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Problems With Pregnancy With Hpv And Rsv
Is there a link between women who were pregnant with the flu and have babies with bipolar disease?
Not clear: Gestational influenza has been associated previously with schizophrenia in offspring, but the relationship between this exposure and bipolar disorder (bd) is unclear. Maternal influenza may be a risk factor for bd. Although replication is required, the findings suggest that prevention of maternal influenza during pregnancy may reduce the risk of bd. Reference: jama psychiatry. 2013;():1-8. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more
Is there any case of a pregnant women who suffers by pneumonia with hypoprotinemea and survive with healthy child?
Yes: Unfortunately the flu during pregnancy can be devastating. If you can get a flu shot, it is safe at any point in pregnancy although some like to wait until after 12wks. For whatever reason, the flu can become more invasive & produce lung failure and death more often in pregnancy.In my local I am aware of 2 we lost in one flu season. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can my babys reflux problems ect be associated with polyhydromis in pregnancy the consultant said baby could have problems with swallowing throat ect?
Hard to say: The frequency of reflux activity in newborns approaches 100%, most of which never had polyhydramnios. Babies can't burp without refluxing air, and the wet stuff is just an additive.If the kid is feeding normally and growing at a normal rate, i would not worry much about the swallowing issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 2 kids with lung and heart disease associated with hydrops. Any idea which doctors and hospitals are the best in usa on these subjects?
Please, specify: Hydrops and dropsy are general terms and not used much anymore. You mention pulmonary hypertension. Your kids have pulmonary hypertension ? You mention tobacco use. I presume that you smoke, not the kidneys. Please, specify in your question the exact diagnosis of the kids and their age group and whether the disease runs in the family. ...Read more
Both me and husband are infected with H pylori and with symptoms. Is our daughter at risk of being infected too? She's only 20 months.
Yes, she is...: Please discuss this possibility with her pediatrician. Testing is easy, and if positive certainly warrants consideration for treatment concomitant with that of you and husband. ...Read more
I'm 33 weeks pregnant and an having the same problems as this woman with diarrhea with cramps and I'm 41 years old and high risk is this preterm labor?
I don't know who...: ...this woman with diarrhea & cramps is, but that's important. What is important is that you have a high risk pregnancy. One of the risks is preterm labor. Please se your OB immediately. If s/he isn't available, please go to an emergency room. I wish you the best! Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Qvar has a risk of weakening immune systems and risk of serious infections. I work in dormitories with kids everyday. Should i be concerned?
Not particularly: If you were on therapeutic levels of oral steroid pills it might be enough to suppress your immune system. Inhaled steroids provide the asthma control at the site of need (lung tissues) where it is broken down. The effect of routine doses on your immune system is not significant. To reduce the chance you ingest any of the dose, wash out your mouth with water after dosing & spit out the material. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We were in contact with a boy with rashes vomiting (gastrointestinal virus) most likely. I'm 26 weeks pregnant and have young kids. Dangerous?
Are pregnant women over 35 always treated as high risk or can they see a regular nurse-midwife or OB if in good health and no abnormalities w/baby?
Both: Yes there is some increase in risk after age 35 regarding genetic problems, developmental problems and complications of delivery. This does not mean that you can not delivery with a midwife especially if you have had normal deliveries in the past. Midwives often work in hospitals where MDs are available in case of unanticipated complications for you or your baby. Good prenantal care is best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably all.: Asthma is worse in 1 of 3 women when pregnant. 1/3 are unaffected while 1/3 actually improve. Asthma meds are either class b or c. The difference - while class c drugs may cause problems in pregnant laboratory animals no problems have been reported in humans. Uncontrolled asthma is a greater risk to your pregnancy than any class c drug. Pulmicort, singulair (montelukast) & Atrovent HFA are class b asthma drugs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Safe: It is safe to have a vaginal delivery with genital warts. Extensive warts can, at times, obstruct labor, but majority of the time this will not be an issue. There is a very rare benign condition called laryngeal papillomatosis, which are benign growths linked to hpv but transmission rates to the baby are extremely low, and studies show that benefits of a c-section in this case are unknown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any STD that causes a productive cough? Engaged in kissing/unprotected oral sex with someone with a productive cough (from their throat) toda
STDs cause local: symptoms. Coughing generally is a protective mechanism for the respiratory tract. I think the most likely explanation is that u picked up a cough illness while in "very" close contact with someone else. Even if u didn't engage in sex, likely u would have caught it since u were non-immune. Best way to avoid coughs/colds? Eat well, plenty of fruits (vit C), EIGHT hours sleep, NO smoking, wash hands. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was diagnosed with vegetative dystonia And i have sexual risk And all HIV test after 3 months is negative
Can this be related with HIV infection?
Mind meets body: I would not accept the diagnosis of "vegetative dystonia" except from somebody that I really trusted. Here in the US it's considered a "fringe" diagnosis given to people who are emotionally troubled -- often in rough life situations or who've been through terrible times -- and best Rx'd though learning new life skills & help with coping effectively. It's not caused by HIV. ...Read more
I was told that being pregnant with anxiety disorder may increase the risk og having baby with mental health problems. mental problems such as what?
Are pregnant women tested for CMV along with pregnancy bloodwork? Can it be spread by sharing drinks?
Cmv: Pregnant women are tested for CMV because many times the disease may be dormant and not show any symptoms. ...Read more
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