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What are the effects of anorexia on pregnancy?

What are the effects of anorexia on pregnancy?

Poor fetal growth : If you are suffering from anorexia while pregnant then your baby could have issues with growth and development. Depending on the severity and timing of the anorexia, the baby could have congenital anomalies or growth delay. ...Read more

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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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What are the effects of pregnancy on hypothyroidism?

What are the effects of pregnancy on hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: The various hormones of pregnancy may cause a change in the dose of thyroid medication you will need to stay well controlled. Never just stop your meds without talking to your doc. ...Read more

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What are the effects of bulimia in pregnancy?

What are the effects of bulimia in pregnancy?

Not good: Bulimia and pregnancy are a very bad combination. You amplify the risks to yourself due to changes in your body from the pregnancy. In addition, you risk damage to your developing fetus. You could actually die if you don't stop practicing the bulimic behaviors. Your fetus could die and you could have a miscarriage. Your fetus could suffer from lots of problems later on in life. Please seek help. ...Read more

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What are the effects of hyperthyroidism on pregnancy?

What are the effects of hyperthyroidism on pregnancy?

Several: May make your pulse go up. May make your nausea and morning sickness worse. May cause problems with your metabolism and growth of the baby. ...Read more

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What are the effects of anemia on pregnancy?

What are the effects of anemia on pregnancy?

Variable: If you are severely anemic then it could affect the baby's growth. If you are mildly anemic then your iron stores will become depleted because the baby will deplete your iron stores. Some people have medical problems like sickle cell or thalassemia and will always be anemic. Usually the treatment for anemia is to take extra iron supplements as prescribed by you doctor. ...Read more

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What are the effects of scleroderma on pregnancy?

Watch the kidney+ BP: The kidney function needs to be followed and closely monitored. An elevation in the blood pressure can occur and can be a serious problem. You will need careful monitoring and high risk ob, your rheumatologist and renal followup. ...Read more

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What are the effects of anorexia?

What are the effects of anorexia?

See fact sheet: Fact sheet: http://www.Womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/anorexia-nervosa.Cfm.

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What are the effects of vulvovaginitis on pregnancy?

What are the effects of vulvovaginitis on pregnancy?

Depends on why: Depending on the cause, it may have no effect (yeast infection), put someone at risk of preterm labor (trichomonas, bacterial vaginosis), or put the baby at risk of severe infection (herpes). Have your provider check for a cause if you have vulvovaginitis. ...Read more

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What are the effects of syphilis on pregnancy?

What are the effects of syphilis on pregnancy?

Devasting 4 baby: Syphilis can cause serious congenital complications for a baby. Getting it treated is extremely important. The testing is simple and the treatment is penicillin shots. This can be fatal for infants. Surviving infants can suffer from failure to thrive, severe rash, no bridge to the nose, chronic nasal discharge and other complications. Get tested and treated. ...Read more

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What are the effects of bulimia on the voice?

What are the effects of bulimia on the voice?

Laryngitis and more: If repeated vomiting is part of your bulemic spectrum, then exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. ...Read more

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What are the effects of chlamydia on pregnancy?

What are the effects of chlamydia on pregnancy?

Possible infection: In pregnancy if a mom has chlamydia during pregnancy then there is an increased risk of passing infection to infant during pregnancy and after birth. Can also infect infant's eyes causing blindness and also this may increase risk of premature rupture of membranes as well as miscarriage in mom. Fortunately, moms are routinely screened in prenatal care by ob's and infection is easily treated ...Read more

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What are the effects of thalidomide on pregnant women?

What are the effects of thalidomide on pregnant women?

Limb defects: Taken during the first trimester, when the embryo's limbs are formed, Thalidomide can cause severe defects. ...Read more

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What are the effects of HPV on pregnancy?

What are the effects of HPV on pregnancy?

Typically none: Hpv itself will not harm your pregnancy. If you have developed genital warts from hpv, they often grow rapidly during pregnancy and can potentially cause obstruction to a vaginal delivery. If hpv has caused cervical abnormalities like dysplasia, you may need further evaluation of your cervix. ...Read more

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What are the effects of lupus in pregnancy?

What are the effects of lupus in pregnancy?

See below: Patients with lupus can have healthy pregnancies. However; they can be complicated by preeclampsia, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, low birth weight, intratuterine growth restriction, miscarriage, and premature labor and also gestational diabetes (usually due to meds). The best outcomes occur when the mother's lupus has been clinically inactive for 6 months prior to conception. ...Read more

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What are the adverse effects of buscopan on pregnancy?

Limited date: Here is a summary of available information on use during pregnancy: http://www.Uktis.Org/docs/hyoscine.Pdf. ...Read more

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What are the emotional effects of teen pregnancy?

What are the emotional effects of teen pregnancy?

Depression: Teens are at risk for pregnancy and postpartum depression. They often feel isolated from their friends and left out of social functions. They are also less likely to finish school or attend college than their non-pregnant friends. Teens are also more likely to experience mood swings from hormonal changes during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the effects of Suboxone on a pregnant woman?

What are the effects of Suboxone on a pregnant woman?

SUBUTEX: Typically in pregnancy subutex is used which does not have the Naloxone part. Better subutex than a drug you are getting illegally. ...Read more

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What are the effects of dextromethorphan tap. On pregnancy?

What are the effects of dextromethorphan tap. On pregnancy?

Dextromethorphan: In very high doses, dextromethophan would have a similar effect as opiates do on the unborn. If you're pregnant, avoid dextromethorphan. ...Read more

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Anorexia Nervosa (Definition)

An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to ...Read more