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Wrapped Cord (Definition)

Wrapped cord = nuchal cord occurs when one or more loops of umbilical cord around the fetus' neck which may ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of a wrapped cord?

What are the symptoms of a wrapped cord?

Fetal distress.: A tightly cord wrapping around the fetal neck or body can cause the fetal heart rate to decrease below normal repeatedly and require a cesarean section sometimes. It is, however pretty common and not an immediate indication for c-section - amnioinfusion can help achieve a normal vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wrapped cord?

What is the definition or description of: Wrapped cord?

Wrapped cord: Wrapped cord = nuchal cord occurs when one or more
loops of umbilical cord around the fetus' neck which may pose a serious threat. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for wrapped cord?

What is the treatment for wrapped cord?

Amnioinfusion, C/S.: Amnioinfusion can help cushion the pressure on the cord and allow for normal vaginal delivery. C-section is ultimately needed in cases with non-reassuring fetal heart tracing. ...Read more

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I have an avm on my rt butt cheeck it is also wrapped around colon and uterus will this keep me from ever having children?

I have an avm on my rt butt cheeck it is also wrapped around colon and uterus will this keep me from ever having children?

Uncertain: Without more information, it is not possible to say whether carrying a pregnancy to term is reasonable or not. Also, it may be possible to be pregnant but not to give birth vaginally. Your avm sounds fairly extensive, and the doctors who defined the extent of the avm are better able to answer that question. Giving birth yourself is only one way of being a parent. I wish you well ...Read more

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I have gout, can I keep it wrapped as its fairly chilly?

I have gout, can I keep it wrapped as its fairly chilly?

Hot and Cold: Gout usually presents with 'burning/hot' and swelling (at least during an attack). If your immediate gout site is 'fairly chilly, ' this is not related to the gout. Consider consulting with your family doctor or podiatrist and have your pulses evaluated. In the meantime, I see no problem with keeping is wrapped for warmth, but comprising the site is not advised. ...Read more

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How will I know if the cord is wrapped around the baby's neck?

How will I know if the cord is wrapped around the baby's neck?

Quite common: The cord wrapping around the baby's neck is quite common, noted 30% of the time when the baby is born. It has no clinical significance and there is no real need to check for it before birth. ...Read more

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Can wrapping your food in aluminum foil negatively affect your health?

Can wrapping your food in aluminum foil negatively affect your health?

No: People make stuff up and post it online ("What your doctor isn't telling you") to make money posing as your friends. Stop reading this silly stuff. Best wishes. ...Read more

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SHOULD THE INJURY BE WRAPPED IMEDIATELY OR NOT UNTIL THE SWELLING DIMINISHES?

SHOULD THE INJURY BE WRAPPED IMEDIATELY OR NOT UNTIL THE SWELLING DIMINISHES?

Injury: Depends on the injury. Usually righter away to prevent swelling. You can do a virtual consult if you need further help ...Read more

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Does body wrapping help lose weight?

Does body wrapping help lose weight?

No not really: You may loose water weight but no real change will take place in your actual body mass. To loose weight you must expend more energy than you take-in through your diet. Minimize the amount of carbohydrate (bread, soda, alcohol, pasta, potatoes, corn); maximize the amount of fiber (vegetables) and protein (lean meat, beans) in your diet. At the same time exercise (walk, run, bike, swim). ...Read more

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Will wrapping rash with Saran wrap heal rash?

Will wrapping rash with Saran wrap heal rash?

Maybe: Wrapping a rash could help or make it worse. If you are putting a cream on a rash, then wrapping it in plastic wrap can help drive the cream into the skin. Other rashes can become worse with increase of moisture and heat from the wrapping. ...Read more

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Recurring pain lower left side back wrapping around side?

Recurring pain lower left side back wrapping around side?

Back pain: Several things come to mind, from muscles to bones to kidneys. Best to have it looked at by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Does wrapping an ACE bandage or Saran wrap around your waist really work?

Does wrapping an ACE bandage or Saran wrap around your waist really work?

Not Really....: Wrapping yourself in Saran wrap isn't the best ideal to lose weight. The occlusion of the skin increases temperature, causes more sweating and forces you to lose water weight. The problem is you have to replace the fluids from the sweating, so it has a 0 net effect. You are better off at the gym exercising at your elevated zone for 30+ minutes and watching your diet. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous if the baby comes out with the cord wrapped around her neck?

Is it dangerous if the baby comes out with the cord wrapped around her neck?

Could be: I've had newborns with as many as 5 neck loops or up to 3 true knots in the umbilical cord all grow up & do fine. In both cases monitoring during labor produced heart rate changes that led to a cesarean delivery. Kids without stress patterns during labor have a loose loop & are unlikely to have problems. Sometimes the wrap prevents baby from delivering normally, holding them back like a yoyo. ...Read more

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I accidentally swallowed a pill wrapped in aluminum foil the other day. Is this dangerous?

Aluminum foil pill: It should be fine. It has likely passed with stooling by now. I would be concerned if you have abdominal pain or difficulty swallowing. ...Read more

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What are your thoughts? Could wrapping your body areas with coffee really remove cellulite?

What are your thoughts? Could wrapping your body areas with coffee really remove cellulite?

No: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. To find a provider in your area go to www. Cynosure. Com. ...Read more

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My wife can never breath its bad mostly at night and early morning she sais it feels like somthings wraped around her chest and she dosnt smoke?

My wife can never breath its bad mostly at night and early morning she sais it feels like somthings wraped around her chest and she dosnt smoke?

Needs evaluation: This sounds concerning for something related to her heart as well as breathing. The two are closely related and one affects the other. She needs to see her doctor and discuss testing for heart disease and sleep apnea. ...Read more

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I boiled eggs, & left them UNPEELED wrapped in a napkin. 6hrs later I remembered to put them in the fridge. Are they still ok to eat? They're UNPEELED.

I boiled eggs, & left them UNPEELED wrapped in a napkin. 6hrs later I remembered to put them in the fridge. Are they still ok to eat? They're UNPEELED.

Safe, no worries: No worries. Probably they would be fine for several days. After all, even uncooked eggs really don't need refrigeration, even though it is usually done. Hard boiled ones probably are even more resistant to contamination. ...Read more

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