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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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Is it common to have nosebleeds in pregnancy?

Yes: Nosebleeds are very common in pregnancy. Many women will experience them for the first time while pregnant. They are due to an increase in blood vessels in your nasal lining caused by the increase in estrogen coming from your placenta. If you have a nose bleed, pinch the fleshy part of your nose for 5-15 minutes and tilt your head forward a little to minimize swallowing too much blood. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to kill a cold in its earliest symptoms?

Is it possible for me to kill a cold in its earliest symptoms?

Can't kill it.: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! can decrease sxs. ...Read more

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Is it possible to see blood during first 2 months of pregnancy or is it a sign of miscarriage?

Is it possible to see blood during first 2 months of pregnancy or is it a sign of miscarriage?

Yes to both: Seeing blood before 8 weeks is worrisome but its not always a miscarriage. Sometimes there is bleeding as the placenta grows and expands its blood supply inside the uterus. If you have bleeding, its best to have it checked out. Everything may well be ok and then you can sleep better at night! ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman not to ovulate in a cycle? If so, what's the cause of it

Is it possible for a woman not to ovulate in a cycle? If so, what's the cause of it

Ovulation: If you get a Period every month then you should be ovulating unless you have Anovulatory cycle which it means you bleed but not having Ovulation, the causes for anovulatory cycle are Hormonal imbalance, Polycystic Ovary, Thyroid dysfunction, excessive weight loss, Excessive exercise, stress, etc. Hope this helps, ...Read more

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In early pregnancy is it normal for your nipples to get hard easily?

Yes: Breasts become swollen and enlarged in early pregnancy so it is easier for the nipples to stiffen. ...Read more

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Is it common after a miscarriage to not be interested in sex?

Is it common after a miscarriage to not be interested in sex?

Not at all: A miscarriage emotionally and physically impacts a woman. She may need time to sort out feelings and often to grieve before she is ready for sexual activity. ...Read more

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What stage in pregnancy is it common to start showing?

2-3 months: First pregnancy some women do not show until about 4 months. With the second one...Because the body has done this before----earlier...Around 8 weeks. ...Read more

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What would be the most common medicines that a pregnant woman can take for the common cold?

What would be the most common medicines that a pregnant woman can take for the common cold?

Be careful: Need to consult with your OB doctor, but non-medicated things such as saline irrigation should be safe again, check with your OB office. Most have a list of medications that can be safely taken in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to reverse getting sick in the early stages if you detect it?

Is it possible to reverse getting sick in the early stages if you detect it?

Absolutely: You have hit on the essence of preventative medicine. Treatment of coronary artery disease is most effectively treated if diagnosed and preventative treatment begun. Treatment of influenza with the most commonly prescribed medications is only effective if detected early. ...Read more

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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