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Is it safe to do orgasms when there is cervical cerclage?

Is it safe to do orgasms when there is cervical cerclage?

Risky: Orgasm would be expected to be associated with uterine contractions. That could cause a cervical cerclage to bleed or fail. The general recommendation after a cerclage is placed s for "pelvic rest", i.e. No sex (and no orgasms). ...Read more

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Short Cervix (Definition)

doctors generally only look for a short cervix after a person has had a history of a preterm delivery. In the next pregnancy, doctor will perform transvaginal ultrasounds to look at the length of the cervix and if it drops below 1.5 to 2.5 cm, they may get concerned about a shortening cervix and offer treatment or closer ...Read more


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How long is it safe to be constipated for during pregnancy?

How long is it safe to be constipated for during pregnancy?

Prevent Constipation: Constipation during Pregnancy is a common problem due to several reasons including the hormone progesterone which slows the movements of food,Iron Therapy and later in pregnancy as uterus presses on the the rectum. There is no number as to safety to the fetus but constipation should be prevented by high fiber diet.plenty of fluids at least 6to8glasses of water,fiber supplements and stool softners ...Read more

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How long is it safe for a baby to be sedated?

How long is it safe for a baby to be sedated?

Depends on situation: Sedation in kids should be under proper supervision by a pediatric anesthesiologist or other trained professional.As long as they are following proper guidelines for sedation it can last for hours. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2500mg tylenol (acetaminophen) daily long term? Is it also safe to take that long term during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take 2500mg tylenol (acetaminophen) daily long term?  Is it also safe to take that long term during pregnancy?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) Toxicity: The simple answer to your question is no. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is very toxic in high and regular doses to your liver. I am not sure why you are taking this daily and would advise you to get to your obstetrician to make sure they are aware of this and to give them a chance to discuss healthier options for you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take oxytocin in labor?

Is it safe to take oxytocin in labor?

Usually: Oxitocin is often needed to supplement the natural oxitocin your body makes when you need to make more progress in labor.Once your water breaks, the longer labor takes the more chance germs have to ascend & infect baby & mom. Administration requires close monitoring & can be stopped if signs of fetal distress are noted. Un-monitored use can lead to tragic outcomes. ...Read more

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How long is it safe to keep a tampon in for before it needs changing?

How long is it safe to keep a tampon in for before it needs changing?

Once it is saturated: During a period, tampons should be changed frequently, but definitely should not be left in the vagina if they are saturated. Toxic shock syndrome is a very serious condition that may develop if bacteria grow on the saturated tampon that is left in the vagina too long. It is best to alternate tampons with peri-pads... ...Read more

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Is it safe to use somatropin while having a lipoma?

Only if: you are using it for a medically appropriate and physician directed indication, but not for a non medical purpose. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Generally: drugs which are FDA approved are generally safe and effective. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and if you already know you didn't have a good experience with it before, then it probably won't be good for You this time. It goes out by the liver so liver disease or other drugs that go out by the liver are a big problem with it. ...Read more

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It is safe to use vix during pregnancy?

It is safe to use vix during pregnancy?

Vicks? yes: Did you mean to say Vicks cough drops? Those contain menthol as a topical treatment for the throat. There is no medical reason why you can't use that during pregnancy. Like all medications in pregnancy, however, you should only use it for the time that you really need it. The only over the counter "medications" that should be taken for the whole pregnancy are prenatal vitamins and/or folic acid. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for chlamydia/pid to scar a women's uterus?

How long is it supposed to it take for chlamydia/pid to scar a women's uterus?

Weeks to months!: Weeks to months, although it may take longer. My advice is: since over 25% of men and women under 30 are infected, why have unprotected sex? Second, if you could have it, you should take a round of antibiotics. Cheaper than the lab work! ...Read more

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How long is it safe to keep a catheter in?

As long as needed: It is safe to keep the catheter in for as long as it is needed. It does carry a risk of infection but this is offset by the benefits of having a good handle on the parameters especially in the icu. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take mybulen during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take mybulen during pregnancy?

No: That particular drug contains Ibuprofen which is not used during pregnancy. It also contains a narcotic agent in Codeine that is only given under physician guidance. ...Read more

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Is it safe to become pregnant with a SCS?

Is it safe to become pregnant with a SCS?

SCS: Spinal cord stimulator ? This has not been formally studied. There are a handful of case reports in the English language medical literature. One woman in Korea had a miscarriage at 6 weeks. The other 5 had healthy babies. The location of the stimulator unit may matter (abdomen vs lower buttocks). Most women who have stimulators also take medications that may be harmful. Discuss this with the MD ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Is it safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Not breastfeeding: Risperidone is a strong medication for use in women with psychiatric illness. It can be used in pregnancy with your doctor's supervision. Some infants will show signs of withdrawl after birth, but the benefits may be better than the risks of stopping. Risperidone will pass into breast milk and a woman should use formula instead. ...Read more

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Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more