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What Should I Do If I Think My Baby Is Having A Tet Spell
Call 911: A tet spell is life threatening and should be treated emergently. It is similar to a muscle spasm, but results in a severe blockage of flow through the heart. While waiting for help to arrive, placing the child's knees together up against the chest may help blood flow back to the heart and through the area of muscle spasm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your neurologist: If you have a seizure disorder, pregnancy could alter your medication levels and allow a seizure to occur. If you have had a seizure but do not have a diagnosis of seizure disorder, then you need to discuss this with your OB NOW. A seizure is more likely to injure you than your baby, but it you are hurt or injured, it could affect your baby adversely. Act now to protect you both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Train from the start: Newborns are wired to feed by instinct and drift off when tired (without knowing they are sleeping). Many have success setting a pattern the first days: a two hour nap; wake to feed; body care; followed by play until signs of fatigue begin and place in their comfort place to sleep.At night they wake on their own to feed but limiting day naps to 2 hrs to prevents day/night reversal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So what do it mean if I got my period now I am bleeding.I feel sick in the morning.can I still take a test when it let me know if I am have a baby?
What to do if I have always had a really lumpy head. I am wondering whether I have something like plagiocephaly?
Don't know if you: Are an adult or a minor. If you are a minor, suggest you tell your mother about some of your symptoms ; ask for help arranging for a psychological or psychiatric evaluation. If you are an adult - share with your mother when you are ready. However, would encourage you to start self- care by having this evaluated and then follow through with treatment. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 24 weeks pregnant and think I might be having a miscarriage. How do I know for sure and what should I do?
I have a question i think theres a chance i might be pregnant but idk how to tell i think it is too soonto test but my best friend says i should test...should I test?
16 days: if you want a reliable result you test 16 days or later after a +LH surge or rise in BBT ...Read more
What do you recommend if I had a big baby boy in march and am having sexual problems now,what can I do?
What to do if I have congenital heart disease, diagnosed when I was a baby now im16 I want to know what will happen?
Hard to say: CHD encompasess a number of disorders with a varied impact on the individual.Some self correct and never result in an adult problem, while others mar require a heart transplant for survival.If you do not provide enough background data to the site, answers must remain non-specific. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my elbow always hurt when I ride and I was wondering if this is normal or am I holding the handles wrong?
Ride elbow hurts: What are you riding? Trike, Harley, Bike, or what. You can never give us too many details. ...Read more
FAST: Fast= face, arm, speech, time to act and call 911. Time to intervention is of the utmost importance. ...Read more
Hi I'm planning to have a second child but i had a problem with my cervix when i was pregnant with my son. what should I do to avoid it.
Depend ....: For one with long but retractable foreskin with no recurrent infection/inflammation, do nothing but keep up regular topical hygiene as usual. If not retractable and/or with recurrent irritation from infection/inflammation, circumcision is the surest measure to take for long-term care. If still in doubt, see Urologist timely. Best wish ... ...Read more
I am 8 weeks pregnant and I think I am coming down with a cold, what do I do, is my baby at risk if my doctor prescribes me meds, what if I have fever?
See doctor: As long as your doctor knows you are pregnant then they will prescribe medications that are safe for you to use. The first step is a diagnosis. If you have a simple cold then as you probably know no medication is usually needed as this resolves on its own. Hopefully you have already had your Flu vaccine for the year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toothache & pregnant: If you are pregnant and have a toothache, do not hesitate to take an appointment with your dentist notifying him/her that you are pregnant. Ignore the widely spread misconception that you should not have dental treatment during pregnancy because it could harm the fetus. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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