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Which care providers do I need to see during pregnancy?

Which care providers do I need to see during pregnancy?

Your OB and: Any other doctors you routinely see if you have any chronic health problems or any doctors your OB refers you to see. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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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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Management of abdominal pains and burning micturation in pregnancy?

Management of abdominal pains and burning micturation in pregnancy?

Exam & urinalysis: Anytime in pregnancy that you have abdominal pain, you want to see your OB to determine if a miscarriage is occurring, infection, or preterm contractions after 2nd trimester. A urine test is needed if indeed you have burning & a careful exam to check for other causes of abdominal pain. Take care. ...Read more

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Managing Gestational Diabetes (Checklist)

Attend a diabetic counseling and nutrition class
Once
Ask about fetal monitoring and biophysical profiles
Once
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What makes up this "team" of providers for interventional pain management ?

What makes up this "team" of providers for interventional pain management ?

Pain team: The best pain groups will comprehensively address the history of your chronic pain condition, review diagnostic tests and or order new ones, perform a detailed pertinent physical examination, then design an individualized treatment plan which can include injections, braces, creams, medications, physical therapy and more options. This may also include acupuncture, massage, pain psychology and rehab. ...Read more

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Can ectopic resolve on its own.Doctors giving expectant management, hCG is going down, bleeding stopped 10 days ago vitals stable.Its my 1st pregnancy?

Can ectopic resolve on its own.Doctors giving expectant management, hCG is going down, bleeding stopped 10 days ago vitals stable.Its my 1st  pregnancy?

Possible : If the bhcg is dropping on its own then the pregnancy is resolving. Management though varies depending on the size of the ectopic and the startin bhcg numbers. Even with a falling bhcg surgical or medical management is often indicated. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
Once
Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
Once
Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
Once
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Pregnancy? Its a very hard discussion to take up with my doctor in person, I am trying to figure out when i got pregnant? I was with someone like 2 weeks before may, so the end of april. I started dating my current boyfriend as of may 7th 2011, we have ha

Pregnancy? Its a very hard discussion to take up with my doctor in person, I am trying to figure out when i got pregnant? I was with someone like 2 weeks before may, so the end of april. I started dating my current boyfriend as of may 7th 2011, we have ha

By : By examining you and by your ultrasound reports, your doctor should know your due date and be able to tell you about when your conception date was. Just ask at your next appointment - you don't necessarily have to go into detail. Just say that you are curious. ...Read more

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How much stringy/mucus like discharge during pregnancy is normal before I should contact my provider? (at 32 weeks)

How much stringy/mucus like discharge during pregnancy is normal before I should contact my provider? (at 32 weeks)

You should contact: Contact your provider now so your provider can decide as you want to make sure your cervix is not trying to open up too soon which could casue premature rom, or premature labor both of which you want to try to avoid. ...Read more

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Managing Pregnancy Complications (Checklist)

Keep all scheduled appointment with your ob/Gyn
once
Contact your doctor for unusual symptoms
once
Monitor the baby's kick counts in 3rd trimester
once
Discuss the optimal time for delivery with your OB
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My age is 34 have4kids had normal bloodpressure throughout and through pregnancy but now blood p is140/80.Is it normal BP .How to normal it .

My age is 34 have4kids had normal bloodpressure throughout and through pregnancy but now blood p is140/80.Is it normal BP .How to normal it .

Normal: It is in the range of normal. Elevated is usually defined as greater than 135/85. However, if this is a significant change for you, you may need to evaluate any changes in life style, diet, exercise, wt gain. ...Read more