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is craving salt a sign of pregnancy

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Human : Many humans have a natural craving for chocolate and salt. Both are delicious. There is not a disease or a diagnosis that goes with this other than be ... Read More
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Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor : Could have anemia or other deficiency.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Can be PMS: Assuming regular menstrual cycles, it's not too early in your cycle for your symptoms to be from pms. However, they can also be seen in pregnancy as ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
For the most part : Pink salt or Himalayan salt lacks iodine, which is not necessarily bad, as long as you get sufficient amounts of it in your diet.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
40 years experience Internal Medicine
You’re fine: You’ll be surprised about how wonderful the body is when protecting mother and baby. It’s completely OK.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No: No not under normal circumstances however salt may make you retain fluid.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience Family Medicine
Salt is salt: Your body doesn't really care where salt comes from. There is no meaningful difference. Salt in reasonable quantities is not particularly dangerous in ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you get enough salt in the water you are drinking, your bodies usual response is to vomit. If you swallow a bit of salt water swimming in the ocea ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Category C drug: Saccharin when used as a sweetener on a regular basis in pregnancy is classified as a category c drug. This means no human problems during fetal expos ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Category C drug: Saccharin when used as a sweetener on a regular basis in pregnancy is classified as a category c drug. This means no human problems during fetal expos ... Read More

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