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Medicine For Cornual Pregnancy
Ectopic pregnancy: Cornual pregnancy falls under "ectopic pregnancy" "ectopic" meaning "out of the proper place". The proper situation of a pregnany would be in the middle up high in the uterus. Ectopic places are the cervix, the fallopian tubes, the corners of the top of the uterus, where the uterus continues on into the fallopian tubes, and pregnancies outside the uterus/fallopian tubes altogether. ...Read more
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
I have had a cornual ectopic pregnancy 2 years ago with right falopian tube and wedge of cornual removed. Can a safe and successful pregnancy happen?
From HSG report
the left tube is not seen and no evidence of peritoneal spill of contrast on the left.
Impression: left cornual occlusion.
See below: They're saying that your left tube is blocked. Make an appointment with your doctor to discuss options. ...Read more
Hi doctor i went for an HSG test on the 16 april 2014. ....My docs says my left tube is occluded at the cornual end.....What can we do?
Occluded Tube: Not a lot that can be done. In the us, most docs have abandoned tubal corrective surgery as the rates for ivf are better than conceiving after the tube (s) has been repaired. Also, when the tube has been either operated on or previously damaged, there is an increased risk for an ectopic pregnancy. At 24 years old, i would just try to get pregnant naturally for at least a year. ...Read more
Hello doc i m suffering from both tube blocked at cornual end now plan for hysterolaproscopy so can I do associated IUI a t the same time?
IUI won't work: If both your tubes are really blocked at the cornual ends (where they join the uterus) the IUI won't work as the egg and sperm can't get together. If one or both tubes was in spasm and not truly blocked then you still have a chance. Talk to your doctor - it's probably best to wait to see how your tubes look at the time of surgery before doing iuis. ...Read more
I usually feel pain when I'm ovulating. This month my left lower abdomen is in pain for a week. My cornual ruptured in feb. Should I be concerned?
If the pain is gone: It is unlikely that it is anything serious if the pain resolved spontaneously but it would be worth mentioning it to the doctor who cared for you in Feb. ...Read more
Hi, 11 weeks pregnant with dichorionic twins, my 2nd twin is near right cornual region, adj. Myometrial thickness 3.9mm, is it a serious condition?
Possibly.: Typically the pregnancy grows in the path of least resistance - i.e. Inside the uterus. Most likely everything will be fine; if you or your obstetrician are concerned about this, an MRI should help put everyone's mind at ease by imaging the entire pelvis and uterus in detail. Best of luck! ...Read more
FDA labeleling: Check out http://www.Drugs.Com/pregnancy-categories.Html for info re pregnancy categories a, b, c, d, x & n. Category a means good evidence of no harm. Category x means good evidence of harm. In between are variations of strength of evidence vs risk of harm. Discuss specific concerns w/your family doc, obstetrician and pharmacist. And category n means fda hasn't labeled drug yet. ...Read more
Yes - avoid.: Adverse effects have been observed in animal reproduction studies (c). The majority of human data based on illicit amphetamine/methamphetamine exposure - not from therapeutic maternal use. Use of amphetamines during pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of premature birth and low birth weight; newborns may experience symptoms of withdrawal. Behavioral problems may also occur later in childhood. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success. ...Read more
Yes: Seizure control is important if mom is to remain healthy in pregnancy. Some anti- seizure meds have more potential harmful effects on baby than others. If you are considering pregnancy, you should share your concerns with your dr/ob-gyn and or neurologist. Changing from your regular med may accommodate your plans and reduce risk. ...Read more
Safest Rx for Sz: No drug is entirely safe, but the medicines levetiracetam and lamotrigine (keppra and lamictal) are known to have lower side effects during pregnancy than most other medicines used to treat epilepsy. This is in particular true for teratogenic side effects. Most neurologists will try to use those for people who are pregnant with epilepsy. Most neurologists will avoid valproate during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Psychosis & pregnant: The choice may be between active psychosis vs ability to care for self & baby. So far recent studies have not shown teratogenic risk with high- or medium-potency antipsychotics, but have shown higher risk of congenital malformations after first trimester exposure to low-potency ones. When symptoms require, high to medium potency agents are safer than lower potency ones. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Very: At least 80% of ectopic pregnancies that meet strict criteria can be managed with a medication called methotrexate. You need to see your obgyn to discuss the specific issues, side effects, and concerns of course. But overall, Methotrexate is very safe for managing ectopics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Medical assisted tx: Is it trouble coping with the drug abuse during pregnancy or with the pregnancy itself? Opiate dependent pregnant women can be very safely and successfully treated with Methadone or Buprenorphine. Plus counseling and cognitive behavior therapy. Please visit your OB/GYN and ask for a referral or help finding an addiction specialist. ...Read more
None in pregnancy: The medications used for the treatment of pinworm are mebendazole, pyrantel pamoate, or albendazole. However, safety of these drugs has not been studied for pregnant women. If the infection is compromising the pregnancy (i.e. weight loss, sleeplessness) then treatment can be considered, but should be withheld until the 3rd trimester when risk to fetus is lower. Ref: http://www.cdc.gov ...Read more
Be cautious!: Austrolax derives from india. It's advertised contents include: bael 0.5gm, isabgol 1.6gm, senna 0.6gm, amla 0.6gm. Binders, flavors, colors and preservatives. Do you trust your unborn baby's health to this product? As with any medication taken during pregnancy, i'd be very cautious. Instead i urge you to discuss safe and doctor-approved options with your gynecologist. ...Read more
Home pregnancy tests: These tests are generally very accurate.Get a more detailed answer ›
Drug testing: The first urine void an infant has is screened for drug presence. Meconium can also be screened for drug presence. If there is a positive screen on mom, infant will be screened, or if there is positive history, many cases are also referred to child protective services. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Controversial: Pregnancy tests measure the level of HCG in urine or blood. So a woman using HCG to trigger ovulation may as do women using HCG for weight loss. Controversial are meds such as those used to treat epilepsy, parkinson's, some diuretics and some tranquilizers. If positive, see your doctor. ...Read more
Rx: The favorable ones are those that have minimal harm to the fetus such as methyl-dopa. A thorough discussion with a physician is best , to discuss risks and potential harm to the child. ...Read more
Need more info: Fexofenadine, a.K.A. Ultigra, is pregnancy category c = unknown if it causes birth defects during pregnancy, but animal studies suggest some harm to fetus. Most migraine meds are not safe during pregnancy, thus you really need to check with your neurologist how to manage your migraines if you could become pregnant in the near future. Good luck! ...Read more