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What complications can occur in the third trimester of pregnancy?

What complications can occur in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Many: Growth restriction, pre eclampsia, pre term labor, increased heartburn, back pain; that question is a bit broad, may need to be more specific to have your answer satisfactorily answered. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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What are the risk and outcomes of low amniotic fluid in the first trimester? (17weeks pregnant)

What are the risk and outcomes of low amniotic fluid in the first trimester? (17weeks pregnant)

Poor lung developmnt: The fluid is what the fetus "breathes" and helps the lungs develop normally. Severely decreased amniotic fluid can prevent the lungs from growing, developing, and being able to support the breathing needs of a newborn. Please visit with your provider to discuss management and options. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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What is the difference in complications or approach for a first time cesarean section, and the second or third one?

What is the difference in complications or approach for a first time cesarean section, and the second or third one?

Scar tissue: Scar tissue from a previous csection or any other pelvic surgery can make a repeat csection more complicated and difficult. It may take longer to do and their is a slightly higher risk of injury to mom's surrounding organs. If the placenta implants over the previous uterine scar, it may not detach at delivery causing mom to bleed and need a hysterectomy. Even so, most repeat sections go well. ...Read more

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What is the ideal time for cesarean section in women with central placenta previa ?

What is the ideal time for cesarean section in women with central placenta previa ?

After fetal maturity: The ideal time is when the baby is lung mature and the MD is confident of your gestation age. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of miscarriage if the ultrasound notes the fetus is 'low in the uterus' at 2 months? Any literature quoting a percentage?

What is the likelihood of miscarriage if the ultrasound notes the fetus is 'low in the uterus' at 2 months? Any literature quoting a percentage?

The low down on PG: All pregnancies are low in the uterus at only 8 weeks gestation prior to uterine expansion lifting them up into the fundus in the 2nd trimester. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors in having a colonoscopy done in first trimester of pregnancy?

What are the risk factors in having a colonoscopy done in first trimester of pregnancy?

Not risky if indicat: Colonoscopy may be relatively safe without large fetal risk during first and second trimester of pregnancy if medically indicated. ...Read more

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What is the accuracy of an abdominal ultrasound at 7 weeks? Is it greater than the standard of +/- a wk for 1st trimester since preformed abdominally?

What is the accuracy of an abdominal ultrasound at 7 weeks? Is it greater than the standard of +/- a wk for 1st trimester since preformed abdominally?

Probably not.: First trimester ultrasound is accurate to about a week. This algorithm is based primarily on crown rump length. The date is as accurate as the measurement. That being said, a transvaginal exam is probably a bit more accurate, but it's only as good as the measurement. ...Read more

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How does the growth of a baby in pregnancy progress in the third trimester?

How does the growth of a baby in pregnancy progress in the third trimester?

See below: During the third trimester, weight of fetus triples and height doubles. ...Read more

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What is the accuracy of an abdominal ultrasound in the first trimester? Possible to be off 4 weeks?

What is the accuracy of an abdominal ultrasound in the first trimester? Possible to be off 4 weeks?

Ultrasounds: Nope. It is very unlikely that an early ultrasound is inaccurate by much, especially four weeks. The early ultrasounds are much more accurate in general. ...Read more

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Can you safely have a root canal done in the beginning of the third trimester of pregnancy?

Can you safely have a root canal done in the beginning of the third trimester of pregnancy?

Normally yes: The middle trimester is usually the best time for endodontic treatment. However, the beginning of the third trimester should not pose any problem. A better questiom would be, "what is the risk of waiting until after the birth?" if the answer involves continuing pain, infection or further loss of tooth structure then wisdom points toward completing the procedure. ...Read more

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What is the risk of miscarriage after the heartbeat is seen on a 6 week ultrasound?

What is the risk of miscarriage after the heartbeat is seen on a 6 week ultrasound?

10-20%.: After your physician can identify limb buds and movements of the embryo your risk will decrease to less than 10%. It will be decreased even further (<1-5%) if your embryo grows well at the end of the first trimester (14 weeks). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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What's the best nutritional plan for an expecting mother of twins in the second trimester? all indications of a normal pregnancy at this time.

What's the best nutritional plan for an expecting mother of twins in the second trimester? all indications of a normal pregnancy at this time.

Healthy natural food: See my healthtap guide: feeding yourself in pregnancy. Healthy food usually means low in fat (especially low in animal fats), a moderate amount of protein, and a moderate amount of whole grain carbohydrates (but very little sugar). Natural means unprocessed, with little salt, sauces, or preservatives. Salt may increase water retention or swelling. Hot sauce and sour foods may worsen heartburn. ...Read more

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What are the risks associated with a repeat c-section after laboring in attemp of vbac?

What are the risks associated with a repeat c-section after laboring in attemp of vbac?

Infection, bleeding.: An urgent or emergent repeat cesarean section after failed trial of labor in women with a prior cesarean section can be a very morbid procedure with high risk for infection, fever, bleeding, transfusion, injury to the bladder, ureters, bowel, possible hysterectomy and infertility. A prelabor repeat c-section is infinitely safer and more controlled - and is a much preferable choice. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cholilithiasis with third trimester of pregnancy?

What is the treatment for cholilithiasis with third trimester of pregnancy?

Diet change: Gallstones and gallbladder inflammation during pregnancy is treated conservatively if possible with a reduction in fatty foods. If surgery becomes necessary because the gallbladder remains too inflamed it may be done laprascopically to minimize the incisions. But altering the diet and avoiding surgery is the preferred treatment during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the reason of backache in pregnancy during second trimester.

What is the reason of backache in pregnancy during second trimester.

Pregnancy Backache: Often this is caused by a hormone, relaxin, that is released that loosens the ligaments around the back and pelvic joints. A mother-to-be belt/girdle can certainly help provided the much needed support. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a swollen breast gland in the third trimester of pregnancy?

What is the cause of a swollen breast gland in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Unclear question: Breasts normally get larger in pregnancy. It is the result of hormones trying to get the breasts ready for feeding the baby. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more