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Pregnancy and Genetic Disorders

Also known as Antenatal Investigations, Baby and Infants , Chloasma, Cholestasis - Obstetric, Colic in Babies, Congenital Disorders, Down's Syndrome, Ectopic Pregnancy, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Galactosemia, Genetic Disorders, Getting Pregnant, Hydatidiform Mole, Infants Health, Infertility, Jaundice - Neonatal, Metabolic Disease, Miscarriage, Molar Pregnancy, Newborn Health, Obstetric Cholestasis, PKU - Phenylketonuria, Pregnancy - Ectopic, Roseola, Rubella, Spina Bifida, Teething, Turner's Syndrome

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  • Could I be pregnant?

    This guy and I had unprotected sex this morning, he stated afterwards that his pull-out game was "weak", meaning he had come inside of me by accident, but claimed there was no way I could get pregnant from this because I am not ovulating. My last period was over a month ago in mid-July, which...

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  • Is it possible to get preggy even if I drink pills?

    Hi, just want to ask something. I was prescribed by my OB to drink Althea pills in 6 months in order for me not to get pregnant. Because I was diagnosed with Polycyctics Ovaries. I am at my 18th day (on Althea pills). My question is, I had an intercourse with my boyfriend, without using any condom,...

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  • Is she pregnant? Please help

    So me & my girlfriend had sex & she said she woke up nauseous & with headache a day after we had sex. I just want to know is it possible she could actually know she's pregnant a day after sex? Please answer. 

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  • Adult suvivors of Rhesus Haemolytic Disease

    I agree that there is very little information about this condition. I was born with it and apparantly spent 2 months in an incubator. I would like more information on possible life long problems as a consequence of having this disease in infancy. I am 34 and have suffered all my life with low immunity,...

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  • Bilateral Complex Cysts

    So, I was diagnosed with a complex cyst on each ovary.  One is about 2 cm and the other is about 1.6cm.  I'm 32 and have never had kids. I'm so worried that this will interfere with my fertility due to having to have surgery or ovary removal. Has anyone had this? What was the result?...

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  • What is a chance of me having Cowden syndrome ?

    Hello, I am 18 and I developed a lip fibroma 3-4 years ago. I thought it was because I am a very big lip biter and I also had braces. But a little while ago I figured out my forehead is quite big. I somehow associted that with the tumor and googled big forehead and tumors. I found out about Cowdens Syndrome...

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  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

    Hi Everyone,  I am Santosh, and i am from Nepal. we are expecting our baby in mid november. a week ago CDH(congenital diaphragmatic hernia) was discovered in my baby. now i am totally clueless about where to start with and where to go for the proper advice. any suggestions are warmly welcome. 

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  • Birth Control Pill/Pregnancy

    Hi. I'm a first time user of Althea pill, just started last Sept. 16. I'm on my 5th pill. My last menstruation was last Sept. 9-13. I had intercourse with my bf on Sept. 10 and Sept. 15 until 17. We always used condom. I'm just worried that I might be pregnant. He never came in me (we think),...

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  • Scared for my mother! NEED ADVICE!

    So my mom (38 years of age) is pregnant and she has very bad hypertension (had it since she was 19). The worst she has had during this pregnancy is a reading of 217 over 116. The doctor has said she is extremely high risk and even reffered her to another doctor. She is now taking Labetol and she still...

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  • Pyloric Stenosis and long term effects

    Hi - my son had this condition and was operated on at 4 weeks. We were told at the time it is usually noticed at 3 months plus and he was very young and the muscle was very thick. He is now nearly 21 but has always been thin but with a good appetite but always had a 'full' feeling. GP now...

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  • Male infertility

    Researchers at University of Dundee are planning to run a large UK-wide trial looking at a dietary supplement (antioxidant treatment) for men with fertility problems. I have put together a Survey Monkey questionnaire to try to build up feedback and opinions of Patient members (6 questions – takes...

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  • surrogacy?

    Hello ladies! I’m 47, married, no kids. My dh and I have been tts for 9 years already. I’ve got pregnant in 2012, but there was problem with my kidneys and doctors had to terminate pregnancy. There is a very high risk for me to get pregnant again. We decided to use services of surrogate mother. Surrogacy...

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  • anyone with surrogacy experience?

    Hi everyone! It happened so that there was rapture of the uterus during my first delivery. The uterus was removed. My husband and I want to have one more child. What options do we have? We are thinking about surrogacy and adoption. My dh inclines to surrogacy more. We are from France and this procedure...

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  • sherrie

    If you think that sickness is a good thing, then you can keep quite and die out  of ignorance, But i will advice you never to choose to die such a miserable death  because i was once a victim who was suffering from a very deadly virus known as  cancer, i suffered from this virus for about...

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  • Normal period for a day or 2 then brown discharge for 3-4?

    I need help. My husband and I have been TTC for 7 months. Last month on June 26th i started my period. On the 27th it turned to brown discharge. That continued until the 29th. This month on July 24th it was the same thing. Bleeding for a day and then brown discharge for a couple days. No pain just...

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  • My period has been very light and short for 2 months

    Hey all! Just wondering my period has been very light last month (which only lasted 2 days) and now it's very light again this month. I've always had regular heavy periods before that lasted the normal 5-7 days and I've also been having cramping and on and off breast pain since last month....

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  • After two years of marriage my husband and I decided to ...

    After two years of marriage my husband and I decided to have a baby. I was reluctant to get pregnant due to my weak health. I was afraid of having a difficult pregnancy. To my surprise I didn’t have the usual sickness of the first months and I had a normal pregnancy until week 25 when I went to the...

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  • Bilirubin in urine

    Hi ladies, just wondering if anyone ever had bilirubin in urine sample. I had a scan yesterday and they never told me about the bilirubin in my urine they just wrote it on my card, just feeling a bit anxious about it now. Can't seem to find any information on it happening during pregnancy

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  • Egg freezing anyone?

    Hello everyone!  I'm turning 26 soon and I suppose now it's the best time to think about children, but I'm not ready yet. I heard about egg freezing and now thinking is there a chance for me to do it (I mean financial aspect), and more to that, even if I manage to freeze my eggs, can...

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  • So, i usually have periods normally 5 days ..

    I usually bleed each month and bleed normal or slow all 5 days on my period. . This month i only bled 4 days and on the 5th day which is today i shoukd have bled but it is not my period it is brown spotting. I have regular unprotected sex and had sex a day before my period and once during my period...

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  • Am I pregnant

    Hello for the past week I have been feeling nauseas my breasts have been hurting I wasn't due on my period till Sunday just gone.. but I started bleeding 3 days before pmt due I stopped on Saturday night started again Sunday stopped again Sunday then brown blood Monday then stopped again I went doctors...

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  • Getting great comfort from all of this

    Was born with RH  Disease 68 years ago. Born blue from oxygen deprivation.  Complete blood exchange.  Life a trainwreck from constant fatigue, low stamina and not being able to live up to other's expectations.  Also, low immunity, joint and back problems, allergies,  mental...

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  • Day 42 of no period

    It has currently been 42 days since my last period. I have had late periods often before but none this late. My past 4 or so have been pretty much exactly on the 21 day mark. Took a test on day 41 which was negative (it wasn't a cheap test so should be accurate) wondering whether it's more likely...

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  • HCG Levels came back normal?

    Just need a little help as the doctors i use are quite rubbish.. I recently missed my period and i had done 4 pregnancy tests and they all cam eback negative! So i went to my doctors and they gave me a blood test to determain whether im pregnant or not? How ever its an absolute nightmare ever getting...

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  • Is it depo or pregnancy ?

    I've had unprotected sex with my partner 2weeks ago and he did nut inside of me. Ive been on depo for almost a year, and never had any experiences with bleeding or spotting. But after we had unprotected sex a couple days later it became hard for me to poop. I'm now pooping hard stools, peeing...

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  • Wife pregrancy with blood disorder.

    I'm (husband) anemic and a carrier for Thalassemia Beta Minor thru my mother and I know my father and my nephews all have Hemophilia. So I'm very worried for my wife pregnancy (she is at an early stage). My wife don't have any medical health to be concern. Is this something I need to take...

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  • Could I be Pregnant on nexplanon?

    Okay so I've had the implant birth control in my arm for about a year, no problems , period every month not complaining I'm happy with it, but this past month i been feeling weird , breast tenderness started first really strong and my last period was really heavy but no blood clotting I always...

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