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My wife is 36years have pregnancy of one month but now she have been detected widal positive. Should we go further with pregnancy or terminate it.

My wife is 36years have pregnancy of one month but now she have been detected widal positive. Should we go further with pregnancy or terminate it.

Terminate pregnancy: This is a profound question. You and your wife need professional help and consultations with your doctors and other professionals to help you with getting all the facts and making your decision. ...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'm having all the pregnancy sign but my test came back negative! So could I still be pregnant or is it all in my head?

I'm having all the pregnancy sign but my test came back negative! So could I still be pregnant or is it all in my head?

Test says no: True early pregnancy is symptom free until the fetus is big enough to be sharing blood and chemicals with the mother's body. Your symptoms are pre-menstrual. ...Read more

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If your baby dies at four months of pregnancy how long do they keep the baby? I lost it two years ago but I couldn't face it until now

If your baby dies at four months of pregnancy how long do they keep the baby? I lost it two years ago but I couldn't face it until now

Gone: They are going to likely have incinerated the fetus right away unless you made arrangements with a morgue. I'm so sorry for your loss. ...Read more

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I'm 26 n my husband is 34, is there possibility to be pregnant? Is there any risk we could face in pregnancy? As my husband is elder than me.

I'm 26 n my husband is 34, is there possibility to be pregnant? Is there any risk we could face in pregnancy? As my husband is elder than me.

Yes & no: Yes you can get pregnant if you both have the equipment. Your older husband is not as effected by age as you would be. Men can produce new healthy sperm well into their 60's & while there is some suggestion that the over 50 crowd is linked to some genetic risk, the healthier sperm tent to swim better. Most genetic risks of things like down syndrome & similar is traced to the egg. ...Read more

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So by my daughters head being small (in size) is there any possibility that it will grow at normal size later on in my pregnancy? Help and add details

So by my daughters head being small (in size) is there any possibility that it will grow at normal size later on in my pregnancy? Help and add details

Hard to say: There are normal infants that have small head size & this usually matches small body size. That kid would be expected to retain a small but normal head size at birth. Normal head growth reflects the need to accommodate the growing tissues inside. If something like the Zika virus injures the tissue, the head becomes abnormally small while the body remains normal. ...Read more

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Black dots on my face is it the pregnancy?

Black dots on my face is it the pregnancy?

Unclear: There are many reasons why a person might have black dots on their face. I would recommend purchasing an at home pregnancy test to determine if you are pregnant and seeking a consultation with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist to determine what has caused the black dots. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone tree facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to reduce pigmentation from face in pregnancy?

How to reduce pigmentation from face in pregnancy?

Melasma: This is called melasma, or chloasma. It is due to the hormonal influence oin the skin. Treatments must be done after pregnancy: chemical peels, superficial dermabrasion, to topical hydroquinone (perscription) will help. Also, use screen screens when in the sun. That will help prevent darkening of the melasma. ...Read more

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Why does the face skin hyperpigment during pregnancy?

Why does the face skin hyperpigment during pregnancy?

Chloasma: Chloasma is a required hypermelanosis of sun-exposed areas occurred during pregnancy and it can affect 50-70% of pregnant women. It presents as symmetric hyperpigmented macules, which can confluent or punctuate. The most common locations are the cheeks, the upper lip, the chin and the forehead. The exact mechanism by which pregnancy affects the process of melanogenesis is unknown. ...Read more

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Dandruff due to pregnancy, will head and shoulders work?

Dandruff due to pregnancy, will head and shoulders work?

Yes: Get a therapeutic version with either zinc or selenium sulfide -- apply and lather and leave in for 5-10 minutes and rinse out. Use daily until improved. ...Read more

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Is it normal during pregnancy to have growth of warts in the face?

Is it normal during pregnancy to have growth of warts in the face?

No: Warts on the face are not normal at any time, including during pregnancy. I hope that your under the care of an OB for the sake of your and your baby's health. Please discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Would 1% salicylic medication applied to the face be ok during pregnancy?

Would 1% salicylic medication applied to the face be ok during pregnancy?

Yes: High doses of salicylic acid in its oral form have been shown in studies to cause birth defects and various pregnancy complications. To be cautious, it is recommended that pregnant women avoid the topical use of salicylic acid but small amounts applied to the skin — such as a 1% salicylic acid-containing toner used once or twice a day — are considered safe. ...Read more

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During entire pregnancy, my baby has been very active and moved, is it possible sometimes she turns head down?

During entire pregnancy, my baby has been very active and moved, is it possible sometimes she turns head down?

Yes: Early in pregnancy there is a lot of room for the baby to move in the uterus, and likely there will be plenty of times when the baby is head down. About 75% of babies turn head down by 30 weeks for the duration of the gestation. ...Read more

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I got big brown marks on my face during pregnancy and 2 years later it still hasn't faded. How do I erase it?

I got big brown marks on my face during pregnancy and 2 years later it still hasn't faded. How do I erase it?

Hard to treat: Most likely this is melasma. There are some medications and creams, but not very effective. Consult dermatoligst. ...Read more

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I ejaculatrd over a 43 year old womand face. If she fingered herself after, what are the chances of pregnancy?

I ejaculatrd over a 43 year old womand face. If she fingered herself after, what are the chances of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Sperm needs to enter the woman's vagina, around the time she is ovulating. In the very rare case that she immediately touched her face and wiped off the ejaculate and then inserted her fingers in her vagina, she would not get pregnant form you just ejaculating on her face. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between a 30 & 32 week pregnancy? Also how early does the baby start to put head down for birth?

How can you tell the difference between a 30 & 32 week pregnancy? Also how early does the baby start to put head down for birth?

Pregnancy: 30 and 32 week pregnancies are differentiated by ultrasound dating - with the earlier dating the most accurate. About 75% of babies go head down by 30 weeks, but it does not become something the doctor will usually address until around 36 weeks. ...Read more

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What happens if I point a pregnancy test facing me of its supposed to face downward away from my body? Could it give me false errors?

What happens if I point a pregnancy test facing me of its supposed to face downward away from my body? Could it give me false errors?

Read instructions: Pregnancy test kits come with instructions. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. Your question is not very clear for a direct answer. ...Read more

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After my pregnancy I lost my weight too much and there is no glow left on my face what to do for gaining wt and restoring my facial glossiness?

After my pregnancy I lost my weight too much and there is no glow left on my face what to do for gaining wt and restoring my facial glossiness?

Healthy diet, sleep!: The sudden hormone changes after birth, a decrease in your iron stores, and lack of sleep all take their toll. A too rapid weight loss is a shock to the system. Try now to stabilize your weight. Hydrate like crazy, take a multivitamin with iron (prenatals are good) and gain a small amount back (if you think you need to) but also slowly, like a pound a week. For the face, exfoliate, peptides. ...Read more