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A 22-year-old female asked:

if your pregnant will you still use the bathroom regularly? im three weeks pregnant and im still regular. i thought when you were pregnant u would immediately have pregnant symptoms and you would become constipated am i still pregnant with lack of symptom

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Dr. Ruth Crystal
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Depends: It depends on the person. Some women will have significant constipation in pregnancy. This can be treated with increased water intake, metamucil, colace, (docusate sodium) etc. Some women are lucky and they do not have pregnancy symptoms like nausea, breast tenderness, or constipation.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
PREGNANCY: Some mothers become pregnant without sx just lack of menstruation.Others have am sickness, urinary frequency, breast enlargement, etc.

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Last updated Aug 26, 2013

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