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Puj Adult Pregnancy
Good question: It depends which studies you are looking at. Most will define it as less than 19 years old. By changing the definition though to an earlier age the statistics will obviously change. Most news stories do not usually clarify that. For accurate numbers go to the national campaign to prevent teen pregnancy website. They are a well funded nonpartisan group with accurate information. ...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
Is it true that adults born severely premature has a risk of a AVM and it bursting in their lifetime? (example: pregnancy)
AVM: Preemie themselves are more prone to arterio-venous malformations but I don't believe it plays a role in adults ...Read more
Can pregnancy cause a woman to grow taller? Can taking fertility medications for an IUI cause an adult woman to increase height?
Can Carnitine deficiency have adult onset or become symptomatic in a normal healthy person? If so what would cause it, liver is fine. Pregnancy, diet?
Yes: Primary carnitine deficiency is an autosomal recessive disorder, with onset in infants, children or adults. In adults it usually occurs after a fast. The initial diagnostic lab is a plasma carnitine level. Some cases require more sophisticated tests. There are many other causes of carnitine deficiency, however, the most common in adults being an adverse side effect of statins. Why do you ask? ...Read more
Can sexual promiscuity as a teen permanently damage the cervix, causing cervical incompetence in pregnancy as an adult (without any history of sti)?
Probably not: Sexual promiscuity does not cause cervical incompetence. ...Read more
Born 51/2 months gestation, worried about having avm. Are premature adults known to have avm (brain vessel malformation)? I'm terrified to have a baby
Brain AVM: Preterm babies do have various possibilities of neural developmental disorders and brain vascular malformation is one of them. I presume that incidence is relatively higher than term babies. The exact incidence in preterm babies is not known. ...Read more
Yes: Pregnant teenagers face different challenges. Medically speaking, they are at higher risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and increased infant mortality. They also have higher rates of depression and children with delayed cognitive abilities. This doesn't include the huge socioeconomic burden that teenage pregnancy brings to the table. ...Read more
Many reasons: Complications in pregnancy can be from the pregnancy itself, such as placenta problems, amniotic fluid problems and problems with the baby's development. Other reasons might be medical complications related to diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus and many other medical conditions. Other reasons can be self imposed such as smoking drinking and using drugs. ...Read more
Variable, see below:
Slight bleeding, milky discharge, tingling in breasts, tiredness, frequent urination, missed period, morning sickness etc. See this site for more information. You may wish to do a home pregnancy test about a week after the missed period.
http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more
Benifeits of celibacy includes
.Avoid getting hpv which can lead to cervical cancer, or even throat cancer contracted from oral sex.
Reduce risk of other stds such as herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts
reduce risk of unwanted pregnancy
reduce risk of marrying someone solely because of an unwanted pregnancy. ...Read more
Symptoms can be:: Heartburn, indigestion, abdominal bloating, increased faltulence (gas), constipation, swelling of hands and feet. There are more symptoms and it can vary from one woman to another. Sometimes, pre-pregnancy conditions may worsen like ance, depression or hypertension. In some women ance may actually improve. There are several websites and applications you can download to track your pregnancy. ...Read more
RI=Resistive-Index: This is an ultrasound measurement. Resistance to blood flow gradually drops during gestation. An abnormally high resistance can persist in pre-eclampsia and growth restriction. If resistance is low, there is a ...Read more
Yes.: Absolutely yes! You can do whatever exercise you were oing priro to preganncy. You just don't want to escalate your activity or start something new. You should maintain your heartrate at 80% of your maximum. To calculate your max heartrate take 220 -age ; this number x. 8 should be 80% of your maximum. Of course activities with potential abdominal trauma should be avoided- kickboxing, water skiing. ...Read more
SXS of pregnancy: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. ...Read more