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Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) thin the mucus in my womb and thus endanger the fetus?

Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) thin the mucus in my womb and thus endanger the fetus?

Minimal concern: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is guiafenesin, an expectorant-- a medicine to thin mucus so that it can more easily be cleared from the throat and sinuses. It is a pregnancy category c drug, so should be used with caution. There is no mucus is the womb to speak of, and there is no evidence that the presence or absence of cervical mucus has significance to fetal well-being. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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If a fetus dies in the womb will u know it?

If a fetus dies in the womb will u know it?

Non-viable Pregnancy: Not necessarily. The body does take care of this commonly, but at times the demise of the fetus is discovered by the ob. ...Read more

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Describe please development of fetus in the womb?

Describe please development of fetus in the womb?

See below: That an impossible task since we have 400 characters only. Obtain a textbook on embryology. ...Read more

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How resilient are fetuses insude the womb to infection or general outside triggers?

How resilient are fetuses insude the womb to infection or general outside triggers?

In general: Fortunately for the fate of humanity fetuses are quite well protected inside the uterus. Otherwise the human race would never have survived. There are many infections that can cause problems during pregnancy. The specific risks of each would need to be assessed separately ...Read more

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Can having gum problems hurt the fetus in the womb?

Can having gum problems hurt the fetus in the womb?

Yes, low birth weigh: Medical studies have shown repeatedly that expectant mothers who have untreated gum disease give birth to lower weight babies. Obviously, something about the gum disease causes that, but it is not known specifically. If your obstetrician oks it, go ahead and get your gum disease treated and help your fetus (baby)! ...Read more

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Can the fetus stays longer than 42 weeks in the womb or the dates in this case would be wrong?

Can the fetus stays longer than 42 weeks in the womb or the dates in this  case would be wrong?

Late baby: It could be either. We don't completely understand how the signal for going into labor works. Some babies do normally stay in longer. But also it's possible the dates are off. This would more likely be true if a woman DID NOT have an ultrasound during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more

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If there is something wrong with the fetus, can it be "fixed" or treated? Is there any fetal condition that can be treated while still in the womb?

Limited: I think in-utero treatment is limited and, many times, somewhat experimental. Certain placental aberrancies (e.g. Twin-twin transfusion syndrome) are amenable to treatment. ...Read more

Mucinex (Definition)

Guaifenesin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more