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Doctor insights on: What Happens During Pregnancy That Might Cause Pyloric Stenosis

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Dr. Corey Clay
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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 cause amniotic fluid embolism to happen during a C-section what can go wrong?

What cause amniotic fluid embolism to happen during a C-section what can go wrong?

Rare: This a rare but very serious problem. It can occur when amniotic fluid gets into the blood stream and sets up a reaction that can b e life threatening., . ...Read more

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If cushing's syndrome is undiagnosed during pregnancy what problems could the baby be born with? Could this cause pituitary dwarfism?

If cushing's syndrome is undiagnosed during pregnancy what problems could the baby be born with? Could this cause pituitary dwarfism?

Not really.: Cushing's doe not appear to be terribly damaging to the fetus. Most complications seen from cushing's in pregnancy result from effects on the health of the mother, which can in turn affect the health of the developing fetus. Common maternal complication is high blood pressure, which can lead to pre-eclampsia, can also predispose to diabetes during pregnancy. Once born, babies are usually normal. ...Read more

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Paradoxical embolism is a phenomenon that happens only in "patent foramen ovale" or it can occur in every type, can you tell me about this?

Paradoxical embolism is a phenomenon that happens only in "patent foramen ovale" or it can occur in every type, can you tell me about this?

Embolism: Embolism is a clot floats downstream. If there's a hole in one of the heart's walls, and if embolism occurs, it should float from an area of hi to lower pressure (L to R). If it goes the other way, (lo to hi), it's "paradoxical". Potential for PFO is likely present in 60-80% of nl people but only opens with sudden rise in pressure e.g cough or valsalva which suddenly raises right heart pressure. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a heart disease that can be caused from the mother drinking during pregnancy?

Anyone know what is a heart disease that can be caused from the mother drinking during pregnancy?

Septal defects: Fetal alcohol syndrome does result in an increased incidence of heart disease, particularly septal defects such as vsd. It takes a pretty fair amount of drinking - not just a rare glass of wine or beer. ...Read more

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What would cause a child to develop pyloric stenosis after birth?

What would cause a child to develop pyloric stenosis after birth?

Pyloric stenosis: Nothing causes it, it's unfortunately one of those things that you are born with. Genes can potentially play a role. ...Read more

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Does BV always lead to preterm labor or miscarriage? What is the chance of these problems to occur if recurrent?

Does BV always lead to preterm labor or miscarriage? What is the chance of these problems to occur if recurrent?

No: Bacterial vaginosis, while increasing the risk of preterm delivery, does not mean it will absolutely happen. There is little evidence it has any effect on miscarriage rates. If you have chronic BV or recurrent bouts of the condition, then you need to talk to your OB about your concerns with regard to pregnancy problems and options for treatment. ...Read more

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Could you please describe fully what will happen if there is a congenital hole in the septum?

Could you please describe fully what will happen if there is a congenital hole in the septum?

Septal defects: Septal defects of the heart, depending on where they are and there size, can have different outcomes. Some may require surgery, but most do quite well if they are an isolated defect. ...Read more

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Can you please explain can common cold lead to severe heart complications. Is this sth that happens in stages or as a result of prior heart illness?

Can you please explain  can common cold lead to severe heart complications.  Is this sth that happens in stages or as a result of prior heart illness?

See answer: The common cold is defined as an upper respiratory viral infection that is self limited. Causes include RhinoViruses, Influenza virus, Adenovirus and Enteroviruses. The common cold does NOT lead to severe heart disease BUT some of the viruses that cause the common cold can also cause myocarditis, which is a separate illness. PATIENTS WITH MYOCARDITIS USUALLY DON'T HAVE A PRECEDING COMMON COLD. ...Read more

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What happens if a woman is fattening up a lot during pregnancy is that a predisposition to why the child could be fat?

What happens if a woman is fattening up a lot during pregnancy is that a predisposition to why the child could be fat?

Yes: Too much pregnancy weight gain is associated with both gestational diabetes as well as having a large baby which carries many risks. Eat fruits and vegetables and follow your physician's orders on recommended weight gain. It is really not eating for two. ...Read more

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What causes the vagina to hurt during pregnancy if there's a normal pregnancy?

What causes the vagina to hurt during pregnancy if there's a normal pregnancy?

Infection: You might have an infection - and you need to get this checked immediately - as you might also have an UTI ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it mean: a neural tube defect or pre-eclampsia, because screening does not detect all affected preg?

Can you tell me what it mean: a neural tube defect or pre-eclampsia, because screening does not detect all affected preg?

Neural Tube Defects : are malformations of the fetal spinal cord, brain & vertebrae that occur the 3rd-8th week of pregnancy. The most common NTD is Spina Bifida, a split of the vertebral arches; 90% of cases are diagnosed on fetal ultrasound before 18 weeks' gestation. Pre-eclampsia, with maternal high blood pressure, edema, protein in the urine, & more, usually starts after 20 weeks & can harm mother & fetus. ...Read more

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Does slow rising hcg, if pregnancy turns out to be viable, indicate a chromosomal abnormality that could result in child with birth defects?

Does slow rising hcg, if pregnancy turns out to be viable, indicate a chromosomal abnormality that could result in child with birth defects?

Possibly: Healthy and viable pregnancies usually double the value of the HCG hormone every 48 hours. There are many tests that are used now to predict and/or define fetuses with chromosomal abnormalities. Because of your age these tests should be offered and considered. ...Read more

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What happens if chicken pox affect to a pregnant women what will be the problem?

What happens if chicken pox affect to a pregnant women what will be the problem?

Difficult issue: About 2% of those infants born to mothers with chickenpox during the first 20 wks of pregnancy will have the fetal varicella syndrome.The risk may be higher in the earlier weeks. The effects include mental deficiency with or without seizures, brain shrinkage, small heads, eye defects, limb and skin defects. CPX at delivery could be harsh on mom and baby, but treatments are available. ...Read more

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Heart MurMur and Pregnant Could this cause complications during birth?

Heart MurMur and Pregnant Could this cause complications during birth?

Murmur: Heart murmur is just noise. If the noise is caused by a significant heart blood flow problem, that is what you need to know. Ask your doc what is going on. ...Read more

Pyloric Stenosis (Definition)

A condition in which the pyloric muscle thickens and closes off the outlet to the stomach. This causes vomiting which lead to dehydration. It happens usually between two to eight weeks of age. ...Read more


Stricture (Definition)

A stricture is an anatomic narrowing of any structure in the body with a lumen. Depending on the organ, the underlying causes can be traumatic, ...Read more