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24 weeks pregnant...And small spotted?

24 weeks pregnant...And small spotted?

Call your OB: If you had intercourse that can cause it but if u were my pt I would check u and do an ultrasound and also check the cervical length to make sure the cervix is not trying to thin out or dilate prematurely. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Why am I 24 weeks pregnant with negative tests?

Why am I 24 weeks pregnant with negative tests?

False negative?: Do you use a first morning, concentrated urine? Do you wait the exact amount of time as the directions say - by the clock? Is your test out of date? Have you had a blood test from your ob? Are you sure you're preg? (has the heart been heard/do you feel movement?). ...Read more

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I'm 24 weeks pregnant and I wanted to know what month I am for sure?

I'm 24 weeks pregnant and I wanted to know what month I am for sure?

5 and a half: A woman 24 weeks pregnant is 5 and a half months pregnant. ...Read more

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What are some safe cleaning supplies I can use? I'm 24 weeks pregnant

What are some safe cleaning supplies I can use? I'm 24 weeks pregnant

Ok to clean: It is ok to use normal household cleaning supplies that you buy in a grocery store. ...Read more

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This sunday will make me 24 weeks pregnant how many months is that please?

This sunday will make me 24 weeks pregnant how many months is that please?

Pregnancy: It sounds like you are five and a half months along. Congratulations. ...Read more

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I'm 24 weeks pregnant & my right side has been hurting for 2 days. Why is that?

I'm 24 weeks pregnant & my right side has been hurting for 2 days. Why is that?

SEE YOUR: Ob or go to er, hard to tell not much to go on from your description. ...Read more

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I am 24 weeks pregnant but my baby measures 23weeks. Why? Should I b comcerned?

No need to worry: This is common to have discrepency between your time frame and ultrasound and usually ultra sound is more accurate. There is nothing to worry, enjoy the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am 24 weeks pregnant. Why does my baby seem to move more during or after I've eaten?

Blood sugar: For the same reason that you feel more energized (likely) after you eat (so long as you don't eat too much). Babies in utero definitely tend to move more after a meal or even a light snack. The blood sugar rises an it perks them up. If baby ever not moving as much or enough, always eat or drink something before heading to labor & delivery. Sometimes that's all you need, in order to feel baby! ...Read more

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I still smoke and im 24 weeks pregnant what I need to do to make sure my baby would have nothing wrong with it?

I still smoke and im 24 weeks pregnant what I need to do to make sure my baby would have nothing wrong with it?

PREGNANT AND SMOKING: Immedicately stop smoking! Contact your ob/gyn asap; provide detail infomation regarding your smoking history, especially the number of cigarettes per day you have smoked since conception. Cigarette smoking has been linked to high risk of miscarriages, premature births, low birth weight, infant respiratory problems, cognitive problems such a lower language skills and adhd, and higher risk of sids. ...Read more

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24 weeks pregnant. Is it safe 2 bowl?

24 weeks pregnant. Is it safe 2 bowl?

Falling down: There is no inherent risk in bowling while pregnant. The problem is the slippery floor. I always see people slipping and falling when I go bowling. Your center of gravity is also off when pregnant increasing the risk of falls. ...Read more

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I'm 24 weeks pregnant & I discharge is that okay?

Maybe, maybe not: Please call your OB to r/o infection and to make sure your cervix is not trying to open up early because that can be associated with discharge please call your OB today and discuss with your ob. ...Read more

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Lactating and 24 weeks pregnant. Is this normal?

Lactating and 24 weeks pregnant. Is this normal?

Yes: It is common to have a milky breast dischargein later part of pregnancy. It is normal and nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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24 weeks pregnant with clear jelly like discharge?

24 weeks pregnant with clear jelly like discharge?

Get checked: There are a number of things which can cause this. The first thing to check is your mucous plug to make sure you're not dilating. The doctor can confirm you did not break you water. Then testing for vaginal infections can be done. ...Read more

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24 weeks pregnant and the baby's kidney has fluid?

Fetal Problems: This is one of the reasons for ultrasounds during pregnancy. I am not sure what your question is but this finding is seen on ultrasound and the OB will have your baby's doctor be ready at birth or there will be a consult before the birth to let you know what to expect and what this could represent. ...Read more

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I'm having upper pubic pain and I'm 24 weeks pregnant is this a problem?

I'm having upper pubic pain and I'm 24 weeks pregnant is this a problem?

Pubic pain: Doubtful this is anything but round ligament pain referred due to a growing baby. Possibly check for UTI as well. Follow up with your doctor if persistent. ...Read more

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Why do I constantly feel full and can't finish meals? I'm 24 weeks pregnant.

Why do I constantly feel full and can't finish meals? I'm 24 weeks pregnant.

Being pregnant: You are pregnant. Your baby is taking up a lot of room in your abdomen. There is not a lot of room for food. ...Read more

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Hi there. I may have been exposed to measles and am 24 weeks pregnant, what should I do?

Hi there. I may have been exposed to measles and am 24 weeks pregnant, what should I do?

Think about it: Did you either have measles or get vaccinated as a kid? Did your doc do a measles/rubella screening as part of your OB workup? If you had measles or the shot you are immune. Your doc can do bloodwork to be sure. If not you need to consult with your doc. ...Read more

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24 weeks pregnant with pain in lower back and right side. What issues are these associated with?

24 weeks pregnant with pain in lower back and right side. What issues are these associated with?

Normal: Of course back pain is normal in pregnancy and can be relieved with rest and warmth applied to the lower back (where most women have pain) to help relax muscles. Right sided pain, especially if it traverses down the leg, is typically round ligament pain and is harmless. Regardless, you should talk to your doctor about these issues. If pain is severe or not off to the side, then go to l;d for eval. ...Read more

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23/24 weeks pregnant and making a 6 hour drive. Do I have to stop and walk around? If so how often?

23/24 weeks pregnant and making a 6 hour drive. Do I have to stop and walk around? If so how often?

Good idea!: It is a good idea to stop, walk around and empty your bladder after 3 hours of car driving so that you avoid a UTI, and undue bladder pressure from the rising uterus. ...Read more

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24 weeks pregnant. BP is normal or sometimes on the low side. Always wake up with a headache on the left side. Normal?

24 weeks pregnant. BP is normal or sometimes on the low side. Always wake up with a headache on the left side. Normal?

Not unusual: Being pregnant is an abnormal state! Everything about it is different then the rest of your life. Not only that but things are constantly changing and your body is having to always adapt. Sleeping patterns and position, hormones, stress, weight, etc. Check what has changed in the position of your sleep, have you started snoring? Discuss it with your OB. Happy Mother's Day ...Read more

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I'm 24 weeks pregnant and only have two montgomery tubercules on left areola and four on the right. Is it a sign of problem?

I'm 24 weeks pregnant and only have two montgomery tubercules on left areola and four on the right. Is it a sign of problem?

No problem! :): Montgomery tubercles are simply raised areas of glands in the areola (the colored part of the breast surrounding the nipple). They secrete oils and can become enlarged, especially in pregnancy. Most women have between 4-26 glands per areola. If the area surrounding this gland becomes hot, swollen, tender, hard -- that could be an infection, and see md. Otherwise, is very normal in pregnancy! ...Read more

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I am 24 weeks pregnant and my baby has not moved at all today. He usually kicks more than three times a day. Is it normal to not feel them everyday?

I am 24 weeks pregnant and my baby has not moved at all today. He usually kicks more than three times a day. Is it normal to not feel them everyday?

Movement in pregnanc: Yes, at 24 weeks you should feel your baby move every day. A good plan: drink lots of fluid, and lie down quietly for about 2 hours. If you still feel no movement, it may be wise to check with your OB doctor. Sometimes at 24 weeks the movements may be small enough you miss feeling it if you are busy doing something else. ...Read more

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WHAT IS RECOMMENDED FOR SCABIES? I AM 24 WEEKS PREGNANT

WHAT IS RECOMMENDED FOR SCABIES? I AM 24 WEEKS PREGNANT

Topical treatment: Is safe to use during pregnancy. Make an appointment and I'd be happy to get you taken care of. ...Read more

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I'm 24 weeks pregnant when did I conceive?

I'm 24 weeks pregnant when did I conceive?

About 22 weeks ago: By convention we count the weeks of pregnancy from your last period, assuming a 28 day cycle. You would have conceived about halfway through that cycle, hence if you are 24 weeks now you conceived about 22 weeks ago. ...Read more