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38 Weeks Pregnant Headache And Nausea
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
Not relevant: When we are checking blood counts during pregnancy, assuming that the basic counts related to hemoglobin, hematocrit and platelets are normal for pregnancy, then we really do not spend too much time looking at these individual parameters related to red blood cells. If there is a more specific problem being asked, please ask! ...Read more
Would a D&C be performed if a mother is miscarrying at 37/38 weeks pregnancy? And if so, how soon before the patient is discharged?
At that point, the pregnancy is full term and will be "stillborn." A sad situation and I feel for her.
She will likely have her labor induced and deliver vaginally if possible. The length of stay in the hospital will be similar to one for a regular birth. This assumes the mother doesn't have a complication such as an infection. ...Read more
Clear water drops and one time small fresh blood spot period like cramping is it labor or something else at 38 weeks pregnancy?
Obgyn evaluation: You will need to contact your Obgyn to arrange an evaluation. Since you are near term you will need to make sure you did not break your water. You could just be dilating and passing your mucous plug. An evaluation will be needed to determine what is going on. ...Read more
Am in my 38 weeks pregnancy and 4 days. My blood pressure was in the noon 149/68 and heart rate 114 is it nessicary to go to hospital and be paranoid.
I am almost 38 weeks pregnant and not feeling myself at all. Very nauseous and headaches, I am a little ove 3cm and 50% and -2 this is my 3rd child I jsut don't remember feeling like this in the end is this normal?
This is something that should be reported to your doctor right away. You could be dealing with preeclampsia, which is defined as high blood pressure and excess protein in the urine after 20 weeks of pregnancy in a woman who previously had normal blood pressure.
Nausea and headaches are both symptoms of this condition. This is a very serious issue and you need to be evaluated immediately if you have not done so already.
I hope you and baby are well.
All the best. ...Read more
I'm 38 weeks pregnant & everytime I lie down I get a bad headache, this just started today! What could this be?
Call your doctor: Sudden onset "Bad" Headaches when you are 38 weeks are no good. Call your Obstetrician or go to labor and delivery to be evaluated. ...Read more
Hi I'm 38 weeks and 3days pregnant to be exact, through out my 2nd and 3rd trimester I've had bad nausea this week is really bad, why?
Reflux: The further along you in your pregnancy the higher likelihood of reflux which can lead to nausea. As the baby grows, it pushes on the diaphragm which can reduce the stomach size and can the symptoms you describe. Eat smaller meals more frequently to alleviate some of your symptoms. Try Tums (calcium carbonate) as well. Feel better. ...Read more
I'm 38 weeks pregnant. I've started having nausea and dizziness, is this common? And what's causing it?
Pregnancy: I will defer to your obgyn.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm 38 weeks and 3 days pregnant. I'm experiencing nausea and loss of appetite. I'm eating because I know I have to. Should I call my dr?
Schedule check up: If you are nauseated the continuing to eat is probably not going to help. Schedule a follow up appointment to make sure everything is normal with your blood pressure. If so your doctor can give you some nausea medication to get you through the very short amount of time left being pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok for a pregnant woman to take Aspirins or Paracetamol? She's having headaches and she's now on her 3rd trimester.
I'm 38 weeks 4 daus pregnant with constant cramping nausea and severe back pain? Is this a sign of labor?
Get checked: At this stage of pregnancy these symptoms could be sign of labor or a worrisome problem like fetal distress due to any reason like dehydration or cord around baby's neck or early separation of placenta. It is best to see your OB doc and get checked to make sure baby is okay. ...Read more
Could be...: If the back cramps become regular and progressively stronger, these symptoms would be compatible with labor. Start timing, lay back and relax in between. If the pain is continuous and not intermittent like early labor, then you need more urgent evaluation as this would not be normal at this point and could point to a problem. ...Read more
38 weeks pregnant and am having a horrible headache came on rather quickly to. Wondering if I should go to ER or just take a tylenol (acetaminophen) and lay down?
See your doctor now: If your symptoms have been worsening like this, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more
IM 38 weeks and 5 days pregnant. I'm having sharp continuous pain in my stomach, nausea, and light headed! Is it something to worry about?
Yes: You need to see a doctor ASAP especially when you may be delivering a baby any minute now. ...Read more
I'm 38 weeks pregnant and I'm having severe pain in my pelvis. I've also had a headache all day. At last weeks exam I was 2 cm dilated. Should I call?
Call and inform your OB about your symptoms NOW not later.
The HA can be an early symptom of a problem ...Read more
I have terrible acid reflux causing nausea and vomitting and I'm 38 weeks pregnant I have tried milk, Zantac, (ranitidine) thumbs and nothing helps. Normal?
Normal: At 38 weeks the baby is pushing on all the internal organs, especially the stomach and it's contents. Try eating much smaller meals and stay upright for at least an hour after eating. Hard but worth it. Tetralac, and antacid, has seemed to help my pregnant patients more than others and is safe to take. Elevated the head of the bed, it may also help. Congratulations and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 38 weeks pregnant and am getting hot flushes, nausea, dizziness and hands shaking, feeling like im going to faint. What could this be?
You are sick see MD:
You are 38 weeks pregnant and with these symptoms you should not be asking questions on this site
you should consult your doctor asap. ...Read more
Is there a possibility of me being pregnant? My boyfriend and I have been having sexy since June 29th and the last time we did anything was August 1st. The last time he incidentally came in me. For four days now I have had lower back pain headaches nausea
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more