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Spotting and diarrhea during early pregnancy

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Loose stools: Loose stools are probably due to a dietary change brought on by your morning sickness and decrease appetite. Don't worry, your appetite will come arou... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
No: Diarrhea is not a sign of earl pregnancy. Pregnancy test is a sure way of knowing that someone is pregnant
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Wilson
Family Medicine 49 years experience
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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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
?: Just as common as when you're not pregnant.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Nausea may occur but: Diarrhea -not so much. Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discha... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
This sounds more: Like gastroenteritis. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea o... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Diarrhea: If you have a normally competent cervix it should not be affected at all by cramps from diarrhea.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Test: Since you missed your period, take a pregnancy test. Do not rely much on symptoms.
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A female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Yes, but: Diarrhea is not a pregnancy symptom. With regular cycles a home pregnancy test should be positive if you are 5 days late.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
If on IRON: The iron in the prenatal vitamin, or if you are even on a supplemental Iron pill can cause the stool to be black. Call your GYN to assure you are on ... Read More
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