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Can use of IUD increase risk of later miscarriage?

Can use of IUD increase risk of later miscarriage?

No: Recent studies show that iud use (with currently available approved iuds) isnot related to later miscarriage. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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Can walking reduce the risk of cancer?

Can walking reduce the risk of cancer?

Indirectly possible.: Walking is a very useful exercise that not only stimulates your circulatory system, but also keeps you away from extra food and sedentary lifestyle. While it cannot be said to directly reduce cancer risk, it helps reduce risk of cancer from lower circulation and not moving and eating extra food which can indirectly lead to cancer, like colon cancer, etc.. It also lowers heart diasese risk. ...Read more

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What increases the risk of having retinopathy of prematurity?

What increases the risk of having retinopathy of prematurity?

Earlier age of birth: The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy. No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab. ...Read more

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Does the patch increase the chance of pregnancy complications?

Does the patch increase the chance of pregnancy complications?

Nicotine? No.: The nicotine patch can help you cut down on smoking, which is good. So, if you use the patch during pregnancy and smoke less, that's actually better for the baby. ...Read more

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Can surgery increase the risk of blood clots?

Can surgery increase the risk of blood clots?

Yes: Yes their is a increase risk of DVT or blood clots after surgery. ...Read more

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Can an abortion increase the risk of breast cancer?

Can an abortion increase the risk of breast cancer?

No: Early retrospective studies gave conflicting results regarding the potential link between abortions and breast cancer. Over the past decade, more accurate prospective studies have failed to show any link between breast cancer and women who had abortions, either spontaneous or induced. ...Read more

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What factors increase the risk of developing diabetes?

What factors increase the risk of developing diabetes?

Obesity. Genes.: Fat tissue in the body increases resistance to insulin, which ultimately causes diabetes. As well, 90% of family members of diabetics will be hard wired genetically to get diabetes. ...Read more

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Does sleep-sharing increase or reduce the risk of sids?

Does sleep-sharing increase or reduce the risk of sids?

Yes: A young baby sleeping face-up in a crib without fluffy blankets nor pillows around, without dangerous cords or strings nearby, will be safe there. His chances getting sids are low (998.5-999 out of 1000 babies won't have sids). Sleeping in a bed with an adult adds the risks of suffocation from blankets & pillows, from trapping the head at the mattress' edge, and from being squashed by the adult. ...Read more

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What increases or decreases the chance of a baby getting MS during pregnancy?

What increases or decreases the chance of a baby getting MS during pregnancy?

Do not worry: If the mother has ms, perhaps a 3-5% chance that child may develop, and if father had ms, roughly 1-3% chance. Nothing else during pregnancy will increase or decrease odds of ms, and chances are that eventual environmental exposures will influence any symptoms if genetic risk even exists. ...Read more

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What are the risks of a high risk pregnancy from antiphospholipid?

What are the risks of a high risk pregnancy from antiphospholipid?

APLAs: The presence of aplas or antiphospholipid antibodies increases the risk of fetal growth retardation and fetal death in utero. They also increase the risk of deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary emboli, and arterial thrombosis. Women who have aplas are usually treated with anticoagulants, for example lovenox, (enoxaparin) during and after the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What increases the risk of dehydration in children?

What increases the risk of dehydration in children?

Size matters: Kids are not small adults. They have a higher percentage of water to body mass.They have a higher baseline metabolism. They are more prone to gut viruses that adults have developed immunity to. When they get sick, they can shut down and refuse to drink while an adult knows s/he must.Dehydration is a common reason for hospitalization in kids for those reasons. ...Read more

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What are the risks of swallowing semen? Does it increase the risk of STDs?

What are the risks of swallowing semen? Does it increase the risk of STDs?

Hmmm....: When a woman swallows semen or sperm, her body just treats it as food (a small snack). It has no effect on her body, so if her shows some changes, it is merely by coincidence. However, life is never that simple. During the process of obtaining that semen, she might also obtain various viruses, bacteria, ureaplasma, etc..., from he who is the source of the semen. So, swallower beware. ...Read more

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What factors increase the risk of diabetes 2?

What factors increase the risk of diabetes 2?

Family history- ie:: genetic history- then obesity , hi fat and hi carbohydrate diets, abnormal sleep-wake cycles, acute stress ...Read more

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Could Duphaston helps the risk of pregnancy?

Could Duphaston helps the risk of pregnancy?

May help some risks: There is some evidence that it is helpful in reducing risk of miscarriages. Other articles may differ. If you had several miscarriages it may help. ...Read more

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Does masturbation increase the risk of uti?

Does masturbation increase the risk of uti?

UTI: Not in men unless very traumatic means of masturbation. In women if the movements are overly aggressive, a dildo or vibrator is employed, or there is other trauma, even slight swelling of the urethra or its outlet may create what is known as transient physiological obstruction and this can predispose to uti, but this is relatively uncommon. ...Read more

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Estrogen increases the risk of endometrial cancer, but does it increase the risk of breast cancer as well?

Estrogen increases the risk of endometrial cancer, but does it increase the risk of breast cancer as well?

Yes: Studies have shown an increase risk of breast cancer in patients treated with estrogen replacement. In fact, women at high risk for getting breast cancer are treated with tamoxifen or evista (raloxifene). Those drugs block the effect of estrogen on breast tissue. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more