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Breathing Bleach While Pregnant
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
Hormones and size: The hormones of pregnancy as well as the growing uterus can make you feel short of breath. The breaths you take are more shallow and more frequent so it feels like you are short of breath. In fact, you are getting enough air. Even a very fit woman will feel short of breath after climbing up stairs. If you really are breathing fast and not getting enough air while resting, that is not normal. ...Read more
No: Use a pregnancy test which are very accurate if you follow the directions. ...Read more
Do not think so: I have not heard of this association. ...Read more
No: It is not advised to apply anything to your hair or skin that can be absorbed into your body. Most hairdressers will disagree with this. So be careful who gives you advice. ...Read more
Need more info.: Are you short of breath? Coughing? Any fevers? Being that you're pregnant, certain diagnostic tests and medications would be prohibited. Your best bet, all things considered, would be a good local examination of the lungs to see if any treatment would be necessary or if watchful waiting would be more prudent. ...Read more
Interesting: More info needed. Do you feel as if you have a cold, or is there a cool/ cold sensation? ...Read more
True: Pregnancy brings on many changes that affect breathing: the extra weight and a big uterus pushing up against the diaphragm, are two factors normal for all moms. However, maternal asthma during pregnancy is less predictable; equally 1/3 get worse, better, or, sure enough, stay the same. Thankfully, asthma almost always eases up around the time of delivery (perhaps due to excess hormones). ...Read more
NO!!!!!!: It is never ok to drink bleach. ...Read more
No: No. I don't know where this stuff comes from. Toothpaste, bleach, green tea, Lysol, etc etc. Do not make accurate pregnancy tests. The only accurate test is a commercial pregnancy test. ...Read more
Get one from drug:
Store. Your home made test is not reliable. Please get a kit from a drug store. Do the test if you missed your period by 4-7 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I am not sure if I am pregnant or getting fat. However, I've recently been Having a hard time breathing and getting tired easily.
Doctor can evaluate: "Hard time breathing" means one needs to see a doctor because it can be many things, such as an allergic reaction, a heart problem, pneumonia, etc... Trouble breathing can also be due to asthma-type symptoms if the person is prone to getting such problems with any cold, flu, allergy, or strep throat symptoms. If one is worried about sudden or severe trouble breathing, 911 and the ER can help. ...Read more
I did the bleach pregnancy test out of curiosity to see if it's accurate and it only fizzed the whole time so what does that mean?
Use a real test: It means you need to buy a real pregnancy test. ...Read more
I took two pregnancy tests both said negative and I did the bleach test twice first one didn't fizz second one did could I be pregnant?
Impossible to answer:
Unfortunately you did not give us any sexual, menstrual, or ovulatory history. I do not know if you tested too soon for a valid test to have occurred.
There is no truth to the myth of a bleach test. That is not, in any way, a valid way to test or predict pregnancy. It is a false myth. ...Read more
Pregnancy: Hi dear you are in first trimester so lesser or no medicine the better, is it breting difficulty thru nose or thru lungs, if thru nose then just saline nasal wash, nasalchrome nose spray over the counter safe, but if breathing thru lung then must use asthma inhaler like albuterol prescribed by an m.D and see pulmonologist on regular basi. ...Read more
Follow the: Instructions on the package insert and do not try to modify the method. ...Read more
Melasma: It may or may not be safe but I would recommend you not use it until after pregnancy. Many women get increased pigmentation on their face in pregnancy called Melasma or the "mask of pregnancy". Many times this will fade after pregnancy. If it does not, then I would seek treatment from a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Depends: Many women will have a gradual elevation of the diaphragm due to the enlarging baby during the late 2nd and 3rd trimester. They may need more effort to take a deep breathe. Some may need to sleep with more pillows. If one has sudden shortness of breathe they should consult their md asap. ...Read more
How accurate are homemade pregnancy tests such as bleach, pinsol, and toothpaste pregnancy tests?
Not at all: There is no accuracy in theses tests. ...Read more