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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

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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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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What are the effects of lymphoma treatment in pregnancy?

What are the effects of lymphoma treatment in pregnancy?

It depends: The treatment of lymphoma depends on the type (hodgkin's vs non-hodgkin's) and stage, and can include chemotherapy and/or radiation. After the first trimester, and avoiding radiation, it is possible to limit toxicity to the fetus, but your team should include your cancer doctors (hematologist/oncologist), your obstetrician and a pediatrician specializing in neonatology (care of newborns). ...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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Is IUI good treatment for pregnancy?

Is IUI good treatment for pregnancy?

Yes: IUI is a great treatment. When a couple has intercourse of the million of sperm ejaculated only 100-200K make it into the uterus. Of those only 50-100 make it to the egg. IUI allows more sperm to get closer to the egg. IUI's also overcome many sperm issues, cervical issues, and timing issues. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is aromatherapy a helpful treatment for pregnancy symptoms?

Is aromatherapy a helpful treatment for pregnancy symptoms?

No: To my knowledge there are no randomized controlled studies demonstrating benefits of aromatherapy for north american women with symptoms generally due to pregnancy. However, we look forward to more studies on alternative therapy for many conditions. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pregnancy-associated osteoporosis?

What is the treatment for pregnancy-associated osteoporosis?

Calcium: This osteoporosis is short term and not usually treated with potent medications, unless very severe. The diagnosis warrents a bone density exam and consultation with someone versed in osteoporosis. Bone density exams have less radiation than a dental xray and you can be shielded as well. ...Read more

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I'm bleeding after IUI treatment then pregnancy occurs. Is this normal?

I'm bleeding after IUI treatment then pregnancy occurs. Is this normal?

Yes: It is not unusual to have some bleeding at the time of iui. The catheter will sometimes cause some irritation to the cervix. Some women also have spotting around the time of their period even though they are pregnant and everything turns out ok. ...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 is the treatment for pregnancy rash (puppps)?

What is the treatment for pregnancy rash (puppps)?

Puppps: The treatment of puppp is symptomatic. High strength steroid creams or ointments, such as clobetasol (temovate) or Betamethasone (diplrolene), used up to 2 to 3 times a day usually relieve the itching and prevent the spread of the rash. Once the rash is under control, changing to a lower strength steroid used less frequently is advisable. ...Read more

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Can DVT occur whilst on anticoagulation treatment in pregnancy, ?

Can DVT occur whilst on anticoagulation treatment in pregnancy, ?

Yes: Dvt can occur while on anticoagulation and also while pregnant and on anticoagulation. If either of these occurs, it usually means that the anticoagulation has been at unacceptable levels. You need close monitoring and probably, should be followed by a hematologist. ...Read more

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