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6 weeks pregnant light pink blood on tissue should I be worried? High risk pregnancy.

6 weeks pregnant light pink blood on tissue should I be worried? High risk pregnancy.

See below: Any bleeding from the uterus in the first trimester means you could have a miscarriage, but your light bleeding is more reassuring than heavy bleeding. The spotting could have also come from the cervix, especially if you recently had sex or a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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High risk pregnancy , induced, lost 1/2 blood, acute kidney failure blood pressure 50/30, blood tranfusions. Am I crazy to want another child after above?

High risk pregnancy , induced, lost 1/2 blood, acute kidney failure
blood pressure 50/30, blood tranfusions. Am I crazy to want another child after above?

Depends: I am a kidney doctor. Seems like your kidney failure was because of BP of 50/30 which was a result of severe blood loss. Please check with your obstetrician about cause of bleeding first time. Also, you may want to know whether your kidney function resolved completely last time after failure or not. If it did not then your kidneys may be at risk of worsening function with future pregnancies. ...Read more

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With regards to resection and laporoscopic hernia repair, i understand this results in a high risk pregnancy, but how high of a risk is it?

With regards to resection and laporoscopic hernia repair, i understand this results in a high risk pregnancy, but how high of a risk is it?

Complex : I'm not exactly sure if you're asking whether or not to have a hernia repair while you are pregnant, buy this would be a complex situation. Should be done in coordination with your obstetrician and a hernia surgeon. In rare circumstances, it is necessary to perform a laparoscopic hernia repair during pregnancy, however this would be a rare situation. You need to make sure that the goals of operation do in fact warrant operation. ...Read more

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How quickly does a high risk pregnancy get admitted?

How quickly does a high risk pregnancy get admitted?

Depends...: ... On what makes a pregnancy "high risk." maternal fetal medicine doctors have extra training in un-routine pregnancy, and an mfm can help sort out what extra monitoring you might need to have a healthy outcome. Many "high risk" pregnancies don't require admission to the hospital before labor. ...Read more

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What symptoms can be associated with high risk pregnancy?

Many: High risk pregnancy can run the gambit. It can be from diabetes to hypertension to fetal problems. So there is no easy list of symptoms, too many to count would probably be the right answer. This would depend on a consultation with your doctor. ...Read more

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How to not gain weight while on my back for 2 weeks because of a high risk pregnancy?

How to not gain weight while on my back for 2 weeks because of a high risk pregnancy?

Not important.: When you have a high-risk pregnancy requiring bed rest, you lose control of your body for the purpose of preventing pregnancy complications. Weight gain and deconditioning are unavoidable perhaps, but well worth it if you can preserve your health and assure your baby's best interests. Be patient, have faith and wear your sequential compression devices during bed rest. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Does high risk pregnancy affect mom or baby?

Does high risk pregnancy affect mom or baby?

Depends: A high risk pregnancy can be high risk for the mother or high risk for the baby. It depends upon what the risk factor is. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have a midwife for a high risk pregnancy?

Is it okay to have a midwife for a high risk pregnancy?

Nope : It's usually beyond their scope of practice & depending what specific high-risk condition you have, you should see either a mfm or an OB experienced in your care. It's possible that a certified nurse midwife (cnm) can help with routine care (timed labs, routine exams, etc) but only when working with that OB doc and only when that specialist is available 24/7. It works well for our practice. ...Read more

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How can I check out hospitals for a high risk pregnancy?

How can I check out hospitals for a high risk pregnancy?

ASK: Asking your obgyn is the best way. He will be able to tell you which hospitals in your area handle high risk pregnancies. He probably would be able to deal with most pregnacies as long as they are confortable with what is actually making the pregnancy high risk. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino
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High Risk Pregnancy (Definition)

High risk pregnancies are those in which the risk to the mother or the baby is higher than for the average pregnancy. A pregnancy can be termed "high-risk" when the mother has a pre-existing condition such as high blood pressure or diabetes, or when she has had previous problem pregnancies, is pregnant with multiple babies, or ...Read more


Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Blood Culture (Definition)

Blood cultures refers to taking a sample of blood and growing in the microbiology laboratory for invasive organisms. Typically blood cultures are used for bacteria but can also be used to try and identify fungal organisms in ...Read more