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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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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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Are yeast and bacterial vaginosis common during pregnancy?

Are yeast and bacterial vaginosis common during pregnancy?

Yes!: The hormone and weight changes of pregnancy make this a very common opportunity for changes in the bacterial flora of the vagina. This leads to the two most common infections of bacterial change, BV and yeast infections. Luckily both are easily treated by your doctor, np or midwife. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst pregnancy always results to ectopic pregnancy?

Ovarian cyst pregnancy always results to ectopic pregnancy?

No: In all normal pregnancies there is a cyst that develops in one ovary called the corpus luteum cyst. This cyst supports the early pregnancy and goes away on its own. Sometimes a "cyst" seen in or near the ovary does represent an ectopic pregnancy (most often in the fallopian tube". This is often accompanied by pain and bleeding. ...Read more

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Can STD trich/or UTI cause pink brown spotting during first trimester inpregnancy?

Can STD trich/or UTI cause pink brown spotting during first trimester inpregnancy?

Yes: They could both do that and are easily excluded with testing. However, spotting early in pregnancy is fairly common and does not have to reflect any problem or condition that needs to be treated. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Is vaginal discharge related to pregnancy?

Is vaginal discharge related to pregnancy?

Sometimes.: When pregnant, vaginal discharge may be thin, white & milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Can we get a negative pregnancy test in ectopic pregnancy?

Not normaly: The tests are usually positive as if the baby had implanted in the uterus. Pain, and sometimes bleeding are the signs of an ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy. ...Read more

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Vaginal infection treatment in very early pregnancy safe?

Vaginal infection treatment in very early pregnancy safe?

Yes.: Vaginal infection should be treated as early as possible . Most of the treatment are topical. Therefore it is not systemic and not harmful to the fetus. Needs to be diagnosed correctly and then treated. So please sep your OB's advise. ...Read more

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Sexually active march31. Negative beta hCG june 25. Ultrasound july 4 IUD copper good position, no sign of pregnancy. Need to be 100% sure not preg?

Sexually active march31.  Negative beta hCG june 25.  Ultrasound july 4 IUD copper good position, no sign of pregnancy.  Need to be 100% sure not preg?

Neg HCG=not pregnant: Only way to be 100% sure that you are not pregnant is to avoid contact with semen in the vaginal area. Adding a condom to the iud would get you close to 100% protection. A negative HCG excludes a pregnancy until the next time you have sex. ...Read more

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Is bacterial vaginosis a threat to an early pregnancy?

Is bacterial vaginosis a threat to an early pregnancy?

Probably not: Should be easy to diagnose and treat, although choices of antibiotics in early pregnancy are somewhat limited. This should not hurt your baby. Be well and congrats on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible that some women never get positive home pregnancy tests throughout pregnancy? Been reading stories online

Is it possible that some women never get positive home pregnancy tests throughout pregnancy? Been reading stories online

Gullible?: Remember the advisory not to believe everything you read? Can you, as a female, believe that any female could have a baby growing inside of them for nine months and not in some way know that something was wrong? or different? or that they were pregnant? Please do not be gullible about stories like this. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex missed period..Spotting is on and off...No pregnancy symptoms...Negative first signal pregnant test.. What could be wrong?

Unprotected sex missed period..Spotting is on and off...No pregnancy symptoms...Negative first signal pregnant test.. What could be wrong?

Missed period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Sexually active during periods(not sex) leads to pregnancy?

Sexually active during periods(not sex) leads to pregnancy?

Vaginal penetration: If i understand your question, sexual actiity without intravaginal penetration and intromission can occasionally led to pregnancy.Ejaculation on the labia or pubic area or on the hand or fingers and then touching the vaginal area can cause a pregnancy.However, the fact that you are having a period would make this extremely rare and unlikely. ...Read more

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2 missed periods and a positive pregnancy test what are the chance of it being false pregnancy?

2 missed periods and a positive pregnancy test what are the chance of it being false pregnancy?

VERY VERY LOW: Home pregnancy tests are highly accurate, couple with your missing periods x2, the chance of pregnancy is greater than 99% or false positive is less than 1%--so, take your pick. I would bet a nickle that you are pregnant and suggest you consult doc as soon as possible to start prenatal care, or if you not wanting to keep the pregnancy (you don't sound too excited). Good luck. ...Read more

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Sexually active spotting 10 days after intercourse 14.05 -18.05 pregnancy tests negative, swabs clear for infections, what's the chances I could be?

Sexually active spotting 10 days after intercourse 14.05 -18.05 pregnancy tests negative, swabs clear for infections, what's the chances I could be?

Repeat the: pregnancy test a week after the missed period if you have taken earlier than that .If it comes negatve that means you are not pregnant. If your periods are irregular take a test 3 weeks after your last sex or take a pregnancy test every week until your next novel. ...Read more

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Is bacterial vaginosis a threat to an early pregnancy?

Probably not: Should be easy to diagnose and treat, although choices of antibiotics in early pregnancy are somewhat limited. This should not hurt your baby. Be well and congrats on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What should you do if you get bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

What should you do if you get bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

Get treated : It is the most common cause of vaginal discharge in pregnancy (and outside of pregnancy) and is easily treated with antibiotics prescribed by your doctor ...Read more

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Are yeast and bacterial vaginosis common during pregnancy?

Yes!: The hormone and weight changes of pregnancy make this a very common opportunity for changes in the bacterial flora of the vagina. This leads to the two most common infections of bacterial change, BV and yeast infections. Luckily both are easily treated by your doctor, np or midwife. ...Read more

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What is a good way to have sex with bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

What is a good way to have sex with bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy?

When ready: Typically BV is pretty readily treated and in and off itself should not cause any problems with sex. Many people wait until the end of the 1 week antibiotic treatment to have sex, but following that it shouldn't be different than any other sex during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can bacterial vaginosis causes preterm labor? If once it happened and treated for next pregnancy,what is the chance of repeat preterm labor?

How can bacterial vaginosis causes preterm labor? If once it happened and treated for next pregnancy,what is the chance of repeat preterm labor?

B.V. and early labor: Bacterial vaginitis residing and multiplying in the vagina came cause white blood cell mobilization, irritation to the vagina, and effusion through leaking amniotic membranes into the uterus causing internal infection with resulting premature labor. Once it is treated effectively it is not a problem so have your OB assess the vaginal area regularly during your next pregnancy to eliminate B.V. ...Read more

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Does bacterial vaginosis, if treated, during pregnancy increase the risks of disabilities such as cerebral palsy

Does bacterial vaginosis, if treated, during pregnancy increase the risks of disabilities such as cerebral palsy

Unrelated: The fetus is rather well insulated from many of the health issues of the mother.Unless you have an infection with something that moves into the blood, like measles, hepatitis, etc., the baby is not affected by such things as bv, a sinus infection, etc. CP has many possible origins but this is not one of them. ...Read more

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Can severe bacterial vaginosis prevent pregnancy? I've had it for almost a year. No period. Just now treating it finally. No matter what, no pregnancy

Can severe bacterial vaginosis prevent pregnancy? I've had it for almost a year. No period. Just now treating it finally. No matter what, no pregnancy

Yes: A study in 2009 reported that BV can in fact affect fertility in women. Pregnancy rates increased after appropriate treatment of this very common vaginal infection. However, absence of menses also may be playing a role. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me cefuroxime and chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis.Could these be harmful to an early pregnancy , because i may be pregnant of 1 week?

My doctor prescribed me cefuroxime and chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis.Could these be harmful to an early pregnancy , because i may be pregnant of 1 week?

It could be.: Tell your doctor immediately that you may be pregnant, do a definitive urine or blood test to find out if you are, realizing that the otc test will not detect a very early pregnancy. Do it now. ...Read more

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My doctor talked over my head. We are confused. What is bacterial vaginosis?

My doctor talked over my head. We are confused. What is bacterial vaginosis?

Imbalance: All healthy women have a mix of bacteria & some yeast in the vagina. An imbalance in the vagina, such as change in ph, blood flow, amount of bacteria (these things can be caused by stress, change in hormones, antibiotic use, change in weather, diet, or new sexual partner), then too much of 1 type of bacteria known as "gardnerella" grows. This can cause odor and discharge. It is not an std. ...Read more

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Can having a Bacterial Vaginosis cause my bf to have red pin lie bumps on the head of his penis after intercourse?

Can having a Bacterial Vaginosis cause my bf to have red pin lie bumps on the head of his penis after intercourse?

Not likely: While men can act as carriers for the various bacteria involved in BV, they are not known to cause an infection in the male. But other vaginal infections and STD's can, including herpes, which can cause red bumps that later blister and ulcerate. Your boyfriend should talk to his doctor if the bumps persist. ...Read more

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He's my only sexual partner & he's same. Unprotected.I have vaginosis.I got 2 lumps on genital area.Sore&red, 1 has white head.Herpes?!he doesn't have.

See doctor: If he has never had another sexual partner, then it is unlikely you have genital herpes. However, there are two other possibilities: 1) he could be lying or 2) it could be oral herpes which can be transmitted down there if you had oral sex with each other. The vaginosis just may be irritation from having sex. In any event, see your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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34wks pregnant what things I have to keep in mind.Firts pregnancy?

34wks pregnant  what things I have to keep in mind.Firts pregnancy?

Know signs of labor: Congratulations! you are almost there. Baby is relative matured at this point and delivery any time from here on is reassuring that baby will do well. So, look for signs of labor--persistent, regular contractions/lower abdominal cramps, fluid gushing out, increasing pelvic pressure (baby drop lower), bloody show, lose mucus plug. Read book called what to expect while you are expecting. God luck. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing alarming pregnancy symptoms. Can dry humping cause pregnancy? Or do I put my mind at rest?

I'm experiencing alarming pregnancy symptoms. Can dry humping cause pregnancy? Or do I put my mind at rest?

How to make a baby: Dry implies no sperm inside of the vagina. Without sperm there can be no baby. No female in the history of the world has gotten pregnant without sperm. ...Read more