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Does Duphaston (10mg 3 times a day) harm the baby if I'm 21 weeks pregnant? My doc. Advised me to take it cuz sometimes I feel pressure in my belly

Does Duphaston (10mg 3 times a day) harm the baby if I'm 21 weeks pregnant? My doc. Advised me to take it cuz sometimes I feel pressure in my belly

Yes: When taken correctly. Duphaston has been used in pregnancy for women that have had miscarriages and when taken correctly it should be safe for your baby. As with any medication, it is important to weigh the risks vs benefits. If the benefits outweigh the risks then I would take the medication. Your Dr knows you best, so if you have concerns regarding your meds, be sure to ask! ...Read more

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Under meds a search for Duphaston turns up nothing. I hear its produce has been discontinued. Been taking it since 3 weeks. Any harm if I have to stop?

Under meds a search for Duphaston turns up nothing. I hear its produce has been discontinued. Been taking it since 3 weeks. Any harm if I have to stop?

Duphaston: Production was stopped in the uk but is still made by abbott. Stopping it may result in irregular periods for a time. Your gyn/pcp may be able to recommend a viable substitute for it if it isn't available in your area. ...Read more

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I have no baby l suffer from endometriosis. Is Duphaston useful?

I have no baby l suffer from endometriosis. Is Duphaston useful?

Yes: It can be an effective treatment for endometriosis and after its use, fertility may be improved. ...Read more

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Hello, jm in week 17 the doc prescribed duphaston twice daily cuz baby is little down and cuz of contraction as she saw in sonar, is it ok to take it?

Hello, jm in week 17 the doc prescribed duphaston twice daily cuz baby is little down and cuz of contraction as she saw in sonar, is it ok to take it?

Check with doctor: Clarify with your doctor what medication you are prescribed and for what reason. Progesterone is not usually given for contractions. It sometimes is given if the cervix is short on a sonogram. It is also given in injection form to those with a history of preterm labor in previous pregnancies. ...Read more

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I lost my pregnant b4.Now again pregnant 14wks. Am taking Duphaston 10mg twice a day. I fear continuing this medi for a long period may cause pblms to my baby?

I lost my pregnant b4.Now again pregnant 14wks. Am taking Duphaston 10mg twice a day. I fear continuing this medi for a long period may cause pblms to my baby?

Progesterone: Although may be used in Progesterone deficiency in women with habitual abortions the use of Progesterone during pregnancy otherwise is not recommended and yes, you should discuss potential problems with the obstetrician seeing you, and if not satisfied, get second opinion. ...Read more

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I'd 2 miscarriage now ttc doc gave me aspirin daily n Duphaston twice daily. M worried n scared don't want to loose my baby again.?

I'd 2 miscarriage now ttc doc gave me aspirin daily n Duphaston twice daily. M worried n scared don't want to loose my baby again.?

Try NOT to worry: Your doctor is doing exactly the right thing to help you avoid another miscarriage!! Worry will NOT help. Try NOT to worry. Good luck!


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After stopping NuvaRing I have cycle up to 65 days, want a baby. Doctor prescribed Duphaston. How many months to use it to have regular periods?

After stopping NuvaRing I have cycle up to 65 days, want a baby. Doctor prescribed Duphaston. How many months to use it to have regular periods?

Ans: Well my advice to you is to get off of all medication. Let your body adjust itself and when it has done so you will do much better. Remember not only do you want to get pregnant but you want a healthy baby. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage on may 19th and my period on 23rd june, can I take duphaston as I am trying for a baby again. I cant reach my doctor?

I had a miscarriage on may 19th and my period on 23rd june, can I take duphaston as I am trying for a baby again. I cant reach my doctor?

I understand: Your need to try again but take NO MEDICATION (fertility drug) without speaking with your treating physician!! Hope this is helpful. Please be patient!


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Tv scan monday shows gestational sac only. Estimate 5w pregnant. Given Duphaston 10mg 2x / day. Breasts not tender as before. Lost the baby? Pls help

Tv scan monday shows gestational sac only. Estimate 5w pregnant. Given Duphaston 10mg 2x / day. Breasts not tender as before. Lost the baby? Pls help

Possibly yes: When subsequent ultrasound examinations do not demonstrate an evolving embryo, or the pregnancy hormone concentration does not double every two days, and clinical signs like breast tenderness disappear, then there is Concern for an impending miscarriage. ...Read more

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What the level of oxygen can harm infant?

What the level of oxygen can harm infant?

Depends: When giving oxygen therapy to an infant, the lowest level should be given to maintain saturation above 92%. Studies show that giving 50% oxygen for several days casues toxicity and using 100% for even several hours can have deleterious effects. ...Read more

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I'm out of town visiting my family and there's a lot of toddlers and babies in the family and I've been carrying them! Will that harm my baby?

I'm out of town visiting my family and there's a lot of toddlers and babies in the family and I've been carrying them! Will that harm my baby?

Unclear question: How or why would they "harm" your baby? How old is your baby? Were the other toddlers sick? Please take the time to form a thoughtful question so you can expect a useful response. ...Read more

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Thc second hand smoke harm babies?

Thc second hand smoke harm babies?

Yes: Second hand smoke can harm anyone's health, and children and infants are particularly sensitive to the effects of second hand smoke (development of asthma, prone to respiratory viruses, etc.). ...Read more

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How much insecticide can harm an infant? Abit was sprayed in the house. Though the packaging says "safe even for babies", I'm still worried.

How much insecticide can harm an infant? Abit was sprayed in the house. Though the packaging says "safe even for babies", I'm still worried.

Use it sparingly: Use of insecticides can be done for babies as young as 2 months old. Use them sparingly -- use deet conc of only 10-30% max. Keep away from mouth. You may apply to clothing. Natural products like oil of lemon eucalyptus can also be used. For any products, best to spay or apply to a cloth and then apply to skin. Infrequent sparingly used insecticides will not be a problem! ...Read more

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Can switching soy base formula to regular milk base, harm by 3month old baby? If babies stay on soy base, will that effect her when she gets older?

Can switching soy base formula to regular milk base, harm by 3month old baby? If babies stay on soy base, will that effect her when she gets older?

Varies: There are babies that are intolerant to milk based formulas, either to the protein or the lactose sugar. These kids will be chronically fussy, have acidic stools or otherwise a mess. If your kid can eat, digest and act comfortable on a milk based formula it is ok to switch. You might want to review the idea with the doc, some use soy for kids with galactosemia and a change to could be harmful. ...Read more

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Can sneezing alot in first trimester would harm my babies? Pregnant with twins

Can sneezing alot in first trimester would harm my babies? Pregnant with twins

No: Your babies are protected from the world around them by several layers of tissue and the bag of waters. Try to stay healthy, rest and eat right. Get regular prenatal care and take you vitamins. The only infections that might bother baby are ones that enter your blood, like flu, so a flu shot in season is a good idea. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it Possible that switching formulas one to many times can effect brain development or harm brain development in an infant?

Is it Possible that switching formulas one to many times can effect brain development or harm brain development in an infant?

No, but...: Switching formulas that are meant for regular babies is ok to do and does not lead to problems... but of course, anything is possible in life. No worries. One can just choose major brands of formula, and that should work fine. Breast milk works better, if a woman can breastfeed. ...Read more

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Will it harm a 11month infant if she see me and her father having sex? It is very hard to get any alone time! And one time she woke up and caught us.

Will it harm a 11month infant if she see me and her father having sex? It is very hard to get any alone time! And one time she woke up and caught us.

Not at 11 month...: At 11 month, she will be fine. She is not knowing what you are doing at this point in her life. Probably just glad to see you there when she wakes up...
At 11 years of age, that will be a different story...
Best of luck to you... ...Read more

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Drinking water while being lying down full flat, can harm ears like in babies or not for adults?

Drinking water while being lying down full flat, can harm ears like in babies or not for adults?

Water: It is almost impossible for a person to drink water lying flat unless yo are drinking water from a bottle with a nipple on it ...Read more

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Since 2013 urine cultures show group b strep 50000-100000. Delivered 2 babies gbs+ for both. Is this somethig that will always show in my urine? Harm?

Since 2013 urine cultures show group b strep 50000-100000. Delivered 2 babies gbs+ for both. Is this somethig that will always show in my urine? Harm?

Maybe/not: GBS is an incidental finding in the poop of everyone. Because of the structure of the genitals it is a common contaminant of the female genital tract. As many as a 3rd of women carry it off & on at any given time. Other that a risk for vulnerable newborns and the occasional UTI it is considered benign. Oral meds will not eradicate it, which is why they are given IV during labor. ...Read more

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Scar tissue of the brain will it do any harm scar tissue from hemmroging when a infant now 8 years old is it going to affect her in any way

Scar tissue of the brain will it do any harm scar tissue from hemmroging when a infant now 8 years old is it going to affect her in any way

Injuries: Injuries to the brain can produce a permanent scar. Sometimes a scar is big enough to be seen on an MRI or ct. The possibility of complications, and the type of complications, arising from a brain injury depend on the size and location of the injury and other factors. Potential complications could include loss of function of a limb, impairment of a special sense (like vision), impairment of intellect or ability, seizures, and other problems. Sometimes scars cause no perceptible problems. ...Read more

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Rhogam shot for miscarriage. Will this protect my future babies from harm until 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Rhogam shot for miscarriage. Will this protect my future babies from harm until 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Should do: Good that you took it after miscarriage, within the timeframe, once pregnant again, please have good prenatal care from day one, good luck ...Read more