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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Diarrhea can be harmful in 2 ways. If one gets dehydrated, one has lower blood pressure which decreases blood perfusion to the baby. Also, one can los ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: The concept of diarrhea is vague & somewhat relative. If you have a large volume of watery stools you can become dry & lose valuable metabolic materia ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Diarrhea: Diarrhea can be caused by so many different things. But, it being a sign of pregnancy is not one that i would consider. Some viral infections do caus ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diarrhea: Although highly unpleasant for you diarrhea does not hurt the baby. As instructed the other time you asked this question stay hydrated and most cases ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Iron supplements: Most likely cause is the iron supplements you are taking or the pebtobiimol you have been taking for an upset stomach. However, tell your OB and be ev ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Riaz ahmed Ballim
Specializes in
GE: Not usually you have the gastric bug
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Diarrhea: Diarrhea is not normal during pregnancy it could be a viral infection or something to do with your diet, try to eat light, avoid fatty food, fast f ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it is not: Diarrhea can be present in other causes and conditions and can be present in pregnancy as well but it is not only present in pregnancy but it can ba ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually: Symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. They can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting, lack ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: No more common than for non-preganant. However, late in pregnancy, if carrying low, stools may need to be excessively soft to get past the babies hea ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Wilson
46 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea : Some mild diarrhoea in early pregnancy is not usual and it's likely due to hormonal changes. Sever diarrhea is uncommon and should be investigated.
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