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Doctor insights on: Pregnant Twins Pain Pubic Bone

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Being a twin, would I be able to donate bone marrow to my twin if he needed it?

Being a twin, would I be able to donate bone marrow to my twin if he needed it?

Yes: Yes. You would be able to- especially if you are an identical twin. The chance that you would be a good donor will be very high. If you are an unidentical twin- your chance to be a donor would be the same as the chance of your other sibling/s. ...Read more

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I am 7 mos pregnant with twins and I have pain right in front of my pubic bone. Is this normal?

I am 7 mos pregnant with twins and I have pain right in front of my pubic bone. Is this normal?

Yes: Yes, there is a fused joint there called the symphysis pubis. In pregnancy this joint loosens slightly to help make room for the baby to come through. With twins there is extra weight pressing down, putting extra tension on the joint. Other than waiting until delivery, there are things you can do to manage. You may want to try acupuncture, and find a chiropractor skilled in webster technique. ...Read more

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Is a stem cell transplant better than a bone marrow transplant from an identical twin with regard to a.L.L leukaemia?

Is a stem cell transplant better than a bone marrow transplant from an identical twin with regard to a.L.L leukaemia?

Either may be helpfu: Both can offer cells which can potentially be helpful. Peripheral stem cell collection may be an easier procedure for the donor, rather than sequential bone marrow aspirates from the donor. Depending on the acuity of the patient, the hematologist/oncologist may want to discuss this with the donor. ...Read more

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I m 23wks pregnant with IVF twins.Taking depin 10 twice/day.It relaxes uterus by blocking calcium.Does it block calcium supply to baby and my bones too?

I m 23wks pregnant with IVF twins.Taking depin 10 twice/day.It relaxes uterus by blocking calcium.Does it block calcium supply to baby and my bones too?

No: I presume you are on a calcium channel blocker. These work by blocking calcium channels that control the flow of calcium across cell membranes which are responsible for certain muscle contractions. They do not block calcium to the baby or to your bones. ...Read more

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My pubic bone hurts. I am due in a week. Why?

My pubic bone hurts. I am due in a week. Why?

Normal: Prior to childbirth there is a slight separation of the pubic bone. This is thought to enlarge your pelvis slightly to give the baby more room to come through your pelvis. ...Read more

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What causes mild pubic bone pain?

What causes mild pubic bone pain?

Inflamation of the: There is a joint in the middle of the pubic bone some time get inflamed. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more