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Are fetal defects such as cleft hands detected through an anomaly scan? Had scan 8w ago all good now my baby's hand look like lobster claw on us pics

Are fetal defects such as cleft hands detected through an anomaly scan? Had scan 8w ago all good now my baby's hand look like lobster claw on us pics

Anatomy survey: Is typically performed between 18 and 22 weeks gestational age. At that time, the fetal anatomy has developed well enough to detect most anomalies. The arms, legs, hands and feet are typically part of a routine anatomy survey, so abnormalities should be identified at that time. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of lobster?

What are the health risks of lobster?

Sodium Load: Shellfish are high in sodium and can be adverse in individuals at reisk for heart failure. ...Read more

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Is eating lobster at night fattening?

Is eating lobster at night fattening?

Doesn't m,atter: Does not matter what you eat or what time of the day or night, the number of calories you over eat will correspond with the amount of weight you gain. ...Read more

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Is the lobster a shellfish?

Is the lobster a shellfish?

It's a crustacean.: There are 2 kinds of shellfish - crustaceans & mollusks. Lobster, shrimp, prawn, crab & crayfish are crustaceans relatives of insects and characterized by having claws. The other group of shellfish, the mollusks, include clam, cockles, oyster, mussels, scallops, snails, squid, octopus & calamari. If you are allergic to crustaceans you may not be allergic to mussels and vice versa. ...Read more

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Can eating lobsters make you live longer?

Can eating lobsters make you live longer?

Not heard that one: However there are reports that an enzyme in the lobster ( telomerase ) can protect against damage to their DNA through replication. This may increase the longevity of the lobster but I don't think it would change the longevity of the human who eats the lobster. ...Read more

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Real lobster allergy?

Real lobster allergy?

Yes: Lobster is related to shrimp and crab. Each of these is a common cause of life threatening allergy. If you are having symptoms after eating any of these you should be evaluated by a board certified allergist. Do no eat any shellfish until you have been cleared. ...Read more

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How long does lobster allergy last?

How long does lobster allergy last?

Life long usually.: Most shellfish allergy is life long. Repeat testing and possible oral challenge may help determine if the allergy has resolved. ...Read more