Answer: Hello dear excessive accumulation of amniotic fluid is called polyhydramnios. the fluid that surrounds the baby in the uterus during pregnancy. Polyhydramnios occurs in about 1 to 2 percent of pregnancies.Severe polyhydramnios may cause shortness of breath, preterm labor, or other signs and symptoms. If you're diagnosed with polyhydramnios, your doctor will carefully monitor your pregnancy to help prevent complications. Treatment depends on the severity of the condition.
trust and follow your doctor suggestions.
Answer: I have polyhydraminios with gestational diabetes mallitus when my 29th week my afi is 47 cm and now at 33 weeks afi is 16cm it's now normal so don't worry, 8 to 18 cm afi is normal above 20 cm it's harmful, I'll tk insulin daily for gdm, my polyhydra causes bcoz of gdm now my sugr is undr cntrol also afi is decreased
Answer: Thanq so much it's very useful information
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Question: I have excess amniotic fluid... iam feeling my belly becomes more tight... is there any complications...
Answer: excess amniotic fluid above 22 is risky as it can cause preeterm dilivery so i will advise to talk to your dr for a discussion about excess fluid drainage if it can be done in your case and according to the level of amniotic fluid.
Question: I have excess amniotic fluid ie. 18 at 29 weeks is their any birth defect or complications in my pregnancy...as my blood grp is 0- and report shows polyhydramnios m so worried
Answer: Hi. I don't want to scare you but polyhydramnios is case where amniotic fluid is more than required. In these cases doctors take extra care, and may give you some medicine too.
You should keep in touch with your doctor.
You may feel short in breath and selling in your body these are common symptoms of polyhydramnios.
But be positive.
Question: What means of cepalic at present.?my 9th month scanning report of when have cephalic present.. Pls reply
Cephalic presentation is a situation at childbirth where the fetus is in a longitudinal lie and the head enters the pelvis first; the most common form of cephalic presentation is the vertex presentation where the occiput is the leading part (the part that first enters the birth canal) All other presentations are abnormal which are either more difficult to deliver or not deliverable by natural means.
Question: I have been diagnosed with excess amniotic fluid. Please help me the issues and risk factors of excess amniotic fluid and is there any solution to reduce it?
Answer: You have not mentioned amniotic fluid index value
Your consulting doctor will ask you for some basic investigation like blood pressure or blood sugar levels to rule out any detectable cause of increased amniotic fluid level. If all normal than no worries