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A 29-year-old female asked:

I am pregnant for the second time but much worse symptoms i have extreme nausea, frequent bowel movements with horrible gas and sometimes stomach pain. i am much bigger than last time and my boobs are more sore and bigger. i just found out dec 19th and ca

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Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
The : The odds are excellent that the baby is ok. Generally women with more nausea have higher HCG levels (human chorionic gonadotropin) that are associated with normal pregnancies. The one, fortunately rare, exception is a molar pregnancy. Your primary care physician or your ob/gyn's office can order serial quantitative HCG levels to re-assure you or even an ultrasound which can be done at a hospital or free-standing facility.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Each pregnancy: can be different. It doesn't mean that there is a problem with the pregnancy. Continue prenatal care.
Last updated Oct 26, 2018

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