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Pregnant Will Scoliosis 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have scoliosis and have been taking codydramol for pain relief im now pregnant so is it okay to take cocodamol instead?
Ask ob-gyn: Your baby comes first. Ask your obstetrician before taking any medication. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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