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Obesity And Miscarriage
Can sudden and strong scare cause problem at 23 week of pregnancy?I am high risk pregnant, with history of PPROM, currently low cervix w/cerclage
You should be ok: Preterm Labor and/or weak cervix are very complex conditions. You already do have the best evidence based preventative tool in use: a cerclage. PERSISTENT high emotional stress is not good for your overall health, but a one time high stress event should not adversely affect your pregnancy. If you have leakage of fluid or persistant vaginal bloody discharge, seek MD eval. Otherwise you should be ok ...Read more
I have PCOS no periods. High risk of womb cancer, how high? How to be tested? Also high levels of oestrogen and testosterone hormones.
Can abnormal bleeding prevent pregnancy ( I'm 31 and over weight but on a diet and planning a baby)?
Can POCS causes both high androgen and estrogen levels if not overweight? Can eating pyhytoestrogens increase breast cancer in women with POCS?
PCOS: PCOS can increase androgens in patients regardless of their weight. The effects on Estrogen are less clear as these levels fluctuate and typically would not be tested in PCOS. The LH and FSH levels are checked but not Estrogen. The effects of Phytoestrogens such as soy on the risk of breast cancer are debatable. There is not specific recommendation for PCOS patients to avoid them ...Read more
38wks pregnant, gained a total of 32lbs with this pregnancy. Doctor concerned. Can too much weight gain during pregnancy cause stillbirth?
Unlikely: Unless it is very vigorous and forceful. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor.: There are significant risks associated with preeclampsia and high blood pressure in pregnancy. Sometimes blood pressure medicine is needed, but not always. Patients need to be closely followed with visits and also labs. Some patients need to be delivered early depending on the severity of the disease. Talk to your doctor and follow the directions that they give you. ...Read more
Is vomiting water while pregnant normal? Im a high risk pregnancy due to a low cervix and spontaneous premature labor my past 2 pregnancies.
Ask your OB MD: You need to contact your treating OB MD who is providing your continuing care for this answer, who will know your history and have examined you previously. ...Read more
Mother(51yo),after menopause,has diabetes and high bp.Worried coz in situation of stress her BP is very high(170.120)how to make cardio risk lower?
What's my chance to get a heart attack? No family history, smoking or diabetes, low BP and cholesterol. Bmi 19.5, but have anxiety and high stress.
Tx: Hello. I can not provide you with a statistical probability. But, the fact that you are asking the question means that you are concerned and that your stress levels are likely to be at least moderate. Consider cognitive behavioral therapy to address & reduce these symptoms. The pay off is improved quality of life. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly.: It all depends on what type of cardiac condition you have; if it is only a mild mitral valve prolapse for example, you should anticipate completely normal outcomes. If it is something more serious, your cardiologist and perinatologist should devise a birthing plan to assist you and minimize the risks to your health. ...Read more
Overweight fibroids hernia high blood pressure heart problems sleep apnea and a lot of scar tissue what complication will I have from surgery?
Can't predict: It's impossible to predict the future. There are also many factors involved related to risk and benefits. These things however are good for a group of people, and thus cannot predict what will happen with an individual. At age 29, you have the medical problems of someone much older. Weight loss before surgery may be the key to your success. Best of luck. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Pregnancy cramping: The main cause of pregnancy cramping early in pregnancy is the uterus "stretching" to accommodate fetal growth. Stress can cause indirect cramping as the uterus is not under direct control via the nerve pathways. However, if the body is undergoing an acute stress there can be some indirectly caused cramping. ...Read more
Can be a start of...: Weight gain and absence of periods are signs of pregnancy. Hypertension of pregnancy is common but not necessarily toxic. Toxemia of pregnancy involves hypertention, protein in urine, leg edema, and in severe cases liver trouble, seizure etc..Which require emergency care. I would consult doc for eval as soon as feasible. Check a hpt for quick result! good luck. ...Read more