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37 weeks pregnant. Fever for 3 days. Highest 101.8 lowest 100.9. Upper and lower abdominal pain and chills. What should I do?

37 weeks pregnant. Fever for 3 days. Highest 101.8 lowest 100.9. Upper and lower abdominal pain and chills. What should I do?

GO TO ER!: It may be nothing more than a uti, but it is as likely it is chorioamnionitis, an infection of the sac around the baby. This can be life threatening to both you and baby. This cannot wait. Get off computer and go to er now! ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Belly pain is also known as Abdominal pain. Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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My boy just rub his penis over my vagina but did not penetration. i had postinor1 .within 24h. im having a low lower abdominal pain.am i pergnant?

My boy just rub his penis over my vagina but did not penetration. i had postinor1  .within 24h. im having a low lower abdominal pain.am i pergnant?

Unlikely: Anytime you have unprotected sex, there is a risk of pregnancy. If you are concerned, do a home pregnancy test. If you do not wish to become pregnant at this time, use condoms for STD protection and a reliable birth control method as well. ...Read more

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Period came twice in one month. Took a test said not pregant. Lower abdominal pain. What can this be?

Period came twice in one month. Took a test said not pregant.  Lower abdominal pain.  What can this be?

Gynecologic vs. g.i: I would recommend you see a gynecologist first. Although gastrointestinal issues like ibs are in the differential. More likely this could be menstrual cramps, pevlic inflammatory disease or ovarian cyst which a gynecologist would be better at diagnosing. ...Read more

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Back and lower abdomen pain that radiates to my legs, indigestion, loose bowel movements, 37 weeks and 4 days pregnant. Sign of labor?

Back and lower abdomen pain that radiates to my legs, indigestion, loose bowel movements, 37 weeks and 4 days pregnant. Sign of labor?

Rhythmic or not?: If the pains are rhythmic and can be timed at regular intervals of increasingly shortened intervals then labor is on the way. If not it is just the pressure of the pregnancy on the internal structures. ...Read more

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Is my mucus plug passingly? I am 30 weeks pregnant experiencing mild cramp and lower abdomen pain. This is baby number 4.

Is my mucus plug passingly? I am 30 weeks pregnant experiencing mild cramp and lower abdomen pain. This is baby number 4.

Pregnancy: Mucus plug passing is heralded by passage of large amount of thick snot like mucous. That can happen hours to weeks before delivery. Not usually associated with cramps and pain. Sounds more like you may have a UTI or labor pains. Best to check with your OB. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more