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Poor nutrition or tumor compression leads to poor circulation in the lower extremities and decreased renal function, which results in lower extremity edema. If you press your finger to the skin and it leaves a dimple that doesn't go away after a few seconds, you have what's called lower extremity edema.
Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy is an indication of abnormal pregnancy.
Uterine contraction develops regularly. The frequency is up to every 3 - 5 minutes.
Three major reasons resulting death of pregnant women include bleeding, infection, and hypertension; and postpartum bleeding is the leading cause.
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Preterm delivery happens during 20th ~ 36th gestational week. There is no obvious sign and the chance is 5 ~ 10 %.
Group B Streptococcus is a common intestinal bacteria with 10 ~ 35 % of healthy women finding the traces of such bacteria in the lower gastrointestinal tract or the vagina.
Amniocentesis is performed between 16 and 20 weeks of pregnancy using a sonography-guided needle that penetrates the belly and enters the amniotic cavity to extract amniotic fluid.
lower gastrointestinal bleeding or positive reaction of fecal cult blood test
Colonic preparation is the key to the diagnostic accuracy and therapeutic safety of colonoscopy. If the bowel preparation is poor, it will be hard to find the small lesions in your colon. Therefore, please follow the instructions for your bowel prep.