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What Effects Can Chlamydia Have While My Baby Is Passing Through The Birth Canal
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
After sex with my partner, immediately on withdraw sperm flows out, what is the cause and how can be avoided? I have only retroverted uterus.
Semen drips out: IT does this in all women. There is no other place for semen and your vaginal fluids to go. This is how nature works. The sperm, however, learn and are programmed to swim to and find the cervix and swim through it. Semen dripping out of the vagina does not in any way lessen the chance of pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is my baby only exposed to the herpes virus by passing through the birth canal, not while it is in the womb?
No: The overwhelming majority of cases where herpes was passed from mom to baby happen at delivery as the baby passes through the birth canal and comes into contact with virus being shed from the vaginal tissue. In rare cases though herpes can be passed during the pregnancy while still in the uterus. These are cases where the mom acquired her first exposure to herpes type 2 while pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife is soon about to give birth but the baby is in transverse or abridged position, what are the implications?And can she have a safe delivery?
Well...: There is alway a great chance that the baby will move and engage normally Do not panic ...Read more
We had sex without taking precautions and after that my vagina is paining and blood is coming out while passing urine?What can be the cause?
Bladder infection: It sounds like you might have a bladder infection. Increasing your fluids can help. You can try an over the counter medicine like Azo standard (phenazopyridine) to help with the discomfort. Call you doctor and describe your symptoms, they might be able to call in an antibiotic for this. ...Read more
My 2nd baby had low oxygen at birth, do not know the cause. I am xpcting my 3rd baby. How can it be avoided. What are the safe methods of giving brth?
Due to medications?: If you were given an epidural or other medications to reduce pain during labor that can sedate your baby and cause it to have low oxygen. I'm a firm believer in natural childbirth whenever possible. There are many techniques like LaMaze breathing you can use to manage pain during labor. See https://www.mamanatural.com/natural-childbirth/ and please read Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, a great book! ...Read more
If a baby passes a bowel movement inside the womb would it effect them while they are in there, or just during labor and after birth?
you mean a meconium : Bowel movement, usually if it is thin the baby will be ok but in some circumstances the baby can have meconium aspiration , that can occur when the meconium becomes very thick and it can be very bad for the baby, you cannot usually diagnose meconium until the membranes are ruptured, meconium and thick meconium is much more common after the due date , please discuss with your OB if you are worried. ...Read more
Great choice: The primary effect of your smoking during pregnancy is in decreasing babies size at birth, not causing deformities. The delicate blood vessels of the placenta can shrink some from nicotine & provide less nutrition to baby over all. By stopping, the placenta may become more effective & be ready for the stress of labor. Quitting will have great benefits for you and baby so good luck. ...Read more
Can pregnant via IVF woman get root canal treatment? My wife is 42 years of age, and getting pregnant through ivf, hopefully in next few weeks.
Is it okay for the health of the mother and the child, if my wife goes for root canal to a dentist while she i
Probably: Check with obgyn, as every situation is different. In general, major essential dental work should be completed before planned medical procedures as to not leave problems unaddressed that could develop into pain and/or infection that could affect both mother and child. Elective dental work should be left for after the 1st trimester. Emergencies, including root canals, should be dealt with quickly, . ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What might be the cause of left pelvic pain after menstruation and sexual contact?after giving birth 2 years ago, i started to have a vaginal itching until now, will this cause any problem in my reproductive system?
It might be an issue: You need to get examined by a GYN MD to determine the cause of your multiple issues as there are so many possibilities that I can't list them here. ...Read more
What are symptoms of asthma in a 7 month old baby and how can I prevent it from coming in the future concerned as my baby always has plegm?
I need to have my remaining teeth pulled during my pregnancy. Is laughing gas harmful to the fetus? Also, what pain meds after the procedure are safe
Yes : I would advise you to avoid the extractions until after your pregnancy is completed if possible. If you must have the extractions i would avoid nitrous oxide, usually, obstetricians allow tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain but the obstetrician should be consulted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My girlfriend is 14 and preganet she has
kidney stones and takes keflex for her bacteria can this affect the baby can keflex affect the baby
See below: Keflex is listed as b category in preganancy ie no animal data showing toxicity, however no controlled studies in humans, medications are taken during pregnancy with the understanding that the benefits outweigh risks. If the medical condition itself can cause harm, then the treatment risks need to be weighed.Your doctor can advise you further and also give you lenght of therapy. ...Read more
I'm 7th weeks pregnant and have a serious back pain. I'm using salonpas pain relieving. Is it safe for my baby and the pregnancy i had heard that the ingredients in the product could cause birth defects. Is it true?
Could propecia (finasteride) potentially cause birth defects in my kids? I will have used it for ~10 years by the time i plan on having them
I was wondering what are the effects on a mother and baby when treated for preterm labor with terbutaline?
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