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Diarrhea after diLation

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Sounds like you are very close to labor at 4cm dilation and 70% effacement. Now all you need are regular contractions. Doctors are typically going to ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
ER now: You should go to the er right away. This can be serious.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It should not.
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea: If you have a normally competent cervix it should not be affected at all by cramps from diarrhea.
A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Normal sign: The mucus plug often comes out as the cervix dilates towards the end of pregnancy. This is just a theory but the hormone progesterone slows down the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be: The diarrhea at 37weeks 6 days can be due to a virus or can be a sign that labor is close. The baby is no longer considered premature even though you ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Call your ob: It might be that you are nearing delivery. Get in touch with your obstetrician for you might need an exam. If not in labor, then you need to make s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: At 36 weeks your symptoms are significant and you should make an appointment with your OB/GYN now.
A female asked:
Dr. Phillip Shubert
36 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Give it 3-5 days: It takes 3 to 5 days for the lining of the GI tract to regenerate itself. If the diarrhea persists beyond that, you may need to give a stool sample. ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Not sure...: Self limited diarrhea is probably no concern. If it persists for longer than 72 hours, bring it up to your ob. Good luck!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may not start: Just cause u have diarrhea does not mean u are going into labor soon, please call your OB so your OB can treat the diarrhea, if u were my pt and you w ... Read More

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