Donate Now
We've Moved! Check out our new boards.
  New Poll  
my profile | directory login | search | faq | forum home

  next oldest topic   next newest topic
» Scarleteen Boards: 2000 - 2014 (Archive) » SCARLETEEN CENTRAL » Pregnancy and Parenting » Just finding out

 - UBBFriend: Email this page to someone!    
Author Topic: Just finding out
lovenlife
Neophyte
Member # 30280

Icon 5 posted      Profile for lovenlife     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Very concerned...broke my ankle had an x-ray did know. Prescribed and took painrelievers for broken ankle (3 to 5 pills). Found out was pregnant. Will have amninocentesis(spl?) done on 8/17.
Posts: 1 | From: Maryland | Registered: Aug 2006  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
logic_grrl
Scarleteen Volunteer
Member # 8067

Icon 1 posted      Profile for logic_grrl     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
It's impossible to say whether the pain medication poses a risk to the fetus without knowing what medication it was.

Whether the x-ray creates a risk will depend on what part of your body was x-rayed (if it was just your ankle, the risk to the fetus is likely to be very small) and how far along in the pregnancy you are.

Obviously this is worrying, but it's quite possible that the risk may actually be minimal. I'd suggest that you talk to your doctor a.s.a.p. to get some medical advice on this.

--------------------
"Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it." - the Talmud

Posts: 6944 | From: UK | Registered: May 2002  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
   

  New Poll   Close Topic   Feature Topic   Move Topic   Delete Topic next oldest topic   next newest topic
 - Printer-friendly view of this topic
Hop To:


Contact Us | Get the Whole Story! Go Home to SCARLETEEN: Sex Ed for the Real World | Privacy Statement

Copyright 1998, 2014 Heather Corinna/Scarleteen
Scarleteen.com: Providing comprehensive sex education online to teens and young adults worldwide since 1998

Information on this site is provided for educational purposes. It is not meant to and cannot substitute for advice or care provided by an in-person medical professional. The information contained herein is not meant to be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, or for prescribing any medication. You should always consult your own healthcare provider if you have a health problem or medical condition.

Powered by UBB.classic™ 6.7.3