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I am pregnant, can leishmaniasis harm my child?

I am pregnant, can leishmaniasis harm my child?

Potentially Yes: Please refer your OB to the following national institutes of health website. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc1784584/. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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Can THC itself harm a pregnancy?

Can THC itself harm a pregnancy?

Smoking baby: A better way to think of this is would you let a newborn smoke pot? When you think about it this way it puts things in a different perspective. ...Read more

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Can tussin CF harm me if im pregnant?

Can tussin CF harm me if im pregnant?

No: This medication contains dextromethorphan, guanenisine and phenylephine. These have not proven harmful in pregnancy. Some would avoid phenylephine in 1st trimester, or use only if necessary. ...Read more

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Which position to sleep when pregnant to not harm baby?

Which position to sleep when pregnant to not harm baby?

On your side.: As the pregnancy progresses, the shear size of the womb and fetus will dictate the most comfortable sleep position for you: on your side with some pillow support between your knees. You cannot sleep on your stomach (even if you tried) and should not sleep flat on your back in the third trimester to avoid blocking the venous return to your heart from your lower body. ...Read more

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Will taking hydrocodone while your pregnant harm the baby?

Will taking hydrocodone while your pregnant harm the baby?

No: Hydrocodone is safe to take in pregnancy. Of course, you should only take it for the least amount of time necessary to control your pain. It is not associated with birth defects but chronic, long-term use may put the baby at risk for narcotic associated issues at birth, including respiratory depression. ...Read more

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Will being sick during pregnancy harm the baby in any way?

Will being sick during pregnancy harm the baby in any way?

No: If you are talking about morningsickness, your baby will be fine. If the vomitting gets to be too much and leads to dehydration, then there can be issues . So try to stay hydrated, and if you can't keep liquids down then seek attention. ...Read more

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If you take progesterone while your pregnant can it harm the baby?

If you take progesterone while your pregnant can it harm the baby?

Please discuss with: Your OB as some progesterones are made to be used during pregnancy to prevent premature labor and to prevent a misc., other ones are not supposed to be taken during pregnancy. ...Read more

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If i had flu when i was a few weeks pregnant would this do any harm?

If i had flu when i was a few weeks pregnant would this do any harm?

Should not do harm: Millions of people get pregnant during the flu season, and their babies are fine. All should be well. Best wishes and congrats. ...Read more

Dr. Bonnie Furner
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Leishmaniasis (Definition)

Leishmaniasis is an infectious disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted by the sandfly found in many tropical and sub-tropical countries. There are several different forms of the infection, with the most common ...Read more


Dr. Janice Alexander
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Kala Azar (Definition)

Kala-azar is a disease of the intestine and internal organs caused by infection ...Read more