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Puppps Multiple Gestation
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
Multiple babies: Multiple gestation means more than one baby at a time. They can be twins, triplets, etc. The multiple can be identical or fraternal. Our infertility treatments increase the risk for having multiples. Multiples are much more complicated pregnancies (more for babies than mom). We are trying to reduce the number of multiples with our treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had two grade A blastocysts transferred on day 5. My hCG levels are: 9dpt 498, 13dpt 2994, 16dpt 9400 Does this suggest multiple gestation?
Puppps: The treatment of puppp is symptomatic. High strength steroid creams or ointments, such as clobetasol (temovate) or Betamethasone (diplrolene), used up to 2 to 3 times a day usually relieve the itching and prevent the spread of the rash. Once the rash is under control, changing to a lower strength steroid used less frequently is advisable. ...Read more
33 weeks pregnant, top of belly broke out in a very itchy red welt rash, allergy, or normal pregnancy symptom? I do not think it is PUPPP rash
Hard to say: Being pregnant does not protect you from getting a skin rash and in fact makes you more likely to get strange skin rash. It is however not normal. If it is a raised welt which goes away after a few hours, then consider taking an antihistamine. There is no way to tell at this time whether this is from an allergic reaction or not unless you have noted such an association (food, pet etc) ...Read more
Is it safe to take 1 tablet of 10mg phenergan (promethazine) per day for pupps at 37 weeks of gestation?
Yes: This skin condition, peculiar to pregnancy, will get better when you deliver. It may take a few days to weeks to subside. It is not dangerous and only needs treatment to help with the itching. Antihistamines, such as phenergan, (promethazine) Hydroxyzine and Diphenhydramine can be used safely to cut down on the itching. ...Read more
I don't know if I'm pregnant or not but I've developed a rash that looks a lot like a pregnancy rash should I take a pregnancy test?
Wait on cycle: Rashes are so common that I would wait and see what happens with your cycle, as this is much more accurate. ...Read more
Hcg: No this can be normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Several: Multiple gestation (meaning twins, triplets) increases the risk of several complications during pregnancy including but not limited to: going into labor early, breaking your bag of water early, bedrest and hospitalization, c-section, diabetes in pregnancy, preeclampsia, death of a baby in utero and improper growth of one or more of the babies. ...Read more
I've taken multiple pregnancy tests, and they keep coming back negative. I am over 2 weeks late. What's up?
I am having multiple pregnancy symptoms but had four negative hpt. Why else would I be getting these symptoms?
Pregnancy rash is merely a description, not a diagnosis. However, there are some rashes that only happen during pregnancy such as Puppp (Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy) which can happen during the mid trimester and be very itchy. It can be treated ...Read more
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