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Is it normal during pregnancy to have growth of warts in the face?

Is it normal during pregnancy to have growth of warts in the face?

No: Warts on the face are not normal at any time, including during pregnancy. I hope that your under the care of an OB for the sake of your and your baby's health. Please discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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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During pregnancy I was told that I had a genital wart, with time it went away. I haven't had one since. How can I tell if the virus is gone?

During pregnancy I was told that I had a genital wart, with time it went away. I haven't had one since. How can I tell if the virus is gone?

Don't have it, gone: Unlike herpes virus which stays in the body, genital warts caused by hpv virus, once gone by treatment or by your own immunity they are gone, and no longer in your body. Young woman are advised to have vaccination to prevent future cancer of cervix. ...Read more

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How do HPV warts affect a pregnancy?

How do HPV warts affect a pregnancy?

Delivery: The presence of warts due to hpv virus will not cause harm to the pregnancy. The only risk is at the time of delivery, when the virus may be transmitted to the baby when it comes through the birth canal possibly causing warty growths in the throat of the baby. It is best to clear warts prior to delivery. If extensive warts are present, a cesarean section may be indicated. ...Read more

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Could genital warts be treated in pregnancy?

Could genital warts be treated in pregnancy?

Yes if necessary: The only circumstance that requires treatment is if the condyloma are obstructing the birth canal. Otherwise treatment for condyloma is elective during pregnancy, be it for cosmetic or comfort reasons, be they physical or emotional reasons. Usually no treatment during pregnancy is the best approach. ...Read more

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How does having genital warts affect pregnancy?

Genital Warts: The topical medications used to treat genital warts are contraindicated during. Liquid nitrogen treatment would be safe during pregnancy but check with you ob/gyn first. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about genital warts in late pregnancy?

Should I be worried about genital warts in late pregnancy?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Will low risk HPV and genital warts affect pregnancy?

Will low risk HPV and genital warts affect pregnancy?

Not typically: The only way hpv affects pregnancy is if the wart is so big it would affect the baby's head/body coming out of the birth canal. This is a very rare situation. Genital warts are common enough that many women have them during pregnancy. You can always talk to your ob/gyn and discuss for his/her opinion as well. Good luck with pregnancy! ...Read more

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I only have symptoms when I look for them? I've been in a pregnancy scare but I'm still a virgin. Is this all in my mind? (natural worry wart)

I only have symptoms when I look for them? I've been in a pregnancy scare but I'm still a virgin. Is this all in my mind? (natural worry wart)

Most Likely: It is highly unlikely that you are pregnant if you are a virgin. There is a low chance of pregnancy if semen comes in contact with only the outside of the vagina. Practice safe sex, even if there is no penetration and use a condom. I am assuming there was some contact if you are in a "scare". ...Read more

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With pregnancy hormones will that make my genital warts come back?

With pregnancy hormones will that make my genital warts come back?

Genital warts: Are caused by hpv virus, recurrence is not related to pregnancy, how ever human body so sensitive, any imbalance of body defense system may promote growth, as seen in herpes sim[lex virus, as they are in the body already. ...Read more

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If you have a normal pap smear while pregnant, but developed skin tags in mid to late pregnancy. Could it be HPV warts?

If you have a normal pap smear while pregnant, but developed skin tags in mid to late pregnancy. Could it be HPV warts?

Yes it is possible: Yes it is possible, but not all skin tags are hpv warts. You should show them to your OB at your next visit. ...Read more

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I’m 33 weeks pregnant and have had genital warts since the beginning of pregnancy. Warts have now developed inside of cervix at the entrance.?

I’m 33 weeks pregnant and have had genital warts since the beginning of pregnancy. Warts have now developed inside of cervix at the entrance.?

Cesarean section?: Discuss this ASAP (well before expected date of delivery) with your Ob and perhaps also the baby's intended pediatrician or an ENT specialist. Exposure to warts during vaginal delivery sometimes results in laryngeal papillomatosis, i.e. warts in the baby's throat. Although usually not serioius, it can be severe, e.g. blocking breathing. Ask about possible Cesarean section to prevent. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hello, I was wondering is is ok to use vagisil wipes during the pregnacy I have bacteria vignosis (bv) and plus I have vaginal warts and very itchy?

Hello, I was wondering is is ok to use vagisil wipes during the pregnacy I have bacteria vignosis (bv) and plus I have vaginal warts and very itchy?

See doctor: You should be under the care of a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. Please see your doctor to address these and other issues. If you do not have a doctor try the planned parenthood in your location. You may also check with your city or county health department for healthcare. ...Read more

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Are hemorrhoids in anus common during pregnancy? How to get rid of it? It itch and is visible during sex

Are hemorrhoids in anus common during pregnancy? How to get rid of it? It itch and is visible during sex

Yes: Usual resolve with delivery. In the mean time suggest a hi-fiber diet and stool softners. Anusol HC suppositories may help ...Read more

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Second trimester, shortness of breath, stuffy nose, lower back pain. Are these all common during 23 weeks. Will they get worst or better for the remaining of pregnancy? How to ease them in the meantim

Second trimester, shortness of breath, stuffy nose, lower back pain. Are these all common during 23 weeks. Will they get worst or better for the remaining of pregnancy? How to ease them in the meantim

OB-GYN exam: Please consult your OB-GYN since you have multiple symptoms and no- these are not all normal except for the lower back pain which is common. Most OB-GYN physician recommend little or no mediciation: call for advice. ...Read more

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How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

Same way every time: Urban myth may have you believe you can pre-select your offspring but that is bogus. If you go the test tube baby route you might be able to pretest embryos & have them implanted, but that is tedious & expensive. You get pregnant & get whatever the successful sperm has made. (the sperm determines the sex)you have the same chance for boy or girl any pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is spotting common during pregnancy?

Is spotting common during pregnancy?

Yes...but: You can never assume that spotting doesn't matter in pregnancy. You should always let your Ob provider know if you are spotting. This is especially important if there is cramping or watery fluid present. ...Read more

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Can you get two rhogams during pregnancy?

Can you get two rhogams during pregnancy?

Sure, if needed.: Several not uncommon scenarios would merit Rhogam administration at least twice in the same pregnancy: e.g. After amniocentesis and at 28 weeks/postpartum, after fall/trauma and at 28 weeks/postpartum. ...Read more

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Can you get hypoglycemia during pregnancy?

Can you get hypoglycemia during pregnancy?

Yes: It is best to eat more frequent smaller meals. ...Read more

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Is bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Is bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Common but...: While common to have some spotting, it could signal a more serious issue. Be sure to schedule prenatal care right away. ...Read more

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Is it ok to get vaccinated during pregnancy?

Is it ok to get vaccinated during pregnancy?

Yes: Most vaccines are safe in pregnancy unless they contain a live virus. An example of a vaccine with a live virus is the MMR (measles/mumps/rubella) vaccine. ...Read more

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What happens if you get an X-ray during pregnancy?

What happens if you get an X-ray during pregnancy?

Slight risk: Having an X-ray during pregnancy is generally considered safe. It's highly unlikely that an X-ray during pregnancy will harm a developing baby as most X-ray exams won't expose the baby to direct radiation. Also a leaded apron can be worn to shield your abdomen from the radiation. The exception is abdominal X-rays which directly target the abdomen. It is still wise to postpone non-emergent X-rays. ...Read more

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How often should you get ultrasounds during pregnancy?

How often should you get ultrasounds during pregnancy?

Depends: There is debate about ultrasound in pregnancy. until the 1980s Ultrasound was not available, and women still had babies.

If there are no problems with the pregnancy, Many suggest a Fetal survey at about 19 weeks.

More scanning, only if there is a problem. However, there is a lot of variability in opinion. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more