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What symptoms are common during ovulation?

What symptoms  are common during ovulation?

Pelvic discomfort: During ovualtion you might experience lower pelvic discomfort during the time you ovulate. Not all women can tell they are ovulating and do not always have any pain or discomfort. You will see an increase in vaginal secretions that are thin and can be stringy. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Are toothaches during pregnancy normal?

Are toothaches during pregnancy normal?

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 more

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Is bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Is  bleeding during early pregnancy common?

Common but...: While common to have some spotting, it could signal a more serious issue. Be sure to schedule prenatal care right away. ...Read more

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How common are cord accidents during pregnancy?

How common are cord accidents during pregnancy?

Cord accidents: About 1 out of 200 pregnancies end in stillbirth. Of the stillbirths recorded with possible causes 2-4% of those are from cord accidents. So out of every 10,000 pregnancies you will have about 2-3 cord accidents (2-4% of 50 stillbirths in 10,000 births). ...Read more

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How common are headaches in pregnancy?

How common are headaches in pregnancy?

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

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Are vaginal infections common in pregnancy?

Are vaginal infections common in pregnancy?

Yeast infections: Yeast infections may occur more often when pregnant. ...Read more

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Are yeast infections common during pregnacy?

Are yeast infections common during pregnacy?

Yes: Pregnancy actually increases a woman's risk for yeast infections. This is thought to be due to increased levels of the hormone estrogen. ...Read more

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What are common complications that can occur during childbirth?

What are common complications that can occur during childbirth?

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

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What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

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

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Are cold sores common for pregnant women?

Are cold sores common for pregnant women?

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

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How common/what % spot during first trimester pregnancy? What are causes of spotting? 

How common/what % spot during first trimester pregnancy? What are causes of spotting? 

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 more

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Are you safe during breakthrough bleeding?

Are you safe during breakthrough bleeding?

For sex?: Use protection every time you have vaginal intercourse (regardless of if you are bleeding) if you wish to avoid pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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At 12, what are most common reasons for irregular periods?

At 12, what are most common reasons for irregular periods?

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

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What are some common pregnancy symptoms before a missed period?

What are some common pregnancy symptoms before a missed period?

Pregnancy: Feeling nauseous, tender swollen breasts feeling more tired than usual have food cravings slight bleeding or cramping mood swings feeling light headed constipation are the 8 signs that you maybe pregnant hope that this answers your question all the best ...Read more

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How common are missed miscarriages?

How common are missed miscarriages?

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 more

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Are miscarriages common after the first?

Are miscarriages common after the first?

Good news: Miscarriage, unfortunately, is very common. The risk of a second miscarriage is no higher than the risk of the first, good luck! ...Read more

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What are the causes behind some women having monthly, period-like bleeding throughout their pregnancies?

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 more

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Are headaches common before your menstrual period?

Are headaches common before your menstrual period?

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 more

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Are blood clots more common in pregnancy?

Are blood clots more common in pregnancy?

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 more

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Nosebleed (Definition)

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


Dr. Sonober Umair
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Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose = epistaxis = ...Read more