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What Happens If Women Get Viral Infections In Pregnancy
Varies: As you might expect, it depends a lot on the virus we are talking about. Most viruses cause short term illnesses with fever, muscle aches, sometimes with nausea and/or cough and/or nasal congestion. Some may cause GI upset. Most of these cause no problems in pregnancy. If you know you have been exposed to something, your doctor can check on the specific virus as some are more risky. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I get so many bacterial vaginitis infections back to back. I'm not sexually active at the moment why is this happening ?
ConsultG.Y.N.doctor: Having repeated bacterial vaginitis may be due to incomplete treatment or repeated exposure tp infection due to bad hygiene .Your doctor may suggest to take test -to find out what type of bacterial infection and what specific antibiotic to be prescribed to get rid of infection ...Read more
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
Can a ovulation test be positive if you are pregnant? Is it true some women have a cycle or similar to one during their pregnancy?
Two questions: Tricky answer in a few words. Women do not ovulate or cycle when pregnant; this is myth. Some bleed from other causes they confuse for a period. An ovulation test could in theory be + but not from ovulation, only if the lh test cross-reacts with hcg. Since a pregancy test is positive before the next ovulation, there'd be no reason to test ovulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you get symptoms of pregnancy in the first week? If so, what are they? Can you get morning sickness this early?
What are the risks if a woman develops Acute Rheumatic Fever during pregnancy (16 weeks)? What could happen to the baby? Mom?
This depends: The infnat hsould do well. This depends on the involvment. During the preganacy she will need to see high risk OB ...Read more
GBS- YES; Staph-NO: Group B strep (GBS) is not an uncommon bacteria that is part of the normal bacterial flora one may find of the skin of many people. It's not a big deal until pregnancy when it's associated complications such as miscarriages. This bacteria will NOT cause a staph infection. An entirely different type of bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus, causes staph infections. ...Read more
Possible: If the male is circumcised, it would be difficult to contract a yeast infection since the environment for such is so altered as to not allow it. It would be a rare ocurrence and special situation for this. However, if uncircumcised, there is the right mileu for this with the foreskin covering the glans, being moist, warm and dark so it can happen. Usually it will not with normal hygiene. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are some pregnancy symptoms a woman gets in the first 3-4 weeks to really be sure she is pregnant?
What are the common "dry days" of a cycle when a woman does not produce the cervical mucus needed to get pregnant?
Not much.: This is a pretty common occurrence since women are on their period for almost 25% of each month and yeast infections are very common. I would recommend continuing to treat the yeast infection as you normally would w Miconazole or terazole cream or Diflucan (fluconazole) pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable risk: Std's have variable effect on nbns.Syphillis could cause miscarriage, major damage or be unrecognized for years in baby.(with devistating consequences) HIV is an obvious problem, with long term effects. Chlamydia can cause eye infections & pneumonia, gc can cause eye damage.Hpv vocal cord nodules or skin lesions, herpes=cavitary degeneration of the newborn brain, retardation or death.Others also! ...Read more
Depends: Pregnancy has been documented after unprotected sex on any day of a woman's cycle,including during menses. In theory. women are most "fertile" in the days surrounding egg release (usually mid=cycle).Sperm need to encounter the egg in the Fallopian tube,fertilize it, and the material implant in the womb in that order.No one knows for sure when egg release occurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Your doctor will have to do some special tests to the discharge to make a specific diagnosis and treatment recommendation. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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