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36 Weeks Pregnant Diarrhea
Fever?: If you have a fever you should. If you are unable to keep up with the loss of water, you should. Diarrhea or loose stool can be common in pregnancy for a variety of reasons. So long as you can stay up with hydration and no fever you can stay home. Urine should be clear, not dark yellow, that's a simple way to tell if adequately hydrated. Feel better soon! ...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
Usually not: Being 36 weeks pregnant and having diarrhea is usually not a problem. If the diarrhea is only a couple of times a day and you otherwise feel well. If a pregnant woman is having diarrhea many times a day, feels ill or has a fever, and can't keep enough fluids in her she should call her doctor. ...Read more
Obgyn evaluation: Since you know you are 3 cm that tells me that you have been evaluated by a doctor recently. If your cramps progress to contractions then you should be evaluated again for preterm labor. Stay well hydrated while dealing with the loose stools. If you think you are in labor go to labor and delivery. ...Read more
Call your OB now: Please call your OB all problems like this esp at this point should be directed to your OB could be from variety of reasons that your OB should know about and treat. ...Read more
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•PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Aclovate cream during pregnancy. It is unknown if Aclovate cream is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Aclovate cream, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. ...Read more
Only if needed: Lidocaine has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda. Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. It is widely used for procedures during pregnancy but it does cross the placemta and enter the fetal bloodstream. Lidocaine should only be given during pregnancy when needed. Small amounts are probably ok. Ask your OB doc. ...Read more
I'm 36 weeks pregnancy can I use icy hot pain relieving cream on my lower back and under my stomach?
Try the following:
1-BioFreze liniment (OTC) - used 3-4 times/day
2- an athletic sock filled with tennis balls to lower back and abdomen
3-localheat (pad) on Medium 10 min on/10 minutes off. ...Read more
The pain and: Diarrhea need to be evaluated. Any water and electrolyte imbalance during pregnancy will put both the infant and the mother at high risk for complication. The systemic complication of the cause of the diarrhea is also important whether it is due to bacteria, virus or parasites. You need to be evaluated by your doc as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
I lost my mucus plug this morning along with some diarrhea. I am 36 weeks and 4 days and I would like to know if this is labor signs.?
Yes: This occurs when the cervix starts to soften and widen. You should notify your OB. You could, however, still be days to weeks away from delivery Congratulations. ...Read more
I am almost 36 weeks pregnant and suddendly felt nauseous when I went to bed I got up n vomitted I also had diarrhea. What caused this?
Gastroenteritis: Probably viral, but hard to know without a full history, physical exam and some labs. Call your obstetrician and let them know what is going on. ...Read more
I'm 36 weeks and been feeling nauseated and diarrhea and nasty burps for 2 days... Is this normal?
I had diarrhea and had a gush of liquid come out of my vagina, did my water break? I'm 36 weeks pregnant.
Potentially: If you are still on line...Seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more
I'm 36 weeks having menstrual like cramps and nausea and diarrhea with light fetal movement what could this be?
Contractions: It sounds like you are having some contractions. This is expected at 36 weeks. If they are mild and irregular then this is called Braxton Hicks or false labor contractions. I am not sure what you mean by light fetal movement. If you mean decreased or absent fetal movement then you need to be seen in labor and delivery urgently. ...Read more
I have diarrhea at 36 weeks pregnant? I feel generally healthy except fatigue. Almost all my pregnancy I have been constipated. Should I be concerned
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more