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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

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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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37 weeks pregnant very watery discharge lower back pain and abdominal pain for a week have to change underwear due to the watery discharge ?

37 weeks pregnant very watery discharge lower back pain and abdominal pain for a week have to change underwear due to the watery discharge ?

Immediate evaluation: See your doctor immediately. If you have ruptured your membranes you need to seek immediate medical attention as infection can track upwards to affect the baby and yourself. You would be evaluated for other things as well that can adversely affect you or the baby ...Read more

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Im 37 weeks pregnant and having bad abdominal pain and pain in my bottom what does this mean?

Im 37 weeks pregnant and having bad abdominal pain and pain in my bottom what does this mean?

You need evaluation: Please present to the nearest ER for evaluation. There are many things that can cause your symptoms and some are potentially dangerous for you, your baby, or both. ...Read more

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Im 6 weeks pregnant having lower abdominal pain. What could this mean?

Im 6 weeks pregnant having lower abdominal pain. What could this mean?

Anything: Insufficient info to answer. If it continues you need to consult an ob-gyn, which you need to do anyway for a healthy pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am 21 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing a lower abdominal pain on my right side. It does not last long but it feels like stabs! is this normal?

I am 21 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing a lower abdominal pain on my right side. It  does not last long but it feels like stabs! is this normal?

Round ligament pain?: Possibilities for your pain: round ligament stretching of the enlarging uterus (common, benign, should go away with tylenol and rest), appendicitis (uncommon but serious requiring surgery as an emergency, associated with poor appetite and malaise), ovarian cyst torsion/rupture (uncommon but quite painful and potentially needing surgery), musculoskeletal strain (common, no big deal, improves rest). ...Read more

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21 weeks pregnant keep having lower abdominal pain that doesn't seem to go away. Should i be concerned? Whitish, clear discharge.

21 weeks pregnant keep having lower abdominal pain that doesn't seem to go away. Should i be concerned? Whitish, clear discharge.

yes not normal: Call your OB for evaluation, depends where the pain is and does it come and go or is it constant, either way u need evaluation. ...Read more

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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


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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


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