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I'm pregnant; will my scoliosis get worse?

I'm pregnant; will my scoliosis get worse?

Unlikely: Usually a scoliosis will progress while you still are growing or if a curve has exceeded 50 degrees in size or if you become osteoporotic. Occasionally, if the scoliosis is in the lower back, it may progress due to degenerative changes but not pregnancy. Since this is not a case of teenage pregnancy, your scoliosis will not get worse. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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What is they best way to prepare for a pregnancy since I have scoliosis a full s curve?

What is they best way to prepare for a pregnancy since I have scoliosis a full s curve?

Depends: In all but the most severe cases, there is really nothing specific you have do differently with your pregnancy because of your scoliosis. The only thing that sometimes comes up with labor is that it can sometimes technically difficult to do an epidural on a patient if they have a curve with a lot of rotation to it. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant with scoliosis?

Can you get pregnant with scoliosis?

Scoliosis: Scoliosis is a disease of the spine. Not a disease of the reproductive organs. Do you have monthly periods? ...Read more

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Could being pregnant make my scoliosis more severe?

Could being pregnant make my scoliosis more severe?

Possibly: The normal curvature of the spine does change a bit as a result of pregancy. Normally the thoracic and lumbar spine curves become more prominent during pregnancy - and usually returns to normal after delivery. It would be reasonable to expect that your scoliosis would respond similarly to the stresses of pregnancy and worsen some as well - then also possibly return to the prepregnancy state. ...Read more

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What to do if I have scoliosis and want to get pregnant?

Discuss with OB: Scoliosis is q variable problem and in most will not cause any problems in pregnancy. You may want to meet with an obstetrician and see whether your specific health issues would place you or the baby at any increased risk. ...Read more

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What can I expect in pregnancy when I have scoliosis?

What can I expect in pregnancy when I have scoliosis?

Leakage , pregnant: It's common to have more vaginal discharge in pregnancy. What you're noticing can be one of these:- normal leukorrhea- the odorless or mild-smelling milky discharge which is more in pregnancy partly because of increased estrogen production and greater blood flow to the vaginal area. It may also be semen if this is after unprotected sex. It also can be amniotic fluid or infections . Pls see a dr. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could my scoliosis affect my pregnancy?

Scoliosis pregnancy: Surprisingly people with scoliosis or other back problems many times do not have significant difficulty with pregnancy. For my patients i always suggest that they make a decision regarding having a family first and we'll deal with whatever back problems occur. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy affect your scoliosis? Please, need some answers?

Hard to say: Scoliosis varies so much in its degree, that no uniform answer is possible. By adulthood, it will not change the amount of scoliosis, and some with the defect may experience more back problems during the later stages. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy safe after scoliosis surgery?

Yes.: Scoliosis surgery does not involve structures in the pelvic area with the exception of scoliosis surgery in neurologically involved populations. Even in these cases the hardware is limited to inside the pelvis bone. As such the risk of problems as the result of fusion are low. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Scoliosis (Definition)

Scoliosis is a condition where patients have an abnormal curvature of ...Read more