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Doctor insights on: Using Fem Dophilus During Pregnancy

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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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Dr. Says my femur knob and pelvic joint is "loosening" on right leg d/t pregnancy. The pain is so bad I can barely move my leg or walk. What can I do?

Dr. Says my femur knob and pelvic joint is "loosening" on right leg d/t pregnancy. The pain is so bad I can barely move my leg or walk. What can I do?

Seek Medical attenti: Your OB/Gyn doctor can examine you and guide you further. Otherwise seek Orthopedic consultation to assess your pelvic bones and joints. It is essential that you remain active and move around. Otherwise your bones will get weaker even more and you risk development of blood clots in your legs...so you must walk around (use a support/stick or cane to give you extra support, if needed). ...Read more

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When should I stop using Humphrey 11 pills during pregnancy?

Immediately: Humphrey 11 pills are supposed to regulate a woman's cycle. Once pregnancy has been established there is no use for Humphrey 11 pills. ...Read more

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Where do you find out about using medicines during pregnancy?

Where do you find out about using medicines during pregnancy?

Web MD: There are several books available on the use of medicines in pregnancy & during breast feeding. Webmd has a section on their site regarding the use of medicines during pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm using cream for herpes1.it's not effective. Can this disease pass on to my child during pregnancy. What's the percentage.

I'm using cream for herpes1.it's not effective. Can this disease pass on to my child during pregnancy. What's the percentage.

HSV: Herpes can indeed be passed to the baby. There are medications that can be taken to prevent outbreaks so that vaginal delivery can be achieved. You need to have a frank discussion with your provider on what your plan should be during pregnancy and delivery. ...Read more

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Iam 2 month pregnant...mobile using is harmful during pregnancy.? What are the things that I have to avoid during pregnancy

Iam 2 month pregnant...mobile using is harmful during pregnancy.? What are the things that I have to avoid during pregnancy

Mobile ok...: Mobile use ok. Avoid all medications first three months of pregnancy, alcohol, street drugs. Always check with your doctor before taking any med. Best luck. ...Read more

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Using solarcaine spray during pregnancy?

Using solarcaine spray during pregnancy?

Solarcaine: Solarcaine is an fda category b drug meaning studies show no adverse fetal effects in the second or third trimester. ...Read more

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Is airborne safe during pregnancy?

Is airborne safe during pregnancy?

Wouldn't do it.: Airborne is a cocktail of vitamins and minerals which is supposed to boost the immune system when a common cold is suspected. It contains vitamin a, which in excess may cause birth defects. Also, there is no evidence that airborne is effective at all and you should not waste your money. ...Read more

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Is a drysuit safe during pregnancy?

The issue with a: Dry suit is what you are doing in it. If you are snorkeling or swimming that is fine. If you are diving in a dry suit, that is not healthy during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can we eat brinjal during pregnancy?

Can we eat brinjal during pregnancy?

Sure: There is no reason you can't eat eggplant during pregnancy ...Read more

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Can I take pedilax during pregnancy?

Can I take pedilax during pregnancy?

For constipation?: If you are asking about suppositories, the answer is yes. If you are speaking of oral, I would recommend something else, like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) to help with constipation. It's not absorbed by the body and is gentler than many anti-contstipation medications. Make sure to drink a lot of water if you are having problems with constipation. Drink until your pee is clear/white, no yellow. ...Read more

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How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

How to get boy baby during pregnancy?

Same way every time: Urban myth may have you believe you can pre-select your offspring but that is bogus. If you go the test tube baby route you might be able to pretest embryos & have them implanted, but that is tedious & expensive. You get pregnant & get whatever the successful sperm has made. (the sperm determines the sex)you have the same chance for boy or girl any pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is best to eat during pregnancy?

What is best to eat during pregnancy?

Healthy stuff!: A healthy, well-balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables and the proper amount of grains and protein is best for pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What tests are done during pregnancy?

What tests are done during pregnancy?

Blood and urine: 1. CBC (complete blood count).
2. Blood type and screen.
3. Variety of STD screens, including HIV.
4. Urine culture.
5. Pap smear (age 21 and over).
The above list is not exhaustive. ...Read more

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Can you take keprra during pregnancy?

Can you take keprra during pregnancy?

There is risk: Patients using Levetiracetam (Keppra) should be aware that there appears to be a small chance of malformations with using the medication while pregnant, but that the data are limited. ...Read more

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Is Yacon Syrup safe during pregnancy?

Is Yacon Syrup safe during pregnancy?

Yacon syrup: Is a syrup from Peru used for weight loss literature review showed that it is beneficial for premenopausal women
Who are obese and with insulin resistance. Although it seems sake and product is natural, it did not not do any study on pregnancy. It would be wise not to use any medication including herbal or natural during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Which herbs are safe during pregnancy?

Which herbs are safe during pregnancy?

None needed: There is no scientific evidence that one should take any herbs during pregnancy as they do not benefit you. Take a Folic Acid vitamin or a prenatal vitamin and you are good to go. ...Read more

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Are ginger pills safe during pregnancy?

Are ginger pills safe during pregnancy?

What's in the pills?: Ginger is ok. But what is in the pills besides ginger? Not all companies take care to test or include ingredients considered safe for pregnancy. Even prescription pills can be counterfeit and include lead paint, floor wax, other toxins. Before taking new OTC pills, do searches for information about the company that makes them, show the bottle to your pharmacist or doctor, even check otis, reprotox. ...Read more