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Unborn Baby With Fluid On The Brain
Depends: Our brains all make spinal fluid and the brain is washed by and floats in this "water". If there is an imbalance of production and reabsorption the fluid can accumulate and may be referred to as hydrocephalus or "water on the brain". You can visit with a pediatric neurosurgeon who can explain more based on you baby's scans. ...Read more
My cousin told me that beaing in extream heat can couse brain damage to an unborn baby is that true ?
Myths: No. That would be an untrue or inaccurate myth. ...Read more
Does using bug sprays right before pregnancy potentially harm sperm & egg and harm the fetus? Heard it may cause brain cancer to unborn baby. Thanks!
No: It is unlikely to remain in your system very long after exposure. Some bug sprays are considered unsafe in pregnancy, but the risks are low. What is more, certain insect-born illnesses are potentially more harmful, so you'll have to weigh your risks and benefits based on your location. I usually recommend deet-free bug sprays. ...Read more
Ascites: If what you mean is that there is a dena or swelling in the babies abdomen that could be a sign of ascites. This can be the result of a variety of conditions. Given how many different conditions could be causing this it's best to have a visit with your obstetrician or perinatologist to discuss the possible causes. ...Read more
Is it normal for a baby to have hydrocephalus but the fluid is not constant? And the fluid fill parts of the brain that didn't develop?
Detailed Survey: If hydrocephalus is detected during a fetal ultrasound, a detailed evaluation of the fetus would be performed in an effort to detect causative lesions or associated anomalies in order to better guide further assessments. Amniocentesis for genetic evaluation is frequently suggested as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
when my daughter was a baby she fell. She had a fracture of the skull 5 days later brain fluid leak. Now 17. If there could be any side effects?
Should be all right: If it has been that long and neurologically and developmentally everything has been fine, then there should be no longterm side effects. ...Read more
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