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what does diarrhea mean in third trimester

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No more common than for the general population. On occassion, the baby will be carried so low that only loose stool can pass, or individuals may be u ... Read More
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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tod Aeby
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36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not serious: While diarrhea is never normal, it's fairly common and pregnancy doesn't protect you from typical health problems. Diarrhea is usually caused by some ... Read More
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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Stay hydrated and see your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly yes,: getting an exam to check your cervix, and also get help with dehydration, IV fluids, would be a strong recommendation.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Labor pain are MUCH worse. So I hear. Although, everyone is different in terms of how they tolerate pain. Think of labor pains as really bad cramps ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Need iron: Iron level is low-which is common in late pregnancy. You are making new blood for you AND your baby. Iron supplementation would improve your and you ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get it checked: An increased discharge in the third trimester may be normal but it can also be a sign of an infection or ruptured membranes. Its best to have it che ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Skow
12 years experience Family Medicine
Very Common: Low back pain, particularly in the third trimester, is very common. You are further along in your pregnancy and carrying more weight forward which put ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Various causes: May be braxton hicks or could be a urinary tract infection so see your ob, no to the second question just an old wives tale, .
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Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
GBS, Glucola: A 1 hour glucose tolerance test is done between 26-28 weeks to screen for gestational diabetes. A culture for group b streptococcus bacteria is done a ... Read More
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