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What does baby in vertex position mean?

What does baby in vertex position mean?

Vertex: Vertex position means the baby's head is down and in optimal position for delivery. It's the preferred position. ...Read more

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Does kneeling on the floor help your baby get into vertex fetal position?

Does kneeling on the floor help your baby get into vertex fetal position?

Kneeling position: The knee chest position (with the pelvis higher than the head) may help your baby turn around. And come head first. ...Read more

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Can a baby move from vertex to breech position after 38 weeks? he is in vertex position from the very beginning.currently he is at -1 station

Can a baby move from vertex to breech position after 38 weeks? he is in vertex position from the very beginning.currently he is at -1 station

Yes: It is possible for the fetal presentation to change at term but it is unlikely especially with the vertex at -1 station. If you are worried that the baby has flipped discuss your concern with your obstetrician at your next visit. ...Read more

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What can cause vertex and occipital migraines?

What can cause vertex and occipital migraines?

Nerve Compression: It is now understood that migraines are triggered by nerve compression. So nerve decompression can help reverse or eliminate symptoms. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com. ...Read more

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I'm a 19 yo male my hair is thinning and miniaturizing all over my scalp (frontal top crown vertex sides and back) for a year now what could this be?

I'm a 19 yo male my hair is thinning and miniaturizing all over my scalp (frontal top crown vertex sides and back) for a year now what could this be?

Get seen: A thyroid check is in order as is an evaluation for telogen effluvium. You also list a diagnosis of and treatment for androgenic alopecia / male pattern baldness. This is usually unmistakable but doesn't get the entire scalp. ...Read more

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What is a mild frontoparietal cortical atrophy near the vertex in the brain?

What is a mild frontoparietal cortical atrophy near the vertex in the brain?

Anatomy: This means that on an MRI or CT scan, the cortex of the brain in the frontal area and parietal area is thinner than the average person. The vertex means near the top of the head/brain. If the person has neurologic symptoms that could be related to those areas of the brain, this could be the cause. It can also be an incidental finding. ...Read more