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Why is it important to find out if I have a bleeding disorder early?

Why is it important to find out if I have a bleeding disorder early?

To get treatment: Bleeding disorders can be devastating and deadly. It is very important to know you have one and get the proper treatment right away. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Is it important to find out if I have a bleeding disorder?

Is it important to find out if I have a bleeding disorder?

Yes: Yes, it is important to know if you have a bleeding disorder. It has a huge potential bearing on your medical care in the future. I am not sure what the circumstances are, but please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it important to find out if I have endometriosis early?

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Why is it important to find out if I have endometriosis early?

Fertility: Endometriosis can be a progressive disease. The longer it goes untreated, the more damage it can cause to the tubes and ovaries resulting in infertility. As endometriosis causes scaring it also leads to pelvic pain and painful intercourse. ...Read more

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Is there a test to find out if I have pid?

Is there a test to find out if I have pid?

Yes: Usually a pelvic exam and a cervical culture provides the answer. Other sources of pelvic pain can be misinterpreted as pid, and frequently are in the emergency department. A positive culture is definitive; an exam alone always includes an element of opinion. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a doctor to find out if your period was actually a miscarriage after the fact?

Is it possible for a doctor to find out if your period was actually a miscarriage after the fact?

Depends: If the testing is done very close to the time of the miscarriage, with blood work, it is possible. After the miscarriage, the blood levels rapidly drop off making it harder to tell. ...Read more

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I believe I may have BV again. Is there a way to find out for sure before going back to the dr again? The test is just so expensive

I believe I may have BV again. Is there a way to find out for sure before going back to the dr again? The test is just so expensive

Bacterial vaginosis: If your symptoms are typical (discharge, odor) and you haven't been at risk for a new STD, your doctor may be willing to discuss by phone and prescribe another round of treatment without needing to be seen in person. But I don't understand what "so expensive" test there is for BV. It's usually diagnosed quickly and easily; the main cost usually is the office visit itself. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a way to find out why did I have sleep paralysis as a kid?

Is there a way to find out why did I have sleep paralysis as a kid?

It is common, : Sleep paralysis is common and most people experience it at some point in their lives. Though there are various causes, in children it is often due to sleep deprivation. When over tired the various sleep centers in the brain are out of sync. Part of you is awake, but part of brain is still in rem sleep. During rem sleep we are "paralyzed" so we do not act out are dreams. ...Read more

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Is there a way to find out why did i start having uterine cramps again now that my son is a toddler?

Is there a way to find out why did i start having uterine cramps again now that my son is a toddler?

Likely unrelated: Your cramps are unrelated to the age of her son. However, the age of your son is reflective of your age. Your uterus and reproductive health are completely different in your late 30s, than in your 20s. Discuss this with your gynecologist to ensure that it is not reflective of any underlying problems. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood urea 56, is it a very serious situation?

What to do if I have blood urea 56, is it a very serious situation?

Depends: It all depends on what else is going on. This value is suggesting a mild to moderate degree of renal failure that may be due to dehydration or gastrointestinal bleed as some of the most common causes. Previous values may suggest a degree of chronicity. ...Read more

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Help! Is it possible to have a miscarriage and not know it?

Help! Is it possible to have a miscarriage and not know it?

Yes.: Missed abortion or blighted ovum is a condition where your pregnancy or embryo is not growing or not formed. Some women will not know and not have any bleeding or pain. It is diagnosed on an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a miscarriage and find out you miscarried and is still pregnant by a different baby?

Is it possible to have a miscarriage and find out you miscarried and is still pregnant by a different baby?

Unclear question: You can get pregnant after a miscarriage, obviously with a different baby, It is unlikely that you were pregnant with twins and only miscarried one baby. ...Read more

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Why is it so important to have a normal period?

Why is it so important to have a normal period?

Depends: Normal cycles represent that your hormones and organs are functioning properly. Any deviation from normal cycles can be associated with a number of medical conditions which need to be evaluated by a doctor. However, patient's on birth control do not "need" to have a period. Birth control pills were invented to closely represent the normal cycle to gain religious organization approval. ...Read more

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Is there an actual test to determine if you're a bipolar? Should i go meet doctors and check it myself?

Is there an actual test to determine if you're a bipolar? Should i go meet doctors and check it myself?

Evaluation, not test: Making a psychiatric diagnosis such as bipolar disorder requires an in-person interview with a mental health professional. It's a combination of your answers to questions and how you look and act in the office. There is no blood test or brain scan to diagnose bipolar, although psychological testing (pencil-and-paper type tests) can help confirm it. First step: see a doctor if you're concerned. ...Read more

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I have anemia and I am trying to see if there is a way i can find out what kind of anemia it is and how to fix it without it coasting me a lot?

I have anemia and I am trying to see if there is a way i can find out what kind of anemia it is and how to fix it without it coasting me a lot?

Go to see PMD: Go to see your pmd. You just need a few basic blood work and regular test for anemia to easily find out the cause of anemia. Pmd should be able to do it without the need to send you to see a specialist in majority of cases. The basic work up will not be expensive. If the case is more complicated then you will need to be referred to a specialist. ...Read more

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Help! Is it possible to have a c-section even if nothing is wrong with your baby?

Yes: There is controversy about this question. Some Ob/Gyns will perform elective c/sections without an indication (reason) other than your wishes. Others won't. Some insurance companies won't pay for a c/section without a medical reason and others will. If you really want a c/section it is fairly easy to find a doc that will do it for you if you search for one. ...Read more

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What is a good way to check if I have had implantation bleeding or just period remains?

What is a good way to check if I have had implantation bleeding or just period remains?

Likely breakthrough: It's almost never implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it woudl be about 6-7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

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