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36 weeks pregnant & having diarrhea should I be worried?

36 weeks pregnant & having diarrhea should I be worried?

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

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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I'm 36 weeks pregnant and having diarrhea ?

Your question ??: I suppose you want to know a safe way to deal with it. You can slow diarrhea naturally by consuming apples, applesauce &bananas.The otc loperamide (imodium) is safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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36 weeks pregnant diarrhea for 3 days should I go to er?

36 weeks pregnant diarrhea for 3 days should I go to er?

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

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36 weeks pregnant nauseous and diarrhea baby very active. Am i in labor?

36 weeks pregnant nauseous and diarrhea baby very active. Am i in labor?

Doubt it: Labor at any gestational age is always associated with regular painful contractions, there are no symptoms that correlate with labor - i wouldn't worry about it, but ask your doc next time you see him/her. ...Read more

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Im 36 weeks pregnant I've been having diarrhea, nausea, and im guessing braxton hicks. No mucous plug since 30 weeks and dilated to 3cm. ?

Im 36 weeks pregnant I've been having diarrhea, nausea, and im guessing braxton hicks. No mucous plug since 30 weeks and dilated to 3cm. ?

Pl call your Doctor: If you are 36 weeks pregnant and already 3cm dilated, this diarrhoea may cause you to get dehydrated and cause contractions. The baby is not full term , please call your doctor to see if you need to be hospitalised get hydrated with IV fluids and be checked to make sure you are not dilating more . Meanwhile start hydrating yourself with fluids. ...Read more

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Loose stools for 3 days 36 weeks pregnant 3 CM stomach cramps

Loose stools for 3 days 36 weeks pregnant    3 CM stomach cramps

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

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Im 36 weeks preganant and I have diarrhea and vomit is this ok?

Im 36 weeks preganant and I have diarrhea and vomit is this ok?

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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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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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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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

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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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36 weeks and 6 days pregnant. Left side pain and bad diarrhea. Is this normal?

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

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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. ?

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

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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?

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

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Vomiting and diarrhea at 36 weeks pregnant?

Vomiting and diarrhea at 36 weeks  pregnant?

May be labor related: Have you experienced these symptoms during your other 4 pregnancies? Often these can be a sign of beginning labor. However, check with your obstetrician who is best person to determine what is going on with your pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks and been feeling nauseated and diarrhea and nasty burps for 2 days... Is this normal?

I'm 36 weeks and been feeling nauseated and diarrhea and nasty burps for 2 days... Is this normal?

Contact doctor: Diarrhea is not normal. The nausea and burping could be acid reflux. Contact your OB and see what they would like you to do. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks having menstrual like cramps and nausea and diarrhea with light fetal movement what could this be ?

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

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more