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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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 pregnant woman take pidialight?

Can pregnant woman take pidialight?

In my opinion u can: But call your OB and ask your OB any? S regarding anything you have questions about putting in your body you should ask your OB first just like I have my pts ask me. ...Read more

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Can a Pregnant woman take lipton tea?

Can a Pregnant woman take lipton tea?

In moderation: Tea has caffeine in it and a pregnant woman should limit her intake of caffeine. However, a couple of cups of regular tea are unlikely to do any harm.
You should be under the care of a doctor and taking pre-natal vitamins.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman take beatroot fruit?

Can pregnant woman take beatroot fruit?

In moderation....: Everything in moderation. If she was fine eating beets (beetroot) before pregnancy, she should be fine eating it during and after pregnancy. The most well known beet variety is the root vegetable known as the beetroot or garden beet. Other cultivated varieties include the leaf vegetables chard and spinach beet. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a 27weeks pregnant woman take antimalaria drug?

Please tell me, could a 27weeks pregnant woman take antimalaria drug?

Malaria/ pregnancy: Ferile pregnant patients who have been to an area where malaria is endemic can result in serious morbidity and mortality. Gravid patient are 10 times more likely to contract malaria than non gravid ones.
For 27 weeks gestation, the best option for anti malaria include:
chloroquine, quinine, atovaquone-proguanil, and mefloquine. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What drugs can a pregnant woman take for cough that wouldn't affect the baby?

What drugs can a pregnant woman take for cough that wouldn't affect the baby?

Robitussin (guaifenesin).: Robitussin (guaifenesin) is safe to use during pregnancy as directed. Avoid dm/cold types and ask your obstetrician. ...Read more

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What can a pregnant woman take for fever?

Get a Dx: Fever is a symptom get in & get a DX 4 the fever & follow ur md's advise. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman take thyroxin sodium 100mcg?

Can pregnant woman take thyroxin sodium 100mcg?

Depends: If someone is using thyroid replacement medication they should continue it when they conceive. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take afrin (oxymetazoline)?

Can a pregnant woman take afrin (oxymetazoline)?

Yes, but. . .: Taken in the third trimester, there appears to be no problem. There are adverse events reported sporadically after high dose/prolonged use, especially in the first two trimesters. My recommendation is use saline nasal spray. Works very well and all it is salt water. ...Read more

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What can a pregnant woman take for extreme bloating?

What can a pregnant woman take for extreme bloating?

OB MD's advice: If you do not have Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (Pre-eclampsia) as per your OB MD, then there is no magic pill that will decrease pregnancy bloating. Many pregnant women have had excellent success with exercise classes geared specifically to them and a balanced nutritional diet. Make sure you run this by your treating OB MD for his/her advice as well. ...Read more

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What pain relievers can a pregnant woman take because I have been getting headaches and my back has been hurting a lot?

What pain relievers can a pregnant woman take because I have been getting headaches and my back has been hurting a lot?

Pregnant & Pain: Pregnancy is the curveball. If no allergy to Tylenol (acetaminophen) less than 3000mg/day, then it is probably the one oral med your OB/GYN is going to recommend that you take. Talk with them about whether or not you can try topical compounds for your back symptoms (Flector patches, lidocaine patches, etc.). They might okay OTC things like Biofreeze, Aspercreme, etc. ...Read more

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What can a pregnant woman take for backache?

What can a pregnant woman take for backache?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) plain: I sorry this is the most save midecation you could use. ...Read more

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Can early stage pregnant woman take pregnacare conception?

Can early stage pregnant woman take pregnacare conception?

Yes: I looked at the website and the ingredients are all safe for early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take tamiflu (oseltamivir) for the influenza?

Can a pregnant woman take tamiflu (oseltamivir) for the influenza?

Class C: Tamifu is a class c drug. There have been no studies on pregnant women to confirm it's saftey. Howevr, the cdc strongly encouraged it's use during the h1n1 flu outbreak. ...Read more

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What kind of migraine pills can a pregnant woman take? If im not mistaken tylonel 2x strength is okay

Check with your OB: You should check with your OB unless you already have a meds safe list. Tylenol (acetaminophen) normally is considered safe during pregnancy, but I always tell my patients to check with their OB re safety of all meds during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take out her teeth?

Can a pregnant woman take out her teeth?

ER visit: It is best to do all non emergency dental treatment in the 2nd and 3rd trimester or after the baby is born. Er dental treatment can be done at any time. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take a sleep aid?

Can a pregnant woman take a sleep aid?

YES: Unisom is a very safe over the counter sleep aid that is used commonly in pregnant women with hyperemesis gravida. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take birth control? What will happen?

Can a pregnant woman take birth control? What will happen?

Oral contraceptives: An oral contraceptive might not harm the fetus but should not be taken by a pregnant woman. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take melatonin supplament to help with sleep?

Can a pregnant woman take melatonin supplament to help with sleep?

Yes: Melatonin is a hormone that is produced naturally by the pineal gland in the back of the brain. It is produced when night falls and is related to circadian (about 24 hours) rhythm. If you are not producing the natural melatonin, the pills are not as good. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take Buspar (buspirone) n it not effect the baby?

Can a pregnant woman take Buspar (buspirone) n it not effect the baby?

Careful.: Currently, no systematic data are available on the reproductive safety of non-benzodiazepine anxiolytic agents such as buspar (buspirone). Therefore, despite the category b status it is not recommended for use in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of women smoking while pregnant? Also, can a pregnant woman take nicotine tabs or use electronic cigarettes? Thank you.

What are the dangers of women smoking while pregnant? Also, can a pregnant woman take nicotine tabs or use electronic cigarettes? Thank you.

Growth restriction: The biggest threat to smoking while pregnant is growth restriction (low birth weight). Also stillbirth, premature rupture of membranes, placental abruption, pre-eclampsia, congenital malformations. Pregnant women can take nicotine replacement and this is safer than smoking, though still not without risk as the vasoconstriction can still affect placenta and cause life threatening effects for both. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take aloe vera gel?

Probably.: There are no comprehensive, double-blind studies proving that aloe is safe during pregnancy, but there is no evidence that I'm aware of that it is dangerous either. In general, I tell my patients to stay away from all medications of any type while they are pregnant, unless a doctor orders it. Once you deliver the baby, use all the aloe you want. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a pregnant woman take lemon juice?

Please tell me, could a pregnant woman take lemon juice?

No problem: Lemon juice can be a refreshing drink with no effects on the body or on the developing baby. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman take Flagyl tablet at first trimester/?

FDA Category B: Potential benefits must be balanced against risk.
Fda category b - "animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women or animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester". ...Read more

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