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ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: unprotected sex, agian!, contraceptive failure, pre ejaculate
contraceptive failure, pre ejaculate, plan b pill: Dear Gary, Plan B is an emergency contraceptive that can still prevent a pregnancy after contraceptive failure, unprotected sex, or sexual assault. It should be taken within 3 days (72 hours) of unprotected sex and can reduce the risk of pregnancy by up...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: unsure if i could be having a baby, first response early result pregnancy test, pregnancy after tubal ligation
first response early result pregnancy test, pregnancy after tubal ligation, pregancy test: Dear Cheppette, Occasionally a woman can still get pregnant, despite having had her tubes tied properly. The tubes can evolve in such a way as to try to heal themselves, and sometimes a tract develops that allows egg and sperm to meet. However, tubal ligation,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: unsure about dates, home pregnancy test, initial ultrasound
home pregnancy test, initial ultrasound, estimated due date: Dear Megan, Again, both ultrasounds indicate a conception date in late June. I do believe you can be fairly confident that conception took place during the last week of June and your due date is approximately 3/13/08 (according to LMP) to 3/19/08 (according...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: unsure about possibility of pregnancy, stomach cramps, chances of pregnancy
stomach cramps, chances of pregnancy, stomach bug: Dear Ashley, In this situation, I would consider your chances of pregnancy to be very low. Here s why: 1) The sexual encounter was protected. 2) The encounter happened 4 days prior to a regularly expected period. This would have been after your fertile...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: unusal bleeding, fetal heartbeat, pinkish discharge
fetal heartbeat, pinkish discharge, brownish discharge: At 8 weeks gestation, it is common to have some pinkish discharge from the vagina (or even brownish discharge). However, if you notice copious amounts of blood (whether it is thin or thick), you should notify your doctor and get a sonogram to make sure that...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: unusual birth, beautiful boy, amniotic sac
beautiful boy, amniotic sac, nurses: Most of the time, prior to delivery of the baby, the membranes surrounding the baby (amniotic sac( rupture ( breaking the water ) and then the baby is delivered. However, at times, the baby is delivered ( en cal )=or in the sac. The amniotic sac has not ruptured...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: unusual blood discharge, birth control pills, tri nessa
birth control pills, tri nessa, blood discharge: If you stopped the birth control pills a week ago, it is normal to start vaginal bleeding (a breakthrough bleed from cesation of hormones). It can be darker blood. You may also be ready for ovulation (since you are no longer on the pill). Ovulation may explain...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: unusual shaped yolk sac, yolk sacs, yolk sac
yolk sacs, yolk sac, adequate levels: You evidently had a miscarriage. Miscarriages occur in 15-20% of every pregnancy. There is nothing you can do to cause a miscarriage and there is nothing you can do to prevent a miscarriage. Miscarriages are not due to unusually shaped yolk sacs. I do not...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: unusual situation, birth control pills, regular periods
birth control pills, regular periods, irregular cycles: Stress and physical activity (running, gymnastics, etc) can cause irregularities in your menstrual cycle. You have to keep a better record of your periods and should know when the first day of each period is. It sounds like you have irregular cycles and should...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: update, large breasts, mood swings
large breasts, mood swings, nuvaring: Dear me! , Hello again! Discontinuing hormonal birth control can affect subsequent periods/menstrual cycles. The body tends to get used to the influence of the hormones in the BCPs, or in your case the Nuvaring, and it can take a few cycles for the body...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: upper backache during pregnancy, backache during pregnancy, 7th week of pregnancy
backache during pregnancy, 7th week of pregnancy, kidney pain: Dear Cielo, First, according to their website, you should check with your doctor before using Salonpas during pregnancy, so I ll assume you have done that and it has been ok d by him/her. If not, I would try using periodic heat to relieve the pain first....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Very upset, would you please advise., yolk sacs, 132 bpm
yolk sacs, 132 bpm, heart activity: Dear Elaine, I guess I am confused - you have said with the Baby B that there was empty space with one angle, a very light shadow with another angle, but then you give data as to the CRL, gestational age, and heart rate from the screen. Was the data on...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: upset stomach after sex, depo shot, stomach cramps
depo shot, stomach cramps, loss of libido: The birth control pill is the best method of birth control pill you can use. It is much better thah the Depo shot because your period is regulated and you do not have unpredictable bleeding. The pill does not alter the shape of your vagina or produce any structural...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: upset stomach, la leche league, info sessions
la leche league, info sessions, upset stomach: Okay Courtney- sounds like old fashioned colic. In a breastfed baby, this means that Mom must do some altering to her diet and the first thing we remove is any form of cow s milk. So, you must stop drinking ANY milk, no cheese, no butter, no yogurt, no cream...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: urgent help, mensturation, last period
mensturation, last period, semen: Your best days to get pregnant are calculated like this: The fourtenth day after the first day of your last period. That day is your most fertile day to get pregnant. What oozes out isn t sperm. It is the semen. Sperm live in the semen and swim into...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: urgent - pills, morning after pills, contraceptive pills
morning after pills, contraceptive pills, emergency contraception: Emergency contraception must be taken within 72 hours of the sexual intercourse. You apparently did take the morning after pills within the 72 hours period. As I said before, see if you get your period at the end of the month. If not, take a pregnancy test...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: urgent, emergency contraceptive pills, birth control pills
emergency contraceptive pills, birth control pills, girl freind: Dear Ashish, The short answer is - yes, I believe it is possible that she could still be pregnant. This is why... You did not note that any protection was used for sexual activity which occurred 15 days after her last period. A woman s most fertile time...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: urinary infection, ffn test, fetal fibronectin
ffn test, fetal fibronectin, fetal sac: Dear Ellen, The fetal fibronectin (fFN) test helps predict the likelihood of premature delivery. fFN is a protein produced during pregnancy and functions as a biological glue, attaching the fetal sac to the uterine lining. During the 1st trimester and for...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: urinary tract infections, bladder infections, urinary tract infections
bladder infections, urinary tract infections, partial answer: This is the kind of thing that really requires a urologist or urogynecologist s exam etc... to get a good answer. To give you a partial answer, there really isn t a position that avoids pressure on the bladder. You should try to empty your bladder well AFTER...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: urinary ?, urine culture and sensitivity, colonies of bacteria
urine culture and sensitivity, colonies of bacteria, symptoms of urinary tract infection: The symptoms of a urinary tract infection are frequency of urination (urinating several times at night), burning on urination, or urgency which is the feeling of having to urinate but when you try to urinate, nothing or very little comes out. It sounds like...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Not urinating enough, urinary track infection, kidney stone
urinary track infection, kidney stone, calcuim: Hi Tina, I would definately contact your doctor about this. I dont think this is a pregnancy related issue however. It sounds possibly that you might have an obstruction in the ureters. this can be cause from calcuim, forming a kidney stone. You really,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: urination/infection, urine culture and sensitivity, signs of urinary tract infection
urine culture and sensitivity, signs of urinary tract infection, colonies of bacteria: A urinary tract infection is an infection of the bladder and is not an infection in the vagina. If a culture of your urine shows that you have greater than 100,000 colonies of a bacteria (usually E. coli), the growth of bacteria is in the bladder, not in the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: urine test at docs, hpts, clearblue
hpts, clearblue, urine test: Julie It could be that she just wanted to verrify with her own tests. A lot of doctors are kind of anal about those kind of things. All it does is reassure her what you are telling her. 7 tests thats pretty conclusive to me however. So I would say congrats...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: urine, bile salts, culture and sensitivity
bile salts, culture and sensitivity, last period: Coke may help you with the nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. HOwever, the color of your urine may be due to concentration of urine. I would still recommend that you drink plenty of water, which will dilute the urine and it should return to its normal color....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Can I use slim Tampons?, inflammation of the vagina, vaginal cuff
inflammation of the vagina, vaginal cuff, granulation tissue: You certainly can use a tampon if you wish, however, if you had a hysterectomy 15 years ago, you should not have any bleeding from that time on (after the incision healed). By now the incision in the vagina should be totally healed and you should not have...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: The uses of drugs during labor, epidural anesthesia, urinary bladder
epidural anesthesia, urinary bladder, spinal canal: There is no reason to have pain during labor. There are safe methods to releave pain, and I would recommend that a method be used as soon as you are in active labor. The most popular method is the epidural anesthesia. In this, medicine is injected into the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: using topicalcorticosteriods while pregnant, triamcinolone acetonide cream, poison control center
triamcinolone acetonide cream, poison control center, sleves: HI Amy, I would call the poison control center and tell them exactly what you are using and you have been using and told your ob and exactly what you told me. They can look it up and tell you more. I suspect everything is allright because most things put...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uteran measurement, 28th week of pregnancy, manual measurement
28th week of pregnancy, manual measurement, week of pregnancy: If you measured larger than your dates, you may have a larger baby, you may have more amniotic fluid than you should, or you may be merely be carrying higher than expected. A sonogram will evaluate adequate growth better than a manual measurement at the doctor...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: utereas, heart shaped uterus, misscarriages
heart shaped uterus, misscarriages, heart shape: Hi Nedra :) Many women have heart shaped uterus :) Many are able to have healthy, full term pregnancies as well. Your condition however, sounds like its a little more complex then just a heart shaped uterus. There is a condition, that is actually...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterine/bladder prolapse - future pregnancy & normal activity levels, roger goldberg, prolapsed bladder
roger goldberg, prolapsed bladder, bladder prolapse: I wish I could help you more, but I would really have to examine you to do so. It s tough to tell you what you can and cannot do without getting to know you in person. Waiting 3 months to see the urogyn may be ok - but you really need to be doing pelvic...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterine measurements, fundus of the uterus, external measurements
fundus of the uterus, external measurements, week of pregnancy: Measurement of the fundus of the uterus is very subjective and varies from one examiner to another. We often use a tape measure, measuring from the pubic bone to the top of the uterus. Each centimeter corresponds to a week of pregnancy. If the fundus measures...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterine prolapse during pregnancy, prolapsed uterus, prolapse
prolapsed uterus, prolapse, bedrest: Usually, a prolapsed uterus will not interfere with the pregnancy and she does not need to be on bedrest unless she has some dilatation of her cervix. However, after the baby is born, she will be reassessed as to the degree of prolapse and a discussion will...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterine prolapse, prostaglandin gel, uterine contractions
prostaglandin gel, uterine contractions, bloodclots: In the early stages of type I uterine prolapse with a cystocele, you can try Kegel s exercises, which tend to help strengthen the area betweent the bladder and the vagina. They are done by tigntening your muscles as if you are trying not to urinate. Tighten...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterine rupture in birth, fetal heartbeat, cesarean section
fetal heartbeat, cesarean section, pregnancy birth: I don t have the statistics at hand. However, uterine rupture is usually seen in patients attempting VBAC or if they are on pitocin stimulation. It is very rare for rupture to start prior to labor or in the first stage in women with no history of a uterine...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterine rupture due to weak uterus, grapfruit, pregnany
grapfruit, pregnany, specialist care: As you know, anytime you have any surgery on your uterus, you will have a cesarean section. The risk of repeat cesarean section is 1%. You will probably have the operatioin at 38 weeks in order to avoid rupture of the uterus. As long as you do not go into...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterine window, pelvic peritoneum, fetal heart tones
pelvic peritoneum, fetal heart tones, fetal morbidity: Dear Jodie, Complete or true uterine rupture, characterized by sudden blood loss and fetal distress, is distinct from incomplete rupture, which is usually asymptomatic and not associated with maternal or fetal morbidity. Complete uterine rupture can occur...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterus, female reproductive system, gynecologist
female reproductive system, gynecologist, uterus: The uterus is an intregal part of the female reproductive system, which consists of a uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. The uterus is the organ where a growing fetus grows and becomes a baby. Every time you go to a gynecologist for an exam, we check the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterus, subseptate uterus, septate uterus
subseptate uterus, septate uterus, having children: A septate uterus is on it which there is a band of tissue running down the inside of the uterus. It does not cause problems in becoming pregnant. The side of the uterus in which the baby grows expands, while the empty side compresses. There is usually no problems...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterus, layers of the abdomen, anatomy textbooks
layers of the abdomen, anatomy textbooks, layers of uterus: I have no way of drawing a cross-section of your abdomen. The uterus and abdomen is composed of the cavity of the uterus, the endometrium, and the myometrium, (the muscle layer) the serosa of the uterus, the visceral peritonium, the peritoneal cavity, the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterus, uplift procedure, tipped uterus
uplift procedure, tipped uterus, 12th week of pregnancy: Dear Lainie, This is commonly referred to as a tipped uterus or retroverted uterus. It can be something that you are born with or it can occur with pregnancy when the uterus becomes enlarged and the ligaments that hold the uterus in place become weakened....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterus to pre pregnancy size, uterine contractions, pre pregnancy
uterine contractions, pre pregnancy, breast feeding: The uterus will return to its pre pregnancy size by the time you go for your six week checkup. It also takes six weeks for all your organs to return to normal (kidneys, intestines, etc.). You really can t speed up the process, even ifyou are breast feeding,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterus and unusual wettness, lower abdomen, having twins
lower abdomen, having twins, colon cancer: Your symptoms sound like you may have some fibroid tumors in your uterus. These are benign tumors that grow in the uterus and can be felt through the abdomen. They can cause difficulty in wearing clothes, and, if they push onto the bladder, can cause you to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uterus, getting your period, abdomin
getting your period, abdomin, pregnancy test: If you have been getting your period rebularly, you are not pregnant. YOu may have some sequestration of gas in your intestines that can cause the sensation of kicking but I doubt that you are pregnant. If you have any doubt, take a pregnancy test and you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uti during pregnancy, uti, kidneys
uti, kidneys, andi: HI Pamala, They need to get this under control, there will be some medicine she can take that will stop the infection. UTI are very common during pregnancy. The bacteria wont necessarily cause harm to the baby itself, the baby is very well protected,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uti infections, culture and sensitivity, coonies
culture and sensitivity, coonies, lmp: What antibiotic are you taken? There is nothing to do but to take antibiotics. Did you have a culture and sensitivity of your urine? Tghe antibiotics will not affect the pregnancy. Repeat the culture. if there is over 100,000 bacteria in the culture, it is...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: uti"S and pregnancy tests, angela hicks, blood test for pregnancy
angela hicks, blood test for pregnancy, pregnancy test: The UTI has nothing to do with your being late for your period. If your last period started on September 22, and you normally have a 28 day cycle (from the first day of your period until the first day of your next period) ovulation occurred around cycle day...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VAGINAL TASTE, female vagina, soap bath
female vagina, soap bath, soft tissues: The taste and odor of vaginal secretions are due to several factors and is individualized to each woman. Every woman has around 21 different species of bacteria, yeast, and organisms that live in symbiotic relationship within the vagina. Whenever the pH (acid-base)...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VAGINAL TASTE, female vagina, soap bath
female vagina, soap bath, soft tissues: Hello Paul, well, here is what I can tell you. Vaginal secretions are definitely going to vary from woman to woman. They actually have a rather high glucose content and should taste a little sweet. The foods she eats will have some effect, but only really...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Bleeding and DNC after Auto Accident, fetal heart tone, fetal demise
fetal heart tone, fetal demise, beta tests: A fetus is well protected in the uterus.The fetus can be damaged if it is stabbed or shot, but usually will not be harmed if someone punched the woman in the abdomen. If you punched a pregnant woman who is two months pregnant, and she started to bleed and...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Bleeding, redish brown, dr rappaport
redish brown, dr rappaport, last period: If your last period started on February 10, you are not due for your next period until March 9. The bleeding may be due to a laceration in your vagina due to the vigorous fingering , If the bleeding has stopped, there is probably no danger. However, it you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Burning, diflucan one, terazol 7
diflucan one, terazol 7, yeast infection: If the culture grew out Klebsiella pneumoniae it would also have showen the sensitivities. Sensitivities give the exact antibiotics that the organism is sensitive to. They would have tried the antibiotics one by one until it worked. Steroid creams should...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal bleeding, subchorionic hematoma, low lying placenta
subchorionic hematoma, low lying placenta, placenta previa: If your last period started on September 21, and you are, indeed, pregnant, you would now be almost 7 weeks pregnant (from the first day of your last period). I would suggest taking a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. If you are pregnant and are bleeding,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal bleeding, bleeding after intercourse, vigorous sex
bleeding after intercourse, vigorous sex, time of ovulation: The bleeding that you have had for the last three months between cycle day #13-17 is mid cycle staining or ovulatory bleeding , which occurs at the time of ovulation and has no significance. It is not a problem. The bleeding you had after sex on cycle day...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Discharge, birth control pills, bacterial infection in the vagina
birth control pills, bacterial infection in the vagina, wet toilet paper: I do not know what Rephresh is and am not familiar with its use. However, we do not recommend that ANY commercial products be inserted into the vagina. There are around 17 types of bacteria, yeast, and other organisms in your vagina that live in symbiosis...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Discharge, brown vaginal discharge, time of ovulation
brown vaginal discharge, time of ovulation, regular period: If you have a normal 28 day cycle, ovulation occurs on cycle day #14. YOu can become pregnant if you have sex on cycle day #13, 14, 15, or 16 each month. Therefore, if your lastperiod started on May 22, you would have ovulated on June 4 and could have become...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Dryness/Birth Control, vagna, vaginal dryness
vagna, vaginal dryness, psychological causes: You do not get vaginal dryness from the pill or from switching from OrthoTriCyclen to OrthoTricycle-Lo. They are basically the same preparation. Vaginal dryness can be due to a lack of lubrication. If you are dry during sex, try longer foreplay to allow the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Itch/Burn, birth control pills, sitz baths
birth control pills, sitz baths, yeast infection: You obviously have some sort of inflammation around the clitoris. I doubt that the birth control pills have anything to do with it. YOu may have to see a dermatologist and have swabs taken from the area to see if there is some way of identifying the problem....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal infections, bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection
bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection, painful intercourse: You did not mention what organism was found on a culture of your vagina. Certainly, if you need antibiotic cream for the BV, you will always get a yeast infection. You then should treat the yeast infection with Diflucan 150mg once or use some cream for it....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal irritation, also, hemmoroids, high fiber diet, prune juice
high fiber diet, prune juice, fruits and vegetables: Dear Karen, As to the hemorrhoids (because this would be MY first concern!) :-), any one or more of the following may help relieve hemorrhoids: -Place baking soda (wet or dry) on the area to reduce itching -Take a warm bath with baking soda in the water...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Pain in Pregnancy, ligament pain, pain in pregnancy
ligament pain, pain in pregnancy, tyleno: The round ligamtents are the ligaments that anchor the uterus to the sidewalls of the pelvis. They run from the uterus to the sidewalls and then to the vulva area. Round ligament syndrome is very common during pregnancy, especially at your stage of pregnancy,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Pressure and Pain, ligament pain, pre term labour
ligament pain, pre term labour, second pregnancy: Hi April, Your issue could be one of 2 things. This very well could be an indicator of pre-term labour. I would definately make your doctor aware of your discomfort, and perhaps you may need to be evaluated. On the other hand, this is not uncommon...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal pain and Birth Control, mood swings depression, pain during intercourse
mood swings depression, pain during intercourse, pelvic ultrasound: Dear Carol, Vaginal irritation can be a side effect of this medication. The more research I have done on Yasmin and the more I hear from women via this site, the more I hear about side effects coming on up to 5-6 months into taking it. Leg cramps, shortness...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Septum, vaginal septum, functional cyst
vaginal septum, functional cyst, septum surgery: If there was fill and spill into one of your fallopian tubes, you should be able to become pregnant. If you have a uterus and a cervix on that side you can carry the pregnancy to term. If there is a vagina , you can deliver a baby through the vagina. Otherwise,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal Twitching, pinched nerve, annoying problem
pinched nerve, annoying problem, hiccups: I do not know what the muscle twitches in your vagina could be. It would not have any relation to the PCOS or endometriosis. It is possible for muscle twitches to occur anywhere in the body. Someties it is due to a pinched nerve , but is rarely dangerous....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal tear at episiotomy site, vaginal mucosa, vaginal tear
vaginal mucosa, vaginal tear, silver nitrate: From your description, it appears that there is not good tissue directly beneath the vaginal mucosa. Therefore, gently rubbing causes breakdown of the tissue. I would think that resection of the area and repeat suturing would help. Again, there is no guarantee...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaginal yeast infection during pregnancy, yeast infection during pregnancy, vaginal yeast infection
yeast infection during pregnancy, vaginal yeast infection, yeast infections: Hello Eileen, yes, it can show up that early- if the bacteria balance in your vagina changes for ANY reason, the yeast takes advantage. Along with the vaginal treatment, you need to stop eating any source of sugar, honey etc- yeast LOVES to feed off the higher...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vanishing Twin Syndrome, vanishing twin syndrome, multiple gestation
vanishing twin syndrome, multiple gestation, surviving twin: Very often, a woman can conceive twins and, after a few weeks, when taking a second sonogram, it is noticed that there is suddenly only one baby. This was called the case of the Vanishing Twin Syndrome . One of the babies stopped growing (for whatever reason)...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vanishing twin, vanishing twin syndrome, early miscarriages
vanishing twin syndrome, early miscarriages, vanishing twins: By 8 weeks gestation, it is doubtful that, if you saw twins already, there will be a loss of one twin. However, there have been many cases of vanishing twins . When you get your next sonogram (around 29 weeks) you will see if there are one or two babies....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Varicose veins on outer labia, outer labia, pressure gradients
outer labia, pressure gradients, varicose veins: Depending on pressure gradients, you may develop enlarged blood vessels in the skin of your labia. Even women who have not had any pregnancies can develop varicose veins anywhere on the body. If they bother you, consult with your gyn to discuss alternatives...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vasectomy Failure?, chances of pregnancy, breast tenderness
chances of pregnancy, breast tenderness, pregnancy test: It is unlikely that your husband has produced any sperm if he had a vasectomy 27 years ago. Vasectomy is 99% effective against sperm production. It is doubtful that the vas deferens has re-opened . If you have a 30 day cycle, and your last period started...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion w/ Pro-Retinol, care lotion, retinol
care lotion, retinol, skin cream: Hi Carrie, I am sure things will be fine- but just to be on the safe side you could call the Vaseline company and check with your doctor. I believe if you are taking some sort of pills or something that would make a big difference.... but skin cream? Especially...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, nancy wainer cohen, silent knife
nancy wainer cohen, silent knife, vbacs: Hello Karina- YES YES YES- BUT you must educate yourself VERY well to accomplish this. Go to a website for a woman named Nancy Wainer Cohen- she is THE expert on VBACs- in fact she coined the term VBAC. She has written two books which you MUST read- The Silent...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, emergency c section, pregnant due date
emergency c section, pregnant due date, operative report: The risk of uterine rupture during a VBAC is 1%. If you have any other problems that arise during the course of the pregnancy, the risk increases. If you had your first cesarean due to meconium stained fluid, and you did dilate to 8-9cm, you probably are a...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, dialate, rupture of the uterus
dialate, rupture of the uterus, fetal distress: Since the problem causing the cesarean last time may have been due to the position of the baby (deflexed neck), you are a good candidate for a VBAC. However, the baby was not too large, which manes that you may have had some CPdephalopelvic disproportion)....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC after 2 cesareans, risk increases, cesareans
risk increases, cesareans, c sections: If you have not delivered vaginally since having a cesarean section, the method of delivery of the next baby will be based on whether the same situation occurs at the time of delivery, the size of the baby, etc. The risk of uterine rupture after a cesarean...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, nancy wainer cohen, vaginal births
nancy wainer cohen, vaginal births, silent knife: Hello Geana- my BEST advice is find another caregiver- the BEST would be a midwife. Your dr is not going to cooperate with a VBAC in any way. U/S is NOT accurate at setting due dates. You need to read these two books NOW- Open Season and The Silent Knife both...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, independent midwife, nancy wainer cohen
independent midwife, nancy wainer cohen, silent knife: Hello Shawna- thank goodness you have lots of time. This dr. is a guaranteed repeat section- believe me!! Did I tell you about the two books by Nancy Wainer Cohen last time? They are Open Season and The Silent Knife. If you have not ordered and read them...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, emergency c section, natural child birth
emergency c section, natural child birth, vaginal delivery: I do not know the circumstances surrounding your first delivery by cesarean section. If your doctor claims that a vaginal delivery could be life threatening to the baby, you should listen to your doctor and have a repeat cesarean section. It is better to be...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, glucose tolerance, fasting glucose
glucose tolerance, fasting glucose, contractions: The reason for your cesarean section was secondary arrest of dilatation . That, alone, would not prevent you from trying a VBAC. However, the baby was 9lbs 6 oz and in the OP position (face up), which causes the baby to act as if it were a pound heavier....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, acog, dilatation
acog, dilatation, pelvis: The American College of ObGyn (ACOG) recommends that you have a repeat cesarean section if you come to term less than 18 months after your previous cesarean. The risk of uterine rupture (at the site of the previous scar) with VBAC is 1%. Any other contributing...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, anesthesia services, fetal distress
anesthesia services, fetal distress, 21 months: I do not know the entire details of your previous pregnancy. HOwever, from your description, it appears that you would be a good candidate for a VBAC, unless there is some reason you should not try for a VBAC. Perhaps there is something that occurred during...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, vaginal birth after cesarean, cesarean section
vaginal birth after cesarean, cesarean section, getting your period: You can become pregnant any time after you resume getting your period. ACOG recommends that women who have had a previous cesarean section should not attempt a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) if they will come to term less than 18 months after the previous...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, abdominal muscles, vaginal delivery
abdominal muscles, vaginal delivery, effaced: Usually, when the umbilical cord is wrapped around the shoulder or the neck or the arm of the baby, there is no problem. It is usually loosely round a body part and that does not prevent vaginal delivery. (Remember, we do not worry about constriction around...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC fourth pregnancy, second pregnancy, moderate risk
second pregnancy, moderate risk, normal delivery: Cheerio Emma, actually each clinic and ob have their own guidlines as to VBAC, here our ob s will allow you to do VBAC only if there were no real problems with you or the babies previously to consider being high risk. With your failure to progress and breach...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC with a large baby?, nancy wainer cohen, vbacs
nancy wainer cohen, vbacs, pain medication: Hello Candy- it is absolutely possible to vaginally deliver a baby that size. You MUST educate yourself very well to accomplish this- it will NOT just happen- you need to know how to work with your body. Go to a website called Nancy Wainer Cohen- she is THE...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC not an option?, mass exodus, hospital doctors
mass exodus, hospital doctors, due to breech presentation: If your cesarean section wax performed due to breech presentation, there is no reason why you cannot try for a VBAC. However, the trend in many major cities in the U.S. is to discourage VBACs recently, primarily due to lack of immediate surgical teams, anesthesiology,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC and Practioner switch, emergency c section, ina may gaskin
emergency c section, ina may gaskin, nancy wainer cohen: Hello Shawna. Do not stay with an office because your records are there. Your delivery is more important than the convenience of paper work. I suggest you seek out several local midwives and interview them. Ask them ALL the hard questions and pick the one...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC after previous C-section for failure to progress, emergency c section, efw
emergency c section, efw, sonogram: If a sonogram shows that the estimated fetal weight of the baby is greater than 9.5lbs, you should have a repeat cesarean section. However, if the EFW is less than 9lbs you can certainly attempt a VBAC. If you chose to have a repeat cesarean section, it would...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC & term of pregnancy, placenta previa, vaginal births
placenta previa, vaginal births, loving every minute: Dear Renee, Multiparas do tend to have slightly shorter pregnancies, but more often the labors are shorter. And this does not by any means apply to every woman. Every woman and each pregnancy is different. Also, this tends to apply more to women who have...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, I think, vertical incision, abdominal incision
vertical incision, abdominal incision, nancy wainer cohen: Hello Roma- don t take what your dr. has said as the only opinion. It is much easier for the dr. if you have a section. You MUST educate yourself about this issue and I have complete confidence that a vaginal birth for you is just fine. However, YOU must be...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: to VBAC or not to VBAC., vertex presentation, induction of labor
vertex presentation, induction of labor, month old baby: If the baby remains in the breech presentation, you will have another cesarean section. That is the safest method of delivery for you and for the baby. You should get a sonogram at around 38 weeks gestation and see if the baby is still a breech. If it is...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC vs. C/section AND being overweight, emergency c section, nancy wainer cohen
emergency c section, nancy wainer cohen, silent knife: Hello Karen. Before I would consider you fully informed about the issue of future sections and VBACs, I would have to know that you have read these two books- Open Season and The Silent Knife both by Nancy Wainer Cohen. Nancy is THE expert on sections and...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VBAC, nancy wainer cohen, silent knife
nancy wainer cohen, silent knife, vbacs: Hello Orquidea. Your chances for a VBAC depend entirely upon how committed you are to educating yourself about the issue. The first step is to go to a website for Nancy Wainer Cohen- THE expert in the area of VBACs- in fact she coined the name VBAC. She has...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vericose Veins in Uterus, "pelvic congestion syndrome", pelvic congestion syndrome, gnrh analogues
pelvic congestion syndrome, gnrh analogues, secondary dysmenorrhea: In 1954, Taylor suggested that emotional stress could lead to autonomic nervous system dysfunction manifested as smooth muscle spasm and congestion of the veins draining the ovaries and uterus. Transuterine venography in women with chornic pelvic pain often...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Viable pregnancy?, empty gestational sac, enlarged nipples
empty gestational sac, enlarged nipples, blighted ovum: The range of HCG values make it difficult to pinpoint the age of the baby. A value of 4180 can range from 2 weeks to 5 weeks. A sonogram will not show a fetus and a fetal heartbeat until over six weeks from your last period. Prior to 6 weeks, we can see...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vibrating/twitching fetal movement, feeling the baby move, odd type
feeling the baby move, odd type, fetal movements: There are many different types of fetal movements that you may feel during the pregnancy. HOwever, if you have some odd type of movement, the only way we can assess the baby is via ultrasound. If you are worried, ask your obstetrician to do a sonogram to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vibrator use during pregnancy, sound waves, sonogram
sound waves, sonogram, dilatation: Sound waves do not harm the fetus or interfere with the pregnancy. We use sound waves when we perform a sonogram(ultrasound). HOwever, introduction of any foreign object into the vagina during pregnancy can cause infection, bleeding, or dilatation of the cervix....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Virgin. Had dry sex and mutal mastrabation. Can I be pregnant?, dry sex, mastrabation
dry sex, mastrabation, good girl: HI Tammie, As long as any of his semen did not get in or around your vagina or genital area, you should be fine. I know hormones run wild but if you want to be a virgin when you get married, I would suggest you masturbate alone and he too to avoid any problems...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Virus during early pregnancy, upper respiratory illness, group a streptococcus
upper respiratory illness, group a streptococcus, streptococcus b: Group A Streptococcus (Strep A) is a common bacteria that causes upper respiratory illness (sore throats). It is a bacteria not a virus. It will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on the fetus, at all, especially since it went away on its own. The bacteria...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy, beta carotene, vitamin a supplementation
beta carotene, vitamin a supplementation, prenatal vitamins: As long as you are taking the lower dose of vitamin A, you are safe. Vitamin A is in all prenatal vitamins and is safe for use during pregnancy. A dose of 4000 IU will not cause birth defects in the baby. Yes, you should also take folic acid every day...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vitamins during pregnancy, one a day multivitamin, mg calcium
one a day multivitamin, mg calcium, prenatal vitamin: You should discuss this with your Dr. or Pharmacist. I am concerned you are doubling up on some of these vitamins, that may not be good. Sometimes women have to take Flinstones because there body just won t tolerate the rest. I took a multivitamin that...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vitex/Menstruation Length, light periods, irregular periods
light periods, irregular periods, september 3rd: You should not have a period that lasts for more than 14 days at a time. If your period is regular, it does not have to be heavy. Keep a record of your next few cycles to see if they are within 21-35 days(from the first day of your period until the first day...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vitiams, vitiam, prenatal vitamins
vitiam, prenatal vitamins, months of pregnancy: The baby will live even if you never take any prenatal vitamins. However, prenatal vitamins help develop the bones and teeth of the baby, assure that you and the baby will not be anemic during the pregnancy, help prevent illness during the pregnancy. It is...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: VOMITING, heatburn, nausea and vomiting
heatburn, nausea and vomiting, msp: As you approach term, your stomach will slow down it activities and you will have more heatburn and nausea and vomiting.There is nothing you can do at this time about your 16lb weight gain However, if the baby has grown adequately, you need not worry....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vomitting, hamburger meat, hamburger helper
hamburger meat, hamburger helper, lastnight: Hello Heather. Many women fine that certain things upset their tummies more than others. Beef is greasy! I have not eaten beef in over five years, if I did I would probably throw up! Each woman is different and I don t think this signals anything being...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Vulval Lump, bacterial vaginosis, labia majora
bacterial vaginosis, labia majora, cin 2: The lump on your vulva is not related to the changes in your cervix that gave you a diagnosis of CIN 2. However, if you have HPV, the lump may be the beginnings of a condyloma, which is seen in people with HPV. It is not a matter of urgency, but the next time...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: v-bac, vaginal birth after cesarean, rupture of the uterus
vaginal birth after cesarean, rupture of the uterus, breech presentation: The risk of rupture of the uterus during labor is 1%, due to weakness of the area of the previous incision. We perform ALL cesarean sections with a low incision these days, and the decision as to whether you can attempt VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean)...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I'v had all symptoms of pregnancy but the test was negative?!, home pregnancy test, symptoms of pregnancy
home pregnancy test, symptoms of pregnancy, pregnancy symptoms: It could just be to early for the test to show accurate results. Sometimes it takes a test between 1-2 months into your pregnancy. It could also just be a false alarm. Maybe you are going through soem stress with work or school or whatever. Sometimes you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vacation, water walk, vacation in the bahamas
water walk, vacation in the bahamas, sense of balance: You are now 27 weeks pregnant and can safely go on your vacation. Whyen flying, keep well hydrated and drink plenty of water.Walk around the cabin frequently and empty your bladder every hour. You can safely swim in the ocean, but avoid hot tubs. Remember...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaccine, chest x ray, depo
chest x ray, depo, good luck: Most of the time things that are done before you know you are pregnant are not harmful. You should however talk to your Dr. about them if you find out you are pregnant. You should go ahead and test if you are worried. You may be having these symptoms from...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vag discharge during first trimester, fetal heartbeat, brownish discharge
fetal heartbeat, brownish discharge, yeast infections: The cream is good for yeast infections and will do no harm to the pregnancy or to the baby. You are now around 5-6 weeks gestational abe and it is common to have some pink discharge from time to time. It is also common to have some brownish discharge ( old...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vagina pressure, irregular contractions, sign of labor
irregular contractions, sign of labor, perineum: Hello Marie. It is caused because the lower third of your uterus and the cervix are softening in preparation for labor. Your baby s head is now dropping deeper into your pelvis and putting pressure on your perineum- all VERY normal and good. You are getting...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal birth after c- section, vaginal births, vaginal birth
vaginal births, vaginal birth, c sections: You don t mention how long ago you had your third child. If you did not wait two years then you have a highter chance of problems with your next child. If you are a heavy woman the chance of the old wound in the uterus tearing open is greater. Overall...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal bleeding, mid cycle bleeding, menstral period
mid cycle bleeding, menstral period, blood droplets: If your last period started on July 12, you are now mid cycle and, as such, the walls of your vagina are very hyperemic and can bleed easily if rubbed. Perhaps the fingering caused some chafing of the vaginal lining, causing some spotting. You may merely...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal bleeding, sinus headaches, viable pregnancy
sinus headaches, viable pregnancy, sinus problems: A small amount of bleeding is common and normal in early pregnancy. However, if the bleeding becomes heavy with or without cramping, it may be a sign of impending or threatened miscarriage. I would suggest that you take two blood tests for pregnancy when you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal bleeding, broken blood vessels, birth control shot
broken blood vessels, birth control shot, vaginal bleeding: HI Samantha, yes it is normal, depending on the amount of bleeding- is it heavy like a period? you could have one of two things going on: 1) it could just be some broken blood vessels up by your cervix. (this would be my assumption if it was light bleeding...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal bleeding, brownish vaginal discharge, irregular menses
brownish vaginal discharge, irregular menses, gynecological pathology: It is quite common to have absent menstruation or irregular menses (such as you describe) for up to a year, even after you wean the baby from the breast. However, if you are having pain in your upper abdomen and lower back, you probably should get a sonogram...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal change!, prolapsed bladder, ivf
prolapsed bladder, ivf, cervix: Without seeing what is pushing out of your vagina I can t even guess what it may be. If I were you, I would insist on being seen immediately (or go to an emergency room) to identify what is protruding out of your vagina. It could be a prolapsed bladder (cystocele),...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal discharge, incompetent cervical os, incompetent cervix
incompetent cervical os, incompetent cervix, mucous discharge: Certainly, if she thinks it may be amniotic fluid (from her uterus) she should contact her obstetrician and get a sonogram to make sure that all is well. A clear mucous-like discharge is normal during pregnancy and there is no reason to susbect that she has...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal discharge, menstral period, smooth consistency
menstral period, smooth consistency, yellowish discharge: A vaginal discarge may be normal even if it is yellow. Since it does not itch or have a foul smell to it, I doubt that it is an STD or anything to worry about. It may merely be due to secretion of your glands (in the vagina). Some women have more copious discharge...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal discharge, yeast infections, pregnancy test
yeast infections, pregnancy test, nuvaring: Hi! Nice to hear from you again!! Well, even though I still think you are suffering a hormonal imbalance, we definately cannot rule out pregnancy. Anytime, you have sex without any controception, you are certainly at risk for pregnancy. Even if you had...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal discharge, birth control pills, brownish discharge
birth control pills, brownish discharge, brown discharge: Dear Lena, More than likely, you will be safe from pregnancy because the way the BCP works is that it essentially fools the body into thinking that it is already pregnant and suppresses ovulation. Therefore, if ovulation does not take place, there is no...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal discharge, symptoms of a yeast infection, vaginal secretions
symptoms of a yeast infection, vaginal secretions, yeast bread: Dear Sally, No, I would not consider this a symptom of pre-term labor. The genital area definitely has an increased amount of circulation to it during pregnancy, but it sounds as if this was noticeable swelling, vaginal discharge, and discomfort. You may...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal discharge in early pregnancy, vaginal discharge in early pregnancy, discharge in early pregnancy
vaginal discharge in early pregnancy, discharge in early pregnancy, emotional upheaval: Hello Cristina. No, it s not really a sign of pregnancy, but everyone has unique experiences. Because your cycles were disrupted by the spontaneous abortion and the emotional upheaval, your body may not be in regular routine yet. You may indeed be ovulationg,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal discharge in early pregnancy, vaginal discharge in early pregnancy, discharge in early pregnancy
vaginal discharge in early pregnancy, discharge in early pregnancy, sign of pregnancy: Chunky white fluid sounds like a yeast infection. Do you itch? Does it smell like bread? Look like cottage cheese? If not then it may be some left over sperm or some other infection. I doubt the texture of it refers to pregnacy as a sign. Even if you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal discharge, vagina area, swisser
vagina area, swisser, months of pregnancy: If you like yogurt that can help. If not there is a pill that contains the active culture that is in yogurt. Ask your Dr. if that is safe to take. Always make sure your vagina area is clean and dry, the yeast can not grow there. You may not have this...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal discomfort, long periods of time, warm showers
long periods of time, warm showers, vaginal discomfort: At 38 weeks gestation, it is common to feel pressure and vaginal discomfort. Some patients cannot walk at all. The only treatment that can be done is to stay off your feet until you go into active labor. If this is her first baby, your daughter should wait...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal irritation, vaginal irritation, ky jelly
vaginal irritation, ky jelly, inflamation: Often, vaginal dryness can cause inflamation or irritation in the vagina during sex. Unless there is a foul smelling discharge or pus coming out of the vagina, I doubt that she has an infection. Try longer foreplay and more KY Jelly to improve lubrication...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal pain, vaginal pain, first time i had sex
vaginal pain, first time i had sex, skin sensitivity: Hi - congratulations on your pregnancy. I would check with your doctor about the vaginal pain next time you see her/him. This question is outside my scope of practice. As for the skin sensitivity, I have heard this before from my clients. It is possible...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginal pain, no period, not pregnant, serum beta hcg, beta hcg test
serum beta hcg, beta hcg test, gestational sac: Dear Chan, Hmmm... well, I m glad to hear you are planning an ultrasound. There is a slight possibility that you may have an ectopic pregnancy, which would not have as high of a hCG level as we would see in an intra-uterine pregnancy. So they would want...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginosis or Uti, vaginosis, vaginal infection
vaginosis, vaginal infection, vaginal cream: Hello Jamie- be sure you are drinking 2-3 litres of water every day, take cranberry extract capsules- NOT the juice- it is full of sugar and only feeds the bugs . Finish the current treatment first and then re-assess the situation. All the best- Cheri...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginosis, yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis
yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, drug of choice: You did not mention what type of vaginosis you have. Was it monilial vaginosis (yeast infection), bacterial vaginosis, or Trichomonal vaginosis. If it is due to a yeast infection, the treatment of choice is Diflucan 150mg once. If it is bacterial vaginosis...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vaginusmus and childbirth, imperforate hymen, artificial insemination
imperforate hymen, artificial insemination, first sexual encounter: Dear RJ, No, your wife would not have any problems with delivery. Most hymens are a crescent-shaped piece of tissue that has no anatomical function. Upon the first sexual encounter, they do often cause a bit of bleeding when they tear away, but they do...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: variable head position after 35th week, umbilical cord prolapse, vertex position
umbilical cord prolapse, vertex position, pregnancy labor: Until you actually go into labor, the baby may be quite labile and move all around your uterus. Once you start having contractions every 3 minutes from the beginning of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction (at the level of your belly button),...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: variations of cervical dilation during labor, pregnancy labor and delivery, cervical dilation
pregnancy labor and delivery, cervical dilation, thin women: The cervix of EVERY woman is fully dilated when it reaches 10cm in diameter. We do not encourage women to start pushing until the cervix is fully dilated because if there is any cervix left and she starts pushing, the cervix can tear, leading to intense hemorrhage...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: variations in cervical length during pregnancy, incompetent cervix, vaginal ultrasound
incompetent cervix, vaginal ultrasound, inutero: I doubt that you had an incompetent cervix because you did reach term. However you had a stitch at 14 weeks. When you have a stitch and it is removed, sometimes you will not immediately to into labor. It is doubtful that your cervix was only 0.8cm in length...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: varicose veins on uterus, veracose veins, left side abdominal pain
veracose veins, left side abdominal pain, partial hysterectomy: Hi Chris :) I have heard of this before. Usually though, where there is veracose veins on the uterus, its usually associated with endometreosis, Pelvic congestion, and or Uternine fibroids. All 3 of these, are painful conditions, and are often assosiated...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: various questions, strange cravings, extra foods
strange cravings, extra foods, baby hope: Hello not all women do the things you talk about. All the tummy troubles you talk about start from the fact they are more hungry, a woman has to eat enough for herself and her baby. She rubs it because sometimes it aches and because it feels weird as...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vasectomie pregnancy, vasectomy, paternity test
vasectomy, paternity test, sperm count: HI Sunshine, I really am stumped along with you, but I would definetley have that vasectomy checked incase something has happened to it, the only other thing you can do if your husband doesn t believe you is a paternity test just to prove to him something...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vbac, vaginal birth after cesarean, intelligent advice
vaginal birth after cesarean, intelligent advice, desion: There is no reason why you cannot try for a VBAC, but you may have difficulty in finding an obstetrician who agrees to allow a vaginal birth after two previous cesareans. Remember that the scar from the cesarean increases your risks of uterine rupture to 1%...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vbac after 2 c-sections, c sections, rupture of the uterus
c sections, rupture of the uterus, cesarean sections: Most obstetricians will not allow you to have a VBAC after two or more cesarean sections. The reason is that there is a higher risk of rupture of the uterus at the site of the previous scar. The risk is 1% if you only had one cesarean, but it increases if...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vbac, cesarian section, menstrual period
cesarian section, menstrual period, pain meds: The risk of uterne rupture after a cesarian section is 1% whether it is shortly after the first C/S or several years later. The area of the uterus is weakened due to the scar, even if it has had time to heal well. There is no reason why you cannot have another...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vback birth, emergency c section, horizontal incision
emergency c section, horizontal incision, american college of obstetricians and gynecologists: Dear Shirley, V-BACs (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) do carry a certain amount of risk. Doctors usually assess each woman on a case by case basis. Depending on your particular circumstances, you may be a good candidate, but you will need to talk to your...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vbacs, ina may gaskin, nancy wainer cohen
ina may gaskin, nancy wainer cohen, physicains: Hello Marie- there is NO medical reason for such a rule- it is a way for physicains to manipulate women into sections for their own convenience. They prefer to do sections because they can schedule birth for daytime hours during the week and they won t be...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I've read that a brownish..., bloody show, contractions
bloody show, contractions, epidural: Sometimes, near term, you will get a bloody show . This can be pinkish staining, brownish staining, or even bright red blood (in minimum amounts) coming from the cervix (which is starting to shorten). Usually, if this is your first baby, you will not go into...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I've been taking clonazepam for 4 years now and just found out I'm pregnant, infant survival, delayed development
infant survival, delayed development, lab experiments: Hello Shannon- my information says that birth defects were NOT shown to happen in the lab experiments BUT there was in increase in the number of stillbirths,a decrease in infant survival after birth and delayed development. I hope that helps and I urge you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: veins on breast, best time to take a pregnancy test, early pregnancy test
best time to take a pregnancy test, early pregnancy test, earliest symptoms of pregnancy: If your last period started on August 5, then you would have ovulated around August 18 and could have conceived if you had sex on August 17,18,19, or 20. The earliest that a pregnancy test would show a positive result is 14-21 days after conception, or between...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vericose veins in 'private area', cause of varicose veins, vulvar varicosities
cause of varicose veins, vulvar varicosities, vericose veins: Dear Amy, A very common cause of varicose veins is pregnancy. The enlarged uterus compresses the large veins in the pelvis causing the flow of blood to stagnate and raising the venous blood pressure. The increased venous blood pressure is then transmitted...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: viable or not, family emergency, answers questions
family emergency, answers questions, thanks for your understanding: Hi there, I have had a sudden family emergency arise, and I am unable to take the time to answer your question at this time. I have placed myself on vacation from AllExperts.com, until i am able to take the appropriate time to answers questions again. I apologize,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vibrating sensation, bladder spasm, routine urinalysis
bladder spasm, routine urinalysis, muscle wall: Dear Brenda, It sounds like a bladder spasm - a long one, but a spasm nonetheless. You may have a bit of inflammation in your urinary system somewhere or in the bladder itself which is causing the muscle wall of the bladder to spasm. If it continues, I...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: virginity, concieve, hymen
concieve, hymen, hundred times: Sometime the hymen can break even if you are a virgin. Exercising, bikeriding, dance and other things can cause this so there is nothing saying that just because your hymen is torn then your not a virgin. Sometimes even women who have had sex a hundred times...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vitamin supplements, brand name drugs, generic substitutes
brand name drugs, generic substitutes, mydoc: Although generic substitutes are the equivalent of brand name medications, they may or may not have the same quality control as the brand name drugs. You can use the Natalcare glosstabs instead of the Prenate GT, but you should not convince yourself that they...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vitamins, birth control pills, prenatal vitamins
birth control pills, prenatal vitamins, birth control: I believe you are confusing the vitamins with Birth Control. You only take pre-natals once a day. (most of them) So it would be nice to take them around the same time. Such as every night or every morning. But making sure to take them at 9 am for instance...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vitiams, early stages of pregnancy, second pregnancy
early stages of pregnancy, second pregnancy, vitamins and minerals: Hi Darlene, Congratulations on your decision to become pregnant. You are certainly doing the right thing by getting a prenatal vitamin. And yes, you should start taking it if there is any chance you may become pregnant. The reason for this is during...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vomiting, diclectin, first daughter
diclectin, first daughter, morning sickness: Yes it is completely normal. I personally had very bad morning sickness up until my 7 month with my first daughter. I was perscribed diclectin which helped but made me very sleepy. Its totally safe for baby and youll feel better so ask your doctor about it....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vomitting, second pregnancy, baby thanks
second pregnancy, baby thanks, fetus: Abbey Yes its normal and when a doctor gives you something while your pregnant they usually take into account the fetus inside you so it should be fairly safe to take. Read the side effects or check it out on the internet. there s plenty of sites dedicated...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: vomitting, 4 months
4 months: HI Cyndi, I would now go to the ER and explain what has been happening and get myself another doctor, because any ob that tells you nothing can be done is dead wrong. This can be dangerous especially if you or the baby becomes dehydrated. Go NOW and let...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Waiting period between beginning Birth Control & sex, birth control pills, birth control methods
birth control pills, birth control methods, methods of contraception: You can have sex without the use of back-up methods of contraception after two weeks (14 days) of taking birth control pills. Certainly, condoms will protect you against STDs, but you do not need to use them if you have been taking your birth control pills...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I Want To Get Pregnant, perfect machine, wive
perfect machine, wive, peak time: Hi Ashley, The peak time for a normal cycle would be anywhere from 10-15 days after the first day of the last period. So, based on what you tell me, you got your period on june 23rd... counting forward you should be ovulating anywhere from July 3rd-...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Wanting to get pregnant again, early pregnancy, chromosomal abnormalities
early pregnancy, chromosomal abnormalities, amniocentesis: As long as you are having regular cycles and get your period every month, you should have no difficult in conceiving nor in carrying a pregnancy to term. You are not considered old in any sense. However, after the age of 30, there is an increased risk of...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Water Birth Question, nancy wainer cohen, birthing tubs
nancy wainer cohen, birthing tubs, silent knife: Hello Ashley. When a laboring woman spends time in deep, warm water, her labor is much easier to handle, therefore she is less stressed and thus the baby is less stressed. Being born from a warm wet place into a warm wet place is very calming for the baby....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Water Breaking, fish eggs, water breaking
fish eggs, water breaking, retaining water: Hello Alicia. No, fluid retention will not cause your membranes to rupture. However, your fluid retention tells me that your nutrition is not in the best of shape, and THAT WILL cause your membranes to rupture early. You MUST eat HUGE amounts of protein at...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Water Breaking, water breaking, dilation
water breaking, dilation, 10cm: Hello Carrie- yes, this happens all too often in North America- it most often is the result of mother not eating enough protein to grow good, tough membranes. It is much better for both baby and mother to have the membranes remain intact until very late labor-...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Water Breaking, pelvic exam, cervix
pelvic exam, cervix, pam: If the doctor felt (on pelvic exam) that there were bulging membranes , that would be an indication that you may break your water soon. There is no way of knowing when or even if you will break your water before you go into labor. I would not worry about...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Water breaking!, water breaking, cervix
water breaking, cervix, uterus: Hi Jerlean, well, yes and no. It may gush out in a big amount, or it may trickle slowly. Water does not always break in a pregnancy- mine never did and it always had to be broken in the hospital. if the baby is very high up in the uterus and in the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Water breaks/Inducing, strange bugs, ruptured membranes
strange bugs, ruptured membranes, joyfull: Hello Nancy. If you are in medical care and in a hospital, you must deliver within 24 hours- this is because a hospital is so full of strange bugs that you and your baby are at risk of infection. If, however, you were under midwifery care and not planning...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Water Gush, amniotic fluid index, doctor tomorrow
amniotic fluid index, doctor tomorrow, stomache: A gush of fluid from your vagina may be a high leak of amniotic fluid or a thin vaginal discarge. It can also be some urine coming from the bladder. If you are 17 weeks pregnant, a sonogram will assess the fetus and the amount of amniotic fluid you are producing....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: WEIGHT, calcium rich foods, lean protein
calcium rich foods, lean protein, quality diet: As long as you eat caloric balance, meaning not too much or not too little, your body weight will remain the same. Breast feeding for a year or more is a GREAT! idea. Not only for the superb nutrients that you provide your son, but also for his psychological...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weak Pelvic Muscle, pelvic floor muscles, bladder discomfort
pelvic floor muscles, bladder discomfort, kegel exercises: Hi - Kegel exercises help to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles and will help to avoid incontinence, cysts, hemorrhoids during your pregnancy and postpartum. I am uncertain about the exercise/bladder discomfort connection. There is a chance that your posture...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight during pregnancy, exercise program, hve
exercise program, hve, obstetrician: How much hve you gained so far during the pregnancy? It is recommended that you gain 30 pounds for the entire pregnancy and we also recommend that you gain 4lbs each visit. If you are gaining too much weight, discuss it with your obstetrician and you can probably...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight Gain, whole grain cereals, brain growth
whole grain cereals, brain growth, baked potatoes: Hello Marcy. Because you were quite slim to start with, you need to gain a total of at LEAST 35 pounds to make sure your baby has proper brain growth. As long as you are eating ONLY the best foods, it really does not matter how much you gain- it will come...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight Gain, amniotic fluid, pregnancies
amniotic fluid, pregnancies, marcy: Hi Marcy, Relax, this is all to common in alot of pregnancies. This could be just a big baby for your small size and it makes it look bigger, but still the baby may be a normal size. If all measurements are fine and ultrasounds are fine, then don t worry,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight Gain During Pregnancy, weight gain during pregnancy, ultrasound results
weight gain during pregnancy, ultrasound results, new doctor: Hi, Yes, eating healthier and exercising is probably the reason for not gaining weight. Since you started out at 195 pounds, you don t really want to gain much. 10-15 pounds should do it for you. So, make sure you gain a little, but not too much. The...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight Gain Durring Pregancy, pregnant with triplets, pregancy
pregnant with triplets, pregancy, weight gain: Well the doctors usually say that an average weight gain of 30-35 lbs total is normal for pregnancy. Many women gain more than that. I gained 60lbs total. Watch out, though..you are only 7months along, and the last 2 months are when the weight will...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight Gain - Post, shear luck, healthy diets
shear luck, healthy diets, pre pregnancy: Genetics certainly plays a big role in how much weight a women will gain during pregnancy, and overall how much fat her particular body wants to maintain. But be aware that if a women gains the ideal amount of weight, between 25 and 30 pounds, that only...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight Gain, glucose tolerance test, amniotic fluid
glucose tolerance test, amniotic fluid, sonograms: If you have gained over 30 lbs by your 25th week, you should have a glucose tolerance test, some serial sonograms to evaluate the size of the baby, to see how much amniotic fluid you have, and to make sure that you are only having one baby. If you have too...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight gain during pregnancy, glucose tolerance test, weight gain during pregnancy
glucose tolerance test, weight gain during pregnancy, carbohydrate intolerance: At times, a woman will not gain as much weight during the first trimester as she will later on in pregnancy. YOu should gain approximately 28-30lbs for the entire pregnancy. We usually would like to see you gain 2-3 lbs per visit. However, don t worry if it...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight Loss at 16 weeks of pregnancy, extreme morning sickness, nausea and vomiting during pregnancy
extreme morning sickness, nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, anorexia and bulimia: Dear Sarah, Sometimes early on when there is excessive nausea and/or vomiting there can be a bit of weight loss. However, it is extremely important to minimize this, especially in your case. If weight loss gets severe enough, it may require a hospital stay...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight Loss Concern, pregnacy, first trimester
pregnacy, first trimester, losing weight: Losing weight in the early months is not that uncommon. I am not familar with stone, so I am not sure of her weight as far as if she is overweight, under or just about right. I doubt it is much to worry about, she will start to get hungry as the pregnacy...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weight loss after delivery, registered dietitian, pre pregnancy
registered dietitian, pre pregnancy, hello doctor: The body is usually back to its normal (pre-pregnancy) state at 6 weeks post partum. Usually, at the post partum visit (6 weeks after the delivery) we discuss exercise and weight loss programs. There are no restrictions as to the number of calories taken in...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weird cycle after having baby, irregular cycles, having baby
irregular cycles, having baby, anovulation: Hi Andrea, For whatever reason, women can experience irregular cycles from time to time. The concern in this case is obviously if you aren t ovulating, you can t conceive. The only way to induce ovulation is to try taking something called Clomid, however,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weird Period, weird period, brown blood
weird period, brown blood, pregnancy test: It sounds like some hormonal imbalance, or it could be due to your nursing. It is normal to have weird periods when you start to get them again after a delivery. As long as you get a period, it does not matter how long it is or if it is light or heavy. If...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Weird Periods, abnormal periods, periods time
abnormal periods, periods time, lining of the uterus: Dear Lindsay, A normal menstrual period lasts from 2-7 days. The normal cycle patterns can range from 21-35 days. When bleeding occurs that is not part of the regular cycle - periods are longer or heavier than normal, occurs between periods, time between...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Whats going on?, mucus discharge, 2 cm dialated
mucus discharge, 2 cm dialated, pregnacy: You should not expect to go into labor until your due date. When you start to have contractions at the level of your belly button, that occurs every 6 minutes (from the beginning of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction) and each contraction...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Whos the daddy?imscared?, imscared, conclusive answer
imscared, conclusive answer, 16th of september: Hi Alexa :) I am so sorry, but I dont have a conclusive answer for you. I did some calculations. Counting 14 days, after your period would mean you would have ovulated roughly on the 16th of September. Now, you had intercourse with your ex on the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Wood stains/varnishes exposure during pregnancy, wood stains, nervous system damage
wood stains, nervous system damage, baby thanks: Do they actually say that you can cause nervous system and brain damage TO THE BABY, or TO YOU? Usually they could not cause any damage to you unless you ingested them. Merely exposure to the substances will not cause any problems and I still doubt that they...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Worried, fetal heartbeat, pregnancy journals
fetal heartbeat, pregnancy journals, heartrate: It does not sound like there is any problem. You are correct in that you are now 7 weeks 3 days (based on your LMP of June 15). The sonogram confirms this and shows a good fetal heartbeat, as well. Don t worry. By the way, you are not considered high risk...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Worried, progesterone suppositories, progesterone level
progesterone suppositories, progesterone level, hcg level: Hi Lori :) Your numbers are great :) Your HCG is doubling, and this is a good indication that your pregnancy is progressing as it should be. Your progesterone level is not terribly low. However, different doctors have different expectations on exactly...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Worried, beta hcg test, serum beta hcg
beta hcg test, serum beta hcg, hcg levels: Dear Kerry Ann, If the doctor ran a serum beta hCG test, which gives an actual amount of hCG in your bloodstream, and that came back too low to be considered positive. PLUS an ultrasound did not show a gestational sac anywhere - in uterus or in tubes. Then...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Worried!, fertile window, fertile time
fertile window, fertile time, skipping meals: Dear Amanda, The MOST fertile time of your cycle is the few days prior prior to, day of, and day after ovulation. If you have regular 28 day cycles, you would most likely ovulate on cycle day 15. If you had an unprotected encounter within a few days of...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Worried to death!! - Please Respond ASAP!, first response pregnancy test, first response pregnancy
first response pregnancy test, first response pregnancy, pregnancy tests: Hello. I am sorry for the delay in answering your question. You are not pregnant. I would bet on it. His penis would have to come in direct contact with your vagina, according to your question this has not happened. You can take some test up to five...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Worried about miscarriage, bleeding in early pregnancy, vaginal bleeding during pregnancy
bleeding in early pregnancy, vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, yolk sac: Dear Sarah, Vaginal bleeding can occur frequently in the 1st trimester of pregnancy and may not be a sign of problems. Studies show that anywhere from 20-30% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy. Approximately half of pregnant...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Worried, empty gestational sac, stomach cramps
empty gestational sac, stomach cramps, blood test for pregnancy: If your last period started on November 16, and you had a positive pregnancy test, then you are now only 5 weeks 2 days gestational age. On sonogram, we do not see anything but an empty gestational sac at 5-6 weeks gestation. If you repeat the sonogram at...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Wrong in the test?, mood swing, morning urine
mood swing, morning urine, last period: Dear Sara, If it has only been 27 days since your LMP then, yes, it would be too early to test for pregnancy. You will need to wait until you actually miss a period or have a spotty period before testing for pregnancy for it to be accurate. I usually...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Should I wait One year, vaginal birth after cesarean, cesarean section
vaginal birth after cesarean, cesarean section, better reason: The recommendation os ACOG (The American College of ObGyn) is that, if you had a previous cesarean section within 18 months of again coming to term, yoo should have a repeat cesarean section. If, on the other hand, it is more than 18 months since the cesarean...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: waiting to go to the first doctors visit, pregnancy risk factors, short term disability
pregnancy risk factors, short term disability, initial ultrasound: Dear Gina, Well, obviously the sooner you have prenatal care, the better. As far as maternity leave, you should not need to go on maternity leave from work for many months unless you have complications of pregnancy or unless your job is unusually dangerous....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: waiting after a molar pregnancy, partial molar pregnancy, pathological evaluation
partial molar pregnancy, pathological evaluation, hcg level: In most laboratories, an HCG level of less than 5 is considered a negative value and is equivalent to zero. Once your levels have dropped below 5, you can star the six months waiting period and then start trying to conceive once more. The six month waiting...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: waiting after a period, cheri, myths
cheri, myths, pregnancy: Hello Faith- why do you think you are pregnant? If you had your period- you are NOT pregnant. You may have heard of women who are pregnant and yet have a period. These are mainly myths. The flow that can happen even though there is a pregnancy, is VERY slight-...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can i walk threw a meatal..., x rays, metal detector
x rays, metal detector, xray: VERY good question. I have never really thought of this before. Nor have I ever been asked. Not knowing how a metal detector works I inlisted the help of my husband who informed me they work off magnetics. (makes sense now) So you should be safe to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i just want to ask can you..., implantation bleeding, signs of pregnancy
implantation bleeding, signs of pregnancy, sore breasts: If there is bleeding while pregnant it is sometimes implantation bleeding, which would be lighter than a normal period. If you suspect you are pregnant you can take a test at this point. The signs you mention can be various things, too many to list....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: we want a baby!!, caffiene, birth defects
caffiene, birth defects, intercourse: Hello. First things first. You need to be taking folic acid NOW! This will help prevent birth defects. You both need to not drink alcohol or smoke. Caffiene is not good either. (lowers your chance) Regardless of what position you should lay flat...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: want to become pregnant, ovulation predictor kit, basal body temperature chart
ovulation predictor kit, basal body temperature chart, basal body thermometer: If your last period started on May 25, you probablly ovulated on June 7. This can be accompanied with spotting (mittelshmerz) and can cause pelvic discomfort on one side or the abdomen or the other. The spotting is not as long as a regular period and should...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I want a child, billings method, physical signs
billings method, physical signs, last period: Okay Charlotte- sounds like you have done some thinking about this. To conceive you need to determine when you are ovulating. Your ovaries will release an egg 14 days BEFORE your period arrives. It is not determined according to the LAST period, but when the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i want to know if my girlfreind is pregnant?, girlfreind, walk in clinic
girlfreind, walk in clinic, urine test: Hello Kasy- the bleeding could be because her period was due, or she was a virgin and her hymen was torn or your intercourse was too violent. Once she has missed a period date, you can do a urine test for pregnancy OR go to a walk in clinic and ask for a blood...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i want to know something this..., iron tablets, supplemental iron
iron tablets, supplemental iron, headach: As long as your period came on time and lasted for less than 14 days, it is considered normal. It can be dark red or light red or can be watery or thick or have blood clots or not. It should come every 21-35 days (from the first day of your period until the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i want to get pregnant?, invitro fertilzation, scar tissue
invitro fertilzation, scar tissue, tubal reversal: Hi Shanta :) Yes, its possible that you can come become pregnant again. Sometimes removal of the ring, is all it takes, for normal functioning ovulation to begin. In other cases, scar tissue can form, making ovulation rather difficult. Ladies whom...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I want to get pregnant., birth control pill, last period
birth control pill, last period, birth control: If you started your period on August 12, and stopped the birth control pill on August 14, then you may ovulate around two weeks later. Try concentrating intercourse on August 26,27,28, and 29. If you do not get your period on September 8, take a pregnahcy...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: water bag, water breaks, water bag
water breaks, water bag, high risk: Hi Tausha, If your water breaks at 24 weeks, we can t fill it up with water. It is a serious problem and can cause you to deliver prematurly and be at high risk for infection to both you and your baby. If you notice any leakage of fluid, head to the hospital...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: water bag, sex with my husband, water breaking
sex with my husband, water breaking, water bag: How far pregnant are you? Usually, if your water breaks, it will continue to flow out of your vagina. A gush of fluid after sex can be your water breaking, or it can also be some urine coming out of the bladder due to pressure of the baby s head on the bladder....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: water breaking, third pregnancy, wet pad
third pregnancy, wet pad, water breaking: Hello Tina. The only SURE way of knowing is to put on a pad and then take a very wet pad in to the office of the L&D unit at the hospital where they can test it with a strip of special paper. That will tell you whether it is amniotic fluid or urine. All the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: water breaking, rupture of membranes, robitussin
rupture of membranes, robitussin, cough: Unless there is an other underlying reason (infection in your amniotic fluid, infection in your vagina, etc) coughing by itself (even hard) cannot cause rupture of membranes. However, to make you feel comfortable, I would suggest taking Robitussin to relieve...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What if my water breaks and I dont know it?, water breaks, rupture of membranes
water breaks, rupture of membranes, water down: Usually, your water will not break until you are going into labor. However, if you notice a trickling of water down your thigh, or if you suddenly get a gush of fluid out of your vagina, you should get checked. Once you break your water, you usually will...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: water pills, best time to take a pregnancy test, water pills
best time to take a pregnancy test, water pills, family doc: Once you become pregnant , we do not limke to use diuretics (water pills) because they lower blood volume. If your last period started on September 7, then you probably ovulated on September 20 and could have conceived if you had sex on September 19,20,21,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: waterbirth, blow up pool, water births
blow up pool, water births, birthing centers: Hello Karachi. Many women really like laboring while being immersed in warm water. The contractions are much easier to bear, she is more relaxed and labor progresses better. We use a children s back yard blow up pool of five feet in diameter- three rings high....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: ways to help labor progress naturally, health food store, lecithin capsules
health food store, lecithin capsules, sore joints: Hello Angela- well, you won t get much help from me to bring this baby on early. I strongly believe that we must WAIT until mother nature, baby and your body are ready for birth. What I CAN do is try to help you be more comfortable. Go to a health food store...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weaker positive pregnancy test, beta hcg test, viable pregnancy
beta hcg test, viable pregnancy, pregnancy test: In order to be considered positive, both lines on the pregnancy test should be dark and bold. A scant or light line is an equivocal test and must be repeated. It may have been done too early in the pregnancy. If your last period started on August 10, then...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weeks-long mid-cycle cramps, time of ovulation, mid cycle
time of ovulation, mid cycle, last period: When was the FIRST day of your last period, not the last day of your period? If you started your period around April 6,and you have a 30-32 day cycle, you would have ovulated around April 21 and could have conceived if you had sex on April 20,21,23, or 24....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: How many weeks pregnant can I be?, pregnancy cycle, last period
pregnancy cycle, last period, sonogram: Hi Unique, Congratulations! Yes the doctor will have an ultrasound done and this will tell you how far along and developed the fetus is. Based on these measurements from the ultrasound, they will be able to determine about when your last period was....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Heart beat, yolk sac, report excerpts
yolk sac, report excerpts, embryo transfer: With the Cytotec, you are actually put into labor and the uterus starts contracting to force the products of conception out of the uterus. It is much more painful than a D&C, which is completed within 10 minutes, under general anesthesia. I would prefer a...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: How much weight should I gain?, second trimester of pregnancy, trimester of pregnancy
second trimester of pregnancy, trimester of pregnancy, fetal growth: We prefer that you gain around 2-3 lbs per month throughout the pregnancy. However, if you are overweight, your doctor is correct in asking you to aim for 15-20lbs for the entire pregnancy. Sometimes, you will not start to gaini much until your second trimester...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weight gain, nausea and vomiting, constant nausea
nausea and vomiting, constant nausea, weeks of pregnancy: Up until 15 weeks of pregnancy, you may not gain due to the constant nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. However, after 16 weeks gestation, you should start to gain approximately 2-3lbs per month. At this time your nausea will disappear and your appetite will...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weight gain and weakness, sinus infection, physican
sinus infection, physican, blood counts: HI Lori, those symptoms could be a combination of the sinus infection and the pregnancy, how are your blood counts are you showing anemia? go tell your ob what you are feeling, if you can t get him to respond see another physican. It is always good to be...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weight gain, prepregnancy weight, max weight
prepregnancy weight, max weight, weight gain: We usually suggest that you gain around 30lbs for the entire pregnancy. It is nice to gain 2-3lbs each visit, but that also depends on your overall weight at the start of the pregnancy. Most of the weight that you gain is due to retention of fluid and you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weight loss, intrauterine growth restriction, fetal heartbeat
intrauterine growth restriction, fetal heartbeat, prenatal vitamins: By now, your midwife should check for a fetal heartbeat at every visit. You certainly should hear a fetal heartbeat with a doppler stethoscope at 18 weeks. If the sonogram that you had at 16 weeks showed no problems and showed a fetal heartbeat you should...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weight loss during first trimester, low carbohydrate diet, high protein low carbohydrate diet
low carbohydrate diet, high protein low carbohydrate diet, whole grain bread: You will probably gain around 30 lbs during the pregnancy. However, it is normal during the first trimester not to gain much due to morning sickness, nausea, and vomiting. You sound like you are eating correctly. YOu should eat a high protein, low carbohydrate...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weight loss, exept, morning sickness
exept, morning sickness, losing weight: Have you taken a test? First thing to do is confirm you are pregnant. Losing weight in the early weeks is not uncommon, but most of the time it is due to feeling ill, which you say you are not. It may be nothing but it should be addressed. You should...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weight pre regnancy, awesome mom, certified personal trainer
awesome mom, certified personal trainer, irregular periods: Dear Jessica, This is a great question! You are right to start planning ahead. You probably will not have problems with conception (unless you are experiencing irregular periods) due to extra-weight. However, pregnancy is associated with some physical...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weight, candy sweets, corn starch
candy sweets, corn starch, pelvic organs: Hello Jenn. Well, the risks include difficulty delivering vaginally. Though you may think the excess wt. is what you can see on the outside, there is also excess padding inside, around your organs etc. This may cause some problem when the baby needs to pass...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weightgain in third trimester, brain growth, baked potatoes
brain growth, baked potatoes, whole grains: Hello Analiz. You need to gain at least 35 pounds to ensure proper brain growth for your baby- make sure you are eating LOTS of protein- eggs, fish, meat, chicken, cheese, yogurt. Also lots of unrefined carbs- brown rice, baked potatoes, cooked whole grains....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weird cycles, weird feelings, irregular periods
weird feelings, irregular periods, hirsuitism: Hirsuitism is only one of the manifestations of PCS. If you have irregular cycles, are obese, or haave facial hair, see a gynecologist and blood tests will rule out PCOS. You certanly can conceive and have a baby even if you do have PCOS.If you have a 30-35...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weird hip stuff, pelvic bones, hip bones
pelvic bones, hip bones, pelvic bone: Hi Kendra, This is a normal feeling that some new mothers experience, especially if you are small-framed. Your uterus is growing and your pelvic bones are having to shift and move to make room for your expanding uterus. It won t be like this your whole...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weird pains?, 50 effaced, abdominal musculature
50 effaced, abdominal musculature, muscle soreness: Dear Melissa, Since you are at 37 weeks, I m sure you will be going in now for weekly visits. At your next visit, you can mention it to your doctor, but it most likely is just an area of inflammation or muscle soreness. If you notice any kind of lump or...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: weird pregnancy happenings, full term pregnancy, viable pregnancy
full term pregnancy, viable pregnancy, fetal heartbeat: If your last period started on June 21, you did, indeed, ovulate on July 3 or 4 and must have conceived if you had sex on July 3,4,5, or 6. By August 19, you should have been 8 weeks pregnant and, by then, a fetus and a fetal heartbeat should have been seen....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: The weirdest period., home pregnancy test, taking the pills
home pregnancy test, taking the pills, brown blood: You had a normal period on December 22, even though it was only heavy for one day. It lasted for 4 days. This is normal. The spotting you had was probably due to the missing of the pill and doubling up the next day. It is insignificant and I doubt that you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: whats going on?, blood test for pregnancy, beta hcg
blood test for pregnancy, beta hcg, pregnancy test: You have to repeat your entire question. I do not have access to previous questions, so I do not know the dates that you mantioned in your previous question. However, if you have a regular 28 day cycle, and had a positive pregnancy test and now the urine test...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: whats going on?, financial bind, planned parenthood
financial bind, planned parenthood, unplanned pregnancy: Dear Ashley, If you don t wish to conceive an unplanned pregnancy, I would recommend that you at least check into Planned Parenthood or a similar facility near you to see about programs which base the price of contraceptives on your income. You could also...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: whats going on in my body, home pregnancy tests, urine test
home pregnancy tests, urine test, blood test: Hello Krisy- none of these tests are perfect and I would tend to believe the blood test over the urine test. You could still be pregnant however and only time will tell. You should be having a second blood test in 5-7 days and that should help with the question....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: whats my date of conception, ovulation conception, estimated due date
ovulation conception, estimated due date, pull out method: Dear Trina, Typically, you will ovulate 14 days prior to the beginning of the next period. If the first day of your LMP was 4/2 and you have regular 28 day cycles, your estimated date of ovulation/conception would be 4/16. Your estimated due date is 1/7/08,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: whats going on, best time to take a pregnancy test, uti symptoms
best time to take a pregnancy test, uti symptoms, laparotomy: You appear to have had a normal period (it does not have to last seven days), so I doubt that you are pregnant. If you miss a period, the best time to take a pregnancy test is seven days after missing the period. If the test is negative, you are not pregnant....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: white spot on babies heart, afp test, sonogram
afp test, sonogram, aggie: There are many spots that we see on sonogram that mean absolutely nothing. They are artifacts of the echoes and, unless they are related to some syndrome or disease, you can ignore them. If the outflow tracts of the heart were fine and there are no other abnormalities,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: my wife, is she pg, pregnancy hormone hcg, home pregnancy test
pregnancy hormone hcg, home pregnancy test, hcg level: Dear Donald, If she had a complete miscarriage on 11/20, the pregnancy hormone (hCG) should be gone from her system by this point - most assuredly in any amount significant enough to be picked up by a home pregnancy test. The hCG level would most likely...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: wife pregnancy, date of conception, pregnancy test
date of conception, pregnancy test, last period: If your wife 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, and she can only conceive if she has sex on cycle day #13, 14, 15, or 16. If her last period started on December...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Is my wife pregnant or not?, best time to take a pregnancy test, ept test
best time to take a pregnancy test, ept test, morning urine: The best time to take a pregnancy test is seven days after you miss your period. You did not menitoned when the first day of her last period was, so I can t tell you exactly when to take the test. If the pregnancy test at that time is negative, she is not...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: My wife is really worried, hcg levels, fetal heartbeat
hcg levels, fetal heartbeat, light fever: If there is only mild spotting (light pink/red) it is probably of no consequence. If she starts to start heavy bleeding with cramping, it certainly may be the start of a miscarriage. However, her HCG values are steadily rising, and are, indeed, more than doubling....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: My wife and I recently found..., rest of my life, hormones
rest of my life, hormones, newlyweds: Hello Clint. You have alot on your plate right now. But you must remember your wife has even more. You mention the hormones and that is alot of it. She also has worry about her body and her health and the babies health etc etc. Not that you don t worry...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: wife, step mom, erect penis
step mom, erect penis, asap thanks: Sometimes, it takes quite awhile to heal from the episiotomy sutures or the sutures used in a repair of any lacerations. However, try this. You lie down on your back and your wife straddles your erect penis. She lowers herself down onto the penis v e r y ...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: withdrawal bleed if you are pregnant, taking the pills, stopping the pill
taking the pills, stopping the pill, pregnancy test: If you started back on the pill and have had normal withdrwal bleeding in March and April, you do not have to worry. It is highly unlikely that you could have conceived while on the pills. If you have any doubts, take a pregnancy test, but do not stop taking...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: wORRIED, is SHE PREGNANT?, endometrial cavity, gestational sac
endometrial cavity, gestational sac, colour doppler: That could be anything else but she is not pregnant, according to the informatoin here. They would have seen a baby growing in there if she were pregnant. There are other things taht can cause an endometrium to grow. If you are that worried, why not ask...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Can a woman become pregant from Dry Sperm?, cause pregnancy, moist surface
cause pregnancy, moist surface, dry surface: It is unlikely that your girlfriend would become pregnant from semen that has dried or from your hand after you washed your hands and dried your hands. Sperm are very fragile and do not remain viable on a dry surface for more than a few seconds. If the sperm...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: a woman's cycle and getting pregnant, pre ejaculation, time hope
pre ejaculation, time hope, correct time: If you 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. However, if you have a longer or shorter cycle than 28, ovulation will occur earlier or later in your cycle. An average...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: when does a womans fertility..., experience infertility, how long does sperm survive outside the body
experience infertility, how long does sperm survive outside the body, female secretions: Hi Yom, A lot of questions. I will answer them in the order you asked. 1) A woman s fertility ends when she goes in to menopause and stops getting her period. The chances are of her getting pregnant at 47 or 49 would depend on this. If she is in menopause,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: when does a womans fertility..., female secretions, sperm cells
female secretions, sperm cells, how long does sperm survive outside the body: The ability to conceive (feertility) ends when estrogen is no long in the body. As llng as you are ovulating, uyou can conceive. You have heard of change of life babies .Even if you are 55 years old, you still can conceive f there are enough sperm cells...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: when does a womans fertility..., ovulation test kit, female secretions
ovulation test kit, female secretions, how long does sperm survive outside the body: Yom, Wow, you have a lot of questions. 1. As long as a women is still having a period and ovulating, she can get pregnant. 2. Fertility does decrease with age, the best time to conceive is when the women if ovulating (I recommend using an ovulation...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: women's health, american college of obstetricians and gynecologists, american college of obstetricians
american college of obstetricians and gynecologists, american college of obstetricians, vaginal flora: Dear Amy, You are right about douching. Most doctors and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) suggest that women steer clear of douching. All healthy vaginas contain some bacteria and other organisms called the vaginal flora. The...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: i was just wondering if my..., last period, october 6
last period, october 6, due date: Hi Crystal, In a normal cycle, you would have most likely conceived (gotten pregnant) somewhere around January 8,9,10... but remember the human body is not perfect, and you could have ovulated earlier or later. This is how the cycle works, (remember,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: wondering, term babies, amniotic sac
term babies, amniotic sac, 80 effaced: Dear Ila, With premature contractions, I would not recommend inserting anything into the vaginal canal, including sexual intercourse. I would also recommend showers rather than baths to minimize the chance of infection in case a slow leakage of amniotic...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I was wondering if discoloration..., sign of pregnancy, symptoms of pregnancy
sign of pregnancy, symptoms of pregnancy, features content: Hi Tonya, When you are pregnant your areola (the dark area of the breast, which also includes the nipple) does become darker. For some women this doesn t occur until later in pregnancy, but for others it is a sign of pregnancy. Here is a link to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: wondering how long, drs appointment, nancy wainer cohen
drs appointment, nancy wainer cohen, wainer: Hello Maresea. Being 2 cm with a second baby means absolutely NOTHING. Your dr. is just looking for a way to manage your delivery at a convenient time for him/her. There is NO NEED to induce you- it most often ends in a c-section- did you know that? You could...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: wondering, best time to take a pregnancy test, brownish discharge
best time to take a pregnancy test, brownish discharge, time of the month: If your last period started on September 17, you probably ovulated around September 30 and could have conceived if you had sex on September 29,30, October 1, or 2. If you did become pregnant on one of those days, a pregnancy test would not show a positive...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: work concerns, quartz countertops, overhead crane
quartz countertops, overhead crane, caustic material: Although exposure to silica or quartz will not cause harm to your fetus, it may be dangerous to you to ihhale any toxic or caustic material. You can, of course, continue driving a forklift or operating a crane, but remember that your balance will change during...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: How does it work?, ovulation predictor kit, ovulation kit
ovulation predictor kit, ovulation kit, ovulation test: hi Lilac :) Just know, even though Basal temperature can indicate ovulation, it is certainly not full proof. It doesnt work for everyone. And it certainly sounds to me, that for your case, it should not be relied on. But dont worry, because for many women,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: workin, rural mail carrier, bumpy roads
rural mail carrier, bumpy roads, federal states: The decision to stop working is purely up to you. Some women can continue working up to the day that they start having contractions. If you are having any contractions or if you feel pressure and are excessively tired at the end of your shift, stop work. Your...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: is working ok, 70 effaced, third pregnancy
70 effaced, third pregnancy, effacement: When you are engaged, the presenting part of the baby is at 0 station. If the presenting part of the baby is 1cm above the ischeal spints, it is called -1 station. If it is 2cm above, it is called -2 station. If it is 3cm above the spines, it is -3station....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried, fetal heartbeat, boat ride
fetal heartbeat, boat ride, heaps: The baby is well pretected inside your uterus surrounded by amniotic fluid. The bumpy boat ride or jumping up and down will not harm the baby or interfere with your pregnancy. It will not give you a higher chance of miscarriage. The risk of miscarriage is...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried, ovulation predictor kit, babay
ovulation predictor kit, babay, hormone levels: Dear Lisette, There is nothing you can really take on your own. Your doctor would need to prescribe medication (essentially progesterone) for you in the correct dosage, etc,.. He/she should also be able to assist you in your desire to conceive. Your hormone...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried, vagina area, uterine contractions
vagina area, uterine contractions, prostaglandins: Dear Kristen, It sounds like intercourse may be stimulating some uterine contractions for you. Orgasm can do this and the semen actually contains a chemical called prostaglandins which can stimulate contractions. Normally this would be painless. Because...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried., fetal heart rate, fetal heart tones
fetal heart rate, fetal heart tones, uterine contractions: Dear Megan, If your cervix has remained closed and the fetal heart rate was great (which tells me it was a good rate and variability), I would not be overly concerned. You did absolutely the RIGHT thing to go in and make sure everything was ok. But now...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: I am worried, home pregnancy test, nautious
home pregnancy test, nautious, dear christine: Dear Christine, At this point, you have not missed a period. If you had actually missed a period, I would be more inclined to lean that way, but you haven t missed a period and you had one single unprotected encounter (if I understand you correctly). In...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried : (, sperm cell, last period
sperm cell, last period, menstrual cycles: Dear Kaye, If your menstrual cycles are usually 28 days, then we will go by that rather than a somewhat isolated month of 35 days. Based on 28 day cycles, we would anticipate that you would ovulate, and therefore be most fertile, on approximately cycle...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Should I be worried..., x rays, xrays
x rays, xrays, last period: 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 last period started on January 23, then you would have ovulated around February 5 or 6. You could only...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried, pregnancy test, last period
pregnancy test, last period, hormonal imbalance: The first thing you should do is to take a pregnancy test. If your last period started on July 22, you would have ovulated around August 4 and you could have conceived around that date. However, if your cycle is very long, you may have conceived after that...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: getting worried, good sources of protein, sources of protein
good sources of protein, sources of protein, fit body: Hi Wendy, Congratulations on your pregnancy! Dont worry about your weight or losing the weight. You have not gained nearly as much as you COULD have put on by now. You are doing just fine. Trust me it is dificult to feel good and pregnant when you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: getting worried, pre pregnancy, espeically
pre pregnancy, espeically, fit body: Wendy, You want to gain about 11-15kg during your pregnancy. So, you need to gain some more weight. Espeically if you were small to begin with, you should gain more towards 15kg. It takes everybody a different length of time to lose the weight after...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Should I be worried, baby move, cold water
baby move, cold water, ultrasound: Dear Trinica, Any time there is a deviation from the normal pattern of movement after 20-24 weeks, you should notify your doctor. It sounds like you have tried stimulating movement with things that normally would induce it. Movement can usually be felt...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried!, early pregnancy symptoms, estimated due date
early pregnancy symptoms, estimated due date, breast soreness: Dear Kelli, Every pregnancy is different. The symptoms of breast soreness and fatigue are very typical early pregnancy symptoms and are related to increased hormone levels. And a bit of cramping is not unusual either. The fact that you are not having any...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: should i be worried?, early pregnancy, gaining muscle
early pregnancy, gaining muscle, head ache: Dear Nichole, The symptoms you are describing do sound like symptoms that are often experienced in early pregnancy, however they are hormonal in nature. That is why diagnosing a pregnancy based on symptoms alone is pretty tricky. The absence of periods...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried, fertile window, pregnancy test
fertile window, pregnancy test, morning urine: Dear Stacey, Well - if you had unprotected sex during the fertile time of your last cycle, then you are definitely at risk for pregnancy. In consideration of your dating, if you expected your period on 5/4, then I d estimate that your LMP was approximately...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Very worried about my grilfriend being pregnant., grilfriend, slim chance
grilfriend, slim chance, rappaport: In a woman with a 21 day cycle (from the first day of her period until the first day of her next period), ovulation still occurs fourteen days PRIOR TO the first day of her period. Therefore, it should occur on cycle day #7. This is extremely rare because...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried about HCG levels after miscarriage, cytotec induction, hcg levels
cytotec induction, hcg levels, hcg level: Dear Lisa, This really is not all that unusual. If there had been a spike of 20 points, I d be more concerned. 26 is essentially the same as 30 for the hCG level. Yes, it has hit a plateau, but that is nothing to be alarmed about (unless the plateau were...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried about my pregnancy, symptom of pregnancy, vomiting and nausea
symptom of pregnancy, vomiting and nausea, prescription medication: Hi Zeena :) What you are experiencing is completely normal. Morning sickness comes in degree s, and is not always the same for every woman, or every pregnancy. I vomited at night with my first baby, and only threw up twice, with my second. Regardless,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried about pregnancy, pergnancy, fish meat
pergnancy, fish meat, folic acid supplement: Hello Courtney. No, the provera is just a form of the same hormones your body makes in pregnancy anyway. All you or anyone else can do is to make sure you are taking a daily folic acid supplement, NO drinking alcohol, NO smoking and eat VERY healthy food....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: should I be worried that I am pregnant?, ortho tri cyclen, ortho tri cyclen lo
ortho tri cyclen, ortho tri cyclen lo, consecutive periods: Dear Rachel, It isn t terribly uncommon that women have a scant, very short, or even missed period when they first start taking the BCP. If you started taking the pills on Day 1 of your cycle (first day of your period) then the standard rule of thumb is...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried and scared, essential nutrients vitamins, exercise for pregnant women
essential nutrients vitamins, exercise for pregnant women, vitamins and minerals: Dear Heather, Try to relax and not stress. It is natural to worry a bit, but try not to worry overmuch. Moderate exercise is fine. Instead of running, you can definitely go for a brisk walk. In fact that is WONDERFUL for you and the baby. It is easier on...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worried, boat ride, heaps
boat ride, heaps, fetus: When you are pregnant the fetus has a sac surrounding it which protects it from hard blows and falls. (For the most part unless they are REALLY bad) It is very well protected. If you started experiances pain, cramping or bleeding go see your doctor but I...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worries about stillbirth, problems in pregnancy, cause stress
problems in pregnancy, cause stress, case thanks: HI Cate, as unfortunate as it is, things like this do happen, but one thing pregnancy is an emotionally trying time and you tend to get caught up in things like this that do cause stress and worry, just remember, stress and worry from external forces or...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: worry about urine, group b streptococcus, meningitis in newborns
group b streptococcus, meningitis in newborns, weeks of pregnancy: Dear Lindsey, No, testing positive for Strep B would not be why you had blood and pus in your urine. I would suspect that you may have a urinary tract infection which is causing that. The group B streptococcus (GBS) bacteria is usually harmless in healthy...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: writing back, regular periods, taking the pills
regular periods, taking the pills, sick to my stomach: Hi Melodie, I don t understand why you think it would be better if the baby was born sooner that later. I don t know if a doctor would perform a C-section just by request. Because of lung maturity, they like to wait as long as possible. I also do...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What is wrong with me?, negative pregnancy test, gastrointestinal illness
negative pregnancy test, gastrointestinal illness, viral illnesses: If you have not missed your period, you are not pregnant, esp[ecially since the pregnancy test was negative. If your symptoms are nausea, back ache, and fatigue, you may be anemic. I would suggest that you go to your regular doctor and get some blood work...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what is wrong with me., beta hcg test, serum beta hcg
beta hcg test, serum beta hcg, pregnancy hormone: Dear Ashley, OK, if your LMP started on 10/10 (+/- 2 days) then you are barely late (2-6 days). It s possible that your hCG level is simply not high enough to register yet. Your symptoms certainly fit with those of early pregnancy. If you are fairly...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What's wrong with me?, rapid weight loss, tsh test
rapid weight loss, tsh test, consecutive periods: Dear Pren, The most common reason for amenorrhea (absence of periods) is a hormonal imbalance, typically issues with estrogen. Other causes could include: stress, rapid weight loss or gain, excessive or strenuous exercise, illness, and/or drugs (like certain...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What is wrong with my cycle?, excessive weight gain, consecutive periods
excessive weight gain, consecutive periods, exercise stress: Dear Rebecca, If your mom had irregular cycles when she was younger, it is possible that you might experience the same thing. And the effect that the BCP had in lightening your periods and regulating your cycles immediately tells me that it may be possible...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could i be wrong about my pregnancy?, home pregnancy test, stomach cramps
home pregnancy test, stomach cramps, sore breasts: Hi Adriana, Your symptoms certainly sound like a pregnancy related issue. I definately agree. Blood tests, are almost always conclusive. They are precise, even when diagnosing extremely early pregnancy. But like everything else, they are not full proof....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: is there something wrong ?, misscarriage, stomache
misscarriage, stomache, heating pads: As long as you are not having any bleeding, I doubt that there is any problem. Sometimes you can have stretching of your round ligaments on either side of your abdomen that feel like ripping, sharp pains. Often you feel them when you are getting out of a chair...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: X-Rays and pregnancy, x rays, lateness
x rays, lateness, irregularity: Hi Michelle, your lateness is most likely due to your body getting back on track after using the patch. Any time you stop a form of hormones for birth control your cycle needs a few months to become regular again. Right now it is too early to expect your...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Xray and conception, dental x rays, pregnancy test
dental x rays, pregnancy test, menstrual period: You certainly can start trying to conceive this month even if you had a dental X-ray. Dental X-rays are coned down and do not interfere with a pregnancy. You even can take dental X-rays while you are pregnant.If your last period started on November 1, you...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: could it be?, best time to take a pregnancy test, earliest signs of pregnancy
best time to take a pregnancy test, earliest signs of pregnancy, signs of pregnancy: The symptoms that you mentioned can be found in many different situations, including the common cold. When was the first day of your last period. If you have a normal 28 day cycle (from the first day of your period until the first day of your next period)...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: could it be?, pre cum, unprotected sex
pre cum, unprotected sex, 5 months: there is a chance it could be the other guys even though he didnt cum inside you. If he was any where close to you the semen could have run in or even pre-cum could have. But I think it is safe to say it is your main guys baby just bc youve been with him...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What is going on?, lower abdomen, menstrual period
lower abdomen, menstrual period, contractions: The first pregnancy usually has the slowest delivery time. However, subsequent pregnancies can go faster and faster. At this time in the pregnancy you will start to have contractions in your back and in your lower abdomen. When you start to get contractions...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: ????????, buti, periods
buti, periods: As long as you got your period, it does not matter if it is shorter than usual or not. As long as it does not last for longer than 14 days at a time, you need not worry. I have many patients who get their periods for one hour each month and are very happy...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What is this??, pregnancy question, neosporin
pregnancy question, neosporin, bandaid: HI Amy, these are either boils, pimples or carbuncles. They are usually painful, until you pop them. I would suggest when you get one, is to sit in a tub of hot water to bring them to a head and let them pop on their own, once it pops cover with a sterile...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What is this?, birth control pills, pregnancy test
birth control pills, pregnancy test, last period: If your last period started on January 26, then you were due for your next period on February 22. Since you are more than seven days late for your period, you should take a pregnancy test at this time. It is highly unlikely that you are pregnant if you have...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: ???, delivering babies, interent
delivering babies, interent, answering questions: I m in my office 9-4 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and in a clinic on Tuesdays all day. I am often in the hospital delivering babies most evenings. When I get home, I relax by answering questions from the internet. It keeps me on the ball and I get to meet...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: ??, pregnancy morning sickness, breast tenderness
pregnancy morning sickness, breast tenderness, greasy foods: Nausea or vomiting of pregnancy ( morning sickness )can begin as soon as you conceive. Some women know that they are pregnant when they notice nause, fatigue, and breast tenderness. Morning sickness is not restricted to the morning. If you get morning sickness,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how can this be, pregnancy test, tubes
pregnancy test, tubes, pg: If your tubes were correctly tied or cauterized, there is no way you can become pregnant. However, if the procedure was incorrectly performed, or the tubes were not tied when they said they were, you can still become pregnant. If you have missed a period,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: ????, ovulation predictor kit, best time to take a pregnancy test
ovulation predictor kit, best time to take a pregnancy test, ovlation: You can ONLY become pregnant around the day of ovulation. As I mentioned before, if you have a regular 29 day cycle, ovulation occurs on cycle day #14 and you can only conceive if you have sex on cycle day #13, 14,15, or 16. However, if you have a longer...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what to do, tilted uterus, last period
tilted uterus, last period, pelvis: Hello Christie. I think you mean that you have a tilted uterus and though it can be a source of concern, many women with this condition become pregnant. If you are pregnant now, you are about 6 weeks along. You may start to have some nausea and a need to empty...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Me again, degenerating fibroid, hysteroscopy
degenerating fibroid, hysteroscopy, bowel problems: The finding of a 3cm growth on the CT scan could be the dams structure they saw on sonogram (1.7cm polyp). A sonogram is more accurate than a CT scan in identifying pelvic findings. When they do the hysteroscopy, they will know for sure. Polyps or degenerating...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: When should I ??, ovulation test kit, sucess
ovulation test kit, sucess, jasmin: Jasmin, Usually, you can expect to ovulate between day 12-16 of your cycle (day 1 being the first day of your period). However, everyone is different. You should have intercourse every or every other day between days 10-20. If you really want to be sure...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: can it be...., regular period, 1day
regular period, 1day, exact dates: Vanessa, You haven t given me exact dates so I am going to help you to the best of my ability. A woman can only get pregnant when she ovulates (usually about 14 days after the first day of your period). So, there is no way you could have conceived 2 days...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What??!!, best time to take a pregnancy test, cervical mucus
best time to take a pregnancy test, cervical mucus, ovulating: Unfortunately, you are totally incorrect. The ovum can remain viable for 24-48 hours after ovulation. The sperm can remain viable for 12-24 hours. Therefore, there is a window of oprtunity for pregnancy from one day prior to ovlation and up to 2 days after...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: could i be, best time to take a pregnancy test, pain killers
best time to take a pregnancy test, pain killers, hand surgery: Anesthesia or pain killers will not cause any harm to your pregnancy or to the fetus.If you started on period on June 6, then you could have become pregnant around June 19. The best time to take a pregnancy test is seven days after missing your next period....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what to do?, body weights, obgyn
body weights, obgyn, brandy: Hi Brandy, You poor thing! That is awful. It sounds to me like you have the flu. However, I would definately call and get in to see your doctor sooner. If you get dehydrated, it can cause pre-term labor and I think you should just get checked out...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: ??, planned parenthood, pregnancy test
planned parenthood, pregnancy test, late period: HI, Your period is still not here? I would go for another pregnancy test. If this test is still negative you should call your doctor to find out why your period is so late, and what he can do to bring it on (there are shots and meds called Provera to help...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: none, effaced, arika
effaced, arika, contractions: Hi Arika, Wow, seems like at any given moment you could go into active labour. My opinion that any day, you will be having this baby, but you are preterm, so if you do get regular contractions, its essential to get to the hospital immediately. Gotta keep...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what is going on?, tubal ligation, faint line
tubal ligation, faint line, miscarriages: Hi Lynn, Your chances of becomming pregnant are about 1% considering your had a tubal. Your tubes are basically cut, tied, and burnt making it virtually impossible for egg to meet sperm, and it eliminates the possibility of tubal pregnancy as well. ...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: how?, false labor contractions, cervix during pregnancy
false labor contractions, cervix during pregnancy, mucus plug: Dear Paticia, There are a combination of factors that contribute to the water breaking. First of all, in preparation for labor, lightening occurs. This is simply when the baby drops lower into the abdomen. While this decreases the pressure higher up in...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: getting over it, vegatable, long long time
vegatable, long long time, gaining weight: Hello Diana! Let me first say I TOTALLY understand what you are talking about. Once you have gotten big you understand how hard it is to get little again. When I was pregnant with my son I was not over eating but I gained the weight, I was not too worried...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Who???, fertile window, sexual intercourse
fertile window, sexual intercourse, happy christmas: Dear John, A woman can get pregnant at any time during her cycle. However, there is a time that she is more fertile, which is sometimes called her fertile window . This is typically the 11th-21st days of her cycle (Day 1 being the 1st day of her period)....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: down, neural tube defect, 18th week of pregnancy
neural tube defect, 18th week of pregnancy, trisomy 21: Dear Amanda, I assume what you are referring to is a Quad Screen. If the test was a Quad Screen, normally done in the 16th-18th week of pregnancy, it would be testing for four specific substances: AFP, hCG, Estriol, and Inhibin-A. High levels of AFP...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Am I Or not??, chances of pregnancy, consecutive periods
chances of pregnancy, consecutive periods, irregular cycles: Dear mRz , It sounds as if you have fairly irregular cycles to begin with, so it s hard to determine what your chances of pregnancy are. When you tested in January, it may have been too early to get a positive reading. My suggestion is to test again....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: could i be?, pregnancy hormone, pregnancy test
pregnancy hormone, pregnancy test, fertile time: Dear Jessey, If the sex was protected with a condom and there was no breakage of the condom or other incident which would have left you vulnerable, then you are likely safe from pregnancy. Also, if the period on 2/9 was your regular, expected time for...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: AM I, stomach cramps, implantation bleeding
stomach cramps, implantation bleeding, sexual encounter: Dear Mashawn, The sexual encounter took place at the most fertile time of your cycle. So it is definitely POSSIBLE that you conceived. However, symptoms such as you describe are hormonal in nature. They can occur with surges of hormones in your cycle...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Not Sure, period pregnancy, period cycle
period pregnancy, period cycle, pregnancy tests: Dear Aya, First - I apologize for the delay in answering (PC trouble)... Postinor-2 may change your pattern of menstrual bleeding; although most women will have their next period at the normal time, some will have a later, or earlier than normal period....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could I Be?, hormonal fluctuations, breast tenderness
hormonal fluctuations, breast tenderness, diet weight loss: Dear Margaret, If your LMP was 4/24, your next period would have been due on or about 5/22. Although it is theoretically possible for you to conceive at any point in your cycle, your likely ovulation date for that cycle would have been 5/8. So your sexual...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: could i be, hormone fluctuations, morning urine
hormone fluctuations, morning urine, accurate results: Dear Jenn, If you had unprotected sex during the last cycle, then you cannot dismiss the possibility of pregnancy. The symptoms you describe are hormonal in nature and can also be related to hormone fluctuations within your cycle. That is why it so difficult...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Could I be???, symptoms of early pregnancy, pregnancy nausea
symptoms of early pregnancy, pregnancy nausea, signs of pregnancy: Dear Madi, The mind is a very powerful thing - that is how this phenomenon happens. Now, that is not to say that you are not pregnant. It simply is an explanation of how some women develop actual physical symptoms associated with pregnancy when they want...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What should I do?, school doctors, true labor
school doctors, true labor, castor oil: Dear Brittney, I know you re frustrated - as many women are as they near the end of their pregnancy (especially during the summer). But you really shouldn t even consider trying to begin your labor until you are around 40 weeks pregnant or overdue. That...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what do i do?, fetal skeletal anomalies, fetus at 34 weeks
fetal skeletal anomalies, fetus at 34 weeks, skeletal dysplasia: Fetal skeletal anomalies (skeletal dysplasias) sometimes are seen on routine sonograpnic examination. Depending on their characteristics, they have a variety of prognoses. The diagnosis is based on objective evidence of limb length and growth, and subjective...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: never had mine, birth control pills, vaginal septum
birth control pills, vaginal septum, primary amenorrhea: Dear Amanda, This is a condition called primary amenorrhea. Primary amenorrhea is not considered to have occurred until a girl is beyond age 16. Primary amenorrhea may occur with or without other signs of puberty. In the United States, this occurs in less...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: What should I do?, bun creatinine ratio, hepatitis b vaccination
bun creatinine ratio, hepatitis b vaccination, blood test result: Dear Elaine, First, I m going to give you some information on the labs: As to the AST - One of the two main liver function blood serum tests (the other being the ALT test). Maximum elevations are associated with certain diseases and conditions. For...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: am I?, blood discharge, irregular periods
blood discharge, irregular periods, sexual encounter: Dear Marissa, If the only sexual encounter you have had since the last period was a protected one with an intact condom and didn t even involve ejaculation, I really doubt that you are pregnant. Since you have had several negative tests and a history of...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what can I do?, effaced, exercises
effaced, exercises, 30 minutes: Your body will go into labor when it is ready. What you eat or if you exercise will not bring on labor. But since you are partially dilated, and more than half way effaced, I would not recommend heavy exercise. If you ve been walking for 30 minutes or more...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what is this?, yellow vaginal discharge, ortho tricyclin
yellow vaginal discharge, ortho tricyclin, bacterial vaginosis: If you have a yellow vaginal discharge, it may be due to an infectin (bacterial vaginosis) or due to a yeast infection. If it itches and has a foul smell, it is most likely bacterial and you should be started on antibiotics. There is no way to tell without...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: not sure, 50 effaced, 80 effaced
50 effaced, 80 effaced, medical text: Hello Randi. Your dr. needs to keep his hand OUT of your vagina and let mother nature decide when the time is right. His scraping of your membranes could have caused them to rupture. If you did NOT go into labor within 24 hours after that, you would be sectioned-...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: not sure, 50 effaced, 80 effaced
50 effaced, 80 effaced, effacement: The first time that the exam was done, you probably were not really 80% effaced, or you may have had a contraction during the exam that gave the illusion that you were further effaced. HOwever, the effacement really does not matter, since you are only 3cm...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: none, pregnancy test, last period
pregnancy test, last period, correct time: Was the staining at the correct time for your period to start. A period is considered normal if you have ANY bleeding at all (even for one hour), as long as it does not last for more than 14 days. If this is the first time, just keep a record of your period...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: x-rays and pregnancy, lead apron, dental x rays
lead apron, dental x rays, radiation exposure: What was the date of the first day of your last period? If you have a 28 day cycle (from the first day of yuor period until the first da of your next period) ovulatioh occurs on cycle day #14. You can only conceive if you have sex on cycle day #13,14,15, or...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: -------------------------..., pregnancy test, morning after pill
pregnancy test, morning after pill, hormone levels: they normally say 2 weeks after using the pill and then take another one about a month after that, just to be on the safe side. The reason you have to wait 2weeks is bc your hormones and progesterone are still out of wack and going crazy...you could get a...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: xray-eating fish., albacore tuna, chest x ray
albacore tuna, chest x ray, lead apron: Women who are pregnant or lactating should eat no more than 12 ounces of fish and shellfish per week. No more than 6 of those 12 ounces should be in the form of albacore tuna. Five of the most commonly eaten fish that are low in mercury are shrimp, canned...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Y chromosome microdeletion, frozen ice packs, serum plasma
frozen ice packs, serum plasma, specimen requirements: HI Omar, it would be tested either by a blood test or by testing a sperm sample. Please see below: Specimen Requirements This test can be conducted on either whole blood or sperm. Blood: One 5 ml purple top vacutainer (EDTA) fresh blood. Ship under...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: YAZ and blood pregnancy tests, hormone drsp, moderate acne
hormone drsp, moderate acne, ethinyl estradiol: Dear Keri, More than likely the women who are saying they had negative blood tests had qualitative blood pregnancy tests. Many women don t know there is a difference. But qualitative tests are really essentially about as accurate as a urine test. And......

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yamin question, emergency contraception, oral contraceptives
emergency contraception, oral contraceptives, birth control pill: If you were not on the pills, and your period started on January 25, you probably will ovulate on February 7 and can conceive if you had sex on February 6,7,8, or 9. However, since you did start the new pack, you will not ovulate and will not become pregnant....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yasmin & Spotting, birth control pills, poly cystic ovarian syndrom
birth control pills, poly cystic ovarian syndrom, light periods: As long as you are taking the Yasmin every day, it is highly unlikely that you are pegnant because birth control pills are 99.9% effective against pregnancy. If you had a light period, you may not have sloughed off all of your endometrium and, therefore, the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yearly Exams, pap smear, gynecological exam
pap smear, gynecological exam, gyn exam: Your daughter does not need a gynecological exam (vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, breasts) until she is either sexually active or has reached 21 years of age. Then she will need an annual PAP smear and a gyn exam. If, however, there is a problem (bleeding,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast Infection, monistat 3, monistat 7
monistat 3, monistat 7, sitz baths: If you are close to term, I would avoid Monistat 3 or Monistat 7. Just perform sitz baths for now. Once the baby is born, I would suggest Monistat 7 rather than Monistat 3. It is more effective. After the baby is born, you can use Diflucan 150 mg once orally,...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast Infection During Pregnancy, yeast infection during pregnancy, vaginal ultrasound
yeast infection during pregnancy, vaginal ultrasound, vaginal tract: The longer you do not treat a yeast infection, the skin will get itchier and more and more red and inflamed. It will really hurt. However, it is not dangerous to leave a yeast infection untreated for a few days. I would not wait much longer than that...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast Infection, terazol 7, yeast infection
terazol 7, yeast infection, yeast infections: What medication are you using for the yeast infection. The best creams are Monistat-7 or Terazol-7, but if you have a yeast infection, you can get a prescription for one pill (Diflucan 150mg) which will get rid of it. I can t comment on the bump that you see...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast infection, vaginal bleeding between periods, warm moist areas
vaginal bleeding between periods, warm moist areas, latex condoms: Dear Shree, No, yeast and gonorrhea are two separate things. Yeast is present naturally in our bodies all the time. It only causes a problem when normal bacterial flora are compromised and allow it to flourish and grow out of control. Gonorrhea is a...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast infection during pregnancy, yeast infection during pregnancy, yeast infections
yeast infection during pregnancy, yeast infections, gynazole cream: It sounds like you have another yeast infection, however, whenever you a pregnant and you have symptoms like this with a different discharge, it is best to have your doctor check it out. Yeast infections can reoccur at anytime. Pregnancy can cause you to...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast infection while pregnant., yeast infection, unborn child
yeast infection, unborn child, yogurt: Yeast infection sometimes resolve themselves. If you like yogurt that can help as long as you make sure you are eating yogurt with live active cultures. (check the package)Avoiding sugar and drinking lots of water helps also. A yeast infection won t really...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast infection while pregnant, monistat 7, vaginal candidiasis
monistat 7, vaginal candidiasis, yeast infection: Ketoconazole is a synthetic, broad spectrum antifungal agent. It is embryotoxic and teratogenic in rats, and can produce syndactyly and oligodactyly at 10 times the maximum recommended human dose. Ketoconazole has been used without fetal harm for the treatment...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: Yeast infection, yeast infection, amniotic sac
yeast infection, amniotic sac, vaginal canal: Darcey, You don t want to leave a yeast infection untreated, number 1 because it is extremely uncomfortable, and number 2, you don t want infection near your vaginal canal or cervical opening. Although your baby is protected by the amniotic sac, it is...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yam root, medicinal values, ovulating
medicinal values, ovulating, personal friend: Hi Lisa, I am aware of the different dosages. Thats all due, because yam root is available in different forms. You can purchase it in powder form, in a pill form, capsule form, and even a liquid. The directions on the label will have the correct dosage...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yasmin dosage, pregnancy test, slim chance
pregnancy test, slim chance, gynecologist: Once you stop a birth control (any brand), your period can be delayed, or you can even start your cycle earlier than usual. Your cycle will eventually regulate itself. If you believe your wife may have conceived, take a pregnancy test seven days after she...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yearly exam, barium enema, pelvic ultrasound
barium enema, pelvic ultrasound, rectovaginal exam: Dear Elizabeth, For women, most digital rectal exams (DREs) are done while lying on your back, with feet raised in stirrups. It is done this way so that a rectovaginal exam can be performed to check organs in the pelvic area. The standing, bent over...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: what does a yeast infection..., birth control pills, yeast candida
birth control pills, yeast candida, yeast infection: Yeast (candida albicans) lives in the vagina and minds its own business unless there is a change in the pH (acid-base) of the vagina. Then it can flare up and cause a yeast infection. This can be caused by stress, antibiotics, birth control pills, and steroids....

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yeast infection and pegnancy, yeast infection, yeast infections
yeast infection, yeast infections, antifungal cream: Dear Trisha, For most yeast infections, creams and suppositories with clotrimazole are more effective than those containing nystatin. You ll need to insert the cream or suppository into your vagina seven days in a row, preferably at bedtime so it won t...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yeast infection, vaginal yeast infection, yeast candida
vaginal yeast infection, yeast candida, bladder pain: Yeast infections can be very annoying, but will rarely progress to more than itching and a copious white-cheesy discharge. If untreated, your vulva may become very inflamed (bright red) and you will be very, very uncomfortable wearing your clothes. Diflucan...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yellowish skin and eyes, yellowish tinge, yellowish skin
yellowish tinge, yellowish skin, yellow eyes: Immediately after the birth of the baby, it can take a few days for bilirubin to be conjugated, and the baby may appear jaundiced (yellow eyes and skin). However, by 7 days, there should no longer be jaundice. If the baby appears yellow with yellow eyes, I...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yolk sac, yolk sac, fetal heartbeat
yolk sac, fetal heartbeat, gestational sac: If a fetal heartbeat was seen on sonogram, there is a good chance that the baby will survive. If your last period started on January 11, then you should now be 6 weeks gestational age. If the sonogram only showed a 5 week gestational sac, your dates may either...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yolk sac, yolk sac, fetal heartbeat
yolk sac, fetal heartbeat, viable pregnancy: If your last period started on December 3, you are now 7 eeks gestational age. A sonogram should, at this time, show a fetus and a fetal heartbeat. If you saw a fetal heartbeat there is a very good chance of a viable pregnancy. However, if you did not see...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: yolk sack, yolk sac, yolk sack
yolk sac, yolk sack, fibrous strand: The yolk sac is not part of the placenta (which forms at around 11 weeks gestation). As the embryo develops, the single-layer ectoderm differentiates into a two layered plate. Endodermal cells appear beneath the ectoderm on the side toward the center of the...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: is Zofran safe during pregnancy/30wks, appendicits, diarhia
appendicits, diarhia, abdominal cramps: Hi Maureen, If it s been this way throughout your entire pregnancy, than I would say you are just experiencing morning sickness . Otherwise, you may have a bug, or if it is persistant and won t go away, you may need to be checked for appendicits, or your...

ObGyn/Pregnancy issues: _, birth control pills, abnormal periods
birth control pills, abnormal periods, bleeding between periods: You have to keep a record of the FIRST DAY of your period, each month (not the last day of your period) A cycle is considered normal if there are 21-35 days from the first day of your period until the first day of your next period. Normally, you should bleed...

Object Oriented Programming: for my 13 year-old child, s market, youngster
s market, youngster, visual c: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. Well, from the market s point of view, visual c++ and visual basic are the best. But as it comes to the difficult level, visual basic is the easiest to learn. At the same time, with visual basic, u can make things very easily...

Object Oriented Programming: C++ language, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, landman: Kifayat, Here are links to a couple of good explanations. Please try them out and write back with any questions you may have. http://littlelink.webtrouble.com/?CxkH http://littlelink.webtrouble.com/?fU5A -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc....

Object Oriented Programming: C++ Pi, free database search, value of pi
free database search, value of pi, interface inc: Chris, There s some code at http://littlelink.webtrouble.com/?4eAh. Let me know if that helps. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Drupal Development Blog: http://drupal.face2interface.com/ Free Database Search App: http://face2interface.com/Products/FormATable.shtml...

Object Oriented Programming: C++ and Visual Basic, form1, hello world
form1, hello world, nice day: Hello, Well c++ and VB are very different the simple version of vb in c++ is writing a long page of code to create a textbox and then controlling it using SetWindowText(). Which is not what your probably looking for but ill make a simple program for each...

Object Oriented Programming: c++, sinusoidal waves, sinusoidal wave
sinusoidal waves, sinusoidal wave, period 2: Hello, I don t know much about sinusoidal waves so I looked it up and came up with this. #include stdio.h #include math.h #define PI 3.14159265 int main() { // declarations int x, period; // start at a small period, then make it larger...

Object Oriented Programming: Pi?, value of pi, loop iterations
value of pi, loop iterations, odd integer: Hello, Heres a c++ program you could use to calculate PI. #include stdio.h // ** add prototype void pi(int n, double *pi_value, int *iterations); int main ( void ) { int n; /* number of terms */ int iterations =...

Object Oriented Programming: Programming Examples, different programming languages, languages program
different programming languages, languages program, programming examples: Hello, As for a simple program will do equations like adding. C++ #include iostream using namespace std; int main(){ int i=5,b=3; cout i+b endl; return 0; } PHP ? $i=0; $b=3; echo $i+$b; ? JAVA public class Adding { public...

Object Oriented Programming: has-a relationship, relationship question, class car
relationship question, class car, method names: Hello, The only thing that comes to mind when reading this is theirs a lot of conflicting method names throughout JAVA that might cause problems like keywords that are natural for JAVA to use. Other than that it should be fine whichever name you give them....

Object Oriented Programming: word processor programming, processor programming, programming question
processor programming, programming question, question thanks: Hello, I stated that I didn t do the save as function which saves file into itself but ill help you with the opening any file C:. ofn.lpstrFilter = Any files*.*; ; Thats the code to open any file up. I hope this helped you out a bit. ...

Object Oriented Programming: word processor programming, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, processor programming: Sarah, See if the links on this page are of help http://littlelink.webtrouble.com/?QqT4 -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Drupal Development Blog: http://drupal.face2interface.com/ Free Database Search App: http://face2interface.com/Products/FormATable.shtm...

Object Oriented Programming: c++, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, track thanks: Ken, Look over the material at http://littlelink.webtrouble.com/?6CI5 and write back if you have more questions. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Drupal Development Blog: http://drupal.face2interface.com/ Free Database Search App: http://face2interface.com/Products/FormATable.shtm...

Object Oriented Programming: difference between structured approuch and objected oriented approuch, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, landman: Siseko, Please have a look at the Wikipedia article on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object_oriented and then write back if you have any questions. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Drupal Development Blog: http://drupal.face2interface.com/...

Object Oriented Programming: fibonacci's sequence, free database search, iteration method
free database search, iteration method, th fibonacci number: Berthe, I fixed some of your errors and came up with this // fibonacci.cpp : Defines the entry point for the console application. // #include stdafx.h #include iostream.h void fibonacci(int t) { int fib=0; cout The n th term of the...

Object Oriented Programming: Screen saver customer text, free database search, computer screen saver
free database search, computer screen saver, interface inc: Sterling, I hit the same limitation of 20 characters on my XP computer. Don t know any way to override this, sorry. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Drupal Development Blog: http://drupal.face2interface.com/ Free Database Search App: http://face2interface.com/Products/FormATable.shtm...

Object Oriented Programming: phpMyAdmin, open source software, mysql administrator
open source software, mysql administrator, creating software: Hello, To Run this software you need the following. A server with php enabled A Mysql Server And to create accounts get the mysql administrator off the same website were you download Mysql Server. Once you have all those put the package on the...

Object Oriented Programming: please help me, finding the square root, finding the square root of a number
finding the square root, finding the square root of a number, printf: Hello, Here is the code for finding out the square root. #include iostream #include math.h int main () { double param, result; param = 1024.0; result = sqrt (param); printf ( sqrt(%lf) = %lf , param, result ); return 0; } ...

Object Oriented Programming: ASP Update, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, model request: Phares, Please print out sSQL before the execute, and also the results of the execute statement, then I ll look a bit further. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Drupal Development Blog: http://drupal.face2interface.com/ Free Database Search...

Object Oriented Programming: Confused Beginner, bruce eckel, html validator
bruce eckel, html validator, free extensions: Angela, If your goal is to write webpages suggest starting out learning HTML. There are many online tutorials available for a beginner and I recommend you start by installing Firefox along with a few of the free extensions. For starters maybe start by...

Object Oriented Programming: processor run through machine code?, free database search, computer science student
free database search, computer science student, c source code: Venkatesh, AFAIK this is done very much as in Windows. The C or C++ source code gets compiled into an object module, then goes through a linking loader or similar tool to create a load module - ie. an .exe file. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc....

Object Oriented Programming: C++ Literals, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, c keywords: Angela, A literal is data where a keyword is an instruction. Escape sequences would be literals, unless they are stored in a variable. Is this clearing things up for you at all? -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Free Database Search App:...

Object Oriented Programming: C++ Programming, microsoft visual c, number thanks
microsoft visual c, number thanks, prime number: Angela, You open your project and then go to files new and select the files tab. There is no builtin prime number function to my knowledge - if you google on a phrase such as vc++ prime number function you ll find some good starting points. Mart...

Object Oriented Programming: Inheritance, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, landman: Pavan, Inheritance is a way to provide reusability automatically and in a common sense way. For instance, there might be a class of members, with methods defined for member.info member.blog Now if you define a subclass of member called premium_member...

Object Oriented Programming: vb, landman, tect
landman, tect, pam: Pam, Looking at the explanation of the Right function on MSDN s site at http://littlelink.webtrouble.com/?p0pr it would be the last of your four possibilities. There is no third argument to Right, so the 3d is clearly wrong. And the first two which use...

Object Oriented Programming: C++ programming, writing to a file using C++
writing to a file using C++ : Dear Awie, You can input data to a file like this. I m saving the name as a string & set of marks as an array. Look below. #include iostream #include fstream using namespace std; int main () { float marks[] = { 87.50, 89, 65.75, 37, 98.50};...

Object Oriented Programming: Code for fading in and out of images in jsp, image slider
image slider: Dear Anupama Gupta, To fade in fade out set of images you ll have to use an image slider, which you can get freely over the internet. Go to the following link & choose an appropriate image slider of your choice. http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex4/index.html...

Object Oriented Programming: Overloading Functions in C++, c++ method overloading anjana silva
c++ method overloading anjana silva: Dear BJ, Here s a simple C++ function, int addition (int x, int y) { int result; result=x+y; return (result); } Here s an example for, overloaded version of above method. int addition (int x, int y, int z) { int result; result=x+y;...

Object Oriented Programming: true basic- education based language
Dear Ross, To achieve your goal, first you must decide whether to proceed with GUI or CLI based application. Then the programming language which you preferred to work with. GUI is much more convenient & user friendly. CLI will be good if there isn t...

Object Oriented Programming: binary, anjana, binary numbers
anjana, binary numbers, 1111: Hi Yaseen, If you know 1+0=1 , then this is quite easy. Lets get some theory first. OR(+) ***** 1+0=1 1+1=1 0+1=1 0+0=0 AND(.) ***** 1.0=0 1.1=1 0.1=0 0.0=0 Now back to your question 0111 + 1110 write it as 0111 1110+ ------ ...

Object Oriented Programming: The @ symbol in PHP comments, error messages, many thanks
error messages, many thanks, fatal error: Dear Ken, @ symbol in front of any function call will suppress any PHP-generated error messages from that function/method call. Normally, this is used to prevent users from seeing frustrating error messages when you have coded something incorrectly....

Object Oriented Programming: C# vs JAVA, C#, Java
C#, Java, Object orientation: Dear Alok, You can continue with both C# & Java. Because both of these languages are well fit to the Object Oriented Environment. To move with C# it s better you gain knowledge on using Visual Studio .Net IDE, or if you are planning to go with Java, it...

Object Oriented Programming: Java GUI, employee names, static void
employee names, static void, christy: Dear Christy, Hope you have asked your question properly. But I don t get the point that you mention about Null is printing before the name. There s nothing to print before the name.. Please mention your question clearly, Sorry to bother, Cheers!...

Object Oriented Programming: Overloading Operators, object oritentation, method overloading
object oritentation, method overloading, method overriding: Dear BJ, Method Overloading is creation of several methods with the same name which differ from each other in terms of the type of the input and the type of the output of the function. Our Method ********** public void method1(); Overloaded Methods...

Object Oriented Programming: oop, object oriented languages, object based languages
object oriented languages, object based languages, list of programming languages: Dear Sneha, please follow below mentioned Wikipedia links to have good idea about object oriented languages. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_programming_languages_by_category http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object-based_language http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object-oriented_programming...

Object Oriented Programming: Program question, google results, webpage tutorial
google results, webpage tutorial, program question: Dee, Please look at this webpage tutorial http://littlelink.webtrouble.com/?g1O8 If you have more questions feel free to write back and I ll do my best to help. Marty ------- Open first 10 Google results in 10 new tabs https://addons.mozilla.org/af/firefox/addon/181910...

Object Oriented Programming: programming, google results, new tabs
google results, new tabs, course offerings: Morteza, This is out of my area of expertise but thought you might be interested in the discussion here - http://littlelink.webtrouble.com/?QOOS. It s probably also a good idea to explore the course offerings at your University and see what languages...

Object Oriented Programming: Entering the world of programming, anjana silva programming world
anjana silva programming world: Dear AbuYusef, First of all let me give you a warm welcome for stepping into the cool world of programming. Let me answer all your questions. Q: I m an Ex-Dental Laboratory Technician and 30 years old so I m wondering if it is too late fro me to...

Object Oriented Programming: method returning its own object, Anjana Silva
Anjana Silva: Dear Bhupal, Yes, you can return class type object within a method. Constructor is a special kind of a method which comes to action when we create a object of a particular class. Kindly check this: class cons{ public cons(){ System.out.println(...

Object Oriented Programming: Best PS 2 games, batman arkham asylum, ps 2 games
batman arkham asylum, ps 2 games, mafia 2: Not related in here, but I m also a game fan :-) Here are some games, Halo, Prototype, Crysis, NFS Shift, NFS World, Prince of Persia, Battlefield 3, Mafia 2, Splinter Cell, Batman Arkham Asylum. Visit this site for more : http://www.gamespot.com/...

Object Oriented Programming: query, Anjana Silva
Anjana Silva : Dear Zahid, Actually there s no one line to separate a programming language from another. If you familiar with Java, there s an own way of dealing with databases. And if you are in PHP, then there s a way as well.. Those methods are not hard to follow......

Object Oriented Programming: Correction to my last problem. Lists and Integers Problem., java code, integers
java code, integers, sums: Try something like this. public static OddEvenSums(int input){ static int sumOdd = 0; static int oddArray[]; static int sumEven = 0; static int evenArray[]; if(input/2 == 0){ //For even sumEven += input ; //next insert...

Object Oriented Programming: Finding the book, scot boyd, xna
scot boyd, xna, game programming: Dear Mark, Here are some shops which has the required book. http://www.tower.com/expert-one-on-xna-game-programming-for-scot-boyd-paperback/wapi/100388986 http://www.coursehero.com/textbooks/46980-Expert-One-on-One-XNA-Game-Programming-For-Xbox-360-and-Windows/...

Object Oriented Programming: Programming Book, xna, programming book
xna, programming book, goodreads: Mark, At first I thought - no problem I ll look on Amazon - however they re out of stock. But doubtless you already knew that. Likewise with goodreads.com. I even looked on Sydney Craigslist. Sorry, if I were you I d just bookmark the pages for Amazon and...

Object Oriented Programming: PHP maybe, Anjana Silva
Anjana Silva: Dear Carl, Actually the page itself (http://thetural.com/360/) working mostly with Javascript. There s no real need for PHP to do this thing. I mean to change the color when we chose a color, change the icon, etc. PHP comes here (after we have done with...

Object Oriented Programming: c++, object oriented languages by anjana silva
object oriented languages by anjana silva: Dear Naseem, It totally depends on you. Here are some good resources. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_programming_languages_(object-oriented_programming) http://www.computing.dcu.ie/~renaat/projects/cvjava.html Regards, Anjan...

Object Oriented Programming: oops, difference between constructor and destructor by anjana silva
difference between constructor and destructor by anjana silva : Dear Naseem, The primary difference between Constructor and Destructor is constructor is called in the beginning of the program whereas the destructor is called at the end of the program. And also Constructor can be overloaded whereas the destructor...

Object Oriented Programming: Object Design specifying interfaces, anjana silva
anjana silva: Dear Jeff, Here is 2 useful resources regarding Java pre and post conditions. http://www.cs.clarku.edu/~lhan/courses/cs121/frames_files/slides/PreAndPostConditions.pdf http://docs.oracle.com/javase/1.4.2/docs/guide/lang/assert.html Regards, Anjana...

Object Oriented Programming: like to know, Anjana Silva
Anjana Silva: Dear Campebll, Google Plus is a social network, similar like Facebook. But Google Plus behaves in it s own way, but it is relatively similar like Facebook. So Google Plus should be an integration of computer programs (applications). For instance, advertisements,...

Object Oriented Programming: Java:Reference, Anjana Silva
Anjana Silva: Dear Jot, I was really busy past few weeks. But now I am ready to talk with you about this topic very broad manner. First of all tell me, are you still interested or have you already selected a path. I think, if you can just add me to your Google...

Object Oriented Programming: URGENT, zip password remover, google
zip password remover, google, aql: try some tools like this http://www.google.lk/#hl=en&gs_nf=1&pq=zip%20password%20recovery&cp=17&gs_id=17&xhr=t&q=zip+password+remover&pf=p&sclient=psy-ab&oq=zip+password+remo&aq=0&aqi=g4&aql=&gs_l=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=9c0eab178a6a389d&biw=1280&bih=67...

Object Oriented Programming: Deleted file, anjana silva what does deleting a file means?
anjana silva what does deleting a file means?: Dear Rahul, When a file got deleted from recycle bin it DOES NOT mean that file has been vanished. Still you can find those files using some sort of recovery softwares, unless that file has been overwritten by some other file. Remember, when you just delete...

Object Oriented Programming: time attendance system, time attendance system, time attendance software
time attendance system, time attendance software, finger print scanner: Dear Pubudu, What is the finger print device you are using? Normally these devices contains an API DOC, where you will find all functions, you need, in order to interact with the device. The best option is to visit that device s web site and search for...

Object Oriented Programming: The making of Scareware, software programmer, spyware programs
software programmer, spyware programs, software piracy: This is correct and there are some other companies such as Norton and Quick-heal which provides the solution to these spyware programs but the user needs to install it on there computer but they can t guarantee complete protection from these however they keep...

Object Oriented Programming: programming the web, which scripting language, server side scripting language
which scripting language, server side scripting language, server side scripting: Hi Ahmed I do not know which scripting language is used in your website i can only suggest you to contact your website developer he will be a better person to help you out. However if you want to make it on your own you can see the website www.w3schools.com...

Object Oriented Programming: career change, object oriented programming, procedure oriented programming
object oriented programming, procedure oriented programming, game graphics: Hi todd Indeed certification will help you for getting a job but before going to object oriented programming you must know what is called as procedure oriented programming. If you are a beginner i will suggest you to go for so Microsoft Software like Ms...

Object Oriented Programming: data representation
Hi You can understand the definition in a simple way 1 bit= 1 digit 1 nibble= 4 bits or 4 digits 1 byte= 8 bits or 8 digits or 2 nibbles halfword = 16 bits or 2 bytes 1 word = 32 bits or 4 bytes doubleword = 64 bits or 8 bytes hope i have...

Object Oriented Programming: "Abstraction, encapsulation, modularity, hierarchy" and "encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism", microsoft foundation classes, inheritance mechanism
microsoft foundation classes, inheritance mechanism, object oriented programming: These are all concepts for Object oriented programming. I already explained you what are abstraction, encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism. So I guess you want to know what are modularity and hierarchy... Abstraction is a concept, and it is realized...

Object Oriented Programming: Accessing a RS232 port via C/C++, inportb, outportb
inportb, outportb, null modem: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. U can use outport/outportb for sending the signal and inport/inportb to receive the signal. Both r located in dos.h. I have tested both of these functions myself to send/receive text and files over 2 computers. I used null...

Object Oriented Programming: Array size and reading numbers from the array, array size, aray
array size, aray, reading numbers: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. First of all let me tell u that static arays cant be resized at runtime. U have to define the size of the aray by a constant amount, when u declare it. Now there r 2 possible solutions for ur problem: 1) Make a dynamic aray,...

Object Oriented Programming: absolute coordinate of mouse pointer ..., visual studio 6, microsoft visual studio 6
visual studio 6, microsoft visual studio 6, microsoft visual studio: Hi there: Nice to see u again. u ll have to use win32 api for that purpose. The first one is GetCursorPos Lib user32 (lpPoint As POINTAPI) As Long U ll have to send a POINTAPI structure as parameter to this function, in which the current positional...

Object Oriented Programming: abt overload operator?, copy constructor, affectation
copy constructor, affectation, instances: You can overload operator for a lot of things: displaying (operator ), comparing (operators == !=), accessing values (operator . - []), controling creation (operator new), .... The comparison is really necessary when you want to compare 2 instances...

Object Oriented Programming: algorithm-dynamic allocation, free database search, optimization algorithm
free database search, optimization algorithm, arithmetic units: Stephen, I m unfamiliar with this myself, looks like a multi-processing optimization algorithm but then the paper Tomasulo wrote which you can read at http://courses.ece.uiuc.edu/ece512/Papers/Tomasulo.1967.IBMJRD.pdf mentions multiple arithmetic...

Object Oriented Programming: algorithm, free database search, heap sort
free database search, heap sort, sorting algorithm: Rohit, The first O(n) sorting algorithm I learned back in grad school was the heap sort and that s what I recommend you start with. There s an explanation including code here: http://linux.wku.edu/~lamonml/algor/sort/heap.html -- Marty Landman,...

Object Oriented Programming: appending excel files in perl, interface inc, linux library
interface inc, linux library, landman: Perl has a package designed to read and write Excel files - http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-pexcel/ will take you through the process with some examples. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. DB App: http://face2interface.com/Products/FormATable.shtml...

Object Oriented Programming: applying design patterns in java, fire safety system, temperature dependant
fire safety system, temperature dependant, system sensors: Hey Pete I am not use to answer so interesting question here! I think you can use several different patterns in your application. You are already using chain of responsibility, that s good. I think I could have used also an observer pattern so that...

Object Oriented Programming: asking for a c program, pascal triangle, c programs
pascal triangle, c programs, intrested: Hello Venu, Try this code out: #include stdio.h void main() { int ary[i][j],n; printf( Enter the number of rows: ); scanf( %d ,&n); for(i=0;i n;i++) { for(j=0;j =i;j++) { if(j==0!!j==1) ary[i][j]=1; else ary[i][j]=ary[i-1][j-1]+ary[i-1][j];...

Object Oriented Programming: Bank Account - help needed, jacky chan, maximum money
jacky chan, maximum money, balance account: Chris, I am happy to try and help you figure out logic, provide code snippets and debugging ideas and procedures. Please be specific with what you would like help with. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Free Database Search App: http://face2interface.com/Products/FormATable.shtml...

Object Oriented Programming: Base conversion, base conversion, number int
base conversion, number int, int length: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. For ur program, first u should review ur concepts of how a number from base 10 is mathematically converted to other bases. After that u can go through the following program, that i wrote only for u. Note that this program can...

Object Oriented Programming: basic ftp api calls, socket program, interface inc
socket program, interface inc, ftp component: Joe, The RFC for FTP is here http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc959/ and that will tell you how the protocol works. Additional relevant RFC s are located here http://war.jgaa.com/ftp/?cmd=rfc. How to code this I must admit is beyond my experience. Not even...

Object Oriented Programming: binary file handling, shan shan, software programmer
shan shan, software programmer, interface inc: Shan, If you know the format of the data within the binary file, then code to capture it as required. Otherwise I think the only option is to find the data from however created the file e.g. the vendor or organization that generated the file/program which...

Object Oriented Programming: C++, interface inc, mini project
interface inc, mini project, landman: I suggest using Google to start looking up sample C++ code and after looking these over decide what interests you and looks like a reasonable project to take on. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. DB App: http://face2interface.com/Products/FormATable.shtml...

Object Oriented Programming: C++, cout c, recursion
cout c, recursion, output c: Ok Simple Recursion. Before I write it the only main disadvantage to this is if not done correctly it will cause an infinite loop which will crash your program. What I will create is an increment Recursion function, which will stop at the number 0. A count...

Object Oriented Programming: C++ Creating, game development software, computer game software
game development software, computer game software, visual c 6: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. As this is not my field, so i suggest u to search for some game programming experts here on allexperts. Anyways with a little xperience i have, i beleive Maya is the best software for game animation creation. All the animation...

Object Oriented Programming: C++ Detection Program, resource graph, virus problems
resource graph, virus problems, source dest: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. I m xtremely sorry for being so late. It was due to virus problems on my pc. About ur question: u should first give me the description of deadlocks and resource graph, if u want me to able to answer ur question. Waiting...

Object Oriented Programming: C++-file handling, c file handling, byte code
c file handling, byte code, filec: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. What u have doen, is just fine. There s now way, u can physically merge 2 files. Ofcourse, u can merge the byte code of 2 files, but indirectly it would mean the same, that u have done. If u r not satisfied with that, u can...

Object Oriented Programming: C++ programming concepts, constructor method, copy constructor
constructor method, copy constructor, object oriented programming: Stefan, In object oriented programming every object has a constructor method and a destructor method. The constructor is what you call to create the object instance and does initialization stuff. The destructor is automagically called by the program when...

Object Oriented Programming: C programming - Integer division, integer division, power of ten
integer division, power of ten, three spaces: OK, lets say that you have your number 42139. You make the integer division: 42139 / 10000 and you get 4, the first number. Then you take your number, 42139 and you substract the preceeding result multiply by 10000: 4 * 10000: 42139 - (4 * 10000) =...

Object Oriented Programming: C++ programming, oriented programming language, server side programming
oriented programming language, server side programming, variable declarations: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. As there r a lot of differences, so pardon me, if i m unable to tell u all of those. 1)Java is a pure object oriented programming language, in which there s no concept of structured programmig. While c++ allows both structured...

Object Oriented Programming: C++, marshall brain, s bulletin board
marshall brain, s bulletin board, interface inc: Casey, The Code Project - http://www.codeproject.com/ is a decent place to start. There are also tutorials by Marshall Brain at Dev Central - http://devcentral.iticentral.com/articles/C++/default.php and just look around because there are many resources...

Object Oriented Programming: Cisco and network, s bulletin board, interface inc
s bulletin board, interface inc, networking equipment: Mohammad, Cisco is a manafacturing company which makes networking equipment including routers. Please look these terms up on http://www.wikipedia.org/ and write back if you have more questions. Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Webmaster...

Object Oriented Programming: Classes And Members, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, member health: So when fighter[0] scores against fighter[1] you want the hitenemy method to register this, and that is done by scoring against the fighter that s been hit. My thought here is that hitenemy should be a method of a battle class rather than the fighter...

Object Oriented Programming: Comments needed for Code, free database search, int mask
free database search, int mask, interface inc: Jaggu, Start by dividing the program into two parts - describe in a comment what each part does. Then divide each part in two and explain those. You can use this binary search type documenting process until every line of code is explained. If you d...

Object Oriented Programming: Connecting Lamp width computer, languages c, assembly language
languages c, assembly language, pc hardware: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. First of all u should decide which port(usb/serial/parallel) u would use to connect ur lamp to pc? Then u need to search for built in libraries and there documentation, in any of the desired languages(c++/java/vb) that allow...

Object Oriented Programming: Copy Constructor in derived class, free database search, copy constructor
free database search, copy constructor, interface inc: Akvino, Look over this webpage for an example of polymorphism: http://people.msoe.edu/~taylor/examples/DesktopItem.htm Write back with a more specific question if you d like. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Free Database Search App:...

Object Oriented Programming: c++.net, s bulletin board, interface inc
s bulletin board, interface inc, ok code: Hyder, You should add the line #include stdafx.h before the include for iostream. That ought to fix the problem, let me know if it didn t work. Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Webmaster s Bulletin Board: http://bbs.face2interface.com/...

Object Oriented Programming: about c problem solving, free database search, sample c programs
free database search, sample c programs, ascending triangle: Christina, Do some googling for sample C++ programs - maybe we can start with the first assignment. Look into the cin and cout functions. Which API are you using? Write back with some code and I ll work with you. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface...

Object Oriented Programming: c, types of trees, node
types of trees, node: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. There r many types of trees and how u delete a node from a tree depends upon which type of tree u r using. Plz. in a followup specify what tree u r talking about? Waiting for ur followup Thanks for contacting me Zaigha...

Object Oriented Programming: common fundoo questions, tcp ip port, weak typing
tcp ip port, weak typing, standard exe: 1·Describe the difference between a Thread and a Process? RaiD : A thread is a light-weight process and is basically a part of a process where all threads of a process have got the same pid and different thread ids (tid) 2.What is a Windows Service...

Object Oriented Programming: compiler design, object oriented programming, context free grammer
object oriented programming, context free grammer, context free language: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. First of all, this question, in no way, comes under the category of object oriented programming. Secondly, this topic is so huge that it should be carrying a complete chapter(or even more than that) in any book of theory of...

Object Oriented Programming: compiling decompiling, google search, s bulletin board
google search, s bulletin board, compilation issues: Dom, Do a google search for disassemblers decompilers and see what you come up with, this is something I m not experienced with. Having compilation issues is something we all go through in the beginning. Decide on a language and after installing...

Object Oriented Programming: How I can get the computer id, interface inc, computer id
interface inc, computer id, lutfi: Lutfi, On second thought I found this bit of code online. Haven t tried it myself - hopefully it will be of some help. http://www.codeguru.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-146132.html Note that this is really X86 assembly code being run from your C++...

Object Oriented Programming: computer science, interface inc, landman
interface inc, landman, speed increases: Ali, I think the most important computing speed increases are going to come from parallel computing, especially with large arrays of processors. Just my opinion, don t have any specifics to give, sorry. Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Search...

Object Oriented Programming: computers, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, landman: That s looks like binary (base two) code to me. If it was hexadecimal (base 16) then I d say it was machine language. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Free Database Search App: http://face2interface.com/Products/FormATable.shtml Web Installed...

Object Oriented Programming: about constructor ?, copy constructor, double radius
copy constructor, double radius, constuctor: A copy costructor is used when you want to create a new instance of a class from an existing one, and you want this new one to be identical of the first one. If you do not define a copy constructor, a default one will be used. If you want to prevent the...

Object Oriented Programming: how can I convert visual c++..., upward direction, c language
upward direction, c language, c program: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. I wonder y u want this to happen. The version development of c language is in upward direction meaning that u can use c in c++, c++ in vc++, but not the opposite. Besides its not needed. However if u still need this for some...

Object Oriented Programming: converting an ofstream object into a FILE* in C++, file in c, c file
file in c, c file, arrays: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. U should take a look at this page. http://www.flounder.com/handles.htm#C%20Library%20handle%20to%20fstream As u ll study, u ll probably realize that it cant be done directly. Rather, first u ll convert fstream object to...

Object Oriented Programming: creating links for database results, db connection, example application
db connection, example application, db name: Hello, Sorry for the late response, Christmas worries were at me. Alright so let me explain how this works basically you have your db and the table s of data. You create links using variables set dynamically like so :) ? /*Connect to the DB*/ ...

Object Oriented Programming: Design Patterns!, facade patterns, design patterns
facade patterns, design patterns, reference materials: Hey, Here are some references: http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?FacadePattern http://www.research.umbc.edu/~tarr/dp/lectures/Facade-2pp.pdf http://www.oopweb.com/OOD/Files/OOD.html http://www.dofactory.com/patterns/PatternFacade.aspx Hope this help...

Object Oriented Programming: Disabling(or controlling) write click, flash object, apears
flash object, apears, flash software: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. First of all, this isnt in any way comes under the OOP/c++ category. Anyways, as far as i know, u cant disable right click on any flash object. This thing is designed by Macromedia Flash Software, that when u right click any...

Object Oriented Programming: Doubt in Database Connection, jet oledb, microsoft jet
jet oledb, microsoft jet, access file: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. U can use the following connection string: Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0; Data Source=c:Database.mdb Here Data source is the path of the access file, in which ur databse is stored. Plz. feel free to ask a followup,...

Object Oriented Programming: Dynamic Memory Allocation, dynamic memory allocation, class node
dynamic memory allocation, class node, strutures: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. As far as i think u need a sort of arry that can be resized. This can be done very simply by using pointers in data strutures. If u need a simple data structure u can use a simple linklist, otherwise u can go for trees, graphs...

Object Oriented Programming: Dynamic Memory Allocation, dynamic memory allocation, static memory allocation
dynamic memory allocation, static memory allocation, dynamic memory management: Hi there: Hope u ll be fine. For shortcut, i would call static memory allocation as SMA and dynamic memory allocation as DMA.The major differences are: 1)Whenever u ask for static memory allocation, the program holds that much memory until it terminates.But...

Object Oriented Programming: data structure c/c++, data structure c, s bulletin board
data structure c, s bulletin board, interface inc: Jai, Please look over these explanations of the method: http://www.cs.fiu.edu/~weiss/dsaa_c++/code/ http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialC++STL.html Let me know if you have more questions. Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Webmaster...

Object Oriented Programming: about database, sql oracle, s bulletin board
sql oracle, s bulletin board, interface inc: Weinright, The most popular free one is Mysql, also PostGRESql is free and so is Msql. Popular ones that must be paid for include Microsoft (MS) SQL, Oracle, and Sybase. Write back if you have more questions. Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc....

Object Oriented Programming: database, relational views, person object
relational views, person object, oriented view: hi, The answer to this comes down to the data you are working with. Let s say you are building a banking application. You are building the application for the teller to service a person when they walk in the door. The Object perfect for that...

Object Oriented Programming: development environments, s bulletin board, amateur experience
s bulletin board, amateur experience, development environments: Steve, That s a tough one. My thought would be that you choose which language is your preferred one. But if you re asking me, for desktop apps I like to use C++. However if you are used to, and already own VB then why not use that. As for how to approach...

Object Oriented Programming: What is the difference between inheritance and polymorphism?, virtual method, inheritance
virtual method, inheritance, car truck: Hey lzzzz ! Inheritance is the mechanism which allow to generalize / specialize classes into hierarchy, the base class being the most generic, the classes inheriting from this base class adding some specialization: Vehicule ground vehicule ...

Object Oriented Programming: what are differences between oop and c, payroll method, employee payroll
payroll method, employee payroll, payroll expenses: Inheritance has to do with class properties. Here s an example I read once that made sense to me. Say you had set up a payroll system. There is a class of employees, with methods for figuring out such common tasks as W2 totals for end of year taxes, and...

Object Oriented Programming: discount, price discount
price discount: hi jessica: Hope u ll be fine. Y r u getting confused while ur problem is very simple. U can simplify 7.5% to 0.075 of the sum. U can do this like: float priceA, priceB; cout Please enter price of first item: ; cin priceA; cout Please enter...

Object Oriented Programming: Encryption table II, simbol, general idea
simbol, general idea, algorithm: Hi there: Nice to see u again. Ur question was pretty clear, but i think u r not very much clear about this topic of encryption and decryption. There are certain well known methods to implement this thing, but more than that u can do encryption-decryption...

Object Oriented Programming: Extensions, google search, rar file
google search, rar file, correct person: David, According to http://filext.com/detaillist.php?extdetail=rar&Search=Search an rar file must be unpacked using the program 7-zip; read more at http://www.7-zip.org/. From what I can see doing a google search the .isz format is used with UltraISO??...

Object Oriented Programming: *embarrrased* hello world problems, interface inc, landman
interface inc, landman, hello world: Carson, My answer may seem silly too but before I can answer your question would like to know - how did you create your app? - how would you like your app to run? I plan on writing back explaining your options, and need to know first if you want...

Object Oriented Programming: encapsulating, break system, supression
break system, supression, encapsulation: hi, Encapsulation is a type of abstraction - supression of the irrelevent details of something. I must say, a car is an encapsulated body, because, a car has many parts like engine, break system, gear system etc. but when we think about a car, the...

Object Oriented Programming: File event handling in php by file sizes, s bulletin board, interface inc
s bulletin board, interface inc, landman: John, Have you tried putting logic into your script which queries the shell to find the current file size? Or alternatively you could read the file into the script and find its size using the built-in function http://us3.php.net/manual/en/function.count-chars.php...

Object Oriented Programming: File I/O, command line argument, stdprn
command line argument, stdprn, redirection operators: Hi jon If u r coding in C or C++, u can do it in two ways, 1) Write a command line argument program, with receives the input file name as the first argument and output file as the second argument. its quite easy. 2 ) the second method is use the redirection...

Object Oriented Programming: File Reading, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, integer data: Harsha, Here is some code to read a file in Perl line by line: my $file = /home/harsha/data/input.txt ; open (F,$file) or die Open $file failed: $! ; while( F ) { print line is $_ } close F or die Close $file failed: $! ; Since you...

Object Oriented Programming: Flowcharting, boxes and arrows, s bulletin board
boxes and arrows, s bulletin board, homework problems: Latoya, In that case I recommend you start by writing pseudocode. Then translate that into a flowchart. 1) set num=0 2) read a number; set num = num + 1 ... other tasks ) num = 10? go to 1 ) finish This is to get you started. I was thinking...

Object Oriented Programming: Full address of a user's Desktop, interface inc, landman
interface inc, landman, documents and settings: Mohammad, I don t think that you can, directly. The only thing that might be helpful is if you have an upload feature and the user chooses a file on their desktop - and you know that it is on their desktop - then your upload processing program will be sent...

Object Oriented Programming: for my 13 year-old child, pc laptop, laptop pc
Object Oriented Programming: for my 13 year-old child, pc laptop, laptop pc, pc speed

Object Oriented Programming: "Abstraction, encapsulation, modularity, hierarchy" and "encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism", abstract datatypes, graphical user interfaces
Object Oriented Programming: "Abstraction, encapsulation, modularity, hierarchy" and "encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism", abstract datatypes, graphical user interfaces, data abstraction

Object Oriented Programming: C++, c data structure, object oriented programming
Object Oriented Programming: C++, c data structure, object oriented programming, mini project

Object Oriented Programming: C++-file handling
Object Oriented Programming: C++-file handling

Object Oriented Programming: C++ programming concepts
Object Oriented Programming: C++ programming concepts

Object Oriented Programming: C programming - Integer division, c printf, scanf
Object Oriented Programming: C programming - Integer division, c printf, scanf, abcde

Object Oriented Programming: about constructor ?, double radius, copy constructor
Object Oriented Programming: about constructor ?, double radius, copy constructor, variable c

Object Oriented Programming: What is the difference between inheritance and polymorphism?, reusability, inheritance
Object Oriented Programming: What is the difference between inheritance and polymorphism?, reusability, inheritance, relationship

Object Oriented Programming: *embarrrased* hello world problems, dev c, programming system
Object Oriented Programming: *embarrrased* hello world problems, dev c, programming system, cout

Object Oriented Programming: no subject, inheritance, hybrid
Object Oriented Programming: no subject, inheritance, hybrid, implementation inheritance

Object Oriented Programming: help finding programming practice problems, attractive prices, good question
Object Oriented Programming: help finding programming practice problems, attractive prices, good question

Object Oriented Programming: about Java abstraction, oriented programming language, object oriented programming
Object Oriented Programming: about Java abstraction, oriented programming language, object oriented programming, object oriented programming language

Object Oriented Programming: Structure analysis & Object Oriented analysis, structured design
Object Oriented Programming: Structure analysis & Object Oriented analysis, structured design

Object Oriented Programming: taking input, printf
Object Oriented Programming: taking input, printf

Object Oriented Programming: my first program, scanf c, char c
scanf c, char c, c getchar: #include stdio.h #include conio.h short get_short(); void prt_short( short ); float get_float(); void prt_float( float ); char get_char(); void prt_char( char ); int main() { short s; s= get_short(); prt_short( s ); ...

Object Oriented Programming: Generating Sinusoidal waves through C Programming, sinusoidal waves, interface inc
sinusoidal waves, interface inc, landman: Sorry this is a little out of my area. Suggest first decide on how you are going to represent the graphics, that is possibly the toughest part. Just looping through the sine function and getting the values is not difficult. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface...

Object Oriented Programming: GUI, graphical user interface, followup question
graphical user interface, followup question, question thanks: Hi Aki: Nice to see u again. The problem is the answer of ur question strongly depends upon my first question: Which version of c++ r u using i.e. c++ for dos(like borland c) or visual c++? Plz. make me able to help u by answering this question. Waiting...

Object Oriented Programming: general cpp, interface files, preprocessor commands
interface files, preprocessor commands, inclusions: This what you should do for all the interface files (and all .h files): // start of .h file #ifndef _NAME_OF_H_FILE_ #define _NAME_OF_H_FILE_ // ... here is all your code for .h file // #endif This is how you avoid multiple inclusion Rgd...

Object Oriented Programming: generic linklist in c, free database search, interface inc
free database search, interface inc, languages c: Saswati, Try the example code on this page: http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/languages/c/programming-bbrown/c_086.htm Write back if you have more questions. -- Marty Landman, Face 2 Interface Inc. Free Database Search App: http://face2interface.com/Products/FormATable.shtml...