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Medical treatment for cervical ectopic pregnancy?

Medical treatment for cervical ectopic pregnancy?

NONE: Ectopic pregency of cervix is rare even rare going to full term, unless get implanted close to uterus, then a nightmare to managing team, always associated with bleeding, could be massive, usually aborts, or require urgent surgical intervention, and medical treatment has no role. Leave it to expert OB surgeon to handle the problem. ...Read more

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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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Is there any safe medical treatment for heartburn during pregnancy?

Is there any safe medical treatment for heartburn during pregnancy?

Natural: More than 60 million americans experience acid reflux at least once a month. Acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), can produce a variety of symptoms. Heartburn. Also called acid indigestion, heartburn is a burning pain or discomfort that can move up from your stomach to the middle of your abdomen and chest. The pain can also move into your throat. Regurgitatio. ...Read more

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I still suffer from a severe morning sickness one week past a medical pregnancy termination. Does this mean the treatment has failed?

Probably not: It is not uncommon to continue to have pregnancy symptoms. You most likely still have significant effects from the hormones that are still present in your body. Talk with your doctor at your follow up visit. ...Read more

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Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) topical rub: Many OTC meds are safe in pregnancy, including Acetaminophen (tylenol) for muscle aches and pains. Topical rubs and patches (ben-gay, icy-hot) are also safe, which is considered very good news in the third trimester, when back and shoulder pain can really hurt! massage and, yes, heating pads are safe in pregnancy -- even a jacuzzi, as long as the temperature does not exceed that of a warm bath. ...Read more

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Have there any treatment before pregnancy among first cousin ?

Have there any treatment before pregnancy among first cousin ?

Genetic: Pregnancy with close relatives as parents increases the risk of genetic disease because they are more likely to carry the same recessive genes than those who are not related and only with 2 of the same recessive gene, one from mom and one from dad, does the baby risk having the disease. Unfortunately, there is no prenatal prevention for this other than unrelated parents. ...Read more

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Spooting in 6wk 5days of pregnancy what is the treatment for it?

Spooting in 6wk 5days of pregnancy what is the treatment for it?

Pregnant/ Spotting: Before you can treat this, the doctor must figure out why you are bleeding.You may have a viable pregnancy that may or may not miscarry, you may have miscarried or you have an ectopic pregnancy.You must see your doctor and get a blood test to check the pregnancy hormone, then get an ultrasound to confirm the viability of the pregnancy.Treatment includes doing nothing, medication or even surgery. ...Read more

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What other treatment options help with attention issue that can be used in pregnancy?

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What other treatment options help with attention issue that can be used in pregnancy?

ADHD therapist: can't take away the symptoms of ADHD completely. but can certainly help you deal with them. ADHD therapy is finding ways to overcome specific impediments that ADHD sets in your path. ...Read more

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Can periodontal treatment during pregnancy cause any problems?

Can periodontal treatment during pregnancy cause any problems?

Perhaps!: Generally, elective treatment should be postponed until after the pregnancy is over! if you can tolerate the treatment without anesthesia or other medications, there are no contraindications! most ob's that we have spoken with would rather have you not take any medications while pregnant! ...Read more

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Can a woman who suffered from hyperplasia have a successful pregnancy after treatment?

Can a woman who suffered from hyperplasia have a successful pregnancy after treatment?

What treatment?: It really depends on what treatment you had for hyperplasia. If you had a d;c, then yes you should be able to get pregnant. If you had an ablation, destruction of the endometrium or a hysterectomy then no you couldn't get pregnant. See you doctor for specific answers. ...Read more

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If having nana endolimax is dangerous for early pregnancy?And what's the best treatment u recommend?

If having nana endolimax is dangerous for early pregnancy?And what's the best treatment u recommend?

Endolimax: Endolimax is an ameba that gets into the intestinal tract from contaminated food or water. Ideally one should eat and drink non contaminated food. It is known to cause chronic diarrhea. Speak to your doctor about treatment with flagyl. ...Read more

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What are the studies proving that the treatment you are prescribing for Crohn's will improve the condition during pregnancy?

What are the studies proving that the treatment you are prescribing for Crohn's will improve the condition during pregnancy?

None: There are studies showing improvement with various drugs, but no specific studies have been done in pregnancy. The drugs are gen. Categorized for safety based on animal studies or reports from pts who had to be treated in preg or just didn't know they were preg. Pregnant pts seem to respond the same as non pregnant. ...Read more

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Primary amenorrhea. Can have treatment . To get pregnancy?

Primary amenorrhea. Can have treatment . To get pregnancy?

What is the source: The source of the primary amenorrhea is the most important issue to determine success. What is the source? ...Read more

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What is a treatment for pityriasis versicolor that is safe during pregnancy?

What is a treatment for pityriasis versicolor that is safe during pregnancy?

Best to do nothing: Pityriasis versicolor is caused by a yeast that is usually in/on the skin. Therefore, it isn't harmful to you or your baby. All the prescription medications for this can't be used while pregnant or have not been studied for pregnancy. A nice home remedy that may work is washing with baking soda and then applying apple cider vinager. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for depression in pregnancy?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for depression in pregnancy?

Depression: Depression in pregnancy can be treated with ssri's, tricyclic antidepressants, or some newer atypical medications. Important also is a therapist. It helps to talk with someone about your feelings. A therapist can monitor your progress during pregnancy and help with adjustments after pregnancy. A therapist can also monitor you post-partum and intervene if depression becomes worse. ...Read more

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I just started orthodontic treatment. Will pregnancy interfere with the ortho treatment ?

I just started orthodontic treatment. Will pregnancy interfere with the ortho treatment ?

It shouldn't: You must, however, have meticulous oral hygiene during your ortho care, moreso if you are pregnant. Changes in hormonal levels during pregnancy can cause gingival tissue to become inflamed and to bleed easily, so terrific oral hygiene is a must. ...Read more

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What are some options for acne treatment that are all natural/pregnancy safe?

What are some options for acne treatment that are all natural/pregnancy safe?

Acne in Pregnancy: Erythromycin (erygel) is often the drug of choice for pregnancy acne. Azelaic acid (azelex, finacea) may be another option. Both medications are typically applied to the skin as a lotion or gel and are available by prescription. Both are category b meaning they are safe in the 2-3 trimester. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy?

See your doc: The one we know it works in relieving the symptoms if itching is the ursodeoxycolic acid. But in pregnancy this is a very serious condition that requires frequent fetal monitoring, maternal monitoring and potentially delivery before your due date. Please see and ob/gyn specialized in high risk pregnancy if you dont have one. ...Read more

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I got a treatment from my doctor for pregnancy, I used clome 50mg and progynova 1 mg, now what?

I got a treatment from my doctor for pregnancy, I used clome 50mg and progynova 1 mg, now what?

Ask your doctor: Without knowing more about the reason for your infertility, what work up you have had, and your response, it isn't possible to say what the next step should be. Ask your doctor and discuss the plan. Good luck. ...Read more