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Dr. Harinder Gill
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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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Would you get your period with an ectopic pregnancy?


Would you get your period with an ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy : One of the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy is vaginal bleeding but it is not related to menstruation. It is considered serious because it might be due to ruptured ectopic pregnancy. If you are experiencing bleeding with ectopic pregnancy you should definitely see your Gynecologist ...Read more

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Can your stomach grow with an ectopic pregnancy. Can your stomach grow with an ectopic pregnancy.

Yes: But the ectopic will be removed, and if you gained some weight you will need to loose it. ...Read more

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Need help to get pregnant with one fallopian tube blokes?

Need help to get pregnant with one fallopian tube blokes?

Infertility: Start with your Gynecologist. If need be s/he will then refer you to infertility specialists. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant with your tubes tied and a ovarian cyst?

Can you get pregnant with your tubes tied and a ovarian cyst?

Not likely : Not likely..But if you are having symptoms, please see your gynecologist. Take a home pregnancy test if it will bring you piece of mind.. ...Read more

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When do you need to see a doctor for ectopic pregnancy symptoms?

When do you need to see a doctor for ectopic pregnancy symptoms?

Immediately: If an ectopic pregnancy is suspected, a doctor needs to be seen without delay to determine the true location of the pregnancy. Delayed treatment of an ectopic pregnancy can result in the death of the pregnant woman. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant with endometriosis?

Can you get pregnant with endometriosis?

Yes if it is not: Bad or blocking your tubes or ovaries, some women can get pregnant some cannot. ...Read more

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I need help with pregnant symptoms?

I need help with pregnant symptoms?

Early pregnancy: Until the fetus is big enough to share chemicals and blood with the mother there really are no symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you still get white discharge with an ectopic pregnancy?

Common in pregnancy: An increased discharge in pregnancy is common and is a hormonal effect. This is certainly possible in an ectopic pregnancy as well. If there is an abnormal discharge in a pregnant woman, though, it should be addressed with her ob/gyn as it also might represent a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Could every gynecologist help with labor?

Could every gynecologist help with labor?

No: Every Board Certified Gynecologist in the USA was initially trained as an Ob/Gyn (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) and knows how to deliver a baby. Recent experience is best but those skills are not quickly forgotten. Some Ob/Gyns choose to focus on Gynecology and don't carry malpractice insurance to deliver babies. Without insurance, they can't help with labor except in dire emergencies. ...Read more

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Can you have normal preg. Symptoms with a tubal pregnancy?

Can you have normal preg. Symptoms with a tubal pregnancy?

Tubal pregnancy: An ectopic pregnancy occurs outside the uterus. Signs for an ectopic pregnancy can include pain or cramping in the lower abdomen, mild vaginal bleeding, pain w urination, pain with bowel movements or pain in the area of the ovary. These initial symptoms can present within the 5th to 8th week of the last normal menstrual period. With a later ectopic pregnancy, there can be heavy bleeding & pain. ...Read more

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Can you get an ectopic pregnancy after your tubes are tied?

Yes, it's possible: Ectopic pregnancy, which is a pregnancy located outside of the normal location in the uterus, is possible after a tubal ligation procedure. However, the risk of any pregnancy, including ectopic pregnancy, is less than 1% (meaning 99 out of every 100 women who get their tubes tied will not get pregnant again, without in-vitro or other special techniques). ...Read more

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Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

ABSOLUTELY!: Ectopic pregnancy is one of the few life-threatening conditions that cannot be diagnosed by history and physical: a thorough pelvic sonogram and serial serum beta HCG levels are needed, along with appropriate suspicion. See your gynecologist for care! ...Read more

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Please tell me all symptoms of an ectopic or tubal pregnancy?

Please tell me all symptoms of an ectopic or tubal pregnancy?

Many possible: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding are most common symptoms. These are rarely present with an early ectopic though, so if there's reason for concern about ectopic consult your doctor, do not rely on symptoms. ...Read more

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How can an ectopic pregnancy and ovarian cyst affect an at home pregnancy test?

Still positive: An ectopic pregnancy still produces the human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone, so the pregnancy test will still be positive. If you are concerned about an ectopic pregnancy you need to see your gyn asap - to be treated and try to avoid having it rupture. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the daily dietary need for pregnant women?

Can you please discuss the daily dietary need for pregnant women?

Some basics: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

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Trying to get preg for 9 months, had laprascope to treat endometriosis in aug, needs some advise that may help with conception ?

Trying to get preg for 9 months, had laprascope to treat endometriosis in aug, needs some advise that may help with conception ?

Tubes open?: Are your tubes open and are you ovulating? is your partner making adequate sperm? If the answer to all three is yes then you should be able to conceive. Your doctor may consider Clomid (clomiphene) to boost your ovulation. Start taking Folic acid (at least 1 mg per day) or prenatal vitamins prior to getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

An abnormal condition in which the pregnancy occurs ...Read more