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is thirst a sign of labour

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: At 42 weeks, you should be induced. Call your doctor and insist on being indused as soon as possible.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Increased gas is a super common symptom to have in pregnancy and it nor necessarily a sign of labor.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necssarily: The uterus is likely pressing up against the stomach. Anatomic changes could cause heartburn.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: You should be evaluated at your l&d. Even if you are not in labor the bleeding could be a sign of trouble.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
34 years experience Sleep Medicine
Sleepiness: Sleepiness is not a usual sign of imminent labor, but could represent lack of sleep, need for additional sleep or rest. If it was present pre-pregnan ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Deborah Lim
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Excessive thirst is not a classic early symptom of pregnancy. Food cravings or aversions or frequent urination could be, among other symptoms. But onl ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infection: No. It is a sign of a bladder infection.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes : While pregnant women can develop constipation, it is not a common sign of early pregnancy, and there are many other common causes, including: 1. Poo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
unusual: A pretty uncommon one, but it could be.
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A 56-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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dehydration: Frequent urination can cause dehydration, if fluid is not administered to replace that lost in the urine. If a person has normal kidneys, they try to ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: It would, at the least, be a very unusual one.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can be: For some women this might be a sign, though most complain of a sharp to aching pain on either the right or left pelvic area.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually: Not usually a sign of early pregnancy, some women develop them in the late first or early second trimester, possibly related to changes in the mother' ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gould
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: This would be unusual as a sign of pregnancy. It may represent other gynecologic issues. The standard home pregnancy test would be the best answer to ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Diarrhea is not a sign of earl pregnancy. Pregnancy test is a sure way of knowing that someone is pregnant
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No : Decreased vaginal wetness is not a sign of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if your period is late.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The best sign of that is increasing frequency of contractions or increasing pressure down low.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: It is very non-specific, however.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nausea ; vomiting : Can be seen w pregnancy but are not diagnostic of pregnancy. Please take pregnancy test if your period is late. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
44 years experience Dentistry
No: It is a sign of a bad tooth.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
No: Certainly not fever. Sounds like upper respiratory infection/ but you could still be pregnant. Do a test.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: I have never heard of this being a sign of early pregnancy.

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