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Is Chlamydia Common In Pregnant Women
Chlamydia , women!: There is a higher rate of infection in single females than males! chlamydia is found in 25-28% of single females, and is two-three percent lower in males. This is a national tragedy, because of long term consequences! treatment is simple, but partner's must be simultaneously treated. Best advice; fewer sexual partners: know your partner; and always have the male wear a condom. ...Read more
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
Sexual Difference: Part of the reason is genetic differences between men and women Women typically display greater levels of some antigens in triggering auto immunity ...Read more
IS VOMITING IMPORTANT IN PREGNANCY? IS TRUE THAT WOMEN WHO HAVO NO MORNING SICKNESS ARE MORE LIKELY TO MISCARRY?
NO, ABSOLUTELY NOT.: Some women has vomiting in pregnancy and some do not. Others have vomiting so severe it may require hospitalization and feeding through an iv line. It's a spectrum between no symptoms to very severe symptoms. Women without symptoms are no more likely to miscarry than those with symptoms. Matter of fact, those with severe symptoms may be more likely to miscarry from complications than those without ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: I don't know the exact percentage but it is not that unususal. Many women will miss at least one period a year, especially if they are not on birth control pills. Athletic women, anorexic women, very thin women can also miss periods. Age is not mentioned. Is she approaching menopause? Many different facors come into play, but tbhis is most likely nothing abnormal. ...Read more
Antiparasitic Meds: Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite, and as such, is treated during pregnancy with anti-parasitic medication. Pyrimethamine is one option; if one is treated with Pyrimethamine during pregnancy, it is important to also supplement with folinic acid, since Pyrimethamine is a folate (folic acid) antagonist. Your doctor can work with you to determine the specific anti-parasitic to use. ...Read more
When in menstrual cycle women cannot become pregnant? Is this a viable birth control method? What is the likelyhood of conception?
No: This also known as the rhythm method, which is not a reliable form of birth control. The best options for birth control are condoms, oral contraceptives, diaphragms, and intrauterine devices. Each one of these devices, has there own rate of protection. Which one you use depends upon your preference and medical history, as well as, if you smoke. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ?: didn't find much actual facts supporting that but it seems like everyone 'knows it'. The sites that claim it occurs say the 'uterus' matures. higher likelihood of miscarriage / complications if someone is too young or too old. And... the majority of causes of increased miscarriage rates (diabetes, smoking, others) can be fixed when identified. I suspect, because people become more careful ...Read more
No.: Decreased maternally perceived fetal activity portends poor prognosis for fetal well-being and should be promptly evaluated in the emergency room in the third trimester. ...Read more
Not a period.: A period does not happen when you are pregnant. There can be bleeding or spotting - but not a period. ...Read more
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
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