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36.5 weeks pregnant feet swollen to the point it hurts to walk. Stomach cramps. Im dialated to a 2 50% effaced. Dizzy and nautious. What to do. Help?

36.5 weeks pregnant feet swollen to the point it hurts to walk. Stomach cramps. Im dialated to a 2 50% effaced. Dizzy and nautious. What to do. Help?

PLEASE CALL YOUR OB : U need to be evaluated with sxs of nausea and dizzyness to make sure your BP is not , elevated, if sxs persist you may need to be induced early, can do elective induction at 39 weeks esp with a ripe cervix , u could go into labor before then. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Swollen feet during pregnancy at 36 weeks.I place my feet up but one foot stays swollen.Is this a normal issue.At my check I had normal bp?

Swollen feet during pregnancy at 36 weeks.I place my feet up but one foot stays swollen.Is this a normal issue.At my check I had normal bp?

Yes: Try lying on your left side to allow the baby to not rest on the inferior vena cava (blood vessel) that returns blood from your lower legs back to your heart. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks pregnancy can I use icy hot pain relieving cream on my lower back and under my stomach?

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

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Is it safe to use lidocaine jelly during my 36 weeks pregnancy?

Is it safe to use lidocaine jelly during my 36 weeks pregnancy?

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

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Is anovate cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

Is anovate  cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

Unknown: Here is the information available: •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

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36 weeks pregnancy with noisy stomach.Why?

36 weeks pregnancy with noisy stomach.Why?

Slowed bowels: Pregnancy is associate with decreased 'transit time' through the bowels, from the stomach all the way through the colon. Audible gas noise can be a sign of this normal problem in pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Bluman
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Foot Swelling (Definition)

Foot swelling is a clinical finding in which a person's foot becomes enlarged ...Read more


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Pedal edema is fluid collection or ...Read more