ...Read more

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I tried getting pregnant 2 days ago. How long should I wait to take a home pregnancy test?

I tried getting pregnant 2 days ago. How long should I wait to take a home pregnancy test?

At least two weeks : It is about 2 weeks between ovulation and a positive pregnancy test at home. Typically they turn positive about the same time your period is late. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait before getting pregnant after a c-section?

How long do I need to wait before getting pregnant after a c-section?

It depends: Recent studies have shown that there is increased risk of uterine rupture at the end of a pregnancy if your due date is within 18 months of a prior c-section. So, many will recommend you wait at least 9 months to get pregnant. However, recommendations will and should vary based on your surgical history. Always have a thorough discussion with your obstetrician about this first. ...Read more

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How long after a ureteral reimplantaion surgery, to correct reflux caused by complete duplex collecting system, should I wait before getting pregnant?

Ask your doctor: As with any surgery, you need to wait until there is an assumption of complete healing before pursuing something that changes the physiology of a previously affected organ. Assuming a normal healing time, i would assume that waiting for three months (assuming that the surgery was succesful) would be an appropriate time to wait. ...Read more

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How long must u have sex during fertile time to get pregnant?& what are some tips on getting pregnant?

How long must u have sex during fertile time to get pregnant?&  what are some tips on getting pregnant?

Sperm plus egg: The length of sex is meaningless in the question of fertility. Sperm in the vagina on the five days leading to ovulation are the sperm most likely to cause pregnancy. It only takes one sperm and one egg. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get Lyrica, (pregabalin) Prozac and Lorazapam out my system safely before getting pregnant?

How long does it take to get Lyrica, (pregabalin) Prozac and Lorazapam out my system safely before getting pregnant?

Planning a pregnancy: if you were prescribed these meds by your doc, they must be for a medical condition (depression? anxiety? fibromyalgia?). Its very important that you discuss your plans to become pregnant, the right way to come off your meds, and the proper way to treat your condition so you can have a healthy pregnancy. Ask your doc when it would be safe to start trying to conceive :) ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more