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Will It Harm My Baby If I Have Abscess Teeth While Pregnant
Infection can spread: Disease of teeth and gums can affect health of a person in many ways, eg, difficulty eating, spreading infection, later chronic illness. If pregnant, a woman with dental disease should inform her OB and get dental care as soon as possible. The dentist and OB should share information before and after treatment, with patient's consent and involvement. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Im 8weeks pregnant and had a silver filling placed while pregnant has had cracked tooth n needed it will my unborn baby be ok I have read it harmful?
You are ok!: The amount of mercury in an amalgam "silver" filling is negligible. Treating your tooth problem properly allows you to continue through your pregnancy without that tooth being at risk for further problems, decay, and infection which are more detrimental to the health of your baby than getting a filling. Although i would prefer to place composite fillings free of metal, your baby should be fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: It is wonderful if you breastfeed your baby. There is not even a minute amount of chemical from the hair rebond that will go through to the infant, and the benefits of breast feeding far outweigh any tiny amounts of chemical. There is probably that same amount of chemicals in your baby bottles or inside the formula can as you are talking about. Absolutly no problem. ...Read more
Amalgam Filling may have been swallowed. 21 weeks pregnant will it harm my baby? I have dentist tomorrow.
I am 25wks6days pregnant. I have a cold sore. Is this dangerous to my unborn baby? And if I accidentally lick it will it reach my unborn baby?
No: Emotional ups and downs are not going to hurt a fetus. ...Read more
I'm pregnant and curious about how I will deliver my baby I know it will be vaginally but will it hurt?Will it tare my vagina?
Unlikely: This med is considered relatively safe for breastfeeding mothers.We have no data on it's potential for transfer in breast bilk but we do use it in children.Some cite the need to monitor for sedative effects. Longer acting antihistamines like loratadine or fexofenadine have been studied more with less potential transfer. ...Read more
I have h. Pylori and I am pregnant. I stopped taking the antibiotics and i know it won't harm the baby. Will it harm me if it goes untreated for long?
Allergies: Cat allergies while pregnant will not affect your child. However, the tendency towards allergy can be inherited, so your child would be at higher risk for developing allergies later. The biggest pregnancy worry with a cat is probably an infection called toxoplasmosis, which can be contracted via cat poop. Someone else should be cleaning out the litter box. ...Read more
Conception on OCP's: Currently available "birth control pills" have a 1% to 5% contraceptive failure rate (depending on the specific brand of pill), and is contraindicated in pregancy - the pill should be discontinued after a positive pregnancy test. Short term use early in pregnancy, as commonly happens until the pregnancy is diagnosed, is not associated with any specific harm to the developing fetus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I found out I have worms if I pass it to my girlfriend will it harm the baby she is about 11 weeks?
Helps/not harms baby: Insulin (i) carries glucose through cell walls so its can be used. The (i) u take/make stays in your body controlling your blood sugar while baby actually begins to make its own during pregnancy. If your blood sugar level stays too high, baby makes xs (i)& puts away the xs sugar as enlarged organs. At delivery babies xs (i) can drive their blood sugar down to 0 & require iv's.Keep your level nl. ...Read more
Break the habit: The kid is old enough to try a sippy cup or use a straw for feeds. If s/he wants a bottle, put water in it until the kid rejects it, but thirst will drive consumption of at least a minimal amount. I find it better to teach a kid to eat first thing as they wake up, so the bottle doesn't become a security friend while trying to sleep. ...Read more
Piercings and pregna: Assuming it is small it should pose no problems. I assume that the tract is mature so that it can be removed for short periods of time without closing over. At the time of delivery you may want to remove it just to be sure. Any episiotomy would be done on the tissue between the vagina and rectum. Discuss this with your OB but early in the pregnancy there is no issue. ...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
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