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What makes a premature rupture of membranes in pregnancy a high risk for infection?

What makes a premature rupture of membranes in pregnancy a high risk for infection?

Group B strep: If the vagina is colonized with group b strep and the membranes rupture. The baby is exposed to this infection the longer the membranes remain ruptured and the longer the baby is not delivered. ...Read more

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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How typical is premature rupture of membranes?

How typical is premature rupture of membranes?

Have it checked: It is not a common event but at the same time it is not an uncommon event. If you suspect PROM then you should have it checked ...Read more

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Is there a tight link between first trimester subchorionic hemorrhage and second trimester preterm premature rupture of membranes?

Is there a tight link between first trimester subchorionic hemorrhage and second trimester preterm premature rupture of membranes?

Yes: The subchorionic hemorrhage needs to be followed closely. Most resolve with rest and decreased activity. If they do not, and bleeding continues, they can progress to cause miscarriage or PPROM. ...Read more

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In case of a pregnant woman , what is the relation between premature rupture of membrane and relative marriage?

In case of a pregnant woman , what is the relation between premature rupture of membrane and relative marriage?

PROM : I am not sure i understand what relative marriage stands for. At least premature rupture of membranes is not to have "relative marriage" as a risk factor. ...Read more

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Is getting emotional out of the blue a early sign of pregnancy

Is getting emotional out of the blue a early sign of pregnancy

Not usually: Early signs of pregnancy include breast soreness, nausea/vomiting, needing to pee more often, and fatigue. If you're sexually active and worried about pregnancy, see your doctor to talk (confidentially if needed) about possible pregnancy. If you're not pregnant, talk about birth control options. There are many. ...Read more

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What is prolonged rupture of membranes?

Over 24 hours, but..: If more than 24 hours have passed between rupture of membranes and delivery the description of prolonged rupture of the membranes may be used. In such cases the risk of the baby and/or the mother getting an infection rises. So, generally in a full term situation you would like to achieve delivery sooner than that. When pregnancies are before the full term point you might want to avoid delivery. ...Read more

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Which of the following can be a cause of preterm premature rupture of membranes before 24 weeks of pregnancy? : high tsh, high prolactin, low dhea.

Which of the following can be a cause of preterm premature rupture of membranes before 24 weeks of pregnancy? : high tsh, high prolactin, low dhea.

None really: Hyperthyroidism is more assoc with preeclampsia with could result in needed premature delivery. Hyperprolactin is assoc with decreased fertility. Dheas. Is assoc with severe pcos but shouldn't cause prem rupt of membranes. ...Read more

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Is frequently passing of gas a sign of labour in due pregnancy?

No: The best sign of that is increasing frequency of contractions or increasing pressure down low. ...Read more

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Is preterm rupture of membrane is the same as preterm labor? What happens to the baby?

Is preterm rupture of membrane is the same as preterm labor? What happens to the baby?

Not the same: A premature rupture of membranes (also known as "PROM") means that your water breaks before you actually go into labor. If this happens for more than 12-18 hours before you go into labor, then yes, this is harmful for the baby. It could lead to an infection. This risk is even higher if you are GBS positive. If your water breaks prematurely, you should call your Ob/Gyn to discuss the game plan. ...Read more

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Is decreased wetness a sign of early pregnancy?

No : Decreased vaginal wetness is not a sign of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if your period is late. ...Read more

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Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Clear and stringy: Ovulatory cervical mucus is typically clear and stretchy. ...Read more

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Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Thin watery : Typically the mucus becomes, thin watery and abundant in the days leading up to ovulation. After ovulation, the mucus become thick and less abundant. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of having a second subarachnoid hemorrhage?

What is the likelihood of having a second subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Etiology dependent: This depends on the cause of your first subarachnoid hemorrhage. If it was aneurysmal, and the aneurysm was clipped or coiled and there are no others--then unlikely. This assumes you manage your blood pressure and there are no genetic risk factors.If it was traumatic and you suffer no further trauma-- unlikely. There are occasional subarachnoid hemorrhages where no cause is found. ...Read more

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Is 7.5cm amniotic fluid level a sign of concern( 38 week 1 day). What is done in case of low amniotic fluid at this stage of pregnancy?

Is 7.5cm amniotic fluid level a sign of concern( 38 week 1 day). What is done in case of low amniotic fluid at this stage of pregnancy?

> 5: In general we look for an amniotic fluid level above 5 cm at term. 7.5 is normal but it needs to be analyze in terms of your specific pregnancy with your doctor. There may be other issues that change the answer to this question. ...Read more

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Is a toothache one of the signs of pregnancy?

Is a toothache one of the signs of pregnancy?

No: It's a sign of an abscessed tooth. Infection can harm your child if left untreated. Please put down the computer or PDA, pick up the phone, and call your Dentist for safe effective care. ...Read more

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What is the duration of most amniotic sac disorders?

What is the duration of most amniotic sac disorders?

More specific: You need to be more specific about your question. If you have the exact wording from an ultrasound report, it would be helpful in giving an opinion. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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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


Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more