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Constipation 37 weeks pregnant

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Constipation meds: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) are two common over the counter Milk of Magnesia constipation frequently recommended to pregnant women. Magnesium citrat... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
No: Please discuss with your OB to r/o problems and if it persists if you were my pt would induce u at 39 wks.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Constipation...: Prune juice is helpful. There are also over-the-counter medications such as Colace (Docusate Sodium) and Milk of Magnesium that are very helpful. I... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Braxton hicks: Most likely they are practice contractions. I used to get them every time i stood up from a sitting position. Baby starts to move lower and repositi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: While it's not harmful to your baby, it could increase your risk of hemorrhoids (ouch!). You may want to consider taking some over the counter MiraLA... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Pack a bag!: Might be the signs of your cervix preparing for delivery. Let you doc know at the next appointment. If any fever or change in baby activity or sudd... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Reason for checking: I suppose the answer would vary depending on why it was checked. If there were certain symptoms or problems then the tests need to be analyzed in that... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Quoting merck: "Gallstones appear to be more common during pregnancy. Pregnant women who develop gallstones are closely monitored. If a gallstone blocks the gallblad... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,you can drink: prune juice.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Anal blister: Ask your OB to check for herpes I and II . If positive, he/she may consider a C/Section to prevent spread to your infant.

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