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Doctor insights on: What To Do If One Ear Often Gets Clogged During Later Stage Of Pregnancy

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Dr. Jon Aoki Dr. Aoki
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What to do if one ear often gets clogged during later stage of pregnancy?

Dr. Jon Aoki Dr. Aoki
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What to do if one ear often gets clogged during later stage of pregnancy?

See ear specialist: Could be any of numerous causes such as wax, infection, congestion common to hormones of pregnancy. ...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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I need to know more about early onset alzheimers. Is it always present or can you appear fine one minute and then completely out of touch the next?

I need to know more about early onset alzheimers. Is it always present or can you appear fine one minute and then completely out of touch the next?

Dementia, Alzheimers: Dementia is short-term memory loss. It begins to get more serious as time goes on. You may recall things from childhood, but not what you ate yesterday. It is usually constant, but you can have brief periods when you are more alert. As the mind gets tired, memory worse, like at night. Thus, sundowners effect. Would not be on & off though. ...Read more

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What is the period in which one can become pregnant (with menstrural cycle of every 28 to 30 days) and when is it safe to do to prevent pregnancy ?

What is the period in which one can become pregnant (with menstrural cycle of every 28 to 30 days) and 
when is it safe to do to prevent pregnancy ?

Pregnant any time: You can become pregnant at any time during your cycle, but the highest chance is during/around time of ovulation (egg-release). During a normal ovulatory cycle, the ovulation occurs 14-days before the menstrual flow starts. So, for 28-day cycle, ovulation day=14. For 30-day cycle, ovulation on day=16. To prevent unwanted pregnany, contraception is recommended at all time! consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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If i hear songs in my head before going to sleep and first thingin the morning does this point to some stress or sickness my body is undergoing?

If i hear songs in my head before going to sleep and first thingin the morning does this point to some stress or sickness my body is undergoing?

Depression: Not necessarily but if you are concerned consult with your doctor. Often times people repeat a song that is stuck in there head for various reasons, may have some particular meaning or just one you have heard over and over again. Best wishes. ...Read more

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The cause of my first pregnancy miscarriage seemed to b a bleed sac above my baby at 6 1/2 weeks.Is there anything I can do to prevent this next time.

The cause of my first pregnancy miscarriage seemed to b a bleed sac above my baby at 6 1/2 weeks.Is there anything I can do to prevent this next time.

Miscarriage at 6 wks: Seek medical attention from a high risk pregnancy specialist. You may need progesterone suppositories in early pregnancy to maintain the pregnancy or there can be clotting abnormalities that are subtle (factor XI) or may have anticardiolipin/antiphospholipid antibodies. ...Read more

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Can husband hear heartbeat of the baby at a early stage of pregnancy? If so, how many weeks?

Can husband hear heartbeat of the baby at a early stage of pregnancy? If so, how many weeks?

Need a Doppler : To hear the baby's heartbeat you need medical equipment. The most common device is called a doppler and with this you can hear the heartbeat after 10 weeks. With an ultrasound you can hear it about 6-7 weeks. Without specific equipment you can not hear it, . ...Read more

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I'm in early pregnancy and just threw up for the first time. When i throw up, does it hurt the baby or the pregnancy? Is there anything I should do?

I'm in early pregnancy and just threw up for the first time. When i throw up, does it hurt the baby or the pregnancy? Is there anything I should do?

No harm: Keep sipping fluids in small amounts. The main risk from vomiting is getting dehydrated. So, if you can keep sipping, then you and your baby should be fine. ...Read more

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Do women typically get colds during early pregnancy? Also really stressed out and strange "period". Which is the more likely cause?

Do women typically get colds during early pregnancy? Also really stressed out and strange "period". Which is the more likely cause?

Check: If you've have unprotected sex and you think you are pregnant, please take the test. And if you are pregnant visit you OB/gyn and start Folic Acid that is if you are not already taking it. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get pregnant the week between end of your period and before you're fertility stage?

How likely is it to get pregnant the week between end of your period and before you're fertility stage?

Conception: In teens the time of ovulation can vary and your time of ovulation can occur when you wouldn't expect it using the cycle timing or rhythm method. Alot of young women thinks its ok to have unprotected sex right before and right after a period. I don't recommend that. Its that sort of thought that keeps my practice full of teen pregnancies. Consider at least a condom or birth control instead. ...Read more

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Had preterm labor at 21weeks due to water broke early, don't know the cause, loss baby.What are the chances for it to happen again if pregnant?

Had preterm labor at 21weeks due to water broke early, don't know the cause, loss baby.What are the chances for it to happen again if pregnant?

Asking your OB: I would ask this question of your ob. They will have experience examining you and know all of your test results, things that none of us here know about you. Any answer we give you here will be pure speculation. ...Read more

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What happens in the last stage of breast cancer when it's to late and can't be cured..?

What happens in the last stage of breast cancer when it's to late and can't be cured..?

Some people: Receive palliative care so that they have optimum pain control and feel more comfortable. Take care. ...Read more

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If my baby has a cleft lip/palate is there anyway to tell through ultrasounds? And when did he/she develop it in utero? Early in the start whileformin

If my baby has a cleft lip/palate is there anyway to tell through ultrasounds? And when did he/she develop it in utero? Early in the start whileformin

Depends on variables: Facial and palatal structures form over the 5th-10th weeks and clefting in either or both structures is evident during this process. Depending on the skill and equipment of the ultrasound tech, the cleft lip and palate may be seen. A cleft lip can occur without a cleft palate as can the opposite. Some minor clefting is hard to detect until delivery. ...Read more

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Is it possible to reverse getting sick in the early stages if you detect it?

Is it possible to reverse getting sick in the early stages if you detect it?

Absolutely: You have hit on the essence of preventative medicine. Treatment of coronary artery disease is most effectively treated if diagnosed and preventative treatment begun. Treatment of influenza with the most commonly prescribed medications is only effective if detected early. ...Read more

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What happens if a women is pregnant then gets diagnosed with cancer does the baby get cancer or grows to get it later in lfe?

What happens if a women is pregnant then gets diagnosed with cancer does the baby get cancer or grows to get it later in lfe?

No cancer: If a woman delivers a healthy baby and has had cancer during the pregnancy, the baby will not develop cancer. The chance that there are circulating tumor cells during the pregnancy are slight and such cells do not have the capability of growing in a healthy newborn. In addition even if circulating cells were present they would not pass thru the placental circulation. ...Read more

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If you get face pressure and some pain at the beginning of a cold, is that sinusitis or does sinusitis take a few days to develop?

If you get face pressure and some pain at the beginning of a cold, is that sinusitis or does sinusitis take a few days to develop?

It's sinusitis: Inflammation of the sinuses- sinusitis, is clinically demosntrated by what you have described- pressure and pain in the sinuses. Almost all sinusitis occuring at the beginning of a cold is caused by a virus. Bacterial sinusitis usually occurs a week or so after an upper respiratory tract infection starts. Sinusitis does not require antibiotics from the start of the infection. ...Read more

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What would cause a toddler to fail hearing test in one ear and on repeat fail both ears? no congestion at the time.

What would cause a toddler to fail hearing test in one ear and on repeat fail both ears? no congestion at the time.

Needs OAE Exam: If he does NOT have middle ear fluid on exam this concerns me. Many Pediatricians now have OAE screener tech in their office. It checks for the tiny sound that the hair cells of the cochlea make as it perceives sound. An 'oto acoustic emission' or OAE. Office tech can screen for six frequencies. If your ped's does not have one, ask for referral. Also, is his newborn hearing screen normal? ...Read more

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My dad is in the hospital, and I want to make sure he doesn’t get pressure sores. What is the first sign of a pressure sore?

My dad is in the hospital, and I want to make sure he doesn’t get pressure sores. What is the first sign of a pressure sore?

No pressure, no sore: That sounds simple, i know that it is not. Avoidance of pressure sores requires constant vigilance on the part of caregivers for patients with spinal cord injuries or neurological disorders. A good rule of thumb is to avoid pressure on any one skin area for more than two hours. The first sign is redness of the skin over a pressure point. Skin condition should be frequently checked in hospital. ...Read more

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How high is your hcg level suppose to be during 6 weeks and 4 days pregnant. Also can you hear a heart beat by that time during a vaginal ultrasound?

How high is your hcg level suppose to be during 6 weeks and 4 days pregnant.  Also can you hear a heart beat by that time during a vaginal ultrasound?

The increase in HCG: levels, rather than the absolute value, better reflects the health of a pregnancy. At six weeks, normal HCG levels can range from 1080 to 56,500, A heartbeat can be detected as early as 6 weeks gestation. It might not be heard, but rather seen as a very tiny image of a beating heart. Hope this answers your question. Dr. Anne.. ...Read more

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