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What is rhinitis of pregnancy?

What is rhinitis of pregnancy?

Hormanal changes: Yep... It's the hormones. Unfortunately, the changes in hormone levels can cause significant nasal stuffiness and engorgement of the nasal trubinates. Topical afrin is effective but you don't want to use more than several days at a time. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Rhinitis (Definition)

This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more


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What is the symptoms of pregnancy?

What is the symptoms of pregnancy?

Pregnancy symptoms: If you're sexually active, the best indicator is a missed period. Athough you might have some spotting or vaginal discharge. Sore breasts, fatigue, nausea, dizziness, mild cramping, or nothing at all are some of the typical symptoms of early pregnancy. To know for sure, please take a pregnancy test and see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of 'chemical pregnancy'?

What is the symptoms of 'chemical pregnancy'?

Bleeding after +BHCG: A chemical pregnancy is a term that has popped up on the internet. It simply means a miscarriage. Generally people are describing a miscarriage that occurred very early on. Symptoms are bleeding after having a positive pregnancy test. A chemical pregnancy is the same thing as an early miscarriage. ...Read more

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What is "mask of pregnancy?"

What is "mask of pregnancy?"

Increased pigment: Chloasma, or "mask of pregnancy, " is an increased pigmentation across the face and cheeks due to the high levels of estrogen in pregnancy. Estrogen stimulates the skin pigment (melanin) to darken, and voila! -- the mask of pregnancy. The good news is much of the pigment tends to fade after delivery. ...Read more

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What is choleostasis of pregnancy?

What is choleostasis of pregnancy?

Potentially lethal!: Cholestasis gravidarum is a rare condition where placental estrogen stimulates the maternal liver in such a way that bile acids backtrack in the maternal and fetal circulation. This causes itching to the mother and potential for lethal arrhythmias to the fetus. Delivery by 36-38 weeks is a usual approach to avoid fetal death although the evidence is poor. Fetal surveillance twice weekly, ursodiol! ...Read more

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What is cholestasis of pregnancy?

What is cholestasis of pregnancy?

See below please: Cholestasis of pregnancy is a condition in which the normal flow of bile in the gallbladder is affected by the high amounts of pregnancy hormones. Cholestasis is more common in the last trimester of pregnancy. 1-2 pregnancies/1000 are affected by cholestasis. In severe cases, but not all, cholestasis may increase the risks for fetal distress, preterm birth, or stillbirth. Blood tests are key. ...Read more

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What is the symptom of asthma?

What is the symptom of asthma?

Wheezing: Asthma classically has shortness of breath and wheezing. Other subtle symptoms can be a persistent cough, shortness of breath with exercise or a decreased exercise tolerance. ...Read more

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What is labour in pregnancy and what is there major syptoms?

What is labour in pregnancy and what is there major syptoms?

Pain: Labor is associated with painful tightening in her lower abdomen or back that comes and goes. Vaginal bleeding or leakage of amniotic fluid can also be associated with labor. ...Read more

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What are the symptom of pregnancy?

What are the symptom of pregnancy?

Take a test : Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is depression during pregnancy?

What kind of condition is depression during pregnancy?

Common: Mood disorders occur in almost 85% of people sometime during their life. The extreme changes in the body and in the hormones, make mood disorders like depression very common during pregnancy. This is usually treatable and should be discussed with the physician giving prenatal care. ...Read more

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What is the early symptom of IVF pregnency?

What is the early symptom of IVF pregnency?

A positive preg test: In today's world there is no real reason to try to guess whether or not you are pregnant based on symptoms. If you are wondering if you are pregnant or not then simply take an over the counter pregnancy test. They are cheap and reliable and then you will have your answer. ...Read more

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What is the cause of candidaisis during pregnancy?

What is the cause of candidaisis during pregnancy?

Yeast: Yeast infections are very common in pregnancy. This is due to changes in the immune system. Fortunately over the counter yeast vaginal creams are widely available. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of teenage pregnancy?

What is the main cause of teenage pregnancy?

Irresponsible behavi: Many teenagers cannot see the long-term consequences of their actions at the moment. Ignorance about how one gets pregnant is responsible for many of the pregnancies. A general feeling of "it won't happen to me "can also be put as responsible. ...Read more

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What exactly is nephritis of pregnancy?

What exactly is nephritis of pregnancy?

Eclampsia: During some pregnancies there can be a state of toxemia related to abnormal placental function which leads to acute kidney damage and severe hypertension sometimes with convulsions. The kidneys suffer damage to blood vessels with excessive coagulation and loss of filtration first heralded by protein in the urine. ...Read more

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What is the test for allergies?

What is the test for allergies?

Skin test or labs: The most sensitive test to diagnose allergy is an allergy skin test performed by an allergist. These tests will be interpreted in the context of your medical history and symptoms (for example, what time of the year and with what exposures you have symptoms). Sometimes allergy blood tests can be used, but they are not as sensitive at picking up allergy as are the skin tests. ...Read more

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What kind of pregnancy prevention is there?

What kind of pregnancy prevention is there?

Lots of methods: There are lots of ways of preventing pregnancy, birth control pills, injections, iuds, condoms, diaphragms to name a few. Your obgyn, midwife for a family planning clinic can help you make the right choice. ...Read more

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What is the cause of asthma?

What is the cause of asthma?

Inflammation: Is the precipitating cause but no one really knows the actual underlying reason some people develop asthma. We do know that allergies and respiratory infections can lead to inflammation that leads to wheezing and "asthma" symptoms. Diet and genetics my also influence developing asthma. ...Read more

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What is the cause of asthma?

What is the cause of asthma?

Lung inflamation: The background to the lung inflammation can be from many causes. Allergies, cold air, strenuous exercise, etc. It is very important to your treatment to get to the cause and minimize or eliminate exposure if possible. A good history taken by your physician may be abler to pinpoint the cause(s). Get checked. Good Luck ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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