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ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnancy and Xanax, cleft palate, speech disabilities
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnancy and Xanax, cleft palate, speech disabilities, alprozolam

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant?, ovulation, fertilization
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant?, ovulation, fertilization, egg

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant on Depo?, fetal echo, depo
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant on Depo?, fetal echo, depo, hormones

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant with no HCG detected possible??, pregnancy test, hpt
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant with no HCG detected possible??, pregnancy test, hpt, antenatal care

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant? missed Cyle?, urine test, blood test
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant? missed Cyle?, urine test, blood test

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant after period?, time points, ovulation
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant after period?, time points, ovulation, protection measures

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant after Tubaligation??, seven years, tubes
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Pregnant after Tubaligation??, seven years, tubes, doctors

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: PreNatal Exercise Class, prenatal yoga classes, labor birth
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: PreNatal Exercise Class, prenatal yoga classes, labor birth, physical demands

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I have Primary Amenorrhea. Can I conceive?, causes of amenorrhea, primary amenorrhea
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I have Primary Amenorrhea. Can I conceive?, causes of amenorrhea, primary amenorrhea, alesse 21

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Problem with urination., pregnancy, shannon
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Problem with urination., pregnancy, shannon, emergency room

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Prometrium, low progesterone levels, prometrium
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Prometrium, low progesterone levels, prometrium, boys ages

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Prometrium during pregnancy, health care provider, prometrium
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Prometrium during pregnancy, health care provider, prometrium, great relationship

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Prometrium during pregnancy, three babies, prometrium
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Prometrium during pregnancy, three babies, prometrium, prometrium during pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Prometrium and pregnancy symptoms, prometrium, dpo
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Prometrium and pregnancy symptoms, prometrium, dpo, pregnancy signs

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Provera, safe during pregnancy, vaginal gel
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Provera, safe during pregnancy, vaginal gel, prometrium

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Provera and Miscarriage, pregnancy hormones, development of the embryo
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Provera and Miscarriage, pregnancy hormones, development of the embryo, pregnancy test

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: PUPPP postpartum, puppps, pupps
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: PUPPP postpartum, puppps, pupps, puppp

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pain at 34 weeks pregnant, pelvic bone, seperation
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pain at 34 weeks pregnant, pelvic bone, seperation

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pain in right side, kidney infection, antibiotics
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pain in right side, kidney infection, antibiotics

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pain under right breast, breast
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pain under right breast, breast

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: para definition, birth experiences, number of birth
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: para definition, birth experiences, number of birth, birth experience

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: passing out while pregnant, tilt table, syncope
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: passing out while pregnant, tilt table, syncope

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: period, ovulation, intercourse
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: period, ovulation, intercourse, march 21

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: period, december 28th, december 24th
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: period, december 28th, december 24th, last period

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Should I have had my period
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Should I have had my period

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: period after miscarriage, faint line, medical field
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: period after miscarriage, faint line, medical field, hcg

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Had period, on pill, yet scared of pregnancy, sore breasts, different woman
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Had period, on pill, yet scared of pregnancy, sore breasts, different woman, blood type

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I have had my period but i am spotting?, pregnancy test
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I have had my period but i am spotting?, pregnancy test

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: period, symptoms, etc.?, getting pregnat, fertility pills
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: period, symptoms, etc.?, getting pregnat, fertility pills, expecting mother

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: two periods in one month, laprascopy, possiblity
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: two periods in one month, laprascopy, possiblity, dnc

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: periods while pregnant?, menstrual cycle, pregnancy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: periods while pregnant?, menstrual cycle, pregnancy, regular period

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: the pill or iud's?, pmdd symptoms, diet control
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: the pill or iud's?, pmdd symptoms, diet control, mirena

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pill reaction issues, brenda 35 ed, work colleague
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pill reaction issues, brenda 35 ed, work colleague, yasmin

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pills, folic acid
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pills, folic acid

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: placenta abruption, placental, bedrest
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: placenta abruption, placental, bedrest

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: placenta previa
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: placenta previa

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: placental abruption?, subchorionic hematoma, placental abruption
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: placental abruption?, subchorionic hematoma, placental abruption, low lying placenta

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pms symptom?, tubal ligation, sister in law
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pms symptom?, tubal ligation, sister in law, condom

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: polyps during pregnancy, polyps, risk
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: polyps during pregnancy, polyps, risk

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: poss ectopic pregnancy, ectopic, uterus
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: poss ectopic pregnancy, ectopic, uterus, sac

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Is it possible to have a 10 month pregnancy?, human babies, statistic
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Is it possible to have a 10 month pregnancy?, human babies, statistic

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: post c-section pain, section 13, c section
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: post c-section pain, section 13, c section, little pain

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: post pregnancy- sexual intercourse, pain during sexual intercourse, pain during intercourse
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: post pregnancy- sexual intercourse, pain during sexual intercourse, pain during intercourse, ky jelly

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pre-clampsia, fetal heartbeat, sterroids
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pre-clampsia, fetal heartbeat, sterroids, fried food

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: preclampsia, severe preeclampsia, blood pressure medication
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: preclampsia, severe preeclampsia, blood pressure medication, blood pressure readings

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregancy, pregnancy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregancy, pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Am I pregant????, docter
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Am I pregant????, docter

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnacy over 40 years, fertility blend
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnacy over 40 years, fertility blend

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnacy after laser ablation of the cervix, laser ablation, cervical cells
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnacy after laser ablation of the cervix, laser ablation, cervical cells

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, fourteen days, ovulation
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, fourteen days, ovulation, cervical mucous

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, bloating, acne
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, bloating, acne, pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, cervix
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, cervix

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy after 4 c-sections, scar tissue, c sections
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy after 4 c-sections, scar tissue, c sections, vbacs

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, ovulation
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, ovulation

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy and bacterial vaginosis and uti, albothyl, generic name
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy and bacterial vaginosis and uti, albothyl, generic name, precipitate labor

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy and bc, prolactin
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy and bc, prolactin

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy and colds, medicines, herbs
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy and colds, medicines, herbs

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy four months along, midwives, high risk
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy four months along, midwives, high risk, care provider

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, the pill, and Topamax, birth control pills, topamax
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy, the pill, and Topamax, birth control pills, topamax, oral contraceptives

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy possible after tubal cut and burnt, way technology, 10 months
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy possible after tubal cut and burnt, way technology, 10 months, lol

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy spotting RH related?, pregnancy hormone levels, rh factor
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy spotting RH related?, pregnancy hormone levels, rh factor, sweet heart

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy symptems, best time to take a pregnancy test, symptoms of pregnancy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy symptems, best time to take a pregnancy test, symptoms of pregnancy, perod

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy test: nervous, pregnancy test, doubts
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy test: nervous, pregnancy test, doubts, confirmation

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy without a uterus, beta hcg, viable pregnancy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnancy without a uterus, beta hcg, viable pregnancy, placenta

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could I be pregnant, college age girls, health teacher
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could I be pregnant, college age girls, health teacher, sex with a guy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: when did i get pregnant?, dna testing, last period
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: when did i get pregnant?, dna testing, last period, ordinary day

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: When can I get pregnant?, mistaken belief, dna test
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: When can I get pregnant?, mistaken belief, dna test, study in england

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: When did I get pregnant?, fertilization in vitro, vitro fertilization
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: When did I get pregnant?, fertilization in vitro, vitro fertilization, fertilization programs

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: getting pregnant, depo birth control, pregnancy book
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: getting pregnant, depo birth control, pregnancy book, birth control

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnant, pit drip, inducing labor
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnant, pit drip, inducing labor, kidney

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: not pregnant after 5 years, overies, cysts
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: not pregnant after 5 years, overies, cysts, 8 years

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnant after pregnancy, breastfeeding, childbirth
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnant after pregnancy, breastfeeding, childbirth, brenda

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnant and on prometrium, manufacturer states, prometrium
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnant and on prometrium, manufacturer states, prometrium, wks

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnant??? SPOTTING?, unprotected sex, risk
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pregnant??? SPOTTING?, unprotected sex, risk

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: getting pregnant after Stillborn/c-section, risk, emergency c section
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: getting pregnant after Stillborn/c-section, risk, emergency c section, sorry to hear about your loss

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could I be pregnant after a tubaligation??, doctor asap, tubal ligations
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could I be pregnant after a tubaligation??, doctor asap, tubal ligations, death situation

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can you get pregnant if tubes are tied., stress
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can you get pregnant if tubes are tied., stress

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: am i in preterm labor? ( again), preterm labour, cant risk
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: am i in preterm labor? ( again), preterm labour, cant risk, baby girls

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: prochieve 4% gell, food and drug administration, administration website
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: prochieve 4% gell, food and drug administration, administration website, progesterone

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: prometrium side effects, basal temp, progesterone
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: prometrium side effects, basal temp, progesterone, fever

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pubic pain during pregnancy, pain medication, mild pain
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: pubic pain during pregnancy, pain medication, mild pain, pubic bone

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: question, tay sachs
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: question, tay sachs

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: How to quit smoking while pregnant, cold turkey, pack a day
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: How to quit smoking while pregnant, cold turkey, pack a day, american spirit cigarettes

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Reasons for a c/s, dim lighting, dilation
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Reasons for a c/s, dim lighting, dilation, time limit

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Reglan - HELP!, phamplet, reglan
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Reglan - HELP!, phamplet, reglan, allergic reaction

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Required Epidural with Twins, cervix, c section
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Required Epidural with Twins, cervix, c section, twins

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: RH - question, best of luck, pregnancy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: RH - question, best of luck, pregnancy, children ages

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Rh Factor/Incompatibility, antibody titers, different blood types
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Rh Factor/Incompatibility, antibody titers, different blood types, rhogam

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Rh negative
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Rh negative

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Roller Coasters in very early pregnancy, rollar coasters, little baby
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Roller Coasters in very early pregnancy, rollar coasters, little baby, judgement

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Rupture of benign dermoid cyst, dermoid cyst, ovary
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Rupture of benign dermoid cyst, dermoid cyst, ovary, grapefruit

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: rapid labor, contractions, wks
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: rapid labor, contractions, wks

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: recurring bleeding after miscarriage, second opinion, brenda
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: recurring bleeding after miscarriage, second opinion, brenda, doctors

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: retinol in face cream during pregnancy, acne creams, prenatal vitamins
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: retinol in face cream during pregnancy, acne creams, prenatal vitamins, medical community

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can a retroverted uterus and constipation cause bleeding during sex?, yeast infection, good chance
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can a retroverted uterus and constipation cause bleeding during sex?, yeast infection, good chance

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: risk of mental retardation, street drugs, person changes
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: risk of mental retardation, street drugs, person changes, selfish person

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What are my risks for a Down's baby?, attention deficit disorders, oppositional defiant disorder
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What are my risks for a Down's baby?, attention deficit disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, adults with down syndrome

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: roller coasters and pregnancy, amusement park rides, roller coasters
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: roller coasters and pregnancy, amusement park rides, roller coasters, car accidents

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Severe hives during pregnancy, virgin coconut oil, health food store
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Severe hives during pregnancy, virgin coconut oil, health food store, extra virgin coconut oil

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Shingles, rest home, shingles
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Shingles, rest home, shingles, bad idea

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Short Cervix, india
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Short Cervix, india

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Siatic Nerve, exercise program, giving birth
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Siatic Nerve, exercise program, giving birth, good luck

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Sperm, cervical mucus, fertile environment
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Sperm, cervical mucus, fertile environment, egg

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Spotting after intercourse, pinkish tinge, feeling unwell
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Spotting after intercourse, pinkish tinge, feeling unwell, baby move

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Spotting before period, amish community, painful periods
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Spotting before period, amish community, painful periods, calcium

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Still Bleeding 4mths after D&C due to miscarriage, doctor asap, good doctor
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Still Bleeding 4mths after D&C due to miscarriage, doctor asap, good doctor, cancer

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Stopped the pill-Late ovulation?, pregnancy test, cd14
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Stopped the pill-Late ovulation?, pregnancy test, cd14, provera

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Straight Umbilical Cord, healthy pregnancy, normal birth
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Straight Umbilical Cord, healthy pregnancy, normal birth, bed rest

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Sub Chronic Hemorrhage, worry
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Sub Chronic Hemorrhage, worry

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Subchorionic Hematoma, hematomas, placenta
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Subchorionic Hematoma, hematomas, placenta, wks

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Subchorionic Hematoma, seperation, abbie
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Subchorionic Hematoma, seperation, abbie, heart rate

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Subchorionic Hematoma and exercise, beautiful baby, baby girl
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Subchorionic Hematoma and exercise, beautiful baby, baby girl, pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Subchorionic hematoma, one of the lucky ones, blood clot
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Subchorionic hematoma, one of the lucky ones, blood clot, fetal demise

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Symtoms of Pregnancy, yet prescribed medroxyprogesterone, pregnancy test, blood test
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Symtoms of Pregnancy, yet prescribed medroxyprogesterone, pregnancy test, blood test, doctors

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Down Syndrome concern?, limb deformities, noninvasive tests
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Down Syndrome concern?, limb deformities, noninvasive tests, accurate facts

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: no sac at 5 weeks, thick uterine lining
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: no sac at 5 weeks, thick uterine lining

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: salicylic acid given in facial at 11 wks, liver damage, tylenol
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: salicylic acid given in facial at 11 wks, liver damage, tylenol, pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: scared...is she pregant?, vaginal ultrasound, cervical cancer
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: scared...is she pregant?, vaginal ultrasound, cervical cancer, set in stone

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: sciatica?, chiropractor, pregnancies
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: sciatica?, chiropractor, pregnancies, drugs

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: second trimester "morning sickness", internal medicine physician, zofran
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: second trimester "morning sickness", internal medicine physician, zofran, 9 months

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: septate or subseptate uterus, septate uterus, midwife
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: septate or subseptate uterus, septate uterus, midwife, pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: signs of labor, third pregnancy, mucous plug
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: signs of labor, third pregnancy, mucous plug, third child

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: small pelvis, induced labor, nerve damage
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: small pelvis, induced labor, nerve damage, plexus palsy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: small sac, gestational sac, 120 bpm
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: small sac, gestational sac, 120 bpm, mentrual period

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: sore throat, what can I take? / previous complete placenta previa, now preg. agion, lozengers, medicine
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: sore throat, what can I take? / previous complete placenta previa, now preg. agion, lozengers, medicine

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: sperm in pre-cum exists?, sperm in precum, withdrawal method
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: sperm in pre-cum exists?, sperm in precum, withdrawal method, birth control pill

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: spotting 2 weeks after period, chest x ray, egg
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: spotting 2 weeks after period, chest x ray, egg, periods

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: starting your period early, migraine sufferer, blood clotting disorders
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: starting your period early, migraine sufferer, blood clotting disorders, pulmonary embolism

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could I still be pregnant??, birth control pills, agnus castus
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could I still be pregnant??, birth control pills, agnus castus, pregnancy tests

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic bleed, exercise
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic bleed, exercise

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic haemorrhage, doctors
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic haemorrhage, doctors

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic hematoma, hematomas, blood loss
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic hematoma, hematomas, blood loss, subchorionic hematoma

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic hematoma, subchorionic hematoma, emergency c section
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic hematoma, subchorionic hematoma, emergency c section, 31st week of pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic hemorrhage, subchorionic, medical sites
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchorionic hemorrhage, subchorionic, medical sites, fetus

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchronic hematoma, hematoma
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: subchronic hematoma, hematoma

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I suspect I am having twins, 3d ultrasound, baby heartbeat
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I suspect I am having twins, 3d ultrasound, baby heartbeat, best bet

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: is there anything that has the same symptoms as pregnancy?, birth control pills, symtoms of pregnancy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: is there anything that has the same symptoms as pregnancy?, birth control pills, symtoms of pregnancy, progesterone levels

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: symptoms from pregnancy, fever blisters, fbs
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: symptoms from pregnancy, fever blisters, fbs, fever blister

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: down syndrome, limb deformities, failure rate
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: down syndrome, limb deformities, failure rate, significant health

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Terrible itch post partum, hands and feet, abdomen
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Terrible itch post partum, hands and feet, abdomen, dry skin

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: THINK I'M PREGNANT BUT STARTED BLEEDING, hcg level, home pt
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: THINK I'M PREGNANT BUT STARTED BLEEDING, hcg level, home pt, fiancee

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Thick brown cervical mucus, woman woman, ovulation
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Thick brown cervical mucus, woman woman, ovulation, mayo clinic proceedings

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Thickened lining but negative home pregnancy test., gestational sac, ultrasound photos
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Thickened lining but negative home pregnancy test., gestational sac, ultrasound photos, blood serum

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Threatened Miscarriage HcG doubling time, birth defect, urethra
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Threatened Miscarriage HcG doubling time, birth defect, urethra, downside

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Toxoplasma IGG positive, IGM negative, nervous reck, taxoplasmosis
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Toxoplasma IGG positive, IGM negative, nervous reck, taxoplasmosis, amnio

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Trandate/Paxil during Pregnancy, heart defects, paxil
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Trandate/Paxil during Pregnancy, heart defects, paxil, antidepressants

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Triplody and Partial Molar Pregnancy, partial molar pregnancy, bunch of grapes
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Triplody and Partial Molar Pregnancy, partial molar pregnancy, bunch of grapes, molar pregnancies

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Trisomy 18, ultrasound technician, amnio
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Trisomy 18, ultrasound technician, amnio, religious grounds

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Trying to concieve, astrologist, julian day
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Trying to concieve, astrologist, julian day

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Trying to concieve after ectopic pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, faith and trust
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Trying to concieve after ectopic pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, faith and trust, pregnancy test

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: TTC with irregular cycles.. Is it possible?, insulin levels, 3 years
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: TTC with irregular cycles.. Is it possible?, insulin levels, 3 years, medication

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Tubal Ligation, Pregnant?, tubes
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Tubal Ligation, Pregnant?, tubes

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Tubes Tide, ivf, eggs
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Tubes Tide, ivf, eggs, twins

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Can't lose weight since 2nd pregnancy w/c-section and tubal ligation?, lianne, clothes
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Can't lose weight since 2nd pregnancy w/c-section and tubal ligation?, lianne, clothes

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: taking ativan before realizing pregnant, pregnancy, outcome
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: taking ativan before realizing pregnant, pregnancy, outcome

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: My taste buds, styrofoam cup, chewing ice
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: My taste buds, styrofoam cup, chewing ice, annoying problem

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can she tell after the first day?, dizziness, nausea
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can she tell after the first day?, dizziness, nausea, waves

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could you tell me if i'm pregnant??, home pregnancy test, nausea
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could you tell me if i'm pregnant??, home pregnancy test, nausea, valerie

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: testing after implantation, ovulation, implantation
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: testing after implantation, ovulation, implantation

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: thermocoice ablation and side effects, urinary track infection, thyroid disorder
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: thermocoice ablation and side effects, urinary track infection, thyroid disorder, pain killers

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: thin uterus after c-sections, csection, uterus
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: thin uterus after c-sections, csection, uterus, c section

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: do you think metaphormin work for me??, els, metaphormin
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: do you think metaphormin work for me??, els, metaphormin, pcos

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: tightness in stomach @ 24 weeks, dear baby, baby boy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: tightness in stomach @ 24 weeks, dear baby, baby boy, sake

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Our timing?, basal body temperature chart, basal body temperature
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Our timing?, basal body temperature chart, basal body temperature, progesterone

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: tubular pregnancy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: tubular pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: twin pregnancy concerns
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: twin pregnancy concerns

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: twin ultrasound, twin pregnancy, thin membrane
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: twin ultrasound, twin pregnancy, thin membrane, two fetuses

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Unusual menstral cycle, factor v leiden, birth control pills
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Unusual menstral cycle, factor v leiden, birth control pills, bee sting

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Using Evening Primrose Oil, taking the pills, wks
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Using Evening Primrose Oil, taking the pills, wks, doula

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: UTI or pregnancy symptom?, abdominal cavity, symptom of pregnancy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: UTI or pregnancy symptom?, abdominal cavity, symptom of pregnancy, pregnant on the pill

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Uterus stuck to abdomen, emergency c section, abdominal pains
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Uterus stuck to abdomen, emergency c section, abdominal pains, exploratory surgery

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can u get pregnant after a tubaligation, tubal ligation, doctors
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can u get pregnant after a tubaligation, tubal ligation, doctors

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Can u get prenant after tubaligation?, tubiligation, second time
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Can u get prenant after tubaligation?, tubiligation, second time, tubes

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: umbilical cord vessels/knots, true knot, final insult
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: umbilical cord vessels/knots, true knot, final insult, birth canal

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: about a unborn child with a cyst on his head
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: about a unborn child with a cyst on his head

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: underdeveloped 8 wk embryo, nice day
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: underdeveloped 8 wk embryo, nice day

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: understanding a pregnancy test, home pregnancy tests, test line
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: understanding a pregnancy test, home pregnancy tests, test line, pink line

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: using topicalcorticosteriods while pregnant, pregnancy 10 weeks, triamcinolone acetonide
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: using topicalcorticosteriods while pregnant, pregnancy 10 weeks, triamcinolone acetonide, safe during pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: utereas, bicornuate uterus, center of the heart
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: utereas, bicornuate uterus, center of the heart, breech presentation

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VAGINAL TASTE, different foods, peaches
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VAGINAL TASTE, different foods, peaches, third day

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Bleeding and DNC after Auto Accident, bleeding in the brain, stop sign
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Bleeding and DNC after Auto Accident, bleeding in the brain, stop sign, car accident

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Discharge, dead skin cells, fresh skin
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Discharge, dead skin cells, fresh skin, tampons

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Pain in Pregnancy, remainder, good luck
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Pain in Pregnancy, remainder, good luck, new insurance

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal tear at episiotomy site, stichs, gyn
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal tear at episiotomy site, stichs, gyn, three months

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vanishing twin, gestational sac, twin pregnancy
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vanishing twin, gestational sac, twin pregnancy, ivillage

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vasectomy Failure?, little swimmers, epidydimus
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vasectomy Failure?, little swimmers, epidydimus, scar tissue

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vibrating/twitching fetal movement, exact same thing, two nights
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vibrating/twitching fetal movement, exact same thing, two nights, low blood sugar

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal irritation, obgyn, foreplay
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal irritation, obgyn, foreplay, oral sex

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: variations of cervical dilation during labor, finger widths, two hands
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: variations of cervical dilation during labor, finger widths, two hands, cervix

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: variations in cervical length during pregnancy, good luck
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: variations in cervical length during pregnancy, good luck

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: varicose veins on uterus, neurological side effects, lupron
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: varicose veins on uterus, neurological side effects, lupron, birth control pill

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vbac after 2 c-sections, third child, personal reasons
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vbac after 2 c-sections, third child, personal reasons, hospitals

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Worried, progesterone supplements, progesterone level
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Worried, progesterone supplements, progesterone level, accurate number

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What if my water breaks and I dont know it?, respondent, hepatitis
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What if my water breaks and I dont know it?, respondent, hepatitis

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: ways to help labor progress naturally, tailbone, sacrum
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: ways to help labor progress naturally, tailbone, sacrum, seimen

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weird pregnancy happenings, blood tests, hormones
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weird pregnancy happenings, blood tests, hormones, pregnancy

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Can a woman become pregant from Dry Sperm?, moist environment, rule of thumb
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Can a woman become pregant from Dry Sperm?, moist environment, rule of thumb, fallopian tube

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What??!!, ovulation predictors, cervical mucus
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What??!!, ovulation predictors, cervical mucus, job

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what do i do?, skeletal dysplasia, arm bones
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what do i do?, skeletal dysplasia, arm bones, god is in control

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast infection while pregnant, miconazole, monistat
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast infection while pregnant, miconazole, monistat, preg

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yam root, fertility issues, aquired taste
ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yam root, fertility issues, aquired taste, hormone imbalance

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: facial peels during pregnancy, dermatoses, outbreak
dermatoses, outbreak, pregnancy: I know of no harm to the pregnancy or to the baby of any facial peel you can have done during pregnancy. Astrigents may irritate your skin, but they should do no harm, either. Unfortunately, even with a facial during pregnancy, you may still get some outbreak...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: A fall in early pregnancy, right abdomen, early pregnancy
right abdomen, early pregnancy, menstrual period: HI Chelsea, sorry about your fall, however if you are not spotting, cramping or having any other symptoms, you should be fine, however if you are still worried please by all means let your ob know and get examined. In fact since you felt some pain, I would...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: A fall in early pregnancy, right abdomen, fetal heartbeat
right abdomen, fetal heartbeat, early pregnancy: Once you become pregnant, the fetus grows in your uterus surrounded by amniotic fluid and is well protected from any falls or injuries that you may sustain during the pregnancy. If you fall on your buttocks, you may have pain in your buttocks but the baby...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fallopian tube regrowth, tubal ligation, tubal ectopic pregnancy
tubal ligation, tubal ectopic pregnancy, gynecological surgery: Fallopian tubes cannot grow back. However, depending on how the procedure was performed, recanalization cab occur where one side of the tube touches the other.If a Pomeroy tubal ligation is done, a loop is created and tied or clamped. At the base of the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can you get a false positive while on depo>, home pregnancy test, depo provera
home pregnancy test, depo provera, 38c: Hi Melissa :) Just know that false positives at all, are extremely rare in any situation. Depo Provera, does not influence a pregnancy test in any way. So if you do get a positive test, then its very probable that you are pregnant! Hope this has answerd...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: false positive pregnancy test?, home pregnancy tests, ruptured ectopic pregnancy
home pregnancy tests, ruptured ectopic pregnancy, false positive pregnancy test: Dear Tara, If you are 2 weeks late now, then that would put you at about 6 weeks from LMP from how I calculate things. So, I will base my answer on that. At 6 weeks, we would expect to see at least gestational sac on ultrasound. Normally, if they do...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: false positive pregnancy test, false positive pregnancy test, ept certainty test
false positive pregnancy test, ept certainty test, last period: Hi Andrea, Usually, you don t get a false positive. It is much more likely to get a false negative. I m not familiar with the brand Confirm Clearly. But, since you had 2 negatives after that, the best thing you can do is get some blood work done to confirm....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: false pregnancy, yolk sac, week old fetus
yolk sac, week old fetus, false pregnancy: HI Krista, there are alot of factors that would determine a false pregnancy and one that is a pregnancy with a yolk sac and baby. I would think if you were pregnant that long there was a pregnancy and you just miscarried. You do have a right to grieve for...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: false pregnancy positives caused by birth control, false pregnancy, pregnancy test
false pregnancy, pregnancy test, home test: HI Erin, You could be pregnant; you need to go to a doctor and have a blood tests called a quantitative beta HcG done. Of course there are things that can cause a home test to read positive; if it was exposed to sunlight, if the test was faulty... ...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: false pregnancy, empty gestational sac, home pregnancy test
empty gestational sac, home pregnancy test, egg sac: If you had the sonogram at 5-6 weeks from the first day of your last period, it would only show an empty gestational sac, and no fetus or fetal heartbeat. However, after 6 weeks from the first day of your last period, you should see a fetus and a fetal heartbeat...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: How far along am i?, last period, due date
last period, due date, march 25: If your last period started on March 25, you would have ovulated on April 7 and could have only conceived if y8u had sex on April 6,7,8, or 9. You are due on January 1. You are now 6 weeks 4 days pregnant.(We count from the first day of your period, not from...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how far along, multiple pregnancy, pregnancy test
multiple pregnancy, pregnancy test, pcod: Hi Jerri, funny how the doctors say someone can never get pregnant and here they are, right? Congrats to you and your daughter by the way. She needs to be seen by an OB soon. As far as how far along that level of Hcg could indicate; hard to say:...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how far along pregnancy can an unltrasound be done, organ formation, adequate growth
organ formation, adequate growth, sonogram: After 20weeks gestation, a sonogram is not accurage for determination of how far pregnant you are. As you get closer and closer to term, a sonogram is less and less accurate. A sonogram helps to check the position of the baby and the position of the placenta,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how far along in my pregnancy am i?, last period, first trimester
last period, first trimester, due date: Hi Alicia, you would be considered (as of tomorrow, Thursday the 15th) 10 weeks pregnant, almost out of your first trimester. The reason for this is that the first weeks of your cycle before you actually conceived are considered part of the pregnancy....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how far along am I really?, ultrasound measurements, hcg levels
ultrasound measurements, hcg levels, last period: HI Eve, congratulations!!!! It sounds just fine. With a developing fetus there are variations how fast they can grow; usually the ultrasound measurements there are averages , so one month the baby may measure on the larger side, the next month it may...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how far along am I really, afew days, sonogram
afew days, sonogram, menstrual period: This is confusing. That is why I always write it out. If you are 18 weeks 7 days, it is really 19 weeks. I don t know their nomenclature. Why don t you call the place that did the sonogram and ask what theu meant. Afew days ahead or behind is not significant...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how far along i am, cigarette smoke, last period
cigarette smoke, last period, cheri: Hello Michelle. You would be considered to be 4 weeks along now. In actual fact your embryo is only 2 weeks old, but drs. count from the last period, which makes you 4 weeks. Your embryo is very vulnerable to harm from alcohol, cigarette smoke and drugs- DO...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how far ...., human chorionic gonadotropin, pregnancy hormone
human chorionic gonadotropin, pregnancy hormone, stress illness: Hi Joanna, usually once you are pregnant, you miss your period. Plain and simple. Once you miss a period you would be considered about 5-6 weeks pregnant. The reason for this is: in a normal, regular cycle, usually 28 days: Day ONE of your cycle is...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Too much fat, fried foods, junk foods
fried foods, junk foods, bedrest: It is normal to gain around 30 lbs during the pregnancy. There is no way to know what causes a newborn to gain weight or to have weight problems during its life. I doubt that your eating habits during pregnancy will cause any problems for the baby. However,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Who may be the father?, what is a yolk sac, rare instances
what is a yolk sac, rare instances, father dear: Hi Octavia :) Well I did some calculations of my own, and ofcourse based on a 28 day cycle. But it will give you a very good general idea of when you actually became pregnant. Remember, this is estimated, and take in consideration, given that your period...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: who the father is of boyfriends ex wife who is pregnant?, baby june, dna test
baby june, dna test, last period: HI Jennifer, Ok, based on this date I hate to tell you this but it is very possible that she did get pregnant on September 8th. This is why: Ovulation in a normal, regular cycle takes place about 10-14 days after the first day of last period. So.......

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: who is the father?, best time to take a pregnancy test, missing your period
best time to take a pregnancy test, missing your period, unprotected sex: If you started your period on June 22, then you did not become pregnant prior to that. If you have a normal 28 day cycle (from the first day of your period until the first day of your next period) ovulation occurs on cycle day #14. If your period started on...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: feeding newborn, leche league leader, message lll
leche league leader, message lll, la leche league: Hello Alycia. WHY are you bottle feeding breastmilk? This baby needs to be sucking at the breast and you need to work VERY hard to accomplish this. I want you to contact your local La Leche League Leader NOW- the minute you read this message. LLL is the TRUE...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i feel pregnant, ovulation test, implantation bleeding
ovulation test, implantation bleeding, early pregnancy: Dear Brooke, I can t even imagine how much money you have spent if you have taken 15 tests already!! :-) Here s the deal - the bleeding may very well be implantation bleeding or it may have been an unusual period due to hormonal fluctuations. The symptoms...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i feel stupid asking this, constant urination, tender breasts
constant urination, tender breasts, pregnancy tests: Dear Lacey, If there was no opportunity for wet semen to come in contact with your vagina or genital area, there is no way for you to have conceived a pregnancy. When you are first beginning to become sexually active, even lying naked with a male and touching...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I feel terrible, glucose tolerance test, shoulder dystocia
glucose tolerance test, shoulder dystocia, gestational diabetes: The food that you eat will not determine how your baby eats or whether your baby will be obese or not. HOwever, whatever your blood sugar is, so is your baby s. Your pancreas can handle the extra sugar, but the baby s pancreas cannot work that much and the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: feeling baby kicking, fetal doppler, fetal movement
fetal doppler, fetal movement, time span: Dear Karen, Sometimes a little extra weight (though 20 lbs. is not a LOT of extra weight), and also a placenta that may be on the anterior side of the uterus, can affect how well you feel fetal movement. Generally, you should begin to feel some sort...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: feeling baby move/not move and worried, fetal movement, non stress test
fetal movement, non stress test, doctors office: In the first pregnancy, a patient does not usually feel any fetal movement before 22 weeks gestation. There may have been fluttering or feelings of movement before 22 weeks, but that was only gas in the intestines and movement of the organs as the uterus was...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: feeling pg after tubal, pregnancy after tubal ligation, pregnancy after tubal
pregnancy after tubal ligation, pregnancy after tubal, unplanned pregnancy: Dear Tamitha, The symptoms you describe can be hormonally related symptoms. Tubal ligation failures do happen, but very rarely. Tubal ligation, regardless of whether the tubes are cut, burned, clipped, banded, or tied, is about 99 percent effective, meaning...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Not 'feeling' pregnant!, sore breasts, bloating
sore breasts, bloating, whole time: Hello! Consider yourself pregnant and lucky! Many women think if they are not sick they are not pregnant. As long as you have not been bleeding or cramping or anything that would suggest the pregnacy loss then you are just fortunate to not be ill. When...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I have been feeling real faint..., sympton of pregnancy, hot flashes
sympton of pregnancy, hot flashes, congrats: There are many possiblilties. You should bring this up to your Dr. I don t have enough information to really help you, you don t even say how far along you are. The symptoms you speak can be normal to pregnancy or signal a problem. Each case varies....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: feeling sick!!, gastrointestinal problems, last period
gastrointestinal problems, last period, spicy foods: If your last period started on May 9, then you are now 16 weeks pregannt (4 months). We count conception from the first day of your last period. The nausea that you get after eating is quite common, but usually will subside after 16 weeks gestation. Try to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: feeling uterus at 9 weeks, fetal heartbeat, twin pregnancy
fetal heartbeat, twin pregnancy, fraternal twin: At 9 weeks gestation, you can, indeed, feel the top of the uterus at the loevel (or above) the top of the pubic bone. It may still be difficult to hear a fetal heartbeat with a doppler stethoscope.Since you are a fraternal twin, it is always possible for you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: feet and legs swelling with redness and burning, dizziness blurred vision, first time mom
dizziness blurred vision, first time mom, swelling of fingers: HI Kimberly, actually this can be normal to a point. Has your doctor/ob said anything about preeclampsia, or toxemia? you really need to tell him about all the swelling and any other symptoms you may be having, such as swelling of fingers, face, etc.. spotting,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: female ejaculation, vaginal secretion, vaginal secretions
vaginal secretion, vaginal secretions, female ejaculation: Sometimes a woman has copious amounts of vaginal secretion and sometimes even drips constantly. Often, during sex, there will be an outpouring of vaginal secretions. She has no control of this and nothing can be done to decrease the amount of fluid. It is...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: female issues about pregnancy, womens hormones, stress change
womens hormones, stress change, pregnancy test: The health clinic you went to was correct. You could still be pregnant and your hormones could not be reactive enough to show pregnancy on a test. This doesnt always mean pregnancy either. Could be from stress, change in eatting habits, etc. Blood samples...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: female ovaries, feedback mechanism, fsh
feedback mechanism, fsh, ovaries: If the ovaries are removed, the woman IMMEDIATELY goes into menopause. FSH rises because there is no feedback mechanism to stop the production of the FSH in the pituitary gland. One of the tests we use to determine if a woman has reached menopause is to check...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: female troubles, birth control pills, poly cystic ovarian syndrome
birth control pills, poly cystic ovarian syndrome, excruciating cramps: What type of birth cohntrol pills did you start? If you are bleeding so much, you probably have to change your birth control pills to a stronger prescription. I doubt that hysterectomy is a consideration at your age, unless you have such intractable bleeding...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: feminine products, yeast infections, feminine products
yeast infections, feminine products, douches: We NEVER recommend the use of medicated douches such as Summer s Eve and other such preparations. They tend to kill of some of the good organisms tht reside in the vagina and can lead to neverending yeast infections or other infections. Just take a bath...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: thank you and one more question :), amniocentesis, definite possibility
amniocentesis, definite possibility, question question: Dear Aija, Yes, - again, if all of the other information from the ultrasounds and amniocentesis were within normal limits and/or were proportionate, then I would not worry about the health of the baby. I would suspect that, since you are of smaller stature,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertile period?, fertile time, fertile period
fertile time, fertile period, perfect machine: Hi Kim, well pregnancy is always possible with unprotected sex, any time of the month, thre realy is no perfectly safe time, but the time you mentioned is not really the peak fertile time in a normal cycle. I think you will be just fine and not pregnant;...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, home pregnancy test, south beach diet
home pregnancy test, south beach diet, healthy eating habits: Hello Karen- I think the folic acid you are looking at is mcg.- micrograms- right? You need to take 1-2milligrams(1000-2000 micrograms) a day if you have NO family history of spinal cord defects and FOUR milligrams a day if there IS a family history. Okay,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, fertility specialist, sign of pregnancy
fertility specialist, sign of pregnancy, lh surge: The LH surge is not a sign of pregnancy. It merely means that you will ovulate within 12-24 hours from the LH surge. Certainly, if you do become pregnant, a pregnancy test will not show a positive result until 14-21 days later. The best time to take a pregnahcy...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, best time to take a pregnancy test, missing your period
best time to take a pregnancy test, missing your period, birth controls: If you are having regular 28 day cycles (from the first day of your period until the first day of your next period) ovulation occurs on cycle day #14. You can ONLY become pregnant if you have intercourse on cycle day #13, 14, 15, or 16. If your last period...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: in fertility, fertility clinic, last period
fertility clinic, last period, cyst: Sometimes it just doesnt happen until it happens. You could have some sort of ovarian problem. Perhaps a cyst or possibly infertility in your or your partner. I woudl see a ob/gyn if they do not find anything I would go to the fertility clinic to get checked...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, thyroid medication, thyroid problem
thyroid medication, thyroid problem, clomiphene: If you were advised to take clomiphene, it is because it is thought that you are not ovulating. Clomiphene will increase your chances of ovulating and, therefore, increase your chances of conceiving. Your previous miscarriage was not due to clomiphene use....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, best time to take a pregnancy test, many different things
best time to take a pregnancy test, many different things, fertile time: If she has a normal 28 day cycle (from the first day of her period until the first day of her next period) ovulation occurs on cycle day #14. She can only become pregnant if she has unprotected sex on cycle day #13, 14, 15, or 16. If she does become pregnant...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, doctor appt, months of pregnancy
doctor appt, months of pregnancy, sign of early pregnancy: my nipples are itchy and soft im always feeling tired and sleeping and i eat alot This is a sure sign of early pregnancy! Sometimes it just takes awhile to get pregnant and sometimes you can even have your period in the first couple of months of pregnancy...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, 5 months, 19 years
5 months, 19 years, blood test: The reason you are missing your periods could be because of your body having to start making the hormones that the pills use to produce. When youve been on the pills for so long it takes your body a bit to get back in step. It could also be a pregnancy that...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, ovulation predictor kit, menstrate
ovulation predictor kit, menstrate, menstrul period: If you do not get your period, you do not ovulate. YOur doctor first must induce your period for you using Provera 10mg twice a day for five days and you should get your period within 10 days. Then, you may have to regulate your cycle. YOu cannot conceive...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility after an abortion..., embryo implants, menstrual period
embryo implants, menstrual period, abortions: Sometimes, after a D&C for an abortion, the cervix can, indeed, become scarred and stenotic . HOwever, if you do become pregnant, there is no higher risk for miscarriage than if you never had an abortion. If the embryo implants in the uterus, it does not...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility drug withdrawal symptoms?, best time to take a pregnancy test, drug withdrawal symptoms
best time to take a pregnancy test, drug withdrawal symptoms, fertility medications: If your last period started on April 8, you would have possibly ovulated around April 21. If you did conceive around that date, a pregancy test would not show a positive result until 14-21 days later. The best time to take a pregnancy test is seven days after...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility after egg donation, fertility specialist, abnormal sperm
fertility specialist, abnormal sperm, egg donation: Dear Jami, First - sorry about my delay in answering. I needed to help a friend yesterday and was away from my computer all day. If all fertility testing that has been done had slightly lower values than normal, it could potentially be both. Your egg...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility after havin a baby by c-section, regular period, giving birth
regular period, giving birth, ovulation: Usually, you will not ovulate until you have gotten your period. However, there have been instances where ovulation has occurred in the absence of a regular period. Therefore, you have to be careful if you do not wish to conceive again this soon. If you have...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, pregnancy planning, ovualation, pregnancy planning
ovualation, pregnancy planning, tight schedule: It is not wise to induce your period earlier than it usually starts. A period can be induced with Provera 10mg twice a day for 5 days and the period will start around 10 days later. However, your normal hormones may kick in and your bleeding patterns may be...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility question, lh surge ovulation, infertility workup
lh surge ovulation, infertility workup, ovulation test: If you are having regular 28 day cycyles (from the first day of your period until the first day of your next period) ovualtion usually occurs on cycle day #14. If your ovulation test shows an LH surge, ovulation usually will take place 12 hours later. Concentrate...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertility, home pregnancy test, folic acid supplement
home pregnancy test, folic acid supplement, last two months: Hello Karen- is this a good thing? I hope so. Miracles DO happen Karen, for some reason your ovaries have awakened and are pumping out eggs. Be sure you are drinking NO alcohol, NO smoking or breathing around smoke and take a DAILY folic acid supplement of...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fertillity, depo vera, infertility workup
depo vera, infertility workup, days of ovulation: If you are getting normal peiods, each month, you should be able to conceive. We do not usually start an infertility workup until you have been actively trying to conceive for, at least,12 months. Remember, that is only 12 days of ovulation. If you have a...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal alcohol syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, glass of wine
fetal alcohol syndrome, glass of wine, taking the chance: Rosalinda, Odds of a baby getting fetal alcohol syndrome if a mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy varies with the amount of alcohol that is consumed. If a mom has a glass of wine every once in a while, chances of it effecting the baby adversly are very...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal development problem in twins?, sonogram, fetal development
sonogram, fetal development, twin boys: I have no idea what the technician was referring to. Perhaps she was referring to the placenta? At 18 weeks it is difficult to visualize much during the sonogram, other than the size of the babies. You will have to review the sonogram report when it is typed...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal development, mental health disorders, heath problems
mental health disorders, heath problems, neurological system: The answer to your question is far to extensive to be able to answer in this forum. I would refer you to a standard emtryology textbook, which explains embryogenesis and how each organ system develops and proliferates from a single cell. Good Luck. It is extensive...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal doppler, ultrasound doppler, fetal doppler
ultrasound doppler, fetal doppler, fetal heartbeat: Hi Honour :) No, your baby is in not danger from the doppler. Doppler sounds, and ultrasound imgages, are all heard and seen from soundwaves. Soundwaves do not give off radiation, or any other harmful material, like x-rays. So you are just fine:) Most...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal fibernectomy (?) testing, fetal fibronectin, spelling test
fetal fibronectin, spelling test, secretions: Fetal fibronectin is a substance that is found in cervicovaginal secretions and can be a marker for decidual disruption. When it is found in secretions between 24-36 weedks gestation, it can be a predictor of preterm labor. Its presence usually precedes the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal heart rate, fetal heart rate, fetal heartbeat
fetal heart rate, fetal heartbeat, fetal demise: I m sorry for your loss. Unfortunately, there is no way to predict the possibility of a fetal demise. You had a non stress test, where the fetal heartbeat dropped to 60-70 at various intervals. The reason you were turned on your side was to take change the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal heartbeat, empty gestational sac, fetal heartbeat
empty gestational sac, fetal heartbeat, weeks of pregnancy: Before 6 weeks of pregnancy (counting from the first day of your last period) we only see an empty gestational sac but we do not see a fetal heartbeat until after 6 weeks on sonogram. If your last period started on May 7, you should now be 8 weeks. However,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: no fetal heartbeat, fetal heartbeat, dear madam
fetal heartbeat, dear madam, innervoice: Hi Eileen :) I had an experience simular to yours. With my first pregnancy, I was told I miscarried, and that my body discharged of the fetus. I, just listened to my innervoice, and had a second opinion. It took 2 weeks, but they did find my daughter, with...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: no fetal heartbeat, tilted uterus, fetal heartbeat
tilted uterus, fetal heartbeat, viable fetus: Dear Sarah, If two separate T-V ultrasounds did not find a heart beat, unfortunately it likely isn t there to be found at this point. The standard is to perform the D & C. This would ensure that the uterus would be completely emptied to avoid any chance...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal heartbeat, fundal height measurement, fetal heartbeat
fundal height measurement, fetal heartbeat, heart activity: Dear Kristen, By what you ve said, I ll assume by measuring you mean your fundus, or uterine height, is measuring at 13 weeks. I m assuming this because if you meant the fetus was measuring 13 weeks by ultrasound, we wouldn t have to be relying on a Doppler...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: no fetal heartbeat detected, fetal heartbeat, sperm cell
fetal heartbeat, sperm cell, heart activity: Dear Ingrid, It is extremely unusual that an embryo would measure at 7 weeks with no heart activity, but not necessarily impossible. And there obviously was some type of growth with the CRL at 6 weeks to 7 weeks. It is a completely personal decision...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal heartbeat/missed miscarriage, empty gestational sac, yolk sac
empty gestational sac, yolk sac, fetal heartbeat: If your last period started on September 1, then you should now be 10 weeks gestational age. Up to 5-6 weeks (from your last period) a sonogram will often show an empty gestational sac but no fetus or fetal heartbeat. However, after 6 weeks gestational age,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: No fetal heartbeat on ultrasound, fetal heartbeat, yolk sac
fetal heartbeat, yolk sac, week fetus: After 6 weeks (from the first day of your last period) we usually see a fetus and a fetal heartbeat on sonographic exam. If the ultrasound showed a 7.5 week fetus but no fetal heartbeat, it is not promising for a viable pregnancy. If, on the next sonogram,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal heartbeat, fetal heartbeat, second pregnancy
fetal heartbeat, second pregnancy, fetal hearbeat: We can hear the baby s heartbeat (with single babies and with twins) after 9-10 weeks gestation (from the first day of the last period). However, if a sonogram is performed, we can see a fetal hearbeat after 6-7 weeks gestation. At 6-7 weeks, we can diagnose...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal kidney dialation/drug use, fetal kidney, unnecessary stress
fetal kidney, unnecessary stress, amnio: Hi Celesta, you really must do an amnio to be sure if it is downs or from the abuse. Amnios these days do not hurt the baby at all even if they give you the risks, you must know them incase something does happen, but the test can detect problems so the ob...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal monitor/bradycardia, medical transcriptionist, cesarean section
medical transcriptionist, cesarean section, fetal scalp electrode: An arrest of descent at 0 station is common. If there is no further descent in 2 hours, a cesarean section is often the method of delivery. Often, an extermal heart monitor (belt around the fundus) is inaccurate and a fetal scalp electrode is attached to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal monitoring and empty bladder and care of perineum, empty bladder, ina may gaskin
empty bladder, ina may gaskin, pregnancy and childbirth: Hello Valene. I think you are talking about external fetal monitoring and scalp fetal monitoring. External requires you to wear two large belts around your belly- one picks up the baby s heart rate and the other detects contractions. Internal or scalp requires...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal movement, feeling the baby move, fetal movement
feeling the baby move, fetal movement, 28 years: The normal time to start feeling the baby move ( quickening ) is at 22 weeks gestation. Some women (who have had babies before) start feeling movement at around 18-19 weeks. If you do not feel the baby move in 10 hours (at all) and you did feel it before,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal movement, fetal movement, fetal movements
fetal movement, fetal movements, wake cycles: The fetus has many sleep-wake cycles. Whenever you eat (and the baby eats) it will move. As long as you do feel at least 10 fetal movements within a 10 hour period, all is fine. These movements can be kicks, rolls, hiccups, gurgles, etc. They do not have to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal movement, menstural period, ultrasound technologists
menstural period, ultrasound technologists, fetal movement: Usually fetal movement is noted after 22 weeks gestation. Fetal movement is a good thing and constant kicks, rolls, hicups, summersaults are preferable to lack of movement. As long as you are feeling at least 10 movements in 10 hours, you are doing well....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal movement, fetal movement, subtle movements
fetal movement, subtle movements, preferrably: Hayley, It is extrememly common for this to happen at the end of pregnancy. The baby is getting bigger and the space is getting smaller. The baby simply doesn t have as much room to move in. The moves will be smaller than they used to be. As long as...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal movement, heartbeat, yolk sac, fetal heartbeat
yolk sac, fetal heartbeat, gestational sac: If the fetus was, indeed, moving on the sonogram, it had to have a heartbeat. Sometimes, it is difficult to identify the heart, not due to your habitus but due to positional problems. Don t worry. You will have another sonogram at 20 weeks and will see the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal movement, second pregnancy, abdominal muscles
second pregnancy, abdominal muscles, belly muscles: Hello Shawna, no, there is no need to worry- you will feel movement in the next 2-3 weeks. If you are a little heavier thanyou were in the last pregnancy, this baby has more tissue between it and your abdominal muscles which feel the kicks. Only when the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal pole, empty gestational sac, gestational sac but no fetal pole
empty gestational sac, gestational sac but no fetal pole, fetal heartbeat: A fetal pole is another word for a fetus. If a sonogram is performed prior to 6 weeks gestation (from the first day of the last menstrual period) we only see an empty gestational sac, but no fetal pole (baby) or fetal heartbeat. After 5 weeks, we can see a...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: There is no fetal pole in my gestation sac, empty gestational sac, gestation sac
empty gestational sac, gestation sac, non viable pregnancy: If your last period started on September 30, then you are now 6 weeks three days pregnant. Usually, we do not see anything but an empty gestational sac prior to 6 weeks gestation. After 6 weeks gestation we usually can see a fetus and a fetal heartbeat.If...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal pole but no heartbeat, fetal heart activity, yolk sac
fetal heart activity, yolk sac, fetal heartbeat: Dear Sandhya, Although by 6 weeks gestation we expect to see some fetal heart activity, another landmark that we tend to go by is embryonic measurement. Embryonic cardiac activity should always be seen when an embryo measures greater than 5 mm. Since yours...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal pole and heartbeat, fetal heartbeat, conception date
fetal heartbeat, conception date, rule of thumb: Julie, There is still hope. The rule of thumb is if by seven weeks there is no decetable heartbeat, then the pregnancy is most likely not viable, unless there is questionable dating. So, as hard as it is, try and think positive for the next three days....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: No fetal pole visiable at 9 weeks, fetal heart beat, gestational sac but no fetal pole
fetal heart beat, gestational sac but no fetal pole, non viable pregnancy: If your last period started on April 20, you should now be 9 weeks 2 days pregnant. After 6 weeks gestation, we usually see (on sonogram) a gestational sac, a fetus, and a fetal heartbeat. Prior than 6 weeks, we see only a gestational sac but no fetal pole...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal pole, empty gestational sac, gestational sac but no fetal pole
empty gestational sac, gestational sac but no fetal pole, fetal heartbeat: If your last period started on January 1, you are only 5.5 weeks gestational age, now. A sonogram done at 5.5 weeks will only show an empty gestational sac, but no fetal pole or fetal heartbeat. However, in one to two weeks it will show a fetus and a fetal...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetal ultrasound, fetal ultrasound, gentelmen
fetal ultrasound, gentelmen, sonogram: There is no problem in waiting another 5 days to take another sonogram. As long as you are not bleeding and the baby is adequately growing, there is nothing to worry about.If your doctor is not a sonogram tech, I don t know how she can tell if the sac is fused...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetus development, secondary sexual characteristics, menstral cycle
secondary sexual characteristics, menstral cycle, xx chromosome: The most accurate determination of the due date is still based on the first day of the last menstrual period. To determine the due date, add seven days and subtract three months from the first day of the last period. We than confirm this at a 20 week sonogram...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: no fetus heartbeat, fetus heartbeat, fetal heart tones
fetus heartbeat, fetal heart tones, tilted uterus: Dear Kristen, I guess I m waiting to hear the next part of this story... Did you not then go to have an ultrasound? Did you have any additional hCG levels drawn at a 48 hour interval? My expectation would have been that at 9 weeks, if the fetal heartbeat...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fetus spinal fusion, neural tube defects, emergency ultrasound
neural tube defects, emergency ultrasound, spinal fusion: Your daughter is now 23 weeks 2 days gestational age. Usually the first sonogram should be done at around 20 weeks gestation. I do not know whether the baby has a fused spine or not, because it is very difficult to see it at this time. She should have had...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: no fetus, empty gestational sac, fetus at 8 weeks
empty gestational sac, fetus at 8 weeks, fetal heartbeat: A miscarriage is not always accompanied by cramps or bleeding. The pregnancy could merely have stopped growing and, if you do not see a fetus at 8 weeks from the first day of your last period, it is either a miscarriage or the date of your last period were...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: A few more questions, first response early pregnancy test, early pregnancy test
first response early pregnancy test, early pregnancy test, weeks of pregnancy: If your last period started on May 27, and you have not had your period yet, a pregnancy test should be accurate at this time. If it is positive, you are actually 4 weeks pregnant (but only 2 weeks from conception). We count the weeks of pregnancy from the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Just a few questions..., pregnancy week 13, birth control pills
pregnancy week 13, birth control pills, second trimester of pregnancy: As long as you have not missed any active pills, you are not pregnant. You may have messed up your cycle by trying to avoid your period last month, but it should return to normal if you continue to take all your pills at the correct time. Don t worry about...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: a few questions, kidney infections, cystoscopy
kidney infections, cystoscopy, obgyn: If you mean that your mom had a hysterectomy when you say that she has no female parts, then it is not possible that the bleeding is coming from the uterus. If she is seeing blood in her urine, she must consult a urologist and have her bladder checked out...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I had a few vaginal warts..., vaginal warts, prescription creams
vaginal warts, prescription creams, virus: Emily, The warts are caused by HPV. This virus can come and go, but is probably always around somewhere. The virus may have been contracted many years ago. Men have the virus also, but usually do not get identifiable warts to go with it. They can be treated...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i and my fiance had unprotected sex about five time's this month, pre ejaculate, birth control method
pre ejaculate, birth control method, preventing pregnancy: Dear Elisha, Yes, the pre-ejaculate (the little bit of semen that seeps out before ejaculation) actually can have a high concentration of sperm cells contained within it. This is why the pulling out method has a rather high rate of failure in preventing...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fibroid, miscarriage, and myomectomy, asymptomatic, last period
asymptomatic, last period, 7cm: I did not mean to imply that you would be able to have a vaginal delivery after a myomectomy. I meant that if the fibroid obstructed the growth of the fetus DURING THE PREGNANCY due to its position in the uterus, a myomectomy is indicated so that there will...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fibroid or uterine pregnancy, empty gestational sac, beta hcg
empty gestational sac, beta hcg, hcg levels: If your last period started on Jun 3, you are now only 5 weeks 2 days into your pregnancy. Until you reach 6 weeks, a sonogram will not see a fetus but may see an empty gestational sac or a thickened endometrium (which is necessary for preganancy) If you have...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fibroids,prominent endometrium, complex ovarian cyst, pelvic laparoscopy
complex ovarian cyst, pelvic laparoscopy, abdominal incision: Dear Lara, Multiple uterine masses could definitely impede implantation of a fertilized egg into the uterine lining, not to mention possibly threaten a pregnancy if one was able to implant appropriately. And the ovarian cysts may be impairing ovarian function...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fifth disease, cheed, fifth disease
cheed, fifth disease, hydrops: It is unlikely that you have developed Fifth s disease. If you have any doubts as to your exposure, ask your doctor to do a Parvovirus titer and you will know for sure. If the titer is positive for parvovirus, then you should have a sonogram to make sure...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how do i find the rite obgyn, home birth, midwife
home birth, midwife, midwives: Hello Carrie- well, my first suggestion is to forget the OB/GYN and interview a few local midwives- you might find that you are a LOT more comfortable with a midwife than a dr. You are correct about this being an important issue- which is why I am referring...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how can i find a surrogate mother, surogacy, surrogate mother
surogacy, surrogate mother, comcast: HI Patty, thanks for the email. There are three ways to find a surrogate: 1) find an attorney who handles surrogacy (I can help you with this) 2) use an agency that specializes in surogacy (there are many) 3) go independant If you choose to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: finding out Im pregnent, cramping in early pregnancy, home pregnancy test
cramping in early pregnancy, home pregnancy test, last period: When was the first day of your last period? YOu should make an appointment with an obstetrian when you are 8 weeks from the first day of your last period. It is common to have some cramping in early pregnancy. However, if you start to bleed along with the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: finding out if im pregnant, home pregnancy tests, vaginal exam
home pregnancy tests, vaginal exam, sonogram: A sonogram when you are more than a month a long would tell you but I bet you will have some trouble getting one ordered with out other symptoms or reasons to believe you are pregnant. A Dr. can usually tell with a vaginal exam and feeling of the stomach....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: finding the right doctor, birth control pills, single umbilical artery
birth control pills, single umbilical artery, first time mom: What a terrifying experience. I can t comment without seeing your entire chart. However, I would talk to other women in your neighborhood about their experience with their obstetrician. That is your best source. See if they had a better or worse experience....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fingering, laceration, gynecologist
laceration, gynecologist, vagina: If your girl has heavy continuous bleeding following the introduction of your finger into her vagina, she may have developed a laceration of the wall of her vagina. This MUST be evaluated by a gynecologist. It may need suturing or it may stop on its own and...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fingernail polish and pregnancy, natural hair color, hair color product
natural hair color, hair color product, nail polish: Katie, Nail polish is safe to use in pregnancy. You can even color your hair if you want to (I recommend an all natural hair color product). It helps to have nail polish and other things to make you feel pretty in this time when you don t feel so attractive!...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Having first baby at advance age, tony randall, 33 years
tony randall, 33 years, 45 years: Women can conceive and carry a baby to term as long as they are getting their periods regularly and ovulating. As a woman gets older, it is harder and harder to conceive. However, as long as she gets her period she should be able to conceive until she reaches...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first birth control pill affects, beta hcg blood test, birth control pill
beta hcg blood test, birth control pill, planned parenthood: Hi Wylie :) 2 things could be possibly going on here. First off, your girlfriend could be pregnant. I assume the pill she was given, was the morning after pill, to terminate any possibility of conception continuing after intercourse. If I am correct,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first day of period, toilet paper, ovulation
toilet paper, ovulation, 28 days: Count the first day of ANY bleeding as the first day of your period. Your cycle is from the first day of your period until the first day of your next period. It does not matter when you end your period or if you spot after your flow. If you have a regular...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first period after early miscarriage, hcg level, physical symptom
hcg level, physical symptom, hcg levels: Dear Rebecca, The first period after a miscarriage is rarely normal . It can be heavier than normal, lighter than normal, have some clots, be very crampy or not crampy at all. One thing that is certain is that your first period will usually not be like...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first period after miscarriage, birth control pills, birth control pill
birth control pills, birth control pill, hormonal imbalance: If you have conctinued to bleed since March, inspite of use of birth control pills since April 9, I think you have to scrape the inside of the uterus manually (D&C) even if the doctor thought that birth control pill would have helped. Once you have the D&C,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first pregnancy and bf is XYY, extra y chromosome, abdominal cramps
extra y chromosome, abdominal cramps, warm baths: Hi there Ivy .. Are you sure that the syndrom your boyfriend has is not called .. klienfelters ? This disorder is directly associated with the chromone disorder your boyfriend carries. I made a few phone calls, about Keller-Mueller, and did find out there...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first pregnancy visit, appt, drs
appt, drs, heartbeat: That is about normal. I know it is frustrating! You want to go as soon as possible and hear everything is okay. I think there is a couple of reasons the appt are a bit delayed. 1. There is a chance to hear the heartbeat at that point. 2. Drs. are...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first time aunt, signs of depression, newborn thing
signs of depression, newborn thing, welcome home sign: Dear Susan, Well, first of all, I must share what a thoughtful, kind person you must be! You cannot imagine how refreshing it was to read your question. You made my day. When new moms come home after having a baby they mainly need two things: help around...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first time pregnant, thyroid problem, health reason
thyroid problem, health reason, folic acid: Hello Denise and CONGRATS to you and your husband. Sounds like things are going just as they should! Make sure to take your folic acid (unless there is some health reason you should not) to help prevent birth defects. Hold on tight, your life is about...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: after first time sex...Important, reply asap, first time sex
reply asap, first time sex, having sex for the first time: Prior to having sex for the first time, you have a ring of tissue in your vagina (hymenal ring) which is a membrane that covers the opening to the vagina. When you have intercourse, this hymen ruptures and small bits will hang out of the vagina. These will...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first trimester bleeding, clear mucus, implantation bleeding
clear mucus, implantation bleeding, double test: If your last period started on September 24, you would not have ovulated (and conceived) until October 7 and could have conceived if you had sex on October 6,7,8, or 9. If you did become pregnant at that time, a pregnancy test would not show a positive result...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first trimester and heat, skeletal muscles, degree weather
skeletal muscles, degree weather, heat prostration: This will probably not cause any harm to the baby or to the pregnancy, and you did the correct thing by pouring water on your head and back. This will not hurt the baby, but can cause yoo to have heat prostration. We know that being in a hot tub for too long...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: first trimester, clymedia, pregnancy cramping
clymedia, pregnancy cramping, ectopic pregnancy: Dear Kimberly, Chlamydia can cause scar tissue in the tubes which can cause you to be slightly more prone to an ectopic pregnancy. Cramping isn t abnormal early in pregnancy, but with your history and the pain being one-sided, I wouldn t hesitate to report...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: flu shot while pregnant?, free flu shots, nasal spray flu vaccine
free flu shots, nasal spray flu vaccine, influenza virus: Dear Jodi, Pregnant women are often overlooked as a group that is susceptible to the flu. Pregnancy can affect your immune system and also put extra stress on your heart and lungs. Because of this, you may be at increased risk of not only getting the flu...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fluid around the baby, amnio, extreme danger
amnio, extreme danger, excess fluid: Hi James, congratulations on the baby! I am glad that you are seeing the specialist. Too much fluid can be dangerous but it sounds like they are monitoring it. The specialist may do a fluid reduction next week, similar to an amnio- this should draw...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fluid on brain, sacral dimple, fluid on brain
sacral dimple, fluid on brain, fluid on the brain: Hi Leslie :) Your question is a little vague, because fluid on the brain comes in different degrees. But I will answer your question the best I can to cover all areas :) Finding fluid on the brain of fetus s is not terrible common, but definately not...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fluid collection around bowell in fetus, soft signs, cystic fibrosis
soft signs, cystic fibrosis, bowell: Fluid around the bowel or testicles, or nuchal transcency are soft signs of Down s syndrome or other chromosomal abnormalities. They are, more often, incorrect and must be seen in conjunction with other signs to be valid. If you have any doubts, an amniocentesis...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fluid in intestine, sonogram, intestine
sonogram, intestine: If fluid was seen in the intestine, there may be a tear in the intestine, or there may be a buildup of material in the intestine. A level 2 sonogram is merely a more careful and more complete sonogram. If you have any questions, ask the doctor that is sending...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fluid in the peritoneal cavity, empty gestational sac, corpus luteum cyst
empty gestational sac, corpus luteum cyst, peritoneal cavity: It is very common to have some fluid in the peritoneal cavity (in the cul-de-sac) due to some leaking of the corpus luteum cyst. On December 13, you were only 4 weeks 5 days pregnant, and a sonogram will not show much of anything. Between 5-6 weeks, you may...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Too much fluid, spontaneous rupture of membranes, cord prolapse
spontaneous rupture of membranes, cord prolapse, perinatal morbidity: Polyhydramnios is a pathologic accumulation of amniotic fluid. It is defined as more than 2000ml at any gestational age, or an Amniotic Fluid Level of greater than 20cm at term. Mild increases in fluid are usually insignificant. Larger iincreases in fluid...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fluids in pregnancy, amniotic fluid index, baby swallows
amniotic fluid index, baby swallows, biophysical profile: If your due date is January 3, you are now almost 36 weeks gestation. Your amniotic fluid sometimes will diminish as you get closer to term. However, your amniotic fluid index (AFI) should not drop below 8cm. If it does, you should be delivered before your...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fluttering, fetal movements, non stress test
fetal movements, non stress test, fetal monitor: The baby has wake/sleep cycles. However, you should feel at least ten movements (rolling, hiccups, kicking, etc) within 10 hours. Lie on your bed and place your hands gently on your belly and see how long it takes to feel 10 movements of the baby. If you do...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: flutters, swollen tender breasts, symptoms of early pregnancy
swollen tender breasts, symptoms of early pregnancy, 15th week of pregnancy: Dear Nicole, Usually the flutter feeling that you get while pregnant does not occur until approximately the 15th week of pregnancy. Symptoms of early pregnancy typically include swollen/tender breasts, nausea, headache, low backache, and urinary frequency...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: flying, trimesters, lot of water
trimesters, lot of water, ankles: Hello Heidi, It is good that you are concerned about your baby. Flying in the 1st and 2nd trimesters is fine. Most doctors (and airlines) recommend not flying after your 34-36th week. At this point, you may feel more nauseated than normal.Drink a lot of water....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: flying during pregnancy, flying during pregnancy, baby congratulations
flying during pregnancy, baby congratulations, premature labor: Kristine, The cabin is pressurized and the radiation is about what you get from a couple hours from your TV/monitor/microwave, etc. The air is usually very dry, so keep well hydrated. The statistic is that about 20% of all pregnancies end in a miscarriage...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: flying in the first month of pregnancy, first month of pregnancy, going to spain
first month of pregnancy, going to spain, early pregnancy: Hi Ioana :) In most cases, in early pregnancy you are free to go on vacation, and fly without risk of miscarriage. The only time a doctor may advise you not to, is if you are having complications with your pregnancy. However, if your pregnancy is normal,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: flying in pregnancy, swelling of the ankles, airline companies
swelling of the ankles, airline companies, salty foods: Hello Jara. The only risky time during pregnancy for flying is very late in the pregnancy. The changes in pressure inside the plane s cabin could possibly cause the amniotic membranes to pop if she was very close to due date- like a week or two before...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: flying, flying during pregnancy, weeks of pregnancy
flying during pregnancy, weeks of pregnancy, pregnacy: You can fly in a plane throughout the pregnancy. We would rather that you did not fly in the lasat 4 weeks of pregnancy, just in case you go into labor and must be delivered en route. When you do fly, make sure that you relieve yourself every hour, walk around...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: folate, embroyo, essential nutrients
embroyo, essential nutrients, pregnany: Don t worry about the vitamins at this time. Your mornng sickness will disappear at around 15 weeks gestation and you can, safely, discontinue the antenatal vitamins until then, if you can t keep them down due to the nausea. The antenatal vitaminss can be...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: folic acid, souces, mineral supplement
souces, mineral supplement, pregnant woman: Hello Gailyn- My souces say that if there is NO history of birth defects in the family- take 1-2mg a day- that is 1000-2000 mcgs- you are not taking nearly enough. IF there IS a history of spinal cord defects in the family- either side- take 4000mcg. a day....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: follicle and ovulation, low progesterone level, ovarian cyst
low progesterone level, ovarian cyst, follicle: I don t know when your last period started. If you had a ruptured follicle but it has past the date of ovulation, it is hard to say if an ovum was ovulated or if it is too late for conception (An ovum can only remain viable for 24-48 hours). Sometimes, if...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: follow up ? about US after low hcg, best time to take a pregnancy test, fetal heartbeat
best time to take a pregnancy test, fetal heartbeat, miracle 2: If the sonogram showed a fetus and a fetal heartbeat, and the HCG value did, indeed, rise (although not double), it is a good sign. I would repeat the HCG twice in one week from now and see if it starts to double. (HCG does not always double immediately)....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: follow up question, nuvoring, sick to my stomach
nuvoring, sick to my stomach, breast tenderness: The symptoms that you describe can be due to a cold as well as due to an early pregnancy, however we usually do not see a white discharge furing a cold. If there is any doubt, take a pregnancy test if you miss your next period. I can see why you did not reinsert...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: follow up question, prolactin level, microadenoma
prolactin level, microadenoma, menstral cycle: Galactorrhea (milk from the breast) is due to an overproduction of prolactin (a hormone produced in the anterior piruitary gland), the same hormone that produces milk when you are pregnant. If you are not pregnant and notice a discharge from your breasts,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: follow up question, serum beta hcg, normal progesterone level
serum beta hcg, normal progesterone level, test serum: Dear Sara, Side effects of Clomid occurring in more than 1% of patients during clinical trials were: -Ovarian Enlargement -Vasomotor Flushes -Abdominal-Pelvic Discomfort/Distention/Bloating -Nausea and Vomiting -Breast Discomfort -Visual Symptoms...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: follow up question/and huge thank you, period cramps, vaginal ultrasound
period cramps, vaginal ultrasound, feet legs: It is common to have some cramping and bleeding for up to a week after a D&C. HOwever, if you have bright red bleeding and severe pain, you will need another sonogram to make sure that no products remain in your uterus. If the sonogram is negative, you can...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: follow up question, mcdonald cerclage, cervical cerclage
mcdonald cerclage, cervical cerclage, pain in the abdomen: If your water broke, you would notice fluid coming out of your vagina even if you had a very tight cervical cerclage. If you had a McDonald cerclage placed in your vagina and you thought you heard a POP in your vagina, your water did not break, but a stitch...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: follow up, beta hcg, blood test for pregnancy
beta hcg, blood test for pregnancy, nuvoring: When you take any form of contraception containing hormones (pill, patch, Nuva Ring, etc) if you stop it or it falls out, you will start bleeding due to the sudden drop in hormones in your bloodstream. If you started your period on March 19, that is the day...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: foods, soft cheeses, soft cheese
soft cheeses, soft cheese, mercury levels: There is always going to be someone who says DON T EAT THAT!!!! . The truth is there is only a few things you should avoid. Fresh fish is one of them, do to mercury levels, and soft cheeses is another. I am not a cheese expert at all so I do not know...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i forgot something :), hormonal imbalance symptoms, hormones
hormonal imbalance symptoms, hormones, havoc: Hi Ayla! Your symptoms definately sound pregnancy related. However, when there is a hormonal imbalance, symptoms will mimic pregnancy to a tee. So its really hard to decipher if its a pregnancy related issue, or just hormones that are off balanced. I...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Just foudn out I'm pregnant - have concerns, uneventful pregnancy, time occurrence
uneventful pregnancy, time occurrence, cold medicines: Cassandra, This happens VERY often. Many women go on about their daily lives and ingest things like cold medicines or alcohol before they become aware that they are pregnant. Try not to fret about this. Most often they go on to have perfectly healthy pregnancies/babies....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Just found out I'm pregnant, fertility awareness method, lead apron
fertility awareness method, lead apron, preganancy test: Dear Lou, Congratulations on your pregnancy! I understand your concern, but in my opinion you should not worry. A few drinks will not harm your baby, I have a lot of clients in your situation (not aware of pregnancy in the beginning and having drinks)...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Additional pregnancy=earlier births? Ideal weight gain?, emergency c section, multiple pregnancies
emergency c section, multiple pregnancies, rupture of the uterus: Each pregnancy is completely different from the previous ones. There is no way to know if you will go into labor earlier than 40 weeks, even if you had gone into labor in a previous pregnancy. Labor is initiated by the release of prostaglandins by the current...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: frank breech babies, frank breech position, breech babies
frank breech position, breech babies, breech presentations: Usually, for your first child (and often with any pregnancy) no obstetrician will deliver a breech (frank, footling, or complete) vaginally. I deliver all breech presentations by cesarean section. By delivering via cesarean section, there is usually no problem...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fraternal twins, probability of having twins, chances of having twins
probability of having twins, chances of having twins, twins in the family: There is no formula that calculate the probability of having multiple pregnancies. If, however, there are ANY fraternal twins in the family (including the extended family), there is a higher chance of having fraternal twins. There is a higher chance of twins...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: frecuent urination, months of pregnancy, last period
months of pregnancy, last period, 7 months: At seven months of pregnancy it is very normal to urinate unbelievably frequently. It appears that just as you leave the bathroom you have to return. Try to urinate every 10-15 minutes whether you feel like you have to go or not. You may have to wear two pads...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: thanks they may jsut have..., date of conception, sonogram
date of conception, sonogram, monthes: At 8 weeeks from the date of conception, the fetus in only 10 weeks pregnant. That sonogram is used to assessn nuchal cord transluscency (test for Down Syndrome) and the size of the baby. Anatomic assessment of the baby is not done by sonogram until 20 weeks...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i have a friend who was on..., precarious circumstances, psychotropic drug
precarious circumstances, psychotropic drug, getin: Hi Yom, this really is something your friend should be discussing with her doctor. You said the baby would potentially lose some limbs.... I am assuming they found abnormalities in the fetus through the ultrasound? Why was it necessary for her...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: my friend, young ladies, good luck
young ladies, good luck, three months: If she has not been menstrating very long. Meaning if she has only had her period for a couple years to begin with she may just be having a change in her cycle that should start up again. If she has gained alot of weight or lost alot that could cause it....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: My friends baby, RIGHT NOW, minute score, nuchal cord
minute score, nuchal cord, breast feed: Dear Michelle, Well hopefully your friend has gotten some answers by now. Unfortunately, I m not sure that everyone reads closely enough to know that this site is not an immediate answer site. All of the experts on the site are encouraged to answer questions...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: after a full term stillbirth, first postpartum period, true knot
first postpartum period, true knot, cervical position: You really should not have had sex before your siz week checkup. However, it is possible that you ovulated two weeks after the delivery and it is possible that you could have conceived. The reason we want you to wait for a regular period before sex is in order...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fundal height, accurate measurement, adequate growth
accurate measurement, adequate growth, fetal movement: At your stage of pregnancy, the decrease in fundal height may be due to the fact that the baby dropped into the pelvis, or you may merely be carrying in that position. A sonogram performed at this stage of pregnancy is not accurate at all and, as long as you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fundal hight and u/s measurements, adequate growth, fundal
adequate growth, fundal, xiphoid: As long as the sonogram shows adequate growth, you do not need to put to much stock in an abdominal exam. They are very subjective and are not very accurate at this stage of pregnancy. Does your doctor use a tape measure or merely approximate the distance...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: fundus size, glucose test, measure 4
glucose test, measure 4, fundus of the uterus: Measuring the fundus of the uterus is purely subjective. One practitioner may get one measurement and another may get a different measurement. If the sonogram shows that the baby is adequate for dates, don t worry about it. Size may be due to a large baby,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: funneling, internal os, high risk
internal os, high risk, cervix: Dear Justine, Slight funneling means that the internal os (the inside rim) of your cervix is beginning to dilate a bit. It MAY be an indicator of the higher risk of pre-term labor for you, but many women have some slight funneling at 30-34 of pregnancy...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: funneling???, ultrasound pictures, sonogram pictures
ultrasound pictures, sonogram pictures, photo photo: Hello, what great sonogram pictures, thanks for sharing them. I really can not answer your question and here is why. As you know ultrasound pictures are taken on different sides of the stomach, not all of the pictures I could tell very well really. I...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could I be further along?, early pregnancy bleeding, initial ultrasound
early pregnancy bleeding, initial ultrasound, third pregnancy: Dear Lyn, You may have been pregnant and had some early pregnancy bleeding, but if you have a history of regular periods and this bleeding was timely and came when you would have expected a period, then it probably was either a period or implantation bleeding....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gallbladder removed while pregnant, anexia, kind of birth
anexia, kind of birth, conception date: Dear Amanda, Well, first - just to ease your mind - even if they had tested you before the surgery, it may or may not have come back positive. At that point, you would have been barely two weeks along. Also, pregnancy dating is based on the last menstrual...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gallbladder Surgery & Pregnancy, lap chole, fetal ultrasounds
lap chole, fetal ultrasounds, gallbladder surgery: There is no risk of teratogenicity during surgery unless they use medications that are contraindicated during pregnancy. The woman that had a baby that was born without enamel on her teeth was given Tetracycline, which is contraindicated during pregnancy....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gallbladder Surgery and Pregnancy, low cholesterol diet, low fat low cholesterol
low cholesterol diet, low fat low cholesterol, gallbladder attack: The reason for waiting until after the first trimester to perform the surgery is purely anecdotal. The risk for miscarriage in the first trimester is 15-20% of every pregnancy. There is no risk of congenital or adverse effects to the baby from the anesthesia,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gallbladder Surgery, gallbladder surgery, dry toast
gallbladder surgery, dry toast, nausea and vomiting: Usually, nausea and vomiting of pregnancy will disappear at around 15 weeks gestation. However, since you had the surgery, you may have exacerbated the nausea for awhile. Don t worry if you have lost the weight. YOu should start to gain again when the nausea...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gas and Bloating During Pregnancy, unpasteurized apple cider, raw milk cheese
unpasteurized apple cider, raw milk cheese, gas and bloating: Dear Tina, You need to see an OB doctor that you are comfortable with. If he had already listened to the baby s heart tones, then he knew there was no issue with fetal health. But many doctors don t have the type of bedside manner that meshes with every...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gas Bubbles Popping...., clicking bones, gas bubbles
clicking bones, gas bubbles, late pregnancy: Dear Jenipher, Sorry about the delay in answering - I am actually supposed to be on vacation from 12/21 through 1/6, but the system apparently did not set correctly. I happened to check in to make sure and saw there were 3-4 days worth of questions, so...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gas during period that is painful, until passed..., gas bubbles, mylanta gas
gas bubbles, mylanta gas, gas buildup: You apparently have a sequestration of gas in your intestines. I would suggest buying some Mylicon, or Mylanta-Gas (simethicone) which will mobilize the gas in your intestines and you will evacuate the gas either by flatus or burping. This is a common complaint...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gas during pregnancy, sodas, congrats
sodas, congrats, good luck: Gas is very common in pregnancy. A good thing to do is avoid known gas causes. Some of the usual are sodas, beans of course and fruit. You may notice certain foods are gassy to you. Ask your Dr. on your next visit if there is anything you can take....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gas and Pregnancy, best time to take a pregnancy test, earliest symptoms of pregnancy
best time to take a pregnancy test, earliest symptoms of pregnancy, early signs of pregnancy: If you normally have a 29 day cycle (from the first day of your period until the first day of your next period) ovulation occurs on cycle day #15 and you can become pregnant if you have unprotected sex on cycle day #14, 15, 16, and 16. If your last period...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gastrointestinal Difficulties during Ovulation, gas and bloating, gastrointestinal symptoms
gas and bloating, gastrointestinal symptoms, gastrointestinal problems: I have never encountered or heard of gastrointestinal symptoms, such as you describe, in connection to ovulation. It certainly sounds that it is more likely gastrointestinal than gynecological. I not even sure that an endoscopy will shed any light on the problem....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: GBS ??'s, kelfex, kidney infections
kelfex, kidney infections, rest cause: I doubt that your back pain is caused, soley, by a UTI. It is probably due to the position of the baby or pressure of the baby on one of your nerves. The baby may, indeed, be sunny side up again and back labor can be a drag. Continue Tylenol, warm showers,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: GBS, test results, pregnancy
test results, pregnancy, gbs: You will be tested during the pregnancy even if you were, at one time, positive for GBS. If you are negative this time, you will not be treated when you are in labor. However, if your urine is positive for GBS at any time during the pregnancy, you will be...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: GD, Macrosomia, glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes
glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes, cesarean section: Gestational Diabetes is seen in pregnancies where there is not enough insulin formed by the pancreas. Inculin is the hormone that regulates and controls the amount of glucose coming into your cells. If you do not have enough insulin, the glucose can enter...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: GENDER OF YOUR BABY, dr shettles, male sperm
dr shettles, male sperm, fertility specialist: I would suggest that you get a copy of Dr. Shettles study on How to Choose the Sex of My Baby . He was a physician at Columbia P&S medical center who did pioneer work on how to determine the sex. This was hased on the fact that male sperm do not do well...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: GESTATIONAL DIABETES, glucose tolerance test, diabetes tests
glucose tolerance test, diabetes tests, sized baby: Hello Maria. Well, I don t do these diabetes tests on women and babies because I DO feel they are harmful- the huge shot of glucose that you are going to be asked to drink is so unhealthy for both of you. AND the treatment is the same with or without the test....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: General Female Anatomy Question, flat lesion, estrogen cream
flat lesion, estrogen cream, female anatomy: The color of vulvar skin depends on the vascularity of the dermis,the thickness of the epidermis, and the amount of melanin or some other pigment. Dark vulvar skin is due to an increased amount or concentration of melanin. This may occur after trauma. Melanosis,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Generic BC pills, birthcontrol pills, cause weight gain
birthcontrol pills, cause weight gain, allesse: Hi Hollie :) So sorry to hear about your headaches that have came with your pills. But I do have good news ::) Allesse, is a pill on the market now that has minimal sideeffects. Now the generic version of Allesse, is called Aviane. I have read...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Genital Question, human papilloma virus, inner labia
human papilloma virus, inner labia, genital warts: It is common to have some flesh colored bumps on the labia. Genital warts look more like cauliflour and are quite dry. Genital warts are caused by a virus (HPV-human papilloma virus) and are not transmitted to your unborn child or to your daughter as you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Genital Warts, human papilloma virus, navy doctors
human papilloma virus, navy doctors, virus hpv: Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common and usually disappear after the age of 30. Some strains of HPV are associated with the development of cervical cancer. Any time that you place vinegar (acetic acid) on your skin,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Genital Warts - HPV, human papilloma virus, visible warts
human papilloma virus, visible warts, genital warts: HPV (human papilloma virus_ is commonly seen in young women. HPV is the causative agent that produces genital warts and some forms of cancer. However, just because HPV was found on the PAP smear does not mean that she has genital warts, unless you see actual...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Genital Warts, human papilloma virus, genital warts
human papilloma virus, genital warts, performing oral sex: Genital warts are caused by a vitus (human papilloma virus), which will not cause you to be infertile or interfere with your sex life. Sometimes the warts may have to be excised if they are blocking the vagina during labor, but most of the time, they can be...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Genital warts, types of warts, genital warts
types of warts, genital warts, burning sensation: If you believe tht you have any genital warts (cauliflour-like growths on the genital area), they can easily be removed or treated by a gynecologist. Don t be embarrassed, but make an appointment. Some types of warts can lead to some forms of cancer so you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: About Gentetic testing-Amnosintesis, neural tube defects, alpha feto protein
neural tube defects, alpha feto protein, soft signs: AFP (alpha feto protein) is a substance that is found in normal amounts in your blood. It is increased in situations where there are neural tube defects , such as anencephaly, spina bifida, problems with the baby s brain and spinal cord, and it is decreased...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gest. diabetes, carbohydrate intolerance, pregnancy diabetes
carbohydrate intolerance, pregnancy diabetes, genetic predisposition: There is no reason to suspect that you will have the same problems that your twin sister had during her pregnancy. Diabetes is a multifactorial disease and is caused by environmental and behavioral factors as well. Certainly, large-for-gestational age babies...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gestational age?, miscarraige, sonogram
miscarraige, sonogram, menstrual period: You may have conceived later than expected for a 28 day cycle. On the other hand, a sonogram is not very accurate at this time. Repeat the sonogram at 20 weeks from your last period to be sure. There is no reason to suspect that the baby has any problems...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gestational Diabetes, blood glucose level, blood glucose levels
blood glucose level, blood glucose levels, blood sugars: Dear Elaine, Sweet foods, or foods high in sugar, typically hit your bloodstream quicker than other foods. Complex carbs (pasta, breads, potatoes) raise blood glucose levels more slowly and also stay in the blood longer. Fruits and vegetables are even slower...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gestational Diabetes Results, glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes test
glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes test, sunkist orange: We normally test for gestational diabetes at 28 weeks gestation. You are allowed to eat regularly and usually drink the test drink and then have your bleed drawn in one hour. If the value is less than 40, it is considered within normal limits. A value of over...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gestational Diabetes Test Question, glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes test
glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes test, peanut butter and jam: The 1-hour post glucose screen is merely a screening test and we do not want you to fast or alter your diet at all prior to the test. If the test shows a result of less than 140, all is fine. If the result is greater than 140, you will be sent for a three-hour...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gestational Diabetes, gestational diabetes, pregancy
gestational diabetes, pregancy, last period: If you have a history of having gestational diabetes during any pregnancy, your risk of having it again in a subsequent pregnancy is higher than if you did not have it. I can t give you a number. However, when you conceive, you should test your glucose and...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gestational diabetes, glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes test
glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes test, glucose solution: We usually test for gestational diabetes during the 28th week of pregnancy by having the patient take a one-hour glucose tolerance test. The patient drinks 50gm of a glucose solution and her blood is drawn exactly one hour later. If the value is less than...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gestational diabetes, insulin control, peanut butter sandwich, diabetes insulin
peanut butter sandwich, diabetes insulin, insulin control: If you became hypoglycemic even after a snack, you are obviously taking too much insulin in the evening. I would discuss cutting down the N in the evening and using a sliding scale of R. You may also consider using Lantus insulin, which is a long acting insulin...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gestational diabetes, gestational diabetes test, gestational diabetes
gestational diabetes test, gestational diabetes, lab values: HI Michele, It is really not low enough to be considered hypo yet, Some lab values range 60-120 and some 65 others 55. So wait for a couple of more tests if he does them routinely, ask for them if not, and then question if it gets lower or stays the same...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: GIRLFRIEND EXPECTING, time patrick, blood types
time patrick, blood types, paternity test: Hello Patrick. There is a condition in which problems could accur with blood types. The mother may be RH- You should ask her blood type. (after all she asked yours, right?) I am not sure to be honest why she wants your blood type. I would ask lots...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Giddiness in 18 weeks of pregnancy, pregnancy yoga, pregnancy changes
pregnancy yoga, pregnancy changes, physical stresses: Dear Thangavelu, If what you are referring to by giddiness is simply periods of extreme happiness - some women are just very happy during pregnancy. Otherwise, mood swings are a very normal part of pregnancy and usually involve anxiety, irritability,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Girl Problem, birth control pills, bacterial vaginosis
birth control pills, bacterial vaginosis, whitish discharge: It is common to have a whitish discharge from the vagina, especially if you are birth control pills. As long as there is no itching, you need not worry. If it is a cheexy white discharge that itches, it may be a yeast infection. If it is a green discharge...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Glucophage for TTC, blood sugar management, glucose levels
blood sugar management, glucose levels, tsh levels: Hi Tra, I am not sure how to answer this because I don t know from which angle you need. Are you asking about taking the glucophage for blood sugar management, to take during a pregnancy, for being overweight. Reexplain what you want me to answer to. thank...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Glucose test, glucose tolerance test, carbohydrate intolerance
glucose tolerance test, carbohydrate intolerance, weeks gestation: The one-hour glucose tolerance test can be given at 26-28 weeks gestation. That is due to the fact that the insulind requirement is at its highest during that period of time during the pregnancy. If the test shows a value over 40, then the patient is sent...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: GOOD MORNING, paternity test, amniocentesis
paternity test, amniocentesis, swab: In order to do a paternity test before the baby is born, you need to get a sample (a swab) of the inside of your mouth, the inside of her mouth, and an amniocentesis must be done to get a sample of the fluid surrounding the baby. Otherwise, you will have to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gripe Water and Sodium Bicarbonate, sodium bicarbonate, old baby girl
sodium bicarbonate, old baby girl, stomach acids: Hello Michael. The Na bicarb acts as a buffering agent to neutralize the stomach acids which MAY be causing the stomach problems, BUT mostly why Gripe Water works for colic is the licorice and alcohol. Try making peppermint tea or licorice tea, cool it off...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Groin pain during pregnancy, groin pain during pregnancy, pain in the groin area
groin pain during pregnancy, pain in the groin area, pain in the groin: In early pregnancy, pain in the groin area is due to stretching of the round ligament (the ligaments that anchor the uterus to the wall of the abodmen). In later pregnancy, groins pain or crotch pain is due to the weight of the baby pushing down, the constriction...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Group B Strept during pregnancy, group b strept, infant morbidity
group b strept, infant morbidity, gbs: We usually test for GBS at 36 weeks gestation. It does not matter if you had a history of PROM in a previous pregnancy. If the culture is positive at 36 weeks, it means that by the time you reach term, and go into labor, you will be inundated with GBS in the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Growth of baby in womb, intra uterine growth restriction, baby in womb
intra uterine growth restriction, baby in womb, grown 0: In order to assess any evidence of Intra Uterine Growth Restriction, serial sonograms are required in order to see if there is adequate growth. A measurement, by hand or tape, by a midwife is not enough objective evidence of IUGR. Insist on a sonogram to see...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: GSB Positive & Precipitous Labor, group b strep, oral antibiotics
group b strep, oral antibiotics, precipitous labor: Dear Yasmin, Many adults - including 25% of pregnant women in the United States - have group B strep in their bodies, usually in the bowel, bladder, vagina, or rectum. In adults with serious medical conditions, such as liver failure or cancer, GBS can cause...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gyn problems, vaginal yeast infections, vaginal hysterectomy
vaginal yeast infections, vaginal hysterectomy, yeast infection: Some women are prone to yeast infections. Candida albicans, the organism that causes yeast infections, lives in the vagina in most women and flares up whenever there is a change in the pH (acid-base) of the vagina. This can be caused by antibiotics, an argument,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gyn Question, birth control pills, negative pregnancy tests
birth control pills, negative pregnancy tests, urogynecologist: During your reproductive years, being on birth control pills may manage the PCOS. In order to determine whether surgery could help your incontinence , you should be seen by a urogynecologist. I wish I could be more specific for you, but there are a lot of...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Gynecology, active woman, blood disorder
active woman, blood disorder, serious health: Dear Veronica, With your medical history, you MUST go to the doctor. You really actually answered your own question! You already knew that you needed to go and all the reasons why. I don t even need to go through them with you. SO many women put off...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gardenerella, foul smelling vaginal discharge, bacterial vaginosis
foul smelling vaginal discharge, bacterial vaginosis, garderella: Gardnerella is a bacterial infection of the vagina. It used to be called non-specific vaginitis . If you had gardnerella ten years ago, I doubt that you still have it. It must have been treated ten years ago. It is not gransmitted to your husband. If you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gas???, symptoms of early pregnancy, milk glands
symptoms of early pregnancy, milk glands, first few weeks of pregnancy: Dear Candice, I m a little confused... sore breasts, fatigue, and nausea are all NORMAL symptoms of early pregnancy. Even an increase in gas/bloating is a symptom because the same hormone (progesterone) that increases during pregnancy also tends to relax...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gender, low sperm count, dr shettles
low sperm count, dr shettles, male orgasm: Male sperm do better in an acid medium and female sper do better in an aliyline medium. Tese are the recmmendation of Dr. Shettles (a gynecologist in Columbis. 1- Intercours should cease 2-3 days bevore ovulation. 2- Intercourse should be immediatley...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gender of a baby, x chromosome, y chromosome
x chromosome, y chromosome, sonogram: When the sperm meets the egg and fertilizes the egg, there is passage of chromosomal material from the egg and from the sperm. If the fetus gets an X chromosome from the mother and an X chromosome from the father, the baby will be a female. If the fetus gets...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gender, chinese calender, dr shettles
chinese calender, dr shettles, x chromosome: I don t know anything about the efficacy of the Chinese calendar in determiniation of gender. However, Dr. L Shettles, a Columbia P&S professor did research in the 1960s and found that there is a difference in the sperm that carry the Y chromosome and those...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: generic birth control, generic birth control pills, birth control pills
generic birth control pills, birth control pills, desogen: I, personally, prefer brand name birth control pills. HOwever, many insurance companies will not pay for the brand names anymore. The generic pills are the exact same thing as the brand, however, there is no company that you can hold responsible if there are...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: genetic tests, cystic fibrosis, genetic problem
cystic fibrosis, genetic problem, pulmo: You may or may not have been tested for cystic fibrosis during pregnancy. There is a test but many obstetricians do not include this test in their normal battery of tests unless you have a history in the family or of some ethnic groups. It is probably a good...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: genital area pain and irritation, bladder infection, steroid cream
bladder infection, steroid cream, cystitis: Usually, after vigorous sexual activity, you can develop cystitis in thea rea of the bladder and inflammation in the vaginal and clitoral areas. If you notice frequency of urination, burning on urination, or urgency, you should do a culture of your urine to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: genital warts, tea tree oil, hpv virus
tea tree oil, hpv virus, genital warts: Genital warts are definitely caused by HPV. I would suggest that you have them removed by a gynecologist in the office with Trichloroacetic Acid or Podophylex ointment and you should, in addition, be tested for HPV. I would avoid any holistic remedies such...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestation, full term pregnancy, weeks of pregnancy
full term pregnancy, weeks of pregnancy, gestational age: Gestationl age and weeks gestation mean exactly the same thing. Gestational age is the number of weeks from the first day of your last period. That is not when you conceived. You conceived after ovulation, which occurs around two weeks after the start of your...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestational age and preterm, last period, gestational age
last period, gestational age, 23 years: If your last period started on December 24, you probably ovulated on January 6. YOu could only have conceived if you had sex on January 5,6,7, or 8. You did not conceive when you had sex on January 17. We count a pregnancy as 40 weeks from the first day...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestational age, pregnancy complaints, physical signs
pregnancy complaints, physical signs, fetal movement: The best time to perform a sonogram is at 20 weeks gestation (from the first day of your last period. If your last period was November 29 and it was a normal period, you should now be 22-23 weeks gestation. In a first pregnancy, we usually start to feel kicking...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestational diabetes, glucose metabolism, glucose load
glucose metabolism, glucose load, gestational diabetes: Babies of patients with gestational diabetes have a propensity for macrosomia. They can be very large (9-10-12lbs). This is because the glucose is the same in the baby s blood as it is in the mother s blood. If we do not control the glucose in the mother s...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestational diabetes, low blood sugar, gestional diabetes
low blood sugar, gestional diabetes, fasting glucose: There is no reason tht you will have gestational diabetes, again, just because you had it in the first pregnancy. Even if you do develop gestational diabetes again, there is no reason why you will need another cesarean section. The events surrounding your...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestational diabetes, glucose readings, glucose monitor
glucose readings, glucose monitor, gestational diabetes: With gestational diabetes, we aim for a FBS of 105 or less, and a 1hrpp glucose of 120 or less. The ideal circumstance is to keep ALL your glucose readings at between 120-130 throughout the day. Good Luck. You should also start taking non stress tests at 32...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestational diabetes, unassisted home birth, home births
unassisted home birth, home births, drug interventions: Hi Melissa, Generally gestational diabetes isn t a reason NOT to have a home birth. Gestational diabetes is most often controlled by diet and that should definitely be a consideration. I would also suggest finding a midwife that does home births as well...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestational diabetes, gestational diabetes, table sugar
gestational diabetes, table sugar, splenda: HI Kim possibly the sugar from the strawberries and the table sugar soared your sugar up causing these symptoms. You need to cut out the table sugar completely and use something like splenda instead. You really need to see a dietician call your ob and get...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: No gestational sac, empty gestational sac, fetal heartbeat
empty gestational sac, fetal heartbeat, viable pregnancy: By now (6-7 weeks gestation) you should see a fetus and a fetal heartbeat on sonogram. If you have not seen even an empty gestational sac, it is not boding well for a viable pregnancy, in spite of an HCG of 3533. HOwever, if your dates are incorrect and you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestational sack, empty gestational sac, fetal heartbeat
empty gestational sac, fetal heartbeat, brownish discharge: If your last period started on November 3, she would have been 6 weeks 1 days on December 16. Prior to 6 weeks gestation, a sonogram will only show an empty gestational sac, but no fetus. Hwever, by 6 weeks gestation, we usually see a fetus and a fetal heartbeat....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gestationaldiabetes, glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes
glucose tolerance test, gestational diabetes, special diet: During pregnancy, we test your glucose at 28 weeks to determine if you have gestational diabetes. You drink a load of glucose (100gm) and wait one hour and have your blood drawn. If the results are greater than 40, you will be sent for a three hour glucose...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: my girfriend, using a condom, mouring
using a condom, mouring, pregnancy test: Pat, Every woman s cycle is different and can vary in length from month to month. Because she did get her period, it is unlikely that she is pregnant. Using a condom with spermicide also decreases your chances of getting pregnant. Of course, you can...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Is it a girl or a boy, karyotype, amniocentesis
karyotype, amniocentesis, sonogram: You can have an amniocentesis performed at 18 weeks gestation where a karyotype is done and you will, then, know if there is XX (female) or XY (male) chromosomes. Otherwise, a sonogram can tell (after 20 weeks) if a penis or scrotum is identified. However,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Is my girlfriend pregnant?, pull out method, forms of birth control
pull out method, forms of birth control, pregnancy test: Hello Jay, yes, some women DO get pregnant even though they are on the pill. That is why it is best to always use TWO forms of birth control- the pill AND a condom. The pull out method means NOTHING- it does NOT prevent pregnancy. The urine test is quite...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can i give my baby tylenol and benadryl at the same time, benadryl, time baby
benadryl, time baby, antihistamine: Baby tylenol is used for pain relief or to reduce fever. Benadryl is used for morning sickness or to relieve the itching and irritation of an allergic reaction. They can be given together because they have different actions. Benadryl is an antihistamine and...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gleny, abdomen pain, sperm cells
abdomen pain, sperm cells, lower back pain: Dear Gleny, If you have regular 28 day cycles, you would have been expected to ovulate around 2/24. 2/18-2/19 would have been pretty early for you to have ovulated. However, sperm cells - under ideal conditions - once past the opening into the uterus, can...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: grade 3 placenta at 30 weeks, stress tests, placenta
stress tests, placenta, grade 3: Most likely, there will be no problems. However, I would start serial non-stress tests (weekly) to assess the fetus. A Grade III placenta means that the placenta is maturing rapidly. The only problem is that if the pllacenta matures too rapidly, it can separate....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: group b strep & pnv, group b streptococcus, gastrointestinal tracts
group b streptococcus, gastrointestinal tracts, group b strep: Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a gram positive coccus that frequently colonizes the human genital, gastrointestinal tracts and the upper respiratory tract in young infants. It can be acquired in utero or during passage through the vagina. Some evidence suggests...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: group b strep, group b strep infection, penicillin family
group b strep infection, penicillin family, clindomycin: Some women are czrriers of Broup B streptococcus IN THEIR VAGINA, and we test for this at 36 weeks gestation to see if we should treat the patient prophylactically at the time of labor. Howeveer, GBS can be found at other istes (or in the urine) and is not...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What to do about a growth found at my 21 week ultrasound?, deep penetration, pain during sex
deep penetration, pain during sex, risks of anesthesia: I would just follow this mass, as long as it is not growing too large during the pregnancy. The sonogram can see if it is solid or cystic and, based on the size (over 6cm diameter or under 6cm diameter), whether it should be removed during the pregnancy or...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: growth of stomach, poeople, best guess
poeople, best guess, sonogram: You probably do not have anything at all to worry about. It is most likely due to your small frame. Where-as taller poeople babies grow and the weight is shifted up and down, since your on the shorter side it is going out. Have you had a sonogram yet? You...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: grunty baby,flat baby, lack of oxygen, serious trouble
lack of oxygen, serious trouble, muscle tone: Hello Sally. A grunty baby is one who is making a vocal noise with each effort of taking a breath. It is an indication that the baby is having trouble with breathing and usually needs expert help. A flat baby is one who has no muscle tone after birth, is not...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gym class, pulmonary diseases, beclovent
pulmonary diseases, beclovent, previous condition: Your daughter may have a mild form of asthma or a problem with her lung or ribs (costochondritis, spontaneous pneumothorax, etc). I am not a pulmonologist and I think she should definitely see a specialist in pulmonary diseases. It is, most pr0bably, easy...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: gynae problems, gynae problems, dizzy spells
gynae problems, dizzy spells, fetal movement: If your last period started on May 8, you would have ovulated no earlier than May 22 and could have conceived if you had sex on May 21,22,23, or 24. Fetal movement will not be fet until 22 wees from the first day of your lst period.If this was not your period,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Hair Coloring, negative result, hair coloring
negative result, hair coloring, cheri: Hello Lisa- you can find arguments on both sides of this issue. The fact is that millions of women have been doing this during pregnancy for decades and we have not seen a clear negative result as yet. I did it too and my kids are just fine. If there is damage,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Hair Dyes, are they safe for pregnant women, hair dyes, hair dye
hair dyes, hair dye, depilatory creams: Hair dyes are safe for use during pregnancy, however since the protein in your hair has changed during pregnancy, the results may not be the exact color you were planning on. Depilatory creams can also be sued during pregnancy with no effect on the fetus...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Hair dye, changes during pregnancy, dying your hair
changes during pregnancy, dying your hair, hair changes: There is no edvidence of any detrimental effect of dying your hair during pregnancy, either with a professional job or a store -bought kit. HOwever, since the protein of your hair changes during pregnancy, you may get a different color than you are used to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Hair loss, post partum hypertension, losing hair
post partum hypertension, losing hair, losing my hair: Hair loss is not due to the epidural, but is due to the pregnancy itself. Every woman loses hair for a short period of time after the delivery of her baby (whether by cesarean or vaginal delivery). The hair will definitely grow back and will be thicker than...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Hair Removal during Pregnancy, hair removal cream, pre natal vitamins
hair removal cream, pre natal vitamins, caffeine intake: Normally any type of chemical use is suggested that uyou quit it during you pregnancy. Also, it is good to take pre-natal vitamins during pregnancy because it nurishes the body. Also as you probably know alcohol and cigerette use should be stopped as well...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Hard Bump on Cervix, bump on cervix, nabothian cyst
bump on cervix, nabothian cyst, gynecologist: If you are aware of ANY bump that is bothering you (even if it does not hurt), I would suggest that your gynecologist examine you and determine if it is normal or abnormal. Perhaps it can be removed. If it is normal, your doctor will tell you so and you will...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Hard belly, braxton hicks contractions, pregnant with triplets
braxton hicks contractions, pregnant with triplets, suspect one: TRIPLETS! WOW! That is amazing, I wish you luck. I suspect one of two things. 1. These are Braxton Hicks contractions back to back, Braxton Hicks in case you do not know are sort of practice contractions, they do not hurt but they can be uncompfortable....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Harmful to fetus?, childhood leukemias, prune juice
childhood leukemias, prune juice, ultrasound exam: Dear Nita, Ultrasound has been used in pregnancy for nearly 30 years and medical research has found no side effects. No association has been shown between ultrasound exposure and the baby s birth weight, childhood leukemias or other cancers, eyesight, hearing...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Harmful to Pregnancy, fetal alcohol syndrome, strength tylenol
fetal alcohol syndrome, strength tylenol, smoking cigarettes: As long as you are not using anymore alcohol or ibuprofen now that you know that you are pregnant. There will be no problem. Smoking cigarettes during the entire pregnancy will lead to smaller babies, but if you stop for the remainder of the pregnancy, there...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG, ectopic pregnancy, hcg level
ectopic pregnancy, hcg level, sonograms: If your last period started on October 24, you should now be 6 weeks 2 days. HCG values at this time should be between 15,000-100,000. A value of only 1166 is a bit low. If HCG doubles every 48 hours, it is a good sign. Usually, if it were an ectopic pregnancy,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG, negative feedback mechanism, ovulation kit
negative feedback mechanism, ovulation kit, lh surge: As I mentioned before, I have better success with 100mg Clomid than with 50mg Clomid. The follicles appear to be growing well and I would follow the instructions of your doctor and take the HCG when scheduled. Don t worry if what your chances are of conceiving....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG of 7.5, hcg test, hcg level
hcg test, hcg level, irregular periods: An HCG level of 7.5 may be completely negative or it may be a very, very early pregnancy. Usually, a value of less than 10 indicates a negative result. It is not dangerous. It merely means that you have very little HCG. It may be somoe residual HCG from the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG dropped by half then doubled?, yolk sac, gestational sac
yolk sac, gestational sac, case dates: Dear Jennifer, It is very unusual that your hCG would have dropped so dramatically and then rebounded back again. I would guess that they will want to do yet another hCG level to confirm whether it is continuing to rise or whether it is dropping again....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG dropped, hcg levels, blood work
hcg levels, blood work, no doubt: Hi Stacy, I am so sorry for your news. Unfortunately unless there was a lab error, falling HcG level is a sign of a miscarriage. Your HcG should have been around 60,000 if it was 30,000 the previous 2 days. So a drop to 25,000 is pretty significant...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG injection & HPT, home pregnancy test, viable pregnancy
home pregnancy test, viable pregnancy, beta hcg: I would wait two weeks to take another pregnancy test. By then the medication will be out of your system and the pregnancy test should give an accurate result. If you want to check earlier, have two blood tests for pregnancy (Beta HCG) 48 hours apart. If there...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG LEVEL, progesterone level, ovarian cyst
progesterone level, ovarian cyst, weeks of pregnancy: It is a bit early to take a pregnancy test. However, your progesterone level appears to be fine and, as long as you do not have any bleeding, there is no reason to suspect a problem. It is quite normal to have a corpus luteum cyst (ovarian cyst) in the first...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG LEVELS, home pregnancy test, chemical pregnancy
home pregnancy test, chemical pregnancy, hcg levels: You definitely had a miscarriage on July 9 and an HCG value of less than 5 indicates that everything was out of your uterus and you were back to normal. If you believe that you are around 3 weeks from conception, that is really 5 weeks gestational age, since...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Level didn't double, beta sound, fetal heartbeat
beta sound, fetal heartbeat, cervical mucus: Although we used to be reassured if HCG values doubled every 48 hours, it is not written in stone and we would be equally reassured if there was a 50% rise every 48 hours. Your levels appear a bit low four weeks after the start of your period. After 6 weeks...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Level in early preg, best time to take a pregnancy test, beta hcg level
best time to take a pregnancy test, beta hcg level, preg symptoms: If your last period started on March 23, and you have a 26-28 day cycle, you probably ovulated on April 5 and could have conceived if you had sex on April 4,5,6, or7. If you did become pregnant on one of those days, a pregnanc test will not show a positive...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Level, fetal heartbeat, weeks pregnancy
fetal heartbeat, weeks pregnancy, sonogram: No. I can t tell how far along you are by an HCG level. At 3-4 weeks pregnancy, HCG values range from 500-10,000. At 4-5 weeks, they range from 1000-50,000. At 4-6 weeks they range from 10,000-50,000. At 5-6 weeks they range from 10,000 - 100,000. At 6-8 weeks...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Levels, empty gestational sac, viable pregnancy
empty gestational sac, viable pregnancy, fetal heartbeat: We do not date a pregnancy from the date of embryo transfer, but rather from the first day of your last period. If you are two weeks from the embryo transfer, we consider you to be 4 weeks pregnant. The HCG value should rise continuously. However, the best...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Levels, fetal heartbeat, hcg levels
fetal heartbeat, hcg levels, pregnancy test: If your last period started on November 17, you should now be 6 weeks 2 days pregnant (from your last period). At this age, HCG values range from 10,000-200,000. Your values are definitely within normal limits. They are not too high. A sonogram after 6 from...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Levels, menstral cycle, pregnancy test
menstral cycle, pregnancy test, date of conception: The range of HCG values is too vast to be able to tell if you are 7,8, or 9 weeks pregnant. If your last period started on December 27, you are now around 9 weeks pregnant. We count a pregnancy from the first day of your period, not from the date of conception...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Levels - Early On, multiple pregnancy, twin pregnancy
multiple pregnancy, twin pregnancy, hcg levels: Dear Jamie, With the research studies I ve seen, I d say a 14 day post-ET hCG level over 600 has a high likelihood of indicating a multiple pregnancy. That does not mean you absolutely are pregnant with twins or more, BUT it does lead one to believe the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Levels, empty gestational sac, t3 and t4 levels
empty gestational sac, t3 and t4 levels, fetal heartbeat: As long as the HCG values have more than doubled in 48 hours, it sounds like a viable pregnancy. Your TSH value does not have to be greater than 1, but it will increase during the pregnancy (normally). So far, it sounds like you are having a normal pregnancy....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: My HCG level, best time to take a pregnancy test, home pregnancy test
best time to take a pregnancy test, home pregnancy test, endometrial biopsy: You should take two blood pregnancy tests 48 hours apart. If there is a doubling of the results in 48 hours, it indicates a viable pregnancy. If there is a halving of the results in 48 hours, it indicates a miscarriage. If both results are less than 5 it means...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG level, empty gestational sac, non viable pregnancy
empty gestational sac, non viable pregnancy, fetal heartbeat: Usually, the HCG value doubles every 48 hours. If the first day of your last period started 5 weeks ago, your HCG value should double every 48 hours. A sonogram at 5 weeks will only show an empty gestational sac, but no fetus or fetal heartbeat. However, after...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG level, best time to take a pregnancy test, fetal heartbeat
best time to take a pregnancy test, fetal heartbeat, chemical pregnancy: If your last period started on Febfruary 7, you should now be measuring 7-8 weeks pregnant. HOwever, you may have ovulated later than we expected. As long as your HCG values appear to be rising nicely you should not worry. Wait to see what the next sonogram...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG level, hcg levels, early pregnancy
hcg levels, early pregnancy, pregnancy test: Dear Nadia, You did not give me the 1st day of your LMP, so I can t calculate your estimated dates. If you think you are 5 weeks, that would put your LMP at approximately 12/5. The normal range for hCG levels is very wide. At 4 weeks the range is 5 - 426...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG level 52, viable pregnancy, last period
viable pregnancy, last period, blood test: If your last period started on November 4, then on December 5 you were only 4 weeks 3 days from your last period. At that time, the range of normal HCG value is 100-50,000. A value of only 52 is quite low and may mean that you do not have a viable pregnancy....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG level at approx. 5 weeks, empty gestational sac, fetal heartbeat
empty gestational sac, fetal heartbeat, beta hcg: Beta HCGs do not necessarily double every 48 hours (as we used to think). If there is a steady rise in Beta HCG it is an encouraging sign. I would wait until you are over 7 weeks gestational age and take another sonogram. At 5-6 weeks we can only see an empty...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG level after a D&C, pregnancy test, weks
pregnancy test, weks, hcg levels: After a miscarriage, your pregnancy test will remainpositive for up to 10 weks. It would be silly to have more blood work at this time. There is no reason for you to recheck the HCG level. However, if you wish, you can repeat it in 6 weeks. By then, the value...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG level is like a rollercoaster, normal hcg level, hcg test
normal hcg level, hcg test, hcgs: Dear Tammy, The normal hCG level at 6 weeks should be between 1,080 - 56,500 mIU/ml. However, a single hCG reading is not enough information for most diagnoses. When there is a question regarding the health of the pregnancy, multiple testings of hCG done...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG level, hcg levels, 9f
hcg levels, 9f, second opinion: Hi Leighanna, usually the hcg doubles after you find out you are pregnant. however, each area of the country the counts and levels differ and I am in the south. I would wait see my obgyn immmediately and especially since you have not stopped bleeding and...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG levels, ultrasound exam, donor eggs
ultrasound exam, donor eggs, adequate growth: The axiom that HCG values double every 48 hours is not written in stone. As long as there is a good fetal hearbeat, and there is a rise in HCG values, and adequate growth of the baby, you should not worry. I would repeat the ultrasound exam in 2 weeks and...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: ^ HCG levels, hcg levels, 9 12 weeks
hcg levels, 9 12 weeks, healthy pregnancy: Dear Tricia, You are slightly high for 9 weeks gestation, but there is a wide range of normal. The normal range for 9 - 12 weeks from LMP is 25,700 - 288,000 mIU/ml. You are within the norm. If you ve had two ultrasounds that showed a healthy fetus and...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG levels, late ovulation, home pregnancy tests, metallic taste in mouth
home pregnancy tests, metallic taste in mouth, late ovulation: Hi Tera, The only true way you are going to have answers are through an ultrasound. That will show us how long you have been pregnant. It is hard to tell in this situation. Sometimes this happens and HCG levels take a while to show positive results....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG levels and Ovulation, basal body temperatures, ovulation predictor kit
basal body temperatures, ovulation predictor kit, 28 days later: Dear Jen, Sometimes it can take up to 8 weeks for the hCG to return to non-pregnant levels, but 13 weeks is a rather lengthy amount of time. More than likely you were not ovulating while the hCG levels were at a pregnant level. As far as whether you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG levels in pregnancy, gestational sac, fetal heartbeat
gestational sac, fetal heartbeat, quantitative hcg: It is difficult to tell how far pregnant you are merely from the value of your Beta HCG results. If your last period started on November 2, you should now be 12 weeks gestational age (especially if you had a positive pregnancy test on November 30. The range...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG levels, empty gestational sac, intrauterine gestational sac
empty gestational sac, intrauterine gestational sac, fetal heartbeat: On July 6, you were 5 weeks 3 day gestational age (if you conceived on June 13). A sonogram prior to 6 weeks will only show an empty gestational sac. Even if you appeared to be small-for-dates at that time, remember that sonography is very inaccurate prior...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG low, prenatel vitamins, low hcg levels
prenatel vitamins, low hcg levels, miscariage: Hi Adrian .. Your levels are a little low. However, they are doubling, and thats exactly what the levels are susposed to be doing. Low levels, can be indication of a pending miscarriage. However, those levels could come to a normal range on their own....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Numbers and Pregnancy viability, non viable pregnancy, fetal heartbeat
non viable pregnancy, fetal heartbeat, pregnancy viability: I am glad that you have a healthy pregnancy. I was commenting on your HCG values and said that a sonogram whould show a fetus and a fetal heartbeat after 6 weeks gestation no matter what the HCG values show. You did have low HCG values,but that, by itself,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG numbers not even close to doubling, viable pregnancy, genetic diagnosis
viable pregnancy, genetic diagnosis, healthy pregnancy: I can t say what your chances are of a viable pregnancy. Usually, if a transfer was attempted on June 19, by now the HCG values should be between 4000- 20,000. However, there is always hope. See what the HCG is tomorrow. A sonogram in two weeks will be diagnostic....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG and ovulation after a miscarriage, molar pregnancy, hcg
molar pregnancy, hcg, june 19th: Usually, you can ovulate whether the HCG value has dropped to less than 5 or is still on its way down. It will not have any effect on a subsequent pregnancy. If you did conceive again, the numbers would be much higher once you conceived. Unless there was a...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG post D&C, viable pregnancy, micrscope
viable pregnancy, micrscope, hcg: You can have a positive HCG for up to 10 weeks after a miscarriage. I would suggest taking two blood tests for pregnancy, 48 hours apart. If there is a doubling of the results in 48 hours, it indicates a viable pregnancy. If there is a halving of the results...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG QUESTION, viable pregnancy, hcg tests
viable pregnancy, hcg tests, beta hcg: If your last period started on October 6, and you took Clomid on cycle day #5,6,7,8, and 9, you probably conceived between October 19-24. If you did become pregnant on one of those days, a pregnancy test should start doubling in HCG values after November 2-9....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG Quantitive Levels, fetal heartbeat, weeks answer
fetal heartbeat, weeks answer, beta hcg: If your last period started on April 8 (after taking Provera), and you have not had a period since, then you should be 7 seeks pregnant today. Why do you think you are 3 weeks pregnant? If the first day of your period was April 8, then you would have ovulated...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG testing, urine pregnancy test, breast changes
urine pregnancy test, breast changes, extreme fatigue: As I mentioned before, in order for a pregnancy test to be positive, the HCG amount in your body must reach a threshhold. The manufacturer claims that we cannot consider a pregnancy test to be positive until the lines are dark and bold. This usually occurs...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG testing, viable pregnancy, hcg tests
viable pregnancy, hcg tests, early pregnancy: As long as the HCG values are rising well, it does not have to double. Usually there is a doubling of the value in 48 hours, but this is not written in stone. Your increase appears within normal limits for a viable pregnancy. At 5-6 weeks gestation (from the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG and Ultrasound, vaginal ultrasound, viable pregnancy
vaginal ultrasound, viable pregnancy, infertility treatments: As I mentioned before, usually we only see an empty gestational sac but no fetus or heartbeat until 6 weeks gestation. What did the sonogram show? Did it show anything at all? Was there a yolk sac but no fetus or was there nothing at all in the uterus. Your...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG in urine not in quant blood test, early pregnancy tests, urine pregnancy test
early pregnancy tests, urine pregnancy test, beta hcg: If a blood test for pregnancy (Beta HCG) is less than 5, you are definitely not pregnant. In a urine pregnancy test, the manufacturer claims that in order for you to consider it a positive result, the lines must be dark and bold. Any faint line or thin line...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCG, best time to take a pregnancy test, early symptoms of pregnancy
best time to take a pregnancy test, early symptoms of pregnancy, missing your period: If your last period started on August 16, and you did become pregnant, you are now only 4 weeks 5 days from the first day of your last period. The best time to take a pregnancy test is seven days after missing your period. The HCG test is certainly worth repeating....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCGvsUltrasound - Any Hope?, empty gestational sac, blighted ovum
empty gestational sac, blighted ovum, fetal heartbeat: If your last period started on December 31, you probably ovulated around January 14 and could have conceived if you had sex on January 13,14,15, or 16. The best time to start taking a pregnancy test is seven days after missing your next period. Since your...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HCH level, best time to take a pregnancy test, sexual encounter
best time to take a pregnancy test, sexual encounter, hcg test: If you normally have a 28 day cycle (from the first day of your period until the first day of your next period) ovulation occurs on cycle day #14. YOu can only become pregnant if you have unprotected sex on cycle day #13, 14, 15, or 16. If your last period...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: HcG and progesterone levels, progesterone levels, hcg level
progesterone levels, hcg level, early pregnancy: Hi Kate :) If your last month period was on December 17th, you wouldnt have even ovulated until roughly the 31st of December. Today, is January 13th, so you are just 2 weeks pregnant, or 1 week 5,6, days or so. This is extremely early!!! So its no wonder...