Your Chance Of Becoming Pregnant Soon

Evaluating Risk Factors: Becoming Pregnant

Evaluating your likely current (and near future) state of health means taking into account the risk factors — such as your chance of becoming pregnant soon — that affect you.   Our medical diagnosis tool, The Analyst™, identifies major risk factors by asking the right questions.

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In the Reproductive Symptoms section of the questionnaire, The Analyst™ will ask the following question about your chance of becoming pregnant soon:
Is there a chance of your becoming pregnant within the next six months?
Possible responses:
→ Don't know
→ No, definitely not
→ Yes, a fair chance
→ Yes - in fact I think I may be already
→ I am currently pregnant

The Diagnostic Process

Based on your response to this question, which may indicate unknown chance of becoming pregnant, no chance of becoming pregnant, some chance of becoming pregnant, high chance of becoming pregnant or being pregnant, The Analyst™ will use differential diagnosis to consider possibilities such as:
Gallbladder Disease

Factors such as pregnancy that decrease the flow of bile increase the risk of developing gallstones.

Hormone Imbalance

Pregnancy can cause a significant hormonal imbalance.

Periodontal Disease - Gingivitis

Pregnant women with periodontal disease are statistically more likely to have a baby that is born prematurely, according to a study of more than 2,000 pregnant women.  This connection is not yet fully understood but may be due to underlying inflammation or infections.

Conversely, pregnancy and its related hormonal changes appear to worsen gum disease and tooth loss.  During pregnancy the body experiences hormonal changes that can affect many tissues, including the gums.  Gums can become sensitive and at times react strongly to the hormonal fluctuations, which may in turn increase the susceptibility to gum disease.

West Nile Virus

Pregnancy is a risk factor for developing a worse form of the disease.  It is possible for an infected mother to transmit the virus to her child via breast milk.

... and also reduce your risk factors for:
Ectopic Pregnancy

A heterotopic pregnancy is a rare occurrence in which one fetus has implanted outside the uterus (an ectopic pregnancy), while the other has implanted normally in the uterus.

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