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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

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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Pregnancy pregnancy water broke

Pregnancy pregnancy water broke

If : If your water has broken, it's time to go to the hospital. Good luck and congratulations! ...Read more

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Safe pregnancy with essure procedure in place?

Safe pregnancy with essure procedure in place?

Yes: Saw a patient with successful essure placement in 1 tube only who voluntarily got pregnant. She carried her pregnancy to term with no complications. ...Read more

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Possibility of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

Possibility of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

Very very low: I do not know the percentage,but spontaneous regrowth and recanalization can be possible. If yo want to get pregnant then surgically it can be reconnected by your OBGYN ...Read more

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Pregnancy possible if tubes are clamped?

Pregnancy possible if tubes are clamped?

Tubal ligation is : Not 100% effective - so rarely pregnancy can occur. ...Read more

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What happens during nephrostomy tube insertion?

What happens during nephrostomy tube insertion?

Several steps.: Nephrostomy tubes are most often placed by interventional radiologists (ir). First, you may receive a mild sedative. Ir uses fluoroscopes to find the kidney. The skin at the site of the tube is numbed with local anesthetic. A needle is placed through the skin and into the kidney's urinary space. A wire is guided into the kidney, the needle removed, and then the nephrostomy tube is deployed. ...Read more

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Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

Not really: The hsg causes cramps. The discomfort one has can depend on such factors as her pain tolerance as well as who does the procedure and his/her expertise. For example, i perform all hsg's on my own patients and have done so for over 20 years. My techniques give less discomfort, for example, compared to a doctor who only does them on occasion or has only done them for a few years. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy possible with no fallopian tubes?

Is pregnancy possible with no fallopian tubes?

Yes: Yes. Women with no fallopian tubes require in-vitro fertilization (ivf) in order to be become pregnant. This is a highly successful medical therapy that many couples use to become pregnant, and has been available for approximately 35 years. ...Read more

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Mucous discharge, cramping, negative at home pregnancy test period 3 days late ?

Mucous discharge, cramping, negative at home pregnancy test period 3 days late ?

Re do test: If you do not get your period in 4-5 days, re do home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. Alternatively you could see your doctor for a blood test which would be positive now if you are pregnant. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can home pregnancy test detect abdominal pregnancy?

Can home pregnancy test detect abdominal pregnancy?

Yes: Home pregnancy tests can detect whether you are pregnant or not. They do not tell you the location of the pregnancy. if you are pregnant, it will test positive. An ultrasound can help identify if you have an abnormal pregnancy. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Tubes are tied, birth control, abdominal pain,2 weeks Late period, negative at home pregnancy test, ovarian cyst . what can be the Cause?

Tubes are tied, birth control, abdominal pain,2 weeks Late period, negative at home pregnancy test, ovarian cyst . what can be the Cause?

The cyst: See your gynecologist to determine if the cyst is estrogen producing and therefore causing the menstrual issue. If not, menstrual irregularity is extremely common and easily rectified, especially in someone who does not desire fertility. ...Read more

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Wife has dilated fallopian tubes after HSG. Dye traveled through tubes so no blockage. Previous pregnancy (3yr old son). Can she get pregnant w/o IVF?

Wife has dilated fallopian tubes after HSG. Dye traveled through tubes so no blockage. Previous pregnancy (3yr old son). Can she get pregnant w/o IVF?

Hard to say: Just having open Fallopian tubes is only one piece of an elaborate process.Does she ovulate? Are her eggs fertile? Are the sperm fertile and in enough volume to do the job? I would discuss this with the docs doing the evaluation and see where you go from here. ...Read more

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Pregnacy safe after uterine artery embolization for cervical pregnancy?

Pregnacy safe after uterine artery embolization for cervical pregnancy?

Pregnancy and UAE: Many studies have described successfully and, presumably, healthy pregnancies carried to term after uterine artery embolization. You will need to consult with your ob/gyn regarding your particular circumstance, especially given your history of cervical pregnancy. ...Read more

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Should home preganancy test is reliable after 14 days of blastocyst transfer?

Should home preganancy test is reliable after 14 days of blastocyst transfer?

Probably not: After the transfer, implantation must occur and that is a bit too soon for a high enough blood stream HCG to spill over into the urine for a reliable home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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No period 3 months after myomectomy surgery for fibroid, cysts. Not pregnant negative pregnancy tests ?

No period 3 months after myomectomy surgery for fibroid, cysts. Not pregnant negative pregnancy tests ?

Give it more time: The uterine and ovarian surgery could have easily disrupted your cycles for a while. While normally some evaluation is indicated after 3 months with no period, in this situation it is more reasonable to wait a couple more months. ...Read more

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Symptoms for early tubal pregnancy?

Symptoms for early tubal pregnancy?

Ectopic: Pain, bleeding, abnormal progesterpone and HCG levels are signs and symptoms. See your doc. ...Read more

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How do I stop pain in my nephrostomy ?Tube?

How do I stop pain in my nephrostomy ?Tube?

Good question: Good question without a clear answer without knowing more about the reason the tube is in, how long it's been in, and the particular access. Also, if the pain is "new" the tube may simply be slightly dislodged and needs to be repositioned. You should consult with the ir doctor who put it in. ...Read more

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What are some things I must know about a nephrostomy tube?

What are some things I must know about a nephrostomy tube?

Be aware of blockage: Nephrostomy tube ia a tube that goes through the skin and into the kidney for purposes of draining a kidney that has a blocked drainage tract. It is important that the nephrostomy tube be able to freely drain. Be sure that he tube is not kinked. Be sure that the tube is not pulled too hard or it can dislodge from the kidney. The tube can clog from blood, mucous, stones or debris. ...Read more

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What complications could I have if I get a nephrostomy tube?

Infection and pain: Nephrostomy tubes are used to allow drainage of urine from the kidney if there is an obstruction preventing urine from draining through the ureters and bladder. The main risks of a nephrostomy tube are bleeding from the procedure, infection and pain where the tube sits. An alternative may be a ureteral stent. The pros & cons should be discussed with your OB and urologist. ...Read more

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I was intimate with my husband and I have a nephrostomy tube, how can I tell if it has been dislodged?

Nephrostomy: If your nephrostomy usually drains to a bag, it will stop draining if it is dislodged. If the tube is capped, only imaging can determine whether the tube is dislodged or not. ...Read more

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I have a bi-lateral nephrostomy; since june, 2012. The urine on the right is now like syrup and also is the same when i urinate. Normal?

May not be normal: Nephrostomy tubes often get cloudy or lightly bloody drainage. It may need to be flushed. If still draining urine, they are probably still in the correct place. If you are feeling fine (no fevers, flank pain, etc) then i would recommend against checking a urinalysis - it will certainly be positive since the tubes are connected to the outside world and you will get unnecessary antibiotics. ...Read more

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I just got a nephrostomy tube put in yesterday. There is now white flake/string like stuff floating around in the bag (not a lot). Is that normal?

Here are some ...: What you saw in the bag could be "normally" expected as long as urine is draining and you're comfortable & afebrile but soreness from the procedures. For more details, ask your treating Doc timely. ...Read more

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My dad has the 600 cc nephrostomy bag but we need a larger capacity bag for overnight so my folks don't have to get up to drain...Can you help me? I want the luer-lock if possible.

Catheter bag: You should be able to hook it up to any catheter bag, including an overnight bag. A large overnight catheter bag should hook up directly to the 600 cc bag. Call a local medical supply store. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nephrostomy?

What is the definition or description of: nephrostomy?

Opening into kidney: An opening created through skin going to kidney so the urine can be drained when there is blockage and urine can pass normally. Stones are removed sometimes. ...Read more

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What happens during nephrostomy tube insertion?

Several steps.: Nephrostomy tubes are most often placed by interventional radiologists (ir). First, you may receive a mild sedative. Ir uses fluoroscopes to find the kidney. The skin at the site of the tube is numbed with local anesthetic. A needle is placed through the skin and into the kidney's urinary space. A wire is guided into the kidney, the needle removed, and then the nephrostomy tube is deployed. ...Read more

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Why might someone need a percutaneous nephrostomy tube?

Why might someone need a percutaneous nephrostomy tube?

Nephrostomy tube: A percutaneous nephrostomy tube is indicated to drain an obstructed kidney. Decision to place a nephrostomy tube is usually selected when placement of a ureteral stent bridging the ureteral obstruction is not possible and / or one wants to minimize urine draining into the bladder. Another reason for a nephrostomy tube is to provide access to treat a very large kidney stone. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent problems from a nephrostomy tube?

What can I do to prevent problems from a nephrostomy tube?

Nephrons tony tube : Flushing the tube w 10 cc sterile 0.9% Normal Saline daily will reduce blockage. Changing your nephrostomy tube as scheduled (usually 2-3 mth). Cleaning the site with some peroxide and applying some antibiotic ointment. Make sure tubing has enough slack so it doesn't kink. Increase fluid intake (if ok w your doctor). ...Read more

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What is the procedure for removal of a percutaneous nephrostomy tube?

Very simple: Generally the procedure is simple and painless. The doctor will usually cut the catheter on the outside of the body. Once that is done, the locking loop on the inside is "unlocked" which allows the tube to slide right out. ...Read more

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How is A nephrostomy tube removed? Do I get sedation or do they just pull it pretty much?

How is A nephrostomy tube removed? Do I get sedation or do they just pull it pretty much?

I've seen it both wa: ways, Depends on how you can grab it. Some are external and those are removed like an IV. Some are internal and need cystoscopy to get at them (light sedation). ...Read more

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Had a Nephrostomy tube placed. I am now having blood in the tube here and there. It's not a lot. Is that normal?

Had a Nephrostomy tube placed. I am now having blood in the tube here and there. It's not a lot. Is that normal?

Common: it is not uncommon to have blood from the nephrostomy tube especially in the first few days after it's placed. pink urine or intermittent bloody urine is probably not a problem. Bright red blood that is persistent should however, be reported to your urologist ...Read more

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I have a right Nephrostomy tube In. Can I sleep on my right side if it dose not cause pain. I usually sleep on my right and haven't slept. ?

I have a right Nephrostomy tube In. Can I sleep on my right side if it dose not cause pain. I usually sleep on my right and haven't slept. ?

Tube: If the tube is draining well and there is no discomfort on that side when you lie on it, it should be ok to sleep on that side, but your urologist is best qualified to advise you. ...Read more

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Have a Nephrostomy tube for two weeks now. Can I lift heavy things? I need to put an ac in. Live alone no one to help no family or friends around here

Not a good idea: Surely you must have a friend who could help. If you grunt, groan, stoop, squat, push, pull etc you may disrupt the tube and that would create emergency to put back quickly. And, not every ER DOC can do it. Check with your Urologist for explicit instructions ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Nephrostomy (Definition)

An opening created through skin going to kidney so the urine can be drained when there is blockage and urine can pass normally. ...Read more