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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Is there any possibility of a woman with frequent ovarian cystic problem not being able to conceive?

Is there any possibility of a woman with frequent ovarian cystic problem not being able to conceive?

Yes: But it depends on the underlying reason for the cysts. If she has polycystic ovary syndrome, her fertility will certainly be reduced as she is not ovulating regularly. But just having cysts does not necessarily reduce her fertility. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a successful pregnancy with pcos after multiple miscarriages?

Is it possible to have a successful pregnancy with pcos after multiple miscarriages?

Pregnancy: You must see your obstetrician about this. You will get comfort and excellent advice. If you want an opinion from another obstetrician do so. ...Read more

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Can a problem with coccyx cause problem of irregular periods?

Can a problem with coccyx cause problem of irregular periods?

No i cant see how: The coxxyx the tailbone is not related to. The endocrine system(hormones) which controls menstrual periods i can see how some intrapelvic issues may refer pain to the tailbone. ...Read more

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If i already have problems with gas, will a nissen fundoplication necessarily cause worse problems? This is biggest concern.

If i already have problems with gas, will a nissen fundoplication  necessarily cause worse problems?  This is biggest concern.

It could. : Bloating is a common side effect of a nissen fundoplication. With your concerns, you may want to consider a tif or linx. Both are very successful in treating reflux with a much lower incidence of side effects. ...Read more

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Is there any problem with premature delivery at 36 weeks?

Is there any problem with premature delivery at 36 weeks?

Not commonly.: Late preterm birth such as the one you inquire about at 36 weeks has increased risks for neonatal morbidities such as difficulty eating, breathing, infection and death - but only slightly compared to full term (39-40 weeks) births. Most 36 weekers go home with mom within 2-3 days of life and do just fine. ...Read more

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What leads to prenancy symptoms with no pregnancy?

What leads to prenancy symptoms with no pregnancy?

Are you asking about: False pregnancy - pseudocyesis. That is psychogenic in nature. ...Read more

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Any pregnancy problems in thin women with thyroiditis?

Any pregnancy problems in thin women with thyroiditis?

Several.: Preterm birth, small babies and preeclampsia are all more common among women with thyroiditis. Seek maternal-fetal medicine care to avoid/minimize such complications and optimally manage your thyroid function throughout pregnancy and postpartum. ...Read more

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Can a problem with thyroid be dealth with natural hormones?

Can a problem with thyroid be dealth with natural hormones?

Too: much vs little: If hypo thyroid , there are many versions of replacement thyroid. Your dr can monitor your brains "satisfaction" with the dose , by measuring the tsh. Rem, there are other thyroid problems, that require a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is there always bleeding associated with an ectopic pregnancy or can cramps, back, shoulder pain be the only indicators?

Is there always bleeding associated with an ectopic pregnancy or can cramps, back, shoulder pain be the only indicators?

Yes: Not all ectopic pregnancy will have vaginal bleeding. Depends on the size of gestational sac many ectopic pregnancy may only have pelvid pain or cramping. Check hCG and progesterone level, and pelvic ultrasound will help you diagnose the early ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is hormonal pill advisable for patients with primary dysmenorrhea?What would be the advantages and disadvantages of hormonal pills to a single woman having primary dysmenorrhea?

Is hormonal pill advisable for patients with primary dysmenorrhea?What would be the advantages and disadvantages of hormonal pills to a single woman having primary dysmenorrhea?

OCPs can help: Birth-control pills are often used to help with primary dysmenorrhea. For some women, they can provide tremendous relief of painful menstrual cramps. They may also make your periods shorter, lighter and more regular. Some common side effects include nausea, headaches and irregular spotting in between periods. If you do experience these, you can try another formulation that may work better for you. ...Read more

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Pregnancy risks associated with kidney problems?

Pregnancy risks associated with kidney problems?

Depends on severity: Risks are low if kidney fuction is reasonable & should be discussed with nephrologist & OB dr. Kidney infections/pyelonephritis are associated with pre-term labor so baby comes early & is small & may need nicu care but usually ok. High infant mortality associated with pregnancy for women on dialysis, < if dialysis started after onset of pregnancy.Risk after kidney transplant low if function good. ...Read more

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Can anyone help with ethical/medical dilemma? Should we terminate a pregnancy with trisomy?

Can anyone help with ethical/medical dilemma? Should we terminate a pregnancy with trisomy?

Depends.: Depending on which trisomy syndrome you are referring to; if it is trisomy 13/18 (patau/edwards syndromes) my answer would be an unequivocal yes and asap. If you are referring to trisomy 21 (down syndrome), the issues are much more debatable and each option can be appropriate for different families. Keep in mind that >90% of families with down syndrome children end in divorce within a decade... ...Read more

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Can SIBO be treated during pregnancy with no risk to baby? I'm 12 weeks. Any natural remedy I can try first?

Can SIBO be treated during pregnancy with no risk to baby? I'm 12 weeks. Any natural remedy I can try first?

Standard RX risky so: The standard treatment of SIBO is the antibiotic Rifaximin, which can harm fetuses in animal studies & has not been studied in humans- not worth risking. Dietary changes & probiotics can control while pregnant & you can try garlic in 2nd trimester & other antimicrobial herbs after delivery-avoid herbs like oregano oil while pregnant. See http://bit.ly/1kV7Nrn & http://www.siboinfo.com/diet.html ...Read more