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If cushing's syndrome is undiagnosed during pregnancy what problems could the baby be born with? Could this cause pituitary dwarfism?

If cushing's syndrome is undiagnosed during pregnancy what problems could the baby be born with? Could this cause pituitary dwarfism?

Not really.: Cushing's doe not appear to be terribly damaging to the fetus. Most complications seen from cushing's in pregnancy result from effects on the health of the mother, which can in turn affect the health of the developing fetus. Common maternal complication is high blood pressure, which can lead to pre-eclampsia, can also predispose to diabetes during pregnancy. Once born, babies are usually normal. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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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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If you had undiagnosed breast cancer and then got pregnant, would the pregnancy hormones shrink the tumor?

If you had undiagnosed breast cancer and then got pregnant, would the pregnancy hormones shrink the tumor?

NO: The very high hormone levels of pregnancy are a big risk factor for increased growth, and often, women with a breast cancer diagnosis have to deliver their babies early, so that they can have their evaluation for the cancer completed, or surgery done, and begin any additional treatments necessary. ...Read more

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Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Yes : Pregnant teenagers face different challenges. Medically speaking, they are at higher risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and increased infant mortality. They also have higher rates of depression and children with delayed cognitive abilities. This doesn't include the huge socioeconomic burden that teenage pregnancy brings to the table. ...Read more

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What causes complications in pregnancies?

What causes complications in pregnancies?

Many reasons: Complications in pregnancy can be from the pregnancy itself, such as placenta problems, amniotic fluid problems and problems with the baby's development. Other reasons might be medical complications related to diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus and many other medical conditions. Other reasons can be self imposed such as smoking drinking and using drugs. ...Read more

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Symtoms of pregnancy?

Symtoms of pregnancy?

Sore boobs, morning: Nausea and possible vomiting, sore abdomen at times. Feeling mentally different. ...Read more

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What causes pregnancy?

What causes pregnancy?

Sperm + egg = preg: Pregnancy occurs when sperm from a man's penis reaches an egg released from a woman's ovary and fertillizes it. This occurs during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Symptons of pregnancy ?

Symptons of pregnancy ?

Variable, see below: Slight bleeding, milky discharge, tingling in breasts, tiredness, frequent urination, missed period, morning sickness etc. See this site for more information. You may wish to do a home pregnancy test about a week after the missed period. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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How to stop pregnancy ?

How to stop pregnancy ?

Celibacy: Benifeits of celibacy includes .Avoid getting hpv which can lead to cervical cancer, or even throat cancer contracted from oral sex. Reduce risk of other stds such as herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts reduce risk of unwanted pregnancy reduce risk of marrying someone solely because of an unwanted pregnancy. ...Read more

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Real pregnancy symptoms?

Real pregnancy symptoms?

Several: There are several early signs of pregnancy including nausea +/- vomiting, breast tenderness, food cravings or aversions, tiredness, and increased urination. ...Read more

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Symptoms of a pregnancy?

Symptoms of a pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Missing your period is the most common symptom also some women will become nauseated and have breast tenderness. ...Read more