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Dr. Jie Xu Dr. Xu
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How to manage pregnancy with positive hbsag?

Dr. Jie Xu Dr. Xu
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How to manage pregnancy with positive hbsag?

Hepatitis Panel: Confirm with your doctor that you do have hep b first. If you do have hep b, pregnancy is usually not affected. The doctor might have your liver checked with some labs. When the baby is born, he/she will need some shots for protection from transmission. Before you even ask: yes, you can breastfeed! the cdc and who states the benefits of breastfeeding outweighs risk of transmission. Hope this helps. ...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


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How can I manage sensitivity to smell in pregnancy?

How can I manage sensitivity to smell in pregnancy?

Homeopathic remedy: Homeopathic nux vomica is wonderful for the nausea of pregnancy and smells can induce that so it could help with that as well. Acupuncture can also help balance you out and make pregnancy better. Obviously avoiding places where you know the smells will be intense as well. ...Read more

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Negative allergy skin testing. Are there any tests available that identify food sensitivities? Follow restricted diet but fear reintro. [airway hx]

Negative allergy skin testing. Are there any tests available that identify food sensitivities? Follow restricted diet but fear reintro. [airway hx]

Blood tests, etc...: Children can be tested by blood tests (any regular lab can do it) or by skin tests (usually done by an allergist). There are hundreds of items that can be tested for, to see if an allergy exists to such items. A parent needs to talk with the doctor to figure out which items should be tested for. The doctor may do food re-introductions with single-ingredient foods, to see if any reaction occurs. ...Read more

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Are the digital pregnancy tests (clearblue easy with conception indicator) not as sensitive as the regular pregnancy tests are?

Are the digital pregnancy tests (clearblue easy with conception indicator) not as sensitive as the regular pregnancy tests are?

Same : They all about the same. Bhcg hormone rises so fast. If you don't trust the result then recheck in two days. If you were pregnant the hormone will be detectable. ...Read more

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Early Pregnancy Symptoms... What, are the earliest & easiest ways to tell if you're pregnant...without, using a home pregnancy test?

Early Pregnancy Symptoms... What, are the earliest & easiest ways to tell if you're pregnant...without, using a home pregnancy test?

HPT is only real way: to know. Usually none but could have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas, insomnia & gagging. ...Read more

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Any home test to confirm initial pregnancy ? And also any symptoms to confirm pregnancy ?

Any home test to confirm initial pregnancy ? And also any symptoms to confirm pregnancy ?

Yes: There are numerous home pregnancy tests available at the drug store. Try testing about 7-10 days after a missed period. Pregnancy symptoms are easily available online such as webmd. There are none, however that will definitively confirm pregnancy in the early stages. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between hormones controlling early pregnancy and that controlling PMS ( causing headache, breast tenderness)?

Is there a difference between hormones controlling  early pregnancy and that controlling PMS ( causing headache, breast tenderness)?

Hormones: There are two major hormones in the non-pregnant women that are responsible for her symptoms during the cycle - estrogen and progesteron. During pregnancy again estrogen and progesteron are present and playing important roles, but there are other hormones present that are not present in a non-pregnant woman such as HCG - human chorionic gonadotropin. That's why pregnancy has different symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there any home method to check pregnancy ? Except missed periods ,pregnancy test kit and ultrasound

Is there any home method to check pregnancy ? Except missed periods ,pregnancy test kit and ultrasound

Tincture of time: The only other method that you haven't mentioned is time itself. "Whatever you do in the dark will come to the light eventually" is the applicable adage for that situation. ...Read more

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6 negative pregnancy test. 16 weeks of pregnancy symptoms. Could hormone imbalance cause false negatives?How do I find out for sure?

6 negative pregnancy test. 16 weeks of pregnancy symptoms. Could hormone imbalance cause false negatives?How do I find out for sure?

Not pregnant : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. Unless you are doing the test wrong then you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Foods to avoid in early pregnancy which cause miscarriage?

Foods to avoid in early pregnancy which cause miscarriage?

Food is safe: No food is known to cause miscarriage. Avoid alcohol. Take a pre-natal vitamin with folic acid. Anticipate joy. ...Read more

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Is Iga ttg test reliable?. Is it really possible to have undesirable inflammatory symptoms from gluten foods w/o celiac disease

Is Iga ttg test reliable?. Is it really possible to have undesirable inflammatory symptoms from gluten foods w/o celiac disease

Not 100%: It is believed that it is around 90% sensitive if you are still consuming gluten. If you have avoided gluten for awhile, then the test is useless unless positive. There is no evidence that gluten avoidance benefits otherwise healthy people. This is just the disease du jour. ...Read more

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Can SIBO be treated during pregnancy with no risk to baby? I'm 12 weeks. Any natural remedy I can try first?

Can SIBO be treated during pregnancy with no risk to baby? I'm 12 weeks. Any natural remedy I can try first?

Standard RX risky so: The standard treatment of SIBO is the antibiotic Rifaximin, which can harm fetuses in animal studies & has not been studied in humans- not worth risking. Dietary changes & probiotics can control while pregnant & you can try garlic in 2nd trimester & other antimicrobial herbs after delivery-avoid herbs like oregano oil while pregnant. See http://bit.ly/1kV7Nrn & http://www.siboinfo.com/diet.html ...Read more

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Hi Pregease ( morning sickness and heartburn relief ) dietary supplement is necessary for pregnancy woman.

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Pregease ( morning sickness and heartburn relief ) dietary supplement is necessary for pregnancy woman.

Vitamin B6: First line recommendation for morning sickness (nausea during pregnancy) is Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). You can also try fresh ginger and Sea-Bands (Velcro Wrist Bands with a plastic button that compresses meridian point). ...Read more

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27 wks pregnant. Bp 140/90. Slight trace of albumin in urine. Hav some stress due to family issues. Suggest things other than medicine to control bp?

27 wks pregnant. Bp 140/90. Slight trace of albumin in urine. Hav some stress due to family issues. Suggest things other than medicine to control bp?

Follow your OB : doctor's advice, for your safety & that of your baby. Tell your OB about your anxiety & discuss seeing a marriage & family therapist with your spouse. It may be a good idea for your spouse to attend a prenatal visit with you so your OB can discuss the potential adverse effects of anxiety in pregnancy as well as those of maternal hypertension. ...Read more

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Do taking ovulation home tests, such as first response actually help a women in conceiving a pregnancy?

Do taking ovulation home tests, such as first response actually help a women in conceiving a pregnancy?

Ovulation: Women with regular cycles, have a surge in lh hormone levels that matures and ovulates (releases) the egg 24 - 48 hours later. This is the time you can get pregnant. If you have intercourse after 2-3 days ovulation, the chance of conceiving is far less but not zero. After 5 days, the chance is < 1% unless ovulation occurred later than you anticipated. ...Read more