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Occiput Posterior Baby
My son is 2 yo, had EBV last year. They did a full leukemia work up. Could he still develop lymphoma from it? He has swollen occiput node. Other sx's?
Why are you worried?: In parts of africa it is possible to develop burkittts lymphoma from ebv. It is not common and most children under age 5 will get ebv and be fine. I recommend seeing a chinese medicine practitioner to resolve the issue- chinese herbs in the hands of an experienced chinese medicine physician are powerful and can speed recovery and alleviate your worry.. Occiput nodes can swell from many minor issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can TMJ cause pain and muscle tension around the temples, occiput and eyes? Been having pain there for 3 weeks now and, jaw started clicking last week
Can staring at a computer cause tension in the back of head (occiput)? I have tension in back of head and dizziness. Normal CT. Massage not effective
Occipital neuralgia: The greater and lesser occipital nerves live in the back of the head on both sides. The lesser nerve runs towards your ear and the greater nerve runs to top of back of your head. These occipital nerves can be aggravated without any trauma. Tilting head back can cause dizziness if these nerves are aggravated. 7 days or oral steroid or 5 days of Toradol may knock out this irritation to these nerves. ...Read more
39wks and 3day pregnant.baby's position is changed to posterior suddenly.doc has given 5days time.can baby change to anterior with in this time?
Yes: Baby can change position multiple times in just a few days. ...Read more
Pros/cons of c-section vs. assisted vaginal delivery? Baby persistently locked in posterior position, estimated 8lbs+.
Depends: That is a decision that would need to be made in the moment. Many women can deliver vaginally with no problem from the occiput posterior position. If the baby can not be delivered with pushing then options of forceps, vacuum and c section should be considered. The size of the baby, the shape of the pelvis, the position of head and the experience of the doctor are all important considerations ...Read more
Am 6 months pregnant with posterior subserous fibroid of 3.9 × 3.7 × 3.4 cm. I want to know if it would be harmful to me and my baby?
13week us says posterior placenta low lying nuchal thickness 1.5mm dr. Advised downsyn screen blood test. Very afraid. May my baby have any disorder?
Nuchal thickness: Everyone gets offered the quad test screening for down's, trisomy 18 and spina bifida. Its actually a very good test. An increased nuchal thickness is associated with increase risk of Down's syndrome, but usually other things are seen with it. A cell free DNA test may be a good one to check. ...Read more
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