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by deerhart
Wed Feb 10, 2010 08:02 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: ANA Antibodies
Replies: 8
Views: 1006

Re : ANA Antibodies

a big word of caution here, you can have symptoms of an autoimmune disease and still take years for your ANA to come back positive. I have seen it over nad over in my SSA cases. People will have symptoms for 5-10 years before that ANA comes back positive.
by deerhart
Wed Feb 10, 2010 08:01 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: OT evaluation tomorrow
Replies: 17
Views: 4827

Re : OT evaluation tomorrow

Kara,

I would bet they have them in her size. We had lots of options when we looked at weighted vests and lap blankets for Alex (and then the school just gave him them as needed)
by deerhart
Wed Feb 10, 2010 08:00 pm
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Wow! 9 yrs?! Really?
Replies: 7
Views: 2571

Re : Wow! 9 yrs?! Really?

My kids already picked out colleges a few years ago *sigh* we will see how that holds up LOL
by deerhart
Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: Wow! 9 yrs?! Really?
Replies: 7
Views: 2571

Re : Wow! 9 yrs?! Really?

Jenn
We are looking at 10, 10!!!!
no no no no no

I feel so old.
by deerhart
Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:22 am
Forum: Parents of Preemies
Topic: when did you take baby out in public
Replies: 24
Views: 7230

Re : when did you take baby out in public

<t>With our oldest (37 wks born at the end of April) we were told to keep him away from crowds etc.. for the first 4 months. With our youngest (36wks Oct) we got no restrictions (due to him having 2.5 yo brother in daycare to bring home all the germs). My youngest did pick up a light case of RSV, bu...
by deerhart
Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:16 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: "Preventing" PIH through exercise?
Replies: 21
Views: 1146

Re : "Preventing" PIH through exercise?

<t>The thing with exercise is that 1) your going to be in better shape then without exercise, 2) it can help increase things like oxygen flow etc in your body 3) it releases "good" endorphins and such which will all have a positive effect especially on your blood pressure in the long run. The better...
by deerhart
Wed Feb 03, 2010 02:37 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: full list of underlyinng disorder tests please
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re : full list of underlyinng disorder tests please

you should also have an ANA test done.
by deerhart
Wed Feb 03, 2010 02:34 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: "Preventing" PIH through exercise?
Replies: 21
Views: 1146

Re : "Preventing" PIH through exercise?

<t>Looking at the exercise links, its exercise itself that increases the risk, but rather its excessive amounts of exercise. What the last study looked to indicate was that for every minute over 30 minutes of exercise per day you got, you significantly increased your chances for PE.<br/> <br/> Like ...
by deerhart
Tue Feb 02, 2010 05:57 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Risk of PE in subsequent pregnancies?
Replies: 5
Views: 441

Re : Risk of PE in subsequent pregnancies?

<t>there are a lot of factors in the risk of whether or not you will have PE again in another pregnancy. Some of these things include any underlying disorders you have, how severe your PE was the first time, how early PE reared its head etc..<br/> <br/> The rule of thumb for a long time has been the...
by deerhart
Tue Feb 02, 2010 05:54 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Preeclampsia or just hypertension?
Replies: 13
Views: 976

Re : Preeclampsia or just hypertension?

<t>technically the difference between PE and PIH (pregnancy induced hypertension, which is another term that is used for hypertension that papers after 20 weeks) is less then 300mg of protein in the urine.<br/> <br/> It can still make you very sick, it can still kill, it just means your kidneys are ...

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