A 23-year-old female asked:
im 34 weeks pregnant. . why did i gain 5-6lbs in just one week? im eating the same?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Phillip Shubert answered
35 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Possibly fluid: Rapid weight gain in the third trimester of pregnancy may be due to increased fluid retention. This can be an early sign of preeclampsia . Discuss with your doctor and continue to monitor closely.
Answered on Apr 29, 2013
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!