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Dr. Tanya Russo
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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 can a pregnant woman take for fever?

Get a Dx: Fever is a symptom get in & get a DX 4 the fever & follow ur md's advise. ...Read more

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What can a pregnant woman take for extreme bloating?

What can a pregnant woman take for extreme bloating?

OB MD's advice: If you do not have Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (Pre-eclampsia) as per your OB MD, then there is no magic pill that will decrease pregnancy bloating. Many pregnant women have had excellent success with exercise classes geared specifically to them and a balanced nutritional diet. Make sure you run this by your treating OB MD for his/her advice as well. ...Read more

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What can a pregnant person take for constipation?

What can a pregnant person take for constipation?

Colace (docusate sodium): Colace (docusate sodium) is a good choice for constipation in pregnancy; 100 mg capsule will typically do the job, if not, colace (docusate sodium) can be taken as needed. ...Read more

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What can I take for an upset stomach if I had a bleeding ulcer in the past?

What can I take for an upset stomach if I had a bleeding ulcer in the past?

Doctor: I would seriously consider alling your doctor about this. You can take peptobismol but this could be te ulcer rebleeding. ...Read more

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Could you take antacid for a growling stomache?

Could you take antacid for a growling stomache?

Yes.: You can try it. If the antacids help temporarily, then your problem is related to stomach acid. Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of medicine a pregnant woman can take for morning sickness?

What kind of medicine a pregnant woman can take for morning sickness?

Vitamin B6, Ginger: Over the counter meds can be tried. Talk to your doctor about prescriptions if these don't help. B6 25 mg 4 times a day and ginger before meals (pills, ginger ale without carbonation) ...Read more

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What can pregnant women take for stomach aches?

What can pregnant women take for stomach aches?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the pain. If it is due to acid reflux then Tums (calcium carbonate) or other medications like pepsid can be helpful. You should take to your OB about what they think the cause of your pain is. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happen if a pregnant woman has a uric acid?

Could you tell me what happen if a pregnant woman has a uric acid?

Nothing: A high uric acid is not a significant issue unless there is a history of gout, kidney stones or chronic kidney disease. ...Read more

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I am a female with chronic undiagnosed nausea for a long time after a stomach flu what could this be? How can I control the nausea?

I am a  female with chronic undiagnosed nausea for a long time after a stomach flu what could this be? How can I control the nausea?

Probably diet: Nausea is caused by metabolic changes in thebrainstem. The easiest way to produce that is by taking sugar in all its different forms. If this applies to you, discontinue "cold turkey" and start taking a supplement of thiamine and magnesium with a multivitamin. ...Read more

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What could cause a non-pregnant woman to be spotting for over a month?

What could cause a non-pregnant woman to be spotting for over a month?

Spotting: Could be from the birth control pill (if just started or switched or dose changed), intrauterine devices, thyroid disease, infection, uterine fibroids, or stress. Consult your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Am 6 weeks pregnant. For what complications or reasons should a pregnant woman not take a flight?

Am 6 weeks pregnant. For what complications or reasons should a pregnant woman not take a flight?

OK to Fly: It's generally ok to fly during early pregnancy as long as you are otherwise healthy. Flying will increase your chances of having blood clots in the legs (dvt or deep vein thrombosis) that can potentially be fatal if the go to the lungs. Pregnancy also increases the risk for dvt, so be cautious about preventing these, and consult with your ob/gyn about options for prevention. ...Read more

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What causes a man to vomit after having sex with a pregnant women?

What causes a man to vomit after having sex with a pregnant women?

If this only occurs: With a pregnant female - this could be psychological in nature. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can take while pregnant for a constant severe stomach ache?

Is there anything i can take while pregnant for a constant severe stomach ache?

See your doctor: Call and see your obstetrician doctor for an evaluation of your pains ; what can be done to help relieve it. ...Read more

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I have a stomach ulcer is it safe for me to have a myomectomy?

I have a stomach ulcer is it safe for me to have a myomectomy?

Stomach ulcer: Your physician might want to treat your ulcer and allow it to heal before you undergo the additional stress of surgery. It's important to be in as good shape as you can at all times, but especially before an elective surgery. ...Read more

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I am asking this for a friend what can a 20 year old pregnant women to get rid of the nauseous feeling during pregnancy?? That's safe for baby

I am asking this for a friend what can a 20 year old pregnant women to get rid of the  nauseous feeling during pregnancy?? That's safe for baby

Nausea: yes, there are options to help with severe nausea and vomiting that are safe during pregnancy. Your friend needs to discuss this with her OB/GYN. Do not take any medications, even over the counter, natural, herbal, etc. during pregnancy without always first discussing w your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more