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Premature Rupture Membrane
? and kill baby?: Premature rupture of membranes removes the protective envelope that shields the fetus from germs. They likely have you there hoping your membranes will reseal, or in case they detect infection and need to do an emergency c-section to save baby. The worst thing you can do is introduce any chance of more germs entering the vagina. I have seen a mom and baby both die from that process. Abstain!!! ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
One of the causes: Infection of the placental chorionic villi is called villositis. Infection is one of the causes for premature rupture of membranes. If membrane rupture occurs and infection is present then treated with antibiotics and delivery is warranted. Often villosisits is diagnosed after delivery during an examination of the placenta. ...Read more
Can you tell me about premature rupture of membranes cause by villositis bacteria in the placenta?
What analysis should be done to find a cause of preterm premature rupture of membranes at 24 weeks of gestation?
Frequently no reason: Uterine infection, multiple fetuses were probably looked into. Good luck. ...Read more
Is there a tight link between first trimester subchorionic hemorrhage and second trimester preterm premature rupture of membranes?
In case of a pregnant woman, what is the relation between premature rupture of membrane and relative marriage?
Which of the following can be a cause of preterm premature rupture of membranes before 24 weeks of pregnancy? : high tsh, high prolactin, low dhea.
Yes: Rupturing of the membranes is a natural part of the birthing process that can be done by a doctor or can occur spontaneously. The risks are infectious as bacteria can ascend and infect the membranes, uterus, and even your baby. Prolonged rupture means greater than 18 hrs and premature rupture means prior to onset of labor. The infection risks increase as the length of ruptured time increases. ...Read more
I'm 12 weeks pregnant and Claritin (loratadine) is not touching me. History of premature membrane rupture at 27 weeks, what allergy meds can I take?
Several options: For pregnant patients with allergic rhinitis there are several options that start with the most benign to those that are cat b in pregnancy (which means as best as we can tell the med is safe). Nasal saline then otc Nasalcrom and then nasal steroids (only those that are cat b in pregnancy). ...Read more
How does early rupture of membranes increase risk of transmitting all infections including HIV to the fetus?
Protection gone: Uterine membrane is a protective barrior to featus, do not allow to get infection to baby and mother, prolonged disruption will cause infection besides lekage of aminiotic fluid. ...Read more
Over 24 hours, but..: If more than 24 hours have passed between rupture of membranes and delivery the description of prolonged rupture of the membranes may be used. In such cases the risk of the baby and/or the mother getting an infection rises. So, generally in a full term situation you would like to achieve delivery sooner than that. When pregnancies are before the full term point you might want to avoid delivery. ...Read more
Yes: But it can be a gush or a slow leak the slow leaks are prone to infections so see your gyn if you are leaking ...Read more
Greater than 24 hr: More than 24 hr.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please call your OB: Now, if you are worried about this, your OB should be the 1st person u should call! So call now, u would notice thin fluid like water coming out of your vagina. Your doc can do a nitrazine test if it is not obvious and an exam and fern test and ultrasound to find out because hopefully u are not but if u are u will need to be admitted with close monitoring and at bedrest, . ...Read more
If cell membrane rupture, can contents flowing out of the ruptured cell react with compounds in the extracellular fluid to form another compound? Why?
Yes: Yes. That is chemistry. In a living organism it is Biology/ Physiology. Happens all the time e.g. Malaria Parasite getting into the body through a Mosquito Bite (Extracellular), the parasites traveling to the liver & infecting Red Blood Cells (Intracellular) which then Burst from much parasite multiplication. Others like HIV AIDS also. ...Read more
Not the same: A premature rupture of membranes (also known as "PROM") means that your water breaks before you actually go into labor. If this happens for more than 12-18 hours before you go into labor, then yes, this is harmful for the baby. It could lead to an infection. This risk is even higher if you are GBS positive. If your water breaks prematurely, you should call your Ob/Gyn to discuss the game plan. ...Read more
If an organ was punched hardly, will a cell burst or its membrane rupture such that cellular content will flow out into the extracellular fluid?
Yes: There are a variety of options depending on the organ but with, this can happen ...Read more