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Iam 12 week pregnant, today Ate one slice of raw beef meat( air dried and salted,) can it cause listeria?how can i avoid? Will yogurt help?

Iam 12 week pregnant, today Ate one slice of raw beef meat( air dried and salted,) can it cause listeria?how can i avoid? Will yogurt help?

Avoid raw meats: pregnant women are 10 more likely to get listeriosis isymtoms of listeria include headaches, muscle aches fever ,chills, nausea and vomiting . you should consult your doctor no and immediately if symtoms occur it can be treated with antibiotics. it can cause miscarriage prematurity, MR, blindness , and death ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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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Iam 38weeks pregnant and i eat a lot of chocolate with peanut and caramel is that dengrous?

Iam  38weeks pregnant and  i eat a lot of chocolate with peanut and caramel is that dengrous?

You do not want to e: Eat too much , moderation is the key because too much can raise your blood sugar too much so u have to make more Insulin and then when the baby is born it may have a problem with it's blood sugar and also too much can make added weight on the baby so will be harder for a vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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Tuna fish is good in pregnancy and how much intake in a week?

Tuna fish is good in pregnancy and how much intake in a week?

Limit- high mercury!: Unfortunately our oceans (oxymetazoline) are polluted. Tuna is among the fish higher in Mercury, which is very toxic to developing babies. The US EPA says pregnant women can eat 8-12 ounces of light canned tuna/week but should avoid albacore. However, other experts feel it's wise to avoid all tuna in pregnancy- see http://tinyurl.com/pkuxagy Wild salmon, low in mercury but high in Omega 3's is the safest to eat. ...Read more

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Can gas be a sign of food poisoning in pregnancy? Ate pancakes breakfast, avocado and chicken at lunch, and plantains with stew for dinner clif bar

Can gas be a sign of food poisoning in pregnancy? Ate pancakes breakfast, avocado and chicken at lunch, and plantains with stew for dinner clif bar

Sure, but...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause (like pregnancy), infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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Worried - for about 2 years and up until recently ate 3 portions of tinned tuna a week and 4 portions of other fish. Can mercury in fish cause cancer?

Worried - for about 2 years and up until recently ate 3 portions of tinned tuna a week and 4 portions of other fish. Can mercury in fish cause cancer?

Does not cause Ca: A number of different additives are present in food and drugs where in the latter instance they serve as preservatives. The minor cause of cancer is hereditary, while the major cause is from carcinogens or viruses. The effect of mercury is cumulative so that in diet or in vaccines, the mercury will migrate to neural tissue of brain and may in the long run diminish neural function. ...Read more

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Fatty liver disease. I eat chicken and fish (or shrimp or tuna instead) a few times a week each with lots of vegetables. Is this okay?

Fatty liver disease. I eat chicken and fish (or shrimp or tuna instead) a few times a week each with lots of vegetables. Is this okay?

Fatty liver: Your food sounds OK but I don't quite understand your "fatty liver". Has this been discussed with your Primary doctor and what has she/he told you? Please let me know. ...Read more

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11 week pregnancy. Can my wife eat a grilled meat product (beef) such as steak ? If yes what is the limitations ? Also the recommended cooking method

11 week pregnancy. Can my wife eat a grilled meat product (beef) such as steak ? If yes what is the limitations ? Also the recommended cooking method

Yes!: Beef is a good protein source, and grilling reduces fat, besides making it delicious! that might be important if she is still nauseous. But the minimal impurities induced by grilling meat are not of concern unless all she eats is grilled beef! what she needs to watch is consumption of certain kinds of fish (mercury). A proper balanced diet and prenatal vit. Are great. No alcohol or tobacco please! ...Read more

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How much weight could i lose in 12 days if i only ate low carb soup with spinach, chicken breast and an egg white in it?

How much weight could i lose in 12 days if i only ate low carb soup with spinach, chicken breast and an egg white in it?

It is a slow process: You will likely lose some weight but do not expect a big change in such as short time. If you can lose one pound per week, you are doing well. This should be your goal but it will require cutting down food to about half of your normal caloric intake and also doing exercise daily. Together with exercise, caloric reduction will give better results. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman eat steak?

Can a pregnant woman eat steak?

Eat your steak!: A pregnant woman can definitely eat steak, but it should be cooked all the way through. Some may think this ruins the steak. To have a steak that is cooked well-done but still tender, try a thinner cut. ...Read more

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My 2 yo is very picky.Eats a lot of chicken nuggets and hot dogs and grilled cheese. Is this ok? He will also eat yogurt and baby food veggie occasion

My 2 yo is very picky.Eats a lot of chicken nuggets and hot dogs and grilled cheese. Is this ok? He will also eat yogurt and baby food veggie occasion

Sad process: The toddler is used to a world where they are the boss and many fail to begin teaching them to be children.In the 1st yr you carried/diapered/fed them at any point they cried for it.That is what they expect even when they start being independent. Stop feeding the kid separately.Have him eat at the table and offer what you make.Maybe do one requested item for a while. Let him fuss, he won't starve ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat 2-3 hard boiled eggs a day? I love them & eat them as a source of protein. Also eat approx 3 cans tuna a week? Is mercury a problem?

Is it bad to eat 2-3 hard boiled eggs a day? I love them & eat them as a source of protein. Also eat approx 3 cans tuna a week? Is mercury a problem?

Sort of yes to both: It is better to have a mixed diet with seasonal fruits and vegetables. Boiled eggs are fine, as long as your cholesterol is normal. Mercury in tuna is a concern, but depends on the source of tuna and it is nor feasible to provide an opinion without testing the contents of the tuna cans. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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How much weight lifting can damage a very early pregnancy? Like a 3 and a half pregnancy?

None: If all you are doing is lifting weights, you will strain/sprain muscles long before you could possibly hurt a pregnancy. Good luck, but be reasonable! ...Read more

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