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Why Are Chalazions Common In Pregnancy
Pretty common.: If you have headaches when non-pregnant, expect them to come more frequently during pregnancy. Estrogen effects dilate your brain vessels and account for the lowered threshold for migraines and common headaches in pregnancy and postpartum. Tylenol (acetaminophen) (1 gm) with Reglan (10 mg) is a great way to pharmaceutically treat headache in pregnancy - consult with a neurologist for migraines. ...Read more
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
Whole new physiology: in pregnant female , all aggravating factors added to poor future mom will suffer due to , weight gain , increases caloric in take of food , stasis , increased intra abdominal pressure , displacement of diseases gall bladder etc all precipitate attacks , usually due pre-existing diseased GB . ...Read more
Gingivitis: I most commonly see increased gingivitis and calculus(tartar) build up. It normally is associated with insufficient oral hygiene. Often a pregnant woman is not as careful or brushing makes them feel like vomiting so they don't do it as much. You must maintain your hygiene and still see your dentist during that time. Get probs fixed that arise as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, they happen: If you are talking about the unexpected passing of a fetus in an otherwise healthy woman's womb, it is not exactly common but it still does happen - despite prenatal care - and in most instances the cause is not found. If mom is known to have diabetes, high blood pressure, or the baby is too small doctors will do everything to deliver the baby before it passes in the womb. ...Read more
Tubular pregnancy: Signs for an ectopic pregnancy can include pain or cramping in the lower abdomen, mild vaginal bleeding, pain with urination, pain with bowel movements or pain in the area of the ovary. These initial symptoms can present within the 5th to 8th week of the last normal menstrual period. With a later ectopic pregnancy, there can be heavy bleeding and pain. ...Read more
Four Big Reasons: 1. Poor quality or irregular ovulation 2. Diseased or blocked fallopian tubes, or adhesions in the pelvis from infection, past surgery or endometriosis 3. Significant problem with the male side of the equation 4. Advanced maternal age and poor egg quality. Of course there are many other reasons, and subfertility is typically caused not by a single factor, but by a combination of factors. ...Read more
Missed periods: Speaking literally, there are no symptoms specific to female infertility. Missed, absent, or irregular periods come from irregular or abnormal ovulations, which is the most common cause of female infertility. Pelvic pain, particularly painful intercourse, is often (but not always) suggestive of endometriosis, which caa also be a fertility factor in women. ...Read more
Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Multiple causes: Breast pain can be due to lots of factors such as fibrocystic breast disease, heavy tobacco or caffeine use, a breast cyst or lump, a breast infection (mastitis), use of hormones (birth control pills). Its probably time for you to get at least a clinical breast exam and see if any further studies need to be done such as mammogram or breast ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have fibroid tumors, a common diagnosis in fertile women over 40, are also called..because they are derived from?
Leiomyomas: Uterine fibroids are growths of the smooth muscle wall of the uterus that can at times reach enormous sized producing symptoms secondary to bleeding or bulk size. At times they undergo malignant degeneration and result in a lesion, the leiomyosarcoma. One can embolize the blood supply to the bulky lesion or perform hysterectomy ...Read more
Psychological: In most patients with psudocyesis, the official name of false pregnancy, the symptoms are created psychologically. Breast tenderness, nausea, fatigue and sometimes fetal movement are used. This generally is conscious looking for secondary gain from family members or unconscious in a true psychiatric condition. It is not a common disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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