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Are Nosebleeds Common During Pregnancy
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
They can be: A true toothache during pregnancy is likely due to a tooth problem prior to pregnancy. When pregnant, you are definitely more prone to gum disease which can present as toothaches. If you notice more bleeding of your gums when brushing and flossing, you may have pregnancy gingivitis and should see your dentist for treatment. Studies are showing low birth weight babies due to gum disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pretty common.: If you have headaches when non-pregnant, expect them to come more frequently during pregnancy. Estrogen effects dilate your brain vessels and account for the lowered threshold for migraines and common headaches in pregnancy and postpartum. Tylenol (acetaminophen) (1 gm) with Reglan (10 mg) is a great way to pharmaceutically treat headache in pregnancy - consult with a neurologist for migraines. ...Read more
Childbirth: 1. Preterm Labor/ Premature delivery 2. Prolonged labor/ Failure to Progress (may necessitate c-section) 3. Abnormal Presentation - breech, transverse lie… 4. Umbilical cord prolapse 5. Umbilical cord compression 6. Post-partum bleeding 7. Shoulder dystocia 8. Cephalohematoma - Several of these conditions can lead to or be causes of other issues. ...Read more
Breast discharge: In early stages of pregnancy, some women notice clear discharge & in later stages it becomes milky. Also discharge can be seen following vigorous physical activity such as jogging. Other causes might be fibrocystic breast disease, galactorrhea (some causes are hormones or medications), infection, mammary duct ectasia in older women, breast tumor. Your ob/gyn can explain more details. ...Read more
If you are prone: To have cold sores they can be more often when you are pregnant since your immune system is lower normally when you are pregnant, u can take Valtrex (valacyclovir) everyday even while pregnant to prevent them if you are getting them all teheime or Valtrex (valacyclovir) when you get one to make it clear up faster. ...Read more
Varies: Spotting from the uterus is usually from the placenta, but often this resolves on its own. In some cases it can be a precursor to miscarriage, or a sign that a miscarriage is in process. Infection of the cervix such as chlamydia or gonnoreah can also causes spotting. Its a good idea to see your doctor if you have spotting, who can figure out what is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not ovulating: At age 12 almost all girls are still early in establishing their menstrual cycle, and they are usually not ovulating consistently. While this is happening, and it can go on several years, her periods will be irregular. At age 12 this is not unusual and is rarely a cause for worry. ...Read more
Very common: Many women have miscarriages without even being aware that they are/were pregnant. Often they might experience a heavier than normal period, or their period might be delayed by a few days or 1-2 weeks. Please remember to use barrier protection to prevent unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the causes behind some women having monthly, period-like bleeding throughout their pregnancies?
Pregnancy Bleeding: It is common to experience "implantation bleeding" t he time of your first "missed period." thereafter, any vaginal bleeding is considered abnormal: http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/pregnancy_bleeding/article_em.Htm. So, if this isn't inside of week 4, consult your obstetrician as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Headache is not uncommon premenstrual symptom. However, don't presume that is the underlying cause, especially if there is a new pattern or increased severity or some change in the types of headaches, or the nature of the headache. It is as important to tell your primary care doc as it is your gynecologist about headaches. And every female should have both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Blood clots are more common in pregnancy and post-partum, especially if you need to be at bedrest, on a long plane flight, or are obese. Watch out for signs or tenderness, swelling, or redness that is worse in 1 leg than the other, and report changes to your doctor right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break in the blood vessel. ...Read more
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