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6wks pregnant and having terrible nightmares over and over throughout the night what can i do

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Relaxation technique: Lots of women have bizarre nightmares during pregnancy. There is nothing specific you can do that is guaranteed to get rid of them. If you're taking a ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Bausek
42 years experience Psychiatry
Psychotherapy: If you are pregnant and having recurring nightmares, which are severe anxiety dreams, it essential that you consult with a psychotherapist to help und ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Have not heard: That one.
Dr. Miroslava Fox
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: How about something more exact, e.g. Over-the counter pregnancy test? If still have questions, contact your primary care doctor? These steps probably ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No, it is not: Nightmares come and nightmares go. Sometimes it has no meaning whatsoever other than that maybe you had something difficult to digest the night before ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
31 years experience Psychiatry
Yes it's common: Night mares are common in pregnancy especially first one. The cause is not known but there are a lot of theories. Fears of pregnancy, childbirth, loss ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Bausek
42 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Nightmares are severe anxiety showing up in dreams. They can be a symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder, which is an anxiety disorder related to h ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
A person can have: Nightmares whether pregnant or not. The content is often symbolic in nature and may be impacted by what you have been exposed to during the day. For ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Holmberg
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You're normal.REALLY: First thing, know that what you are experiencing is common, even normal. Animal themes in dreams are often tied to the increased awareness that we to ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Have a physical: to r/o organic causes. Check your meds for side effects. Have allergies? (This time of year is bad...) How's work and relationships? How's you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get counselling: You need to see a professional counselor to discuss this issue at length. Making the decision with regret can lead to depression which will not go awa ... Read More
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