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Molar Pregnancy Chemotherapy
Controversial.: Prophylactic chemotherapy after molar evacuation is widely practiced in developing countries in which poor medical and social resources limit effective follow-up. However, this practice, which may cause later chemoresistance, is controversial and lacks universal acceptance. Consider prophylactic chemotherapy only in: HCG >100, 000, large theca lutein cysts >6 cm, significantly large uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A molar pregnancy, or hydatidiform mole, is a rare mass or growth that forms inside the uterus at the beginning of a pregnancy. It is a type of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD). After treatment, serum HCG levels will be followed. It is important to avoid pregnancy and to use a reliable contraceptive for 6 - 12 months after treatment for a molar pregnancy. This allows for accurate testing to be sure that the abnormal tissue does not return. Women who get pregnant too soon after a molar pregnancy have a greater risk ...Read more
Can you tell me which are the risks of my pregnancy since i just finished chemotherapy 2 months before conception.?
Probably none: but you would have to give the specifics of what chemo/drug regimens you used. This would really be best answered by the doctors (oncologists) who managed the chemo. Best of luck! ...Read more
What are the health risks of my pregnancy since I just finished chemotherapy 2 months before conception?
I have pof due to chemotherapy that i had when i was 10. I hadn't had a natural period before then, are my chances of a natural pregnancy different?
Yes: Pof of course means that your ovaries have stopped working. Occasionally, you might be able to ovulate after pof due to chemotherapy, but it is unlikely. Your doctors can check hormone levels on you (fsh, lh, amh) to see if you have any function left. An infertility doctor can help you with this and even help you get pregnant if you have some function or they can use a donor egg in your uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom it's having chemotherapy while my sister in law has just done iui, ready for pregnancy. Is there any affect to the baby if they live together?
Eval needed: Any extraction will be scheduled after consultation between the dentist and the oncologist at a time in the chemo schedule when the immune system an best handle this procedure. They will extract the tooth when it is safest to do so. ...Read more
Abnormal pregnancy: A molar pregnancy is an abnormal pregnancy occurring when an fertilized egg receives too much chromosomal material from the sperm. They can cause heavy vaginal bleeding and require a D&C to remove the abnormal tissue. It is characterized as a complete or partial mole based on the number of chromosomes. Pregnancy hormones will be monitored post-operatively until they return to normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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