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Am I Pregnant Or Just Fat
That's easy: Pregnancy is always a possibility in a woman in her fertile years. Simple urine pregnancy tests are available at stores everywhere, and are inexpensive (a woman can do the test after missing a regular period, or 3 weeks after sex). If pregnant, the woman needs to set up routine appointments with the doctor that will be providing her prenatal care. ...Read more
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
When: It may be safest to work on loss of fat/ weight after you deliver. ...Read more
I frequently exercise and I am thin. But, my timmy has the most fats compared to my other body parts. Whoch maked me look pregnant when I'm a guy?
Fat distribution has some gene input-men (some women) gut/bell-apples; women (some men) buttocks/hips-pears.
Alcohol? Called a beer belly for a reason.
Calories out more than in: weight loss; some areas more resistant.
Check your exercise routine, but crunches etc. Don't get rid of belly flab; they tighten and tone the muscles underneath.
Last, make sure not fluid in belly, e.G liver disease. ...Read more
Exercise: After pregnancy our metabolic rates (the amount of calories we burn in 24 hours) can change. Often women describe, including myself, that weight is harder to lose after pregnancy. Increased exercise definitely can help. Studies show that interval training exercise is the best for weight loss and fitness. There are on-line calculators that can tell you how many calories to have a day. Good luck. ...Read more
Geeze I wonder.: No time to take care of oneself as the baby becomes center of the universe. Eating junk or snacking when their isn't time to prepare and sit down to a wholesome meal. Scratching gym time and personal trainer off the schedule to focus fulltime on motherhood. Soothing frustration or baby blues with food. There are lots of possible reasons for weight gain. ...Read more
Normal: Discharge changes a lot in pregnancy, especially in last trimester. The discharge can become copious... Sometimes so much that you think you might have broke your water. It can be thick or thin, white or clear, mucousy. Bottom line, if you keep leaking make sure to go to l&d to make sure your water didn't break. Otherwise, know that abnormal amounts of discharge and different textures normal. ...Read more
Yes: It is most likely mucus from your cervix. If it is bloody or watery, you need to be seen by your doc. ...Read more
I'm 20weeks pregnant & dr told me I have thick placenta. What does that means baby is growing fine.?
Good question: "thick" placentae sre just now being carefully defined. The takehome message is that if your baby is growing normally, then that's all that counts. ...Read more
My husband's semen is not thick, and I trying to get pregnant. Can I still get pregnant even the semen is not thick.?
I wouldn't recommend it. You are going to get bigger around the waist. If you are condo earned about weight gain in pregnancy, then read about good nutrition. ACOG has a patient info page on it. Here's a link:
http://www. Acog. Org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq001.pdf? Dmc=1&ts=20140518T1319037715 ...Read more
Fat! Sadly I can't post pics but I'm prettty sure it got dropsy if not its pregnant but just in case its dropsy how do I cure it, what to do?
Fat vs pregnant vs: Dropsy is an old term for edema. Pregnant women can get edema from the pressure of fetus on lower extremity venous drainage. Obese folks often get edema for somewhat similar reasons and just plain venous insufficiency and other causes exist. The cause dictates the treatment. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: The healthiest way to lose weight is a healthy well balanced diet and regular exercise. Cut out all sodas and drink water instead. For snacks don't eat sugar filled cookies and such, instead opt for healthy snacks such as fruits, vegetables or even different kind of nuts which can also give you some energy. Get 7-8 hours of sleep at night which is important. Don't eat upto 2 hours before bedtime. ...Read more
Recommended: It is actually recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
It can be: There does exist a "normal" discharge of pregnancy, termed 'leukorrhea' it is usually white, creamy, and doesn't usually cause an odor or irritation of the vagina. If it seems abnormal, or causes irritation, or had a foul odor then your doctor can do an examination to check for other causes. ...Read more
Possible yeast?: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gyn. ...Read more
Depends: If no other symptoms (vaginal irritation, foul smell to discharged, pain with urination or sex) then would not be concerned. Early in pregnancy there is an increase in progesterone that causes the cervical and vaginal mucous to be a bit yellow/creamy and can be quite a bit more than normal. Panty liners can help. Hope this helps and congratulations on the pregnancy. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Not likely: Get a pregnancy test and use it to be certain. ...Read more
Repeat again: May be. However I will suggest you to repeat again to confirm. ...Read more
Stay physically: Active. You normally need to eat about 300 extra calories per day. If you are struggling, work with a nutritionist. ...Read more
TTC: Thanks for your question. Yes, signs of pregnancy can include a discharge, but a thick white discharge can be caused by many conditions. It is best to see a doctor for a pregnancy test if other signs of pregnancy. Please see my health guide on ttc (trying to conceive) https://www. Healthtap. Com/health_guide/55. ...Read more
I have much fat near my stomatch area this is there after my pregnancy how should I make my stomatch in?
Eat less; & exercise: To help the tummy look flatter, one can do exercises to build very strong abdominal muscles. It will take a lot of work, and will burn off calories. One must not eat more calories than he burns off, or he cannot lose weight. Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). ...Read more
28weeks+4 pregnant, thick discharge but not enough to soak through a panty liner; no odour. Is this ok?
Discuss: With your doctor and be examined. That is safest way to be sure. ...Read more
After my 2nd child was born have stayed a size 16, so I look pregnant again. How do I get rid of the fat?
No easy answer: Sorry but losing weight is really about diet and exercise, regardless of the cause. You do gain weight when pregnant from the baby, the amniotic fluid, water retention but also from a greater appetite. The basics should be effective but changing habits is always difficult whether getting back into shape or changing your eating patterns. It is about calories. Good luck, you can lose. ...Read more
On my pregnancy test there is a very thin horizontal blue line over a thick bold blue line. What does that mean?
Does getting more fat cells during pregnancy mean it is going to be harder to loose and maintain my goal weight?
Have a clear/thick discharge. Could it be I'm still ovulating? I ovulated the 16th. Or could it mean I'm pregnant?
Needs testing: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. Brown can simply indicate old blood. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. Check if you miss your period. ...Read more
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