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Post partum hypertention?

Post partum hypertention?

Postpartum hypertens: The miracle of pregnancy can sometimes be associated with complications. Hypertension could develop in the third trimester or early postpartum (after delivery) period. This can be treated with medication effectively. Half of women may remain hypertensive longterm, while the other half will return to normal blood pressure. ...Read more

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Doula (Definition)

A doula is a person that provides non-medical support to the woman both during the pregnancy ...Read more


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Will post partum anxiety ever end?

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Will post partum anxiety ever end?

PP anxiety: Symptoms can last long if u were predisposed to anxiety prior to pregnancy. Best to talk to a mental health professional for cognitive therapy work plus anxiety medications if warranted. ...Read more

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Previous post partum haemorrage and c section, is vaginal birth an option instead?

Previous post partum haemorrage and c section, is vaginal birth an option instead?

Not recommended: Controversy over vaginal birth after c-section has gone from one end of the spectrum (no) to the other (sometimes) . Your OB can determine if you are a candidate for vaginal birth after c-section and if you are your delivery will be very closely monitored and preparation for c-section will be in place in case you need it. The surgical team will be nearby throughout your labor and delivery. ...Read more

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Smelly odor 3 weeks post partum c section. ?

Smelly odor 3 weeks post partum c section. ?

Could be problem: Any pain, fevers....if so need to see your OB asap. If not...can have some discharge for several weeks after c sectionl. Continue to observe and if any pain, fevers, increasing foulness of discharge, see your OB. ...Read more

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What's a natal chart?

Natal Chart: Astrological map of the universe.

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Can you tell me about post caesarean section vesico vaginal fistula.wats d incidence?

Can you tell me about post caesarean section vesico vaginal fistula.wats d incidence?

Rare: Bladder injury during c/section is pretty rare, around 0.1%. Fortunately, most bladder injuries are recognized and repaired during the c/section and only a small fraction of bladder injuries end up as fistulas. Its rare enough that many Ob/Gyns go through their careers without seeing this complication. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Please explain cholecystectomy post op diet?

Please explain cholecystectomy post op diet?

Gradual: Start with small amounts of bland, low fat foods and gradually progress to a normal diet over 3-5 days. . Please see your primary provider to investigate if not improved. ...Read more

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Does the povider offer vbac (vaginal birth after previous cessarean section)?

Does the povider offer vbac (vaginal birth after previous cessarean section)?

No: Due to a combination of hospital policies and practicing at several hospitals in the community our practice does not feel that we can currently provide for vbac or tolac safely at this time. This may change in the future. ...Read more

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Post partum weight..Gained 20 after each pregnancy. Need help?

Post partum weight..Gained 20 after each pregnancy. Need help?

Need to see a dietic: Dietician, i offer the HCG diet to my patients, it is not fda approved, but under proper supervision and with quality medication , it works, and is safe, you have to inject yourself with a very small amt HCG each day and do a 500 cal diet, i did the diet myself and lost 24 lbs in 28 days last august and have not gained a pound back since, lonce u go off the goal is just to maintain your weight. ...Read more

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Postop care plan at home after op tah-bso?

Postop care plan at home after op tah-bso?

Pot tah-bso: Most post op care has to do with wound care. Watch for reddness or swelling around the wound. If you feel chills or develop a fever temp 101.5 or above then consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Post cesarean exercises that are safe after 8 weeks?

Post cesarean exercises that are safe after 8 weeks?

Try: Walking first to gain some stamina back and increase distance and speed gradually. If no pain then likely can do anything you want but discuss with OB first. ...Read more

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Nursing care at home after epidural hematoma?

Nursing care at home after epidural hematoma?

Depends on how bad: This type of injury can be minor or severe. They may have trouble talking, walking swallowing and thinking. Or they might just have a bad headache. The problems that the epidural caused need to be dealt with. ...Read more

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Why post hypophysectomy via transphenoifal approach nurse should check urine specific gravity every 4 hrs?

Why post hypophysectomy via transphenoifal approach nurse should check urine specific gravity every 4 hrs?

Diabetes insipidus: After a transphenoidal surgery, you can have a disruption of the production of a pituitary hormone called vasopressin, which normally controls the amount of water that is filtered through the kidneys into your urine. This can result in losing too much water in your urine, a condition called "diabetes insipidus", resulting in diluted urine which can be measured by checking the specific gravity. ...Read more

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Management of dic in post cesarean patient ?

Management of dic in post cesarean patient ?

Emergently: Dic (disseminated intravascular coagulation) is an emergency in any situation. The patient with dic has, for one of several reasons, consumed elements in her blood which are needed to cause blood to clot. Without the ability to clot, she will bleed continuously until something is done to replace the "clotting factors" or otherwise arrest the bleeding, e.g., hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Pre disaster planning for tsunami?

Pre disaster planning for tsunami?

Pre-Tsunami planning: Pre-Tsunami planning:
•Call Civil Defense for your tsunami risk in your area and local warning arrangements.
•Have food and water, torch or a self-charging torch Radio with spare batteries, wind and waterproof clothing, sun hats, strong outdoor shoes, first aid kit, medicines, blankets, sleeping bags and Important documents.
•Move to the nearest higher ground
•Monitor on Local TV and Radio ...Read more

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Post colectomy instructions...Diet, sex, return to work?

Post colectomy instructions...Diet, sex, return to work?

They are: And should have been instructed to you by the surgeon. We all have our own preferences for these things. Depends on how extensive and what portion of colon for diet . But my patients are usually at regular before leaving hospital. ...Read more

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Do babies develop peanut allergies pre or post birth?

Do babies develop peanut allergies pre or post birth?

Possible: If you are breast feeding and the baby is allergic, he or she can be exposed to allergens in the breast milk. The most common reaction would be severe eczema. ...Read more

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Please advise on weight loss strategies for post partum?

Please advise on weight loss strategies for post partum?

Post partum diet: Having a child is a wonderful and challenging experience. New responsibilities, lack of sleep, new interactions with family and spouse, lack of sleep, unfamiliar chores and experiences. All this, makes weight loss a tall order. I would first recommend finding some time for yourself. Discuss with your spouse, your family. One hour can be very therapeutic to your diet, planning meals, and exercise. ...Read more