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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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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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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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Im 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.

Im 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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If you're hips are wide before pregnancy are they more likely to get wider during pregnancy or less likely to get wider during pregnancy?

If you're hips are wide before pregnancy are they more likely to get wider during pregnancy  or less likely to get wider during pregnancy?

Wide track for hips: A former car manufacturer, Pontiac, made several commercials featuring their "wide track" stance. The width of your bony pelvis and hips is presently a constant. However, pregnancy will allow the ligaments between the pelvic bone joints to be flexible enough to allow them to separate at delivery. Post partum those changes reverse, and if the hips get wider at that point, it is usually due to fat. ...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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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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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