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Doctor insights on: The Effects Of Hypothyroidism On First Trimester Pregnancy

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Is cetirizine safe for first trimester pregnancy?

Is cetirizine safe for first trimester pregnancy?

Yes: This class of antibiotics is definitely safe in first trimester. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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First trimester pregnancy & haven't slept in 5 days - panic at night and adrenaline surges through body. Terrified this will affect/lose baby. HELP! ?

First trimester pregnancy & haven't slept in 5 days - panic at night and adrenaline surges through body. Terrified this will affect/lose baby. HELP! ?

See your OB: The emotional state has not been associated with miscarriage. Severe Anxiety should be discussed with one's Obstetrician and also possibly a Behavioral Health specialist. ...Read more

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First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

Symptoms vary: Each week your baby is growing rapidly. Starting with one cell to a completely formed fetus by 12 weeks with fingers, toes etc. Each week you may feel the same with mild symptoms or you may have severe symptoms with vomiting and weight loss. Each baby is different and each pregnancy is different. Many women feel really good during the first trimester. Breasts might feel tender and enlarged. ...Read more

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Is flagly safe to take during first trimester pregnancy? I am 6 weeks pregnant.

Is flagly safe to take during first trimester pregnancy? I am 6 weeks pregnant.

No: Flagyl is not safe to take while pregnant. Talk to your doctor about alternatives. Take care! ...Read more

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Can you safely take Vicodin for pain occasionally in first trimester pregnancy ?

Can you safely take Vicodin for pain occasionally in first trimester pregnancy ?

Discuss w/ OBGYN: Definitely discuss w/ your Dr. Each case may differ. For sure, avoid frequent or high dose use. Risks to baby exist. They may become addicted, suffer respiratory issues or even some increased risk of deformation. Rare, low dose use is possibly safe - but discuss it for the best decision. ...Read more

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How common/what % spot during first trimester pregnancy? What are causes of spotting? 

How common/what % spot during first trimester pregnancy? What are causes of spotting? 

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon to spot in the first trimester. Your obgyn should have fully explained possible causes which are, possible loss of pregnancy, implantation bleed, subchorionic hematoma- which is a small blood clot. Abnormalities of the cervix or friable cervix which can bleed after intercourse and other causes. You should get an ultrasound, i always do that in all of my patents. ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


Dr. Liza Kunz
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First Trimester Pregnancy (Definition)

The first trimester of pregnancy is an exciting time when expecting parents have many questions and concerns. And that's okay! Your doctor's there to help explain prenatal screening, your first ultrasound, and what you can do to keep both ...Read more