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34 weeks pregnant hands swollen?

34 weeks pregnant hands swollen?

Common: Very common, unless you have problems with high blood pressure it is likley not anything dangerous to you or the baby. ...Read more

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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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5 negative pregnant test & 34 days late could i be pregnant?

5 negative pregnant test & 34 days late could i be pregnant?

Stop Testing: There are at least a dozen other reasons for a missed period. You are not pregnant. If your cycle does not start this second month then you will need to go see the gynecologist to figure out why you have stopped ovulating. ...Read more

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Period 3 weeks late, negative test at 1 week, should I test again?

Period 3 weeks late, negative test at 1 week, should I test again?

Periods late: If you have intercourse in the last three weeks you could be pregnant but that is not a certainty. Wait a few more weeks (unless you feel unwell) and check again. If still negative relax. ...Read more

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If the doctor says im 6 weeks pregnant then im I 4 weeks pregnant?

If the doctor says im 6 weeks pregnant then im I 4 weeks pregnant?

From LMP: Duration of pregnancy is counted from the first day of the last menstrual period. Even though conception occurs about two weeks later. Implantation takes an other ten days or so. There is no use in getting caught up with this. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about gestational diabetes and starting testing at 34 weeks pregnant?

Can you tell me about gestational diabetes and starting testing at 34 weeks pregnant?

Gestational Diabetes: The American Diabetes Association recommends that all women who are not already diagnosed with diabetes be tested for gestational diabetes between the 24th and 28th weeks of pregnancy using the oral glucose tolerance test. ...Read more

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Should I trust a urine pregnancy test taken 10 weeks after sex?

Should I trust a urine pregnancy test taken 10 weeks after sex?

Yes: This would be more than enough time for a pregnancy test to detect if you were pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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4 wk pregnant at 3 days of pink spotting. Hcg was 59 at 3 weeks 6 days. Doc thinks implantation. Numbers ok? Worried about miscarriage.

4 wk pregnant at 3 days of pink spotting. Hcg was 59 at 3 weeks 6 days. Doc thinks implantation. Numbers ok? Worried about miscarriage.

Need serial betaHCG: Your blood betaHCG of 59 seems a bit low and your concerns are understandable. But if your HCG levels are repeated about every 2 days and they continue to double accordingly, you and your obstetrician can have a better idea of the progress of your pregnancy until a pelvic sonogram can be indicated. ...Read more

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8 weeks pregnant & on prometrium (micronized progesterone) due to vaginal bleeding at 4 weeks. Heartbeat at 6 weeks, another ultrasound scheduled next week. Miscarriage risk?

8 weeks pregnant & on prometrium (micronized progesterone) due to vaginal bleeding at 4 weeks. Heartbeat at 6 weeks, another ultrasound scheduled next week. Miscarriage risk?

Slightly above norm: Bleeding during pregnancy does put you at slightly increased risk. Know, however, that 25% of women experience 1st trimester bleeding and the majority of those go on to have successful term pregnancies. Only time will tell. Best wishes and good luck with this pregnancy. ...Read more

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Missed period , brown discharge , loss apetite , negative pregnancy test . Would currently be 4 weeks pregnant, please help !

Missed period , brown discharge , loss apetite , negative pregnancy test . Would currently  be 4 weeks pregnant, please help !

Late period: It's hard to say why it happens, but sometimes we are just late for our period. Even if it's never happened to you before, it could be happening now. Things like medications, stress, travel, changes in your weight, can all cause a late period. If your pregnancy test is negative, repeat it once per week until you get your period, to be safe. If no period for a whole month, i would see your gyn doc. ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant. Amniotic fluid index, AFI=26.4. Concern? Will my baby be safe inside?

34 weeks pregnant. Amniotic fluid index, AFI=26.4. Concern? Will my baby be safe inside?

Close monitoring: The fluid levels around the baby fluctuate during pregnancy. If the fluids continue to increase and you have other medical conditions such as diabetes, your OB/GYN may choose to perform procedures to reduce the fluid as needed. Fluid level of 26 is just above the normal cusp of normal (25) and a repeat ultrasound will help. ...Read more

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I am 34 weeks pregnant it safe to take mucinex-d .?

I am 34 weeks pregnant it safe to take mucinex-d .?

No: The collaborative perinatal project reported 197 first-trimester exposures to guaifenesin. Fourteen malformations were reported for a relative risk not significantly different from 1.0. In a review of 229, 101 deliveries to michigan medicaid patients, 141 first-trimester exposures to Guaifenesin and 349 exposures anytime during pregnancy were recorded. A total of 9 birth defects were reported with. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex 3 weeks before expected period, 2-3 days after period ended, about 6 days before ovulation. Should I be worried about pregnancy?

Had unprotected sex 3 weeks before expected period, 2-3 days after period ended, about 6 days before ovulation. Should I be worried about pregnancy?

Not if you're...: Not if you're trying to get pregnant. Otherwise, yes. A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant. ...Read more

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Light vaginal bleeding 14 weeks pregnant, second pregnancy. Should i be concerned if i had placenta prévia last pregnancy?

Light vaginal bleeding 14 weeks pregnant, second pregnancy. Should i be concerned if i had placenta prévia last pregnancy?

Maybe: Spotting early in pregnancy can be normal. But you had previa with your previous pregancy which can cause bleeding. Some other causes get checked. ...Read more

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18 DPO , 4 days late (period) , and negative home pregnancy test. What's going on?

18 DPO , 4 days late (period) , and negative home pregnancy test. What's going on?

Hormonal imbalance: You may wish to repeat the test in 4-5 days, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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If not getting my period and mutliple home pregnancy tests saying I am not pregnant, at want point should I see a doctor (e.G., 1 week late, 2 wks, )?

If not getting my period and mutliple home pregnancy tests saying I am not pregnant, at want point should I see a doctor (e.G., 1 week late, 2 wks, )?

Missed period: I have always advised patients to be patient! usually, i would wait up to three months after a missed period to have an evaluation as there are many reasons for missing periods other than pregnancy. If pregnancy does not occur and there is no period after 2-3 months, then your doctor will probably want to do a thorough investigation as to why your periods are not coming. ...Read more

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4 weeks pregnant what should hCG be?

4 weeks pregnant what should hCG be?

Unanswerable: This varies widely from patient to patient. I would want to know what prompts this question? If you have a value for a recent blood test then that may be a better way to ask the question. ...Read more

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Peeing blood at 34 weeks pregnant what is it?

Peeing blood at 34 weeks pregnant what is it?

Not normal: You need to be seen to make sure the blood is in your urine and not coming from the vagina right away. It may be something simple like a bladder infection but pregnancy complications need to be excluded. ...Read more