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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Which antihypertensive drugs that can cause cleft lip/palate if taken during pregnancy?

Which antihypertensive drugs that can cause cleft lip/palate if taken during pregnancy?

ACEi/ ARBs: Not sure there's a drug that links specifically to cleft lip but it is clear that you should avoid ACE Inhibitors and ARBs during pregnancy due to heart and kidney abnormalities that can occur. ...Read more

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I'm 24 weeks pregnant, doc gave 1 diprofos injection 2ml ampule for cold&allergy. Will it cause cleft palate or excessive hair growth in my baby

I'm 24 weeks pregnant, doc gave 1 diprofos injection 2ml ampule for cold&allergy. Will it cause cleft palate or excessive hair growth in my baby

NO: That medication is a steroid and it does not have that side effect. At 24 weeks the fetal mouth was formed many weeks ago. ...Read more

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Can cleft lips and cleft palates be prevented?

Can cleft lips and cleft palates be prevented?

Prevent cleft lip...: Many cases of cleft lip and palate cannot be prevented. Avoiding alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy can lower you risk of having a baby with a cleft lip. Use of multivitamin or prenatal vitamins including Folic Acid during pregnancy or if you are planning to get pregnant may prevent cleft lip and cleft palate. ...Read more

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How common do newborns have a cleft lip or palate?

How common do newborns have a cleft lip or palate?

About 1:1000 babies: It depends on the ethnic group, the family and pregnancy history, etc. Some asian groups have as high as 1 in 250 births with cleft, caucasians about 1 in 1000, and black africans about 1 in 1200 births. ...Read more

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Can mthfr 2copies a1298c cause second trimester loss? Also, can low progesterone cause 2nd tri loss?

Can mthfr 2copies a1298c cause second trimester loss? Also, can low progesterone cause 2nd tri loss?

MTHFR: Defects in the mthfr gene can cause many health issues. For more information on how this gene mutation is affecting your health, read this... http://doccarnahan.blogspot.com/2013/10/whats-big-deal-about-methylation-update.html. ...Read more

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17mo boy with 1/2in inner lower lip laceration,no active bleeding.wheb it heals,will the lip be deformed?

17mo boy with 1/2in inner lower lip laceration,no active bleeding.wheb it heals,will the lip be deformed?

It depends: If the lip laceration is exclusive to the inner lip, likely to heal without deformity. If lip laceration goes from inner lip to outer lip scarring is possible. Follow up with child's doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Does flutab ( paracetamol 500mg, pseudoephedrine30 mg, diphenhydramine 25mg ) cause genetic defects during1 to 2 weeks of pregnancy?

Does flutab ( paracetamol 500mg, pseudoephedrine30 mg, diphenhydramine 25mg ) cause genetic defects during1 to 2 weeks of pregnancy?

Generally no: But mind you, it is a combination medicine with multiple ingredients, paracetamol and diphenhydramine are relatively safe, category B with pregnancy, pseudoephedrine though is category C , so should be used with more caution. Good that you asked, always caution with multiple medications whether pregnant, breastfeeding or not ...Read more

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Can bupropionxl150mg, lamictal150mg , lexapro20mg, or seroquel25mg any of these meds cause bleeding and painful breast only left side?

Can bupropionxl150mg, lamictal150mg , lexapro20mg, or seroquel25mg any of these meds cause bleeding and painful breast only left side?

No: Those symptoms are not related at all to the medications. They are potentially serious symptoms and should be evaluated as soon as you are able to get in touch with your family doctor. If any fever develops then i would go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Can 150mg a day topamax (topiramate) cause fluid retention?

Can 150mg a day topamax (topiramate) cause fluid retention?

Yes, it can: The metabolic adverse effects of topiramate have been well documented. Common side effects of Topamax include tiredness, dizziness, coordination problems and fluid retention. ...Read more

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Are there any long term adulthood effects after getting a cleft lip or palate repaired?

Are there any long term adulthood effects after getting a cleft lip or palate repaired?

Cleft lip and palate: Ideally, once a cleft lip or palate is repaired, there will be normal growth and speech development. However, there are inherent risks with surgery for cleft lip and palate. The biggest of these risks lies with cleft palate surgery, where an opening in the palate may recur leading to a nasal voice and passage of liquids between the nasal and oral cavity. Treatment requires further surgery. ...Read more

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Is it common for adults to have cleft lip and cleft palate?

Is it common for adults to have cleft lip and cleft palate?

Rare in the U.S.: Most children born with cleft lips or palates in the U.S. Have them repaired when they are still infants. However, it is possible to see adults in some developing countries who never had the opportunity to have surgery as a child. Often they are social outcasts because of their appearance. ...Read more

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If I had cleft lip, will it be likely that my future children will have cleft lips and palates too?

Depends on a lot: If there is nothing in the family history, then there is about a 4% risk of children having this. However, this might vary depending on a lot of things. A genetics counselor is the best person to see to find out this risk in any specific person. Call the local cleft team to find a genetics counselor that does this. ...Read more

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Pregnant 5 weeks I was taking lamotrigine 200 mg ,Lexapro 10mg ,seroquel 100mg , 1 prenatale vitamin I'm very worried can these medication be harmful ?

Pregnant 5 weeks I was taking lamotrigine 200 mg ,Lexapro 10mg ,seroquel 100mg , 1 prenatale vitamin I'm very worried can these medication be harmful ?

Yes and no: In medicine, as in life, there is a risk and a benefit to every course of action one pursues. Presumably your doctor put you on the drugs that you are taking because you have certain neurological conditions that he wants to control throughout your pregnancy. Your fetus is also exposed to those medications and you should inform your obstetrician. Together you will make an informed decision. ...Read more

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9yo w/bre. Reduded Abilify (aripiprazole) from 15 to 10mg. Noticed small lip twich-could this be bre or from reducing abilify-no tx dx?

9yo w/bre. Reduded Abilify (aripiprazole) from 15 to 10mg.  Noticed small lip twich-could this be bre or from reducing abilify-no tx dx?

Lip twitch: Any lip twitch while taking or weaning from Abilify (aripiprazole) needs to be seen and evaluated by the md who wrote the prescription, see your psychiatrist/neurologist for evaluation, try some Benadryl for now 1-2teaspoons a day but see your prescribing doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Schneider
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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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Topiramate (Definition)

Is indicated to treat epilepsy, but mainly a second line or adjunctive agent, and also useful to prevent migraine headaches. Has several adverse effects including: kidney stones, narrow angle glaucoma, metabolic acidosis, heatstroke in kids, paresthesias, slowing of speech and cognition, drowsiness. ...Read more