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32 Weeks Pregnant Headache Won't Go Away
AFI 5cm: Afi stands for amniotic fluid index. An afi less than 5 cm is considered oligohydramnios. This needs to be followed very closely particularly if the baby is measuring smaller than average. Typically, as long as the baby has normal anatomy and is growing, we try to hold off delivering until after 37 weeks. You also need to have a vaginal exam to make sure you are not leaking fluid. ...Read more
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
Large size: There are readily available graphs on the net from Mayo Clinic and elsewhere. You should discuss the implications with a neonatologist. ...Read more
Sharp pain inside and around vagina when I walk and when baby moves at 32 weeks pregnancy? Is this normal?
Yes - normal: Women frequently experience vaginal pains - often described as sharp, shooting pain - as they approach term. This is normal, and likely relates to the descent of the presenting part into the pelvis. ...Read more
What Does posterior placenta in Upper uterine seg with grade 2 maturity in 32 weeks pregnancy scan indicate? Does it mean a c section will b needed
OK and no:
C-section is done through the anterior approach. Knowing that the placenta is posterior means it is safe to do a routine c-section but does NOT mean it needs to be done.
Vaginal deliveries are always better than C-section unless there is an indication for the C-section. Ask your OB about these indications. ...Read more
At 32 weeks pregnancy my baby developed mild ventriculomegaly & mega cisterna magna. Torch is good except it is + for CMV IgG and - for IgM any conect?
No: The CMV igg indicates a past infection and the negative igm indicates no recent infection or exposure. This combination makes CMV an unlikely cause. Mild ventriculomegaly often is simply monitored by serial ultrasounds. ...Read more
Can a single dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 24mg taken at 32 weeks pregnancy cause development or neurological delays in my unborn child?
No, a single course: Of antenatal steroids is considered to be the least risky and most effective treatment for avoiding breathing problems and other complications in premature babies. One study showed fluctuations in fetal heart rate for 4-7 days & some moms have side effects, but no adverse impact on infant development has been found. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, if you are having any potential neurological symptoms in your legs such as numbness or weakness, I would let your doctor know immediately. ...Read more
Hi. Am now at the 32 weeks of my pregnancy. And I started having a really bad headache daily. And it increases at night, what should I do?
Self care: About one in three pregnant females get headaches. Ice application as well as warm compresses can help with headache disorders. I have had patients who have been able to manage their symptoms completely using ice application followed by warm compresses. You can also massage your temples for about 2 mins three times daily. ...Read more
Is it ok for a pregnant woman to take Aspirins or Paracetamol? She's having headaches and she's now on her 3rd trimester.
I'm 30 weeks pregnant and had a show back pains headaches rundown pressure and swollen its my 4th baby and had my 3rd at 32 weeks am I close to labour?
No contractions?: Without any discernible contractions then no.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am 32 weeks pregnant today and for the last 4 days I been having headaches all they I went to ER and my blood pressure was good what can it be?
Call your OB now: Your OB should be taking care of this, your OB may need to refer you to a neurologist, not normal. ...Read more
I am 32 weeks pregnant I noticed sudden swelling in my face, have had a headache for the past few days, im very dizzy, blurred vision. My BP now 177/87?
This cannot wait: Symptoms of headache and dizziness accompanied by rising blood pressure and swelling can be associated with preeclampsia. That can be a problem for the pregnant woman and her baby, especially if preterm. Calling an OB doctor is what is recommended even at night, especially if the local nursery cannot provide care for a premature baby in case delivery is needed. If alone or cannot reach OB call 911. ...Read more
32 weeks pregnat and have a really bad sinus headache runny nose and right ear pain my body feels weak should I go to er?
I am 23 weeks pregnant and have been dealing with a headache that won't go away. It's been 4 days now. Its not from dehydration. What's wrong With me?
I have a headache and it won't go away I have tried resting and taking lots of water im 14 w pregnant is it safe to take cocodamol?
I'm pregnant and I have had a headache for 3no. Now won't go away. Also I have a rash on my chest that gets worsts after a shower.?
See derm: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have a persistent headache that won't go away with the use of tylenol (acetaminophen) and im 37 weeks and 5 days pregnant what could cause this?
I'm 34+6 days pregnant, having stomach tightening every 20 minutes, stomach pain, headache that won't go away and lower back pain.?
Please sign off of the internet and contact your
OB urgently. ...Read more
They may not: If they are not going away or if they are new onset migraines (meaning u did not have them before preg) your OB should refer u to a neurolgist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
13 weeks pregnant I have a headache that will not go away since last night, what should I do? Is this normal?
Hi I was wondering if I should go to the hospital I've had a headache for 4 days in a row now and I can't get it to go away im also 11 weeks pregnant?
Consult doctor/OBG: You have enough issues going on with being pregnant, to add headaches to the mix. A change in hormonal balance because of pregnancy can also create changes in how you react to stimuli, including magnifying the headache pain. I would call my doctor or obg and ask their advice. ...Read more
28 weeks pregnante, I've been having a headache for two days and it doesn't go away, why? What should I do?
Contact Dr.: Since you are pregnant concern is about pre eclampsia. Contact your OB to have an evaluation. ...Read more
39 weeks pregnant and have a head ache in the right side of my head won't go away have had it for 3 days?
32 weeks pregnant breasts not growing, they do feel tender. Does it means I won't be able to breastfeed my baby?
No: It is not the size of your breasts but the suck of the baby on your nipples that will produce the milk. Get advice from the breast feeding support team. Drink plenty of fluids. All the best and congratulations. ...Read more
32 weeks pregnant. Since yesterday having menstrual cramps that comes and go, lower backache, nausea and headache. Baby is moving normal. What could be?
I'm 32 weeks pregnant & in a week I have to go and have an antenatal testing done once a week till the end of my pregnancy. What is antenatal testing?
Antenatal Testing: During the third trimester, you have frequent visits to your OB to monitor your vitals including weight and bp, fetal heart sounds and pelvic exam to assess the cervix length etc. If you don't have high BP or any other problem with this pregnancy then that's pretty much what's done till 38 weeks. From 38-40 weeks you go every week for monitoring. ...Read more
Going on 32 weeks pregnant and having pains really low in front and in my back back and forth. Pains aren't extreme. What does it mean?
A few possibilities: You may feel a variety of symptoms related to the baby/just being pregnant. One might be stretching of ligaments that support the uterus; baby movements may be uncomfortable; alternatively, you may be having uterine cramping. This must be differentiated from pre-term labor. Even if your pain isn't extreme, it seems to be happening frequently enough that you should be examined by your ob. Call them. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more