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Which type of diabetes happens during pregnancy?

Which type of diabetes happens during pregnancy?

Gestational diabetes: Gestational diabetes is a condition where women develop high blood sugar during pregnancy without a prior history of diabetes. It is often without symptoms, but can be picked up during routine pre-natal screening. There is some risk to the baby if it is not treated, and there is some risk of the mother having diabetes after birth. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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After fertilization, is there a certain type of discharge? I'm experiencing a different type of discharge.

After fertilization, is there a certain type of discharge? I'm experiencing a different type of discharge.

Non-specific: There is no type of discharge that is specific to fertilization. A pregnancy test 1-2 days before the expected period is the first reliable sign of pregnancy. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What type of trauma and severity causes a placental abruption?

What type of trauma and severity causes a placental abruption?

Placental abrupt ion: Trauma to the abdomen can cause abruption, MVA, a fall, being hit, etc. In addition, hypertension; pre-eclampsia, pregnancy induced or chronic, uncontrolled hypertension can be at the root of placental abruption. Other reasons also include premature rupture of membranes, a bleed called a sub chorionic hemorrhage, placenta overlying the cervix in anyway as the cervix opens...many reasons. ...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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Does having a past occurence of one type of HPV provide *any* level of immunity for other types of hpv?

Does having a past occurence of one type of  HPV provide *any* level of immunity for other types of hpv?

HPV: There is some cross immunity but not much. Your two best options are the quadrivalent vaccine and limiting your sexual partners. ...Read more

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What is the genetic risk of having a gestational diabetes mellitus?

What is the genetic risk of having a gestational diabetes mellitus?

Depends on Risks: The risk relates to obesity (body mass index>30) or being >110% of ideal body weight, family history of diabetes, ethnic group (eg, hispanic-american, african-american, native american, south or east asian, pacific islander), age >25, history of a baby >9 lbs, maternal birthweight >9lbs (or <6). The one you can control is weight, so work with your doctor if it's too high. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of miscarriages?

What is the incidence of miscarriages?

12 %: Miscarriage happens in 1 in 8 pregnancies. The most common cause of miscarriages is chromosomal abnormalities like down's syndrome. There are many other causes including birth defects, infections, hormone problems or abnormalities of the mother's uterus. ...Read more

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Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Clear and stringy: Ovulatory cervical mucus is typically clear and stretchy. ...Read more

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Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Which type of vaginal mucus is a sign of ovulating?

Thin watery : Typically the mucus becomes, thin watery and abundant in the days leading up to ovulation. After ovulation, the mucus become thick and less abundant. ...Read more

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What's the probability of inheritance of diabetes?

Depends: Check the presence of diabetes in the family: siblings, parents and grandparents as well as cousing aunt and uncle. Consider also the weight and level of physical activity. Those are all factor that interplay and genetic predisposition is a well know fact but genetic testing is not standard at this time. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a second miscarriage due to chromosome abnormality?

What are the chances of a second miscarriage due to chromosome abnormality?

Dependsonabnormality: Actually depends on where the abnormality came from (parent or not). If it is pre-existing in either parent, chances of recurrence can be as high as 100% in a fusion chromosome between the X chromosome and a non-X chromosome. If it is a new anomaly, chance are almost background, although seeing something once always raises the possibility of seeing it, or something like it, again. Can't generalize ...Read more

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What the risk of twins perganancy?

What the risk of twins perganancy?

1 in 90: The rate of natural twinning is 1 in 90. The rate of natural triplets, 1 in 8000. ...Read more

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What type of diabetes can happen during pregnancy?

What type of diabetes can happen during pregnancy?

Gestational diabetes: If you do not have diabetes before you are pregnant, but become diabetic during the pregnancy you have developed "gestational diabetes". You will be at increased risk for adult onset diabetes later in life as well. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs of a miscarriage?

What are some of the signs of a miscarriage?

Cramping & bleeding: Cramping and bleeding are the most common signs of a miscarriage. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What increases the risk of having retinopathy of prematurity?

What increases the risk of having retinopathy of prematurity?

Earlier age of birth: The care of premature birth babies is a battle between things known to increase survival including oxygen administration versus the risk of this life-saving oxygen cause retinopathy. No intervention is as good as oxygen and so this is an assumed risk. Treatment for this is possible including bevicizumab. ...Read more

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What is the type of diabetes that develops in pregnant women?

What is the type of diabetes that develops in pregnant women?

Gestational diabetes: It is called gestational diabetes if a woman who only has high blood glucose while pregnant. These women are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life. ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of diabetes type 1?

What are the characteristics of diabetes type 1?

Drinking/ Urinating: My daughter's presentation was classic, intense thirst, frequent urination, tired all the time, headaches, and weight loss over the course of several weeks. Bedwetting, also can happen! Definitely check your urine for glucose or buy an over the counter glucose meter and check your blood glucose with these symptoms! Its easy to stop here with insulin and prevent from progressing to coma! ...Read more

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Which type of schizophrenia is the worst type?

Which type of schizophrenia is the worst type?

Any Type Possible: The worst type of schizophrenia is the type that causes the greatest impairment in one's ability to function and does not respond to medical treatment. In the U.S. We recognize five sub-types of schizophrenia: paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated, and residual. Some studies show that the paranoid type may have a better prognosis for indepdent living than the other four. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more