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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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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 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 liver necrosis in pregnancy?

What is liver necrosis in pregnancy?

Serious problem: You may be referring to a problem of either fatty liver infiltration or liver disease secondary to a condition like pre eclampsia. Either way, the process leads to an elevation in blood tests that reflect damage to liver cells due to an underlying process. This is a serious problem and needs to be addressed as to the underlying cause. If it goes untreated it can lead to more serious consequence. ...Read more

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What is a tubular pregnancy the symptoms and treatment?

What is a tubular pregnancy the symptoms and treatment?

Real emergency: Tubular pregnancies are serious emergencies. If there is possibility of pregnancy associated to lower abdominal pain right or left associated or not to mild vaginal bleeding. If there is any doubt pts must be screened with transvaginal ultrasound, blood test and if highly suspicious ....In the operating room with a needle through the culdesac around the cervix. Treatment is inmediate surgery. ...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 lactate hormon and how is it affecting pregnancy?

What is the lactate hormon and how is it affecting pregnancy?

Helping baby grow : Human placental lactogen is a hormone that directs energy to the baby through mom's placenta. It also increases mom's glucose levels in the second half of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is bpp test in pregnancy.

What is bpp test in pregnancy.

Fetal testing: A bpp (biophysical profile) is a type of antenatal testing designed to determine the status of the fetus. It is offered to women who have high risk conditions such as diabetes, pprom, hypertension, etc. And is performed in the third trimester of pregnancy. It involves using an ultrasound to check certain fetal movements/activity and to measure the amount of fluid around the baby. ...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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Pregnancy ultrasound question. What is chiari?

Pregnancy ultrasound question. What is chiari?

Brain malformation: Chiari is the condition of the brain stem extending down into the spinal canal. It is a rare condition. ...Read more

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What is the best pregnancy test?

What is the best pregnancy test?

Blood test: The most accurate pregnancy test is a blood pregnancy test. This test measures a hormone called hcg, which is produced once the embryo implants into the uterus. ...Read more

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How is a tubal pregnancy determined?

Positive...: ...Pregnancy test, and no visible embryo in the uterus on ultrasound, is the situation in which ectopic (usually tubal) pregnancy is suspected. ...Read more

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What is a hormonal pregnancy?

What is a hormonal pregnancy?

Not sure: There is no known term called "hormonal pregnancy. "i suspect you may be thinking of an early miscarriage, what some people call a "chemical pregnancy. " this kind of miscarriage a pregnancy occurs with a low beta HCG hormone level. The baby miscarries very early before there any signs of pregnancy. ...Read more

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If blood AFP is high, what could that mean for the pregnancy?

If blood AFP is high, what could that mean for the pregnancy?

High risk: Your care maybe turned over to the perinatologist since you are considered high risk. Your baby may have down's syndrome or neural tube defects eg spina bifida etc. Discuss with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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What is the difference cramp between early pregnancy vs pms?

What is the difference cramp between early pregnancy vs pms?

Hindsight: The only reliable differentiation is a positive pregnancy test. Every period is different and every pregnancy is different. A lot of times you will be able to tell in hindsight that your pregnancy symptoms were pregnancy and not pms, the distinction can be very subtle, but it can be obvious too. If you are trying to get pregnant or not trying the wait is excruciating. Best wishes either way. ...Read more

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What is the earliest a pregnancy can be predicted?

Clarify: If you mean the earliest a pregnancy can be "detected" it's usually around the time when your period should start. That's when you can take a pregnancy test. A blood draw from your ob/gyn may be able to be done a little sooner. ...Read more

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What is pregnancy planning?

What is pregnancy planning?

Thinking about it: Pregnancy planning is a conscious thinking about when a couple wants to get pregnant and preparing for it by consulting with a gynecologist or other qualified provider who can be sure that the healthiest possible situation exists before conception occurs. ...Read more

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What is pregnancy mucus?

What is pregnancy mucus?

Just mucous: Mucous present during pregnancy is nothing different than mucous normally present in your body. During pregnancy there is a collection of mucous in the cervix. As one approaches the delivery date that mucous comes out and is often referred to as the mucous plug ...Read more

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What is a chemical pregnancy?

What is a chemical pregnancy?

Miscarriage: Hi! a chemical pregnancy is simply a very early miscarriage. It happens so rapidly that the pregnancy test goes up and then back down in just a matter of a few days. Otten the only other symptom is a heavy or delayed period. Dr brown. ...Read more

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What is a chemical pregnancy?

What is a chemical pregnancy?

Early miscarriage: Some refer to the slow decline of the hormone HCG as a chemical pregnancy or miscarriage. Please see your doctor for more answers ...Read more

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What are the signs that a girl is pregnant?

What are the signs that a girl is pregnant?

Sxs: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. Take a hpt to know. ...Read more