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Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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Now i'm pregnant & now i'm in 11th week. Rubella report result is 4563.0. It's good or not? I have to take vaccinate injection?

Now i'm pregnant & now i'm in 11th week. Rubella report result is 4563.0. It's good or not? I have to take vaccinate injection?

Depends: That is likely a positive result so you are likely immune. But it is impossible to know without seeing the normal values. Also, do not get the rubella vaccine while you are pregnant. ...Read more

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I have a question is it okay to smell hairdye when i'm pregnant ? My brother is dying his hair at home so i'm just wondering cause i'm pregnant now.

I have a question is it okay to smell hairdye when i'm pregnant ? My brother is dying his hair at home so i'm just wondering cause i'm pregnant now.

Pregnant & "dying": If the odors from dying are very pungent then it is best to leave the room when pregnant, so that any chemicals are not inhaled for the fetus and prevent it from "dying" as well. ...Read more

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I've had an ectopic pregnancy if i'm pregnant now am I at risk of it being another ectopic?

I've had an ectopic pregnancy if i'm pregnant now am I at risk of it being another ectopic?

ABSOLUTELY!: The rates of recurrent ectopic pregnancy after single dose methotrexate, salpingectomy, and linear salpingostomy were 8, 10, and 15%, respectively, among women who attempted to conceive again. Seek early care with a gynecologist and check serial beta HCG levels and transvaginal sonograms until intrauterine viable pregnancy is determined conclusively. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily! ...Read more

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Yay! I'm pregnant! Now how do I work out my due date based on the results of my blood test?

Yay! I'm pregnant! Now how do I work out my due date based on the results of my blood test?

Ultrasound: It is not possible to calculate the due date from pregnancy hormone concentrations. A transvaginal 2 weeks after the anticipated menstrual period will yield a fetal heart beat and the crown lump length (CRL). Providers have tables that tell them into what gestational age a given CRL translates into and what the due date will be. ...Read more

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The first day of my last period was may 8th 2013, i'm pregnant now and want to know how far along am i?

The first day of my last period was may 8th 2013, i'm pregnant now and want to know how far along am i?

Due date calculator: 7 weeks 3 days just by your period. Be aware your ultrasound may change the date, so ask your provider to clarify. There are a ton of online sites that will give you your due date, gestational age. Google due date calculator to do this whenever you like. Your due date by lmp should be 2/12/14 according to perinatology.Com. ...Read more

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I take Zyrtec once a day everyday for chronic hives. I'm pregnant now, can I continue to take it? Thanks!

I take Zyrtec once a day everyday for chronic hives. I'm pregnant now, can I continue to take it?

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Yes: Pregnancy category B. No known risk to fetus. Generic cetirizine is same, only less expensive. How well does it work? Some people with chronic hives need 2 or 3 a day for control. There is a good chance it will go away in the future. Most chronic urticaria is autoimmune and not allergy. ...Read more

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Lmp was 11/09 had sex 11/20, 21, 22 i'm pregnant now how far along can I be and when was my conception date?

Lmp was 11/09 had sex 11/20, 21, 22  i'm pregnant now how far along can I be and when was my conception date?

11/23: Your 'average' date of conception was 11/23. Your due date based on your lmp would be 8/16/14. And you would be 12 weeks 0 days as of today. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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