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Is It Ok To Get Pregnant If I Have Longstanding Colitis
Yes: You should be fine, the meds you are taking should be discussed with your ob/gyn. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Generally yes: Mercaptopurine or 6-mp (and related azathiprine, aza) are sometimes used in the treatment of ibd - they have been assigned to pregnancy category d by the fda, since early reports of receiving 6-mp in the first trimester appeared to have an increased incidence of abortions. However recent studies concluded that aza and 6-mp are safe and well tolerated during pregnancy. See your OB md for advice. ...Read more
Planning ahead: First, if you are pregnant now, congratulations. You already beat the odds. Second, if your obgyn or fertility doctor did not send you to your GI or to an mfm doctor before getting pregnant, we typically would want referrals asap . That way all of the doctors can discuss your history, medications, and treatment during pregnancy, delivery, postpartum period. Collaboration before/during/after works! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Everytime i eat my stomach swells up like i'm 9 months pregnant . I've gained a lot of weight and have had colitis last year can you tell me what this?
Should obgyn no i was having a baby 4.41kgs? Was induced 10 days early due 2 colitis. Had traumatic birth, ova 50 stitches. Approx 15 scans during pregnant
Not necessarily: A fetus at 4410 gms is not abnormal. Even in the setting of gestational diabetes, it is still not an indication for a planned c-section. Also, ultrasound is notoriously inaccurate at term in pregnancy. Talk to your doctor about your concerns as this should be addressed with them - they will understand your concerns and can talk to you about management of future pregnancies. ...Read more
Pretty sure I have colitis, can't even pee w/out some blood/mucus coming out the other end, for weeks now. Treatment options while pregnant?
Colitis: Get an appointment with a GI doctor. This can be treated, but a diagnosis needs to be made. ...Read more
Im bout six weeks pregnant and im having pain under my left side rib cage what can it be...... I have history with pancreas and ulcerative colitis....
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