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Can the x-rays penetrate the womb and harm the fetus?

Can the x-rays penetrate the womb and harm the fetus?

Yes: X-rays can be harmful to the developing fetus, especially in the first three months of a pregnancy. There are usually signs in the x-ray dept telling you to tell the technicians idf you think you could be pregnant. Dental xrays are not a problem as the dental nuse will usually put a lead apron on your tummy before taking them. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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Can x-rays harm an unborn fetus?

Can x-rays harm an unborn fetus?

Yes.: Radiation (including ct-scan and x-rays) can potentially damage the fetal dna resulting in anomalies or predisposition for cancer in childhood. ...Read more

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If a fetus dies in the womb will u know it?

If a fetus dies in the womb will u know it?

Non-viable Pregnancy: Not necessarily. The body does take care of this commonly, but at times the demise of the fetus is discovered by the ob. ...Read more

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How resilient are fetuses insude the womb to infection or general outside triggers?

How resilient are fetuses insude the womb to infection or general outside triggers?

In general: Fortunately for the fate of humanity fetuses are quite well protected inside the uterus. Otherwise the human race would never have survived. There are many infections that can cause problems during pregnancy. The specific risks of each would need to be assessed separately ...Read more

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Can a fetus get stuck in the womb at 31 weeks?

Can a fetus get stuck in the womb at 31 weeks?

Hopefully: Under normal circumstances, we would like a fetus to stay in the uterus at 31 weeks. If you are facing a delivery at 31 weeks, it will either deliver easily vaginally or you will need a c-section. ...Read more

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Is a fetus protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

Is a fetus protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

To a great extent.: In utero life is largely sheltered and protected from external dangers due to its location and the placental defense barrier. It is not impervious to all toxins, however, nor to severe trauma or infections. ...Read more

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How can a fetus be protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

How can a fetus be  protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

Several ways: Baby is protected by mom's pelvis abdominal wall and has a fluid barrier from the amniotic fluid in womb. However caution is still recommended as even this protection is not 100%! ...Read more

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Describe please development of fetus in the womb?

Describe please development of fetus in the womb?

See below: That an impossible task since we have 400 characters only. Obtain a textbook on embryology. ...Read more

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Can having gum problems hurt the fetus in the womb?

Can having gum problems hurt the fetus in the womb?

Yes, low birth weigh: Medical studies have shown repeatedly that expectant mothers who have untreated gum disease give birth to lower weight babies. Obviously, something about the gum disease causes that, but it is not known specifically. If your obstetrician oks it, go ahead and get your gum disease treated and help your fetus (baby)! ...Read more

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Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more