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Breastbone Soreness During Pregnancy
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors. The also do become more prominent during pregnancy. ...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
Yes: Sure, it's quite possible. It's a painful process and you could easily strain a muscle in your chest wall. ...Read more
Not Common: No it is not common and i suggest you get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Is it true that your rib cage can actually expand during pregnancy permanently causing me to have wider measurements under my chest?
I feel tightness and burning sensation in my chest during 8 wks of pregnancy is it Normal or something serious?
During the first week or two of pregnancy, is the cervix tender(would i experience the same symptoms and sighns of ovulating) or no?
Is it normal to have chest pains, in the middle of your chest during pregnancy? Mine occur every time i eat.
What medicine is safe to take during pregnancy for extreme headache, bad.Cough, and chest congestion?
Is it normal to get headaches during early pregnancy in your neck and back of head with slight sensitivity to light? Chin touches chest fine. Tension?
Yes: Your body will immediately begin experiencing physical changes. Those that you describe are common ones. ...Read more
No: In first and 2nd trimester no medicine is safe better not even in 3rd trimester. ...Read more
How common petechiae during 38 weeks of pregnancy? Most prominent on my chest and lower legs with a few on arms. Bp is 119/73
Thrmbocytopenia: A low platelet count during pregnancy can be detected during routine screening, while gestational thrombocytopenia, or low blood platelets during pregnancy, occurs in about 7-8% of all pregnant women and usually resolves after pregnancy. HELLP syndrome is associated with low platelets and other symptoms such as hypertension, and is far more concerning. ...Read more
Hi! I am 9 DPO. Besides my sensitive nipples and sense of smell, my cervix is also tender during sex and I have more CM. Is this a pregnancy sign?
5 weeks after giving birth. Have itchy neck, chest and arms. Had hypothyrodism during pregnancy and still taking thyroid medication. Could it be that?
Itchy chest : it could be a new cream that you may be using or a new detergent that you are using that is on the baby's clothes that you get exposed to when holding the child. Did you change your soap or any new cosmetics? These are just the few things I think about. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Cervix tender during sex and not during sex. Missed period and had possible implantation spotting brownish. And pregnancy symptoms for few weeks now?
Do a pg test!: Check a pg test to be sure, anytime your period is abnormal, in length, symptoms, or timing. Repeat in a week and if negative, and you miss another period, see your doc to find out why. Follow the instructions on the kit, and be sure it has not expired, too. Also, infections can occur, if you are at risk of pregnancy. So get checked for those if your pg test is negative. Practice safe sex! ...Read more
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