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What are the complications of gestational diabetes and third pregnancy?

What are the complications of gestational diabetes and third pregnancy?

Several: Dm in pregnancy increases risk of diabetic retinopathy which is eye disease caused by high sugar. Also if the blood sugar is uncontrolled women are at risk for having large babies>9-10lbs, low blood sugar in the baby after birth and multiple defects. These risk can be decreased however with tight control of the blood sugar. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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 preeclampsia in pregnancy?

What are the effects of preeclampsia in pregnancy?

Danger: Preeclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy. It consists of retained fluids, high blood pressure and the kidneys not being able to control protein loss. Delivery is the cure. Medications can be used to stabilize the event and to gain a little lung maturation time. The greatest complication is a seizure and transient liver damage. ...Read more

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What are the signs of early miscarriage of twins?

What are the signs of early miscarriage of twins?

Same: They are no different, but may occur slightly earlier. Most common symptom is cramping. ...Read more

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What are the effects of gestational diabetes during pregnancy?

What are the effects of gestational diabetes during pregnancy?

Many possible: Diabetes can affect the developing baby throughout the pregnancy. In early pregnancy, a mother's diabetes can result in birth defects and an increased rate of miscarriage. Many of the birth defects that occur affect major organs such as the brain and heart. During the 2nd & 3rd trimester, a mother's diabetes can lead to over-nutrition & excess growth of the baby. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having cholestasis of pregnancy in consecutive pregnancies?

What are the chances of having cholestasis of pregnancy in consecutive pregnancies?

70% recurrance risk: Recurrance risk for cholestasis of pregnancy can be as high as 70% in subsequent pregnancies. There is no current therapy to lessen the risk or prevent those recurrances. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having consecutive cases of pre-eclampsia?

What are the chances of having consecutive cases of pre-eclampsia?

15 %: If you had a preeclampsia previously you are more prone to develop it again, compared to a mother who didn't have preeclampsia before. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs of a multiple birth pregnancy?

What are some of the signs of a multiple birth pregnancy?

Ultrasound: The only reliable way to determine a multiple pregnancy (before birth, that is) is by ultrasound. Blood levels of HCG might be helpful, but are not reliable enough. No symptom is consistent or reliable enough to draw conclusions. ...Read more

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What are the risks of a thrombophilia during pregnancy?

What are the risks of a thrombophilia during pregnancy?

Yes: The risk of a blood clot would be the greatest issue. A miscarriage is a complication of thrombophilias also. Treatment can be successful with low dose Aspirin and subclinical heparin. ...Read more

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What are the prevention of preeclampsia?

What are the prevention of preeclampsia?

Bedrest: Preeclampsia is most common in first pregnancies, younger and older mothers, multiple gestations and women whose mother had preeclampsia. Women who already have high blood pressure, diabetes or kidney disease are also at increased risk. Exercise and eat a healthy well balanced diet before and during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the risks of pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy?

What are the risks of pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy?

Big: Very complex condition, if taking era drugs are toxic. Other no, will depend on the pressures, fc, etc.Talk with your ph expert soon or ger a ph center appt. ...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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What are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy and what are the complications of ectopic pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy and what are the complications of ectopic pregnancy?

Vague, serious.: Ectopic pregnancy is one of the exceptions in medicine in that history and physical examination cannot help in its diagnosis significantly. This potentially life-threatening early pregnancy complication can only be diagnosed with serial beta HCG and transvaginal ultrasound examinations. ...Read more

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What are the risks of smoking the first month of pregnancy?

What are the risks of smoking the first month of pregnancy?

Miscarriage: Smoking affects the blood vessels in all of your body. This affects the blood vessels providing oxygen to your early pregnancy which can lead to spontaneous abortion (miscarriage). Smoking at any time can lead to small babies as well. ...Read more

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Is bloating one of the first signs of pregnancy?

Is bloating one of the first signs of pregnancy?

Late period: Late or missed period is the first, and the only completely reliable sign before a positive HCG test. After a positive test, very few signs but many symptoms are reported. In my patient population, i've noticed that fatigue and need for more sleep are the earliest consistent reports. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a miscarriage?

What are the signs of a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: Bleeding which progresses from light to heavy, abdominal cramps, fever, weakness, back pains. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a miscarriage?

What are the signs of a miscarriage?

Cramping/bleeding: The most common signs of a miscarriage are cramping and bleeding. 1 in 5 recognized pregnancies results in a miscarriage. Most miscarriages happen in the first trimester of pregnancy. A miscarriage can be confused with an ectopic pregnancy. If the cramping is predominantly on the left or right side of the lower abdomen, you should see a doctor to rule out an ectopic. Best wishes! ...Read more

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Toxemia (Definition)

Toxemia = blood poisoning by toxins. Toxemia is also a name for preeclampsia ( ^'ed blood pressure, albuminuria ...Read more