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Name: nicole jones
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I found out today that I'm pregnant! 4-5 weeks along, but I also have a tumor (not a cyst) on my ovary that needs to be removed ASAP. They almost did surgery today, but it almost certainly would have killed the baby - so I opted to wait. It's a race now between the baby and the tumor. The doctors say it's safe to operate at 15 weeks, but all I can do is pray the tumor can grow at a slow enough rate to give us that much time. Scary stuff, but i'm overjoyed about the baby and praying it will work out okay.
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Name: Denise | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 4:13 AM
Congratulations, I bet you are soooooo excited about the baby. 

Name: angela | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 4:20 AM
Congrats!
I am so happy for you.I will be praying for you. 

Name: Julia | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 6:30 AM
Oh wow Nicole, I am happy for you and worried at the same time! I hope your surgery is a success and it all works out for you. What great news about your pregnancy, I bet you all are so over joyed! You're in my prayers. 

Name: cinner29 | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 7:06 AM
Oh Nicole I am so excited for you and your husband. I think so many of us have been waiting to share in your good news. Keep thinking positive now and I am sure all will turn out well. 

Name: EthansMom0213 | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 4:04 PM
CONGRADULATION Nicole, I'm so happy for you. Keep thinking positive. I will keep you in my prayers. 

Name: nicole jones | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 4:15 PM
Thank you guys! I did the math, and I'm 4 weeks 3 days. 


Name: Lynne n | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 4:38 PM
Oh that is so good i am over the moon you!Keep us updated!
Take care! 

Name: homemommichele | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 4:45 PM
Congrats!! And they can do Amazing things now!! I will be praying for you and your family. Oh and about your Mom, as the proud owner of a phsychtic Mom myself, just consider the source!!

Michele 

Name: Stacy | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 8:19 PM
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!
Yea, your going to have a baby!

Keep us up-dated on the tumor situation, good luck. 

Name: charla | Date: Jul 8th, 2006 9:10 PM
good luck nichole as everyone has posted we are all thinking and prayng for you !!!! 

Name: Serina S | Date: Jul 9th, 2006 3:27 PM
I am so happy for you !! I hope all goes well and instead the tumor gets smaller & smaller..gone.
My sister had a cyst that was getting bigger as the baby grew . She had a normal birth and everything turned out great My neice is 9 now.I know a cyst is not the same but thought This info might help.. I am sorry you are in pain and hope that the pain subsides!!!
May God bless you and th baby with health ,peace and Happiness!! 

Name: Serina S | Date: Jul 9th, 2006 3:35 PM
On Web MD

Pregnancy Tumor

Sometimes a large lump with deep red pinpoint markings on it forms on inflamed gum tissue, usually near the upper gum line. The red lump glistens, may bleed and crust over, and can make eating and speaking difficult and cause discomfort. These growths are called pregnancy tumors and can occur at any time during the course of pregnancy, though they usually occur during the second trimester.

Don't let the term, pregnancy "tumor" worry you. These growths are not cancerous nor can they be spread to others. A pregnancy tumor is an extreme inflammatory reaction to a local irritation (such as food particles or plaque). The tumors occur in up to 10% of pregnant women and often in women who also have pregnancy gingivitis.

Pregnancy tumors are also known by several other names including pyogenic granuloma, granuloma of pregnancy, lobular capillary hemangioma, and pregnancy epulides.

Treatments for Pregnancy Tumors

A pregnancy tumor usually disappears on its own after the baby's birth. However, if the tumor interferes with eating, your dentist or periodontist may choose to remove it. This involves a simple procedure performed under local anesthesia. It should be kept in mind that even if the tumor is removed during pregnancy, it redevelops in about half the cases. If the lump is not removed, your dentist will try to determine the possible cause that triggered the tumor's development – such as built up plaque – and remove it.

You can help prevent or reduce the likelihood that a pregnancy tumor will develop by following good oral hygiene habits at home (brushing twice a day with a fluoride-containing toothpaste, flossing once a day, using an antimicrobial mouth rinse) during your pregnancy.

I thought this info might help. 

Name: Serina S | Date: Jul 9th, 2006 3:40 PM
Sorry I copied the wrong tumpr info & Now I can not find it again.
I was about how sucessful the surgeries were and what the prcedure was.. It has a great sucess rate. I will keep liooking an d give you the web if I can find it.
Best of luck!!!!! 

Name: Sarah M | Date: Jul 9th, 2006 4:16 PM
Well Congrats on the baby hehe thats so cool and im sure if you have a good doc they will be able to remove the tumor and no harm to you or the baby. Thats sooooo cool your preg hehe 

Name: VenusdiMilo | Date: Jul 10th, 2006 3:59 PM
WOW!! Congratulations Nicole!! This is amazing! I’m sorry about the tumor though and I will be praying for you and the baby. Just try to relax and think positive thoughts and thinks will be fine. Remember, miracles do happen and with today’s medicine the possibilities are endless.

Take care of yourself and your baby and know you’re in my thoughts!! 

Name: Layne | Date: Jul 10th, 2006 11:47 PM
Congrats nicole. hope the tumor thing is ok too. 

Name: Christina | Date: Jul 11th, 2006 8:33 PM
That's awesome that your pregnant, Congrats!!!, I hope you are just thrilled.
I hope everything works out in regards to the tumor. Keep us all updated. 

Name: Pasha | Date: Jul 14th, 2006 1:43 AM
Hi Nicole
I am soo happy for you. Congrats. I keep you in my prayers for the tumor and hope everything goes well 

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