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Buttock And Thigh Bruising During Pregnancy
My thighs have a lot of little bruises on them & a big one that just came up this morning! Is this normal after pregnancy?
Bruises: It may not be normal and could indicate a bleeding disorder so please get examined soon ...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
I know sex doesn't change your body form only pregnancy, but can it be possible that sex can change your low body? Include: Thighs, Buttocks:
No: Having intercourse is not known to have any effect on your thighs, buttocks or other parts of your body form. Best wishes! ...Read more
Is it normal for breast to sometimes bruise during pregnancy? And the bruise lasts for 2 weeks or so?
Mostly yes: Breasts can get much enlarged and swollen which can make them more susceptible to bumps and bruising. Wear a good support bra, and take good care of them. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is it normal to have bruising on right side of belly during pregnancy (30wks 5 days, 2nd pregnancy)?
No: Did you fall or have any trauma? Keep an eye on it and mention to your ob on your next visit ...Read more
No: Unexplained bruising is not normal. You need check with your OB doctor. ...Read more
Unsure: Not really sure what you mean by a bruise on your uterus. Please clarify. ...Read more
Hi, salycilic acid 5% during pregnancy. I used it in thighs & legs as scrub, then discovered my pregnancy, one month fetus, is it safe, worried? Thnx
Yes: Systemic absorption of skin applying Meds should be minimum. Not enough to harm fetus ...Read more
Yes: It is normal for just about everything to be sore during the first and third trimesters. If you have muscle soreness, I suggest increasing the calcium and potassium in your diet (e.g. milk, bananas, orange juice with extra calcium) and the amount of water in your diet. You can also use massage and stretching exercises for sore muscles. This is likely to improve later but talk to your doctor. ...Read more
My skin on my right thigh and buttock feel sore, almost like a bruise, but there's no mark at all.
Are single petechiae spots (not clusters) worrisome? I have 3 tiny (1mm) pink ones - 1 on thigh, 1 on buttock, 1 on lower leg. No bruises
What you described is not worrisome, however it is worth watching, i.e, keep an eye on such lesions to see if more are developing. At your next visit to your doctor you should ask her/him to look at the lesions, if any are present at the time. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Are single petechia spots (not clusters) alarming? I have 3 tiny (1mm) pink ones - 1 on thigh, 1 on buttock, 1 on lower leg. Come and go. No bruising
Lesions: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Are single reccuring petechiae spots (not clusters) worrisome? I have tiny pink ones - 1 on thigh, 1 on buttock, 1 on lower leg, 2 on chest No bruises
Are single reccuring petechiae spots (not clusters) worrisome? 1 on thigh, 1 on buttock, 1 on lower leg, 4 on chest No bruises, platelets at 331
Evaluation: When the platelet is normal, patient need coagulation test to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
Multiple subcutaneous masses in left thigh and buttocks: now about a dozen masses, half developed in last few months. 0.3 CM to 2.5 CM in apparent diameter. Deep. Mobile. Bruising of overlying skin.
Needs to see surgeon: See a surgeon asap not for surgery of all but to be examined and to come to a conclusion as many conditions can produce swellings like this and is difficult to tell with ltd information and without examining. Need to r/o things like benign ones-fibroms/neuromas/neurofibromas/lipomas over malignant ones called sarcomas including kaposis sarcoma etc. Need a biopsy of one of the lesion defintely. ...Read more
If I have restless leg syndrome during pregnancy, will my symptoms disappear soon after delivery?
Sometimes: Restless legs syndrome has been known to be associated with low ferritin stores in the body. Ferritin is a protein that stores iron and releases it in a controlled fashion. Most pregnant women have iron-deficiency anemia and may have low ferritin levels. If this is addressed the restless legs symptoms often resolve - your symptoms may improve after you deliver. If it doesn't, seek medical help. ...Read more
Is meftal spas tablet bad during pregnancy? I feel I'm 3 weeks pregnant and I took 1 meftal spas tablet by mistake for leg pain. I'm concerned
What causes leg hair to stop growing during pregnancy? Is it lack of certain nutrients or minerals? I have psoriasis condition and am 28 weeks now.
Anything I can do to help ease back pain and leg pain during pregnancy besides tylenol (acetaminophen)? I have tried elevation but not helping, any other ideas?
My husband notices big bruises that appear on the back of my thighs and buttocks. They are unexplained bruises without pain. What could cause this?
Several things: Have your doctor check on whether you might be iron deficient, or have certain vitamin deficiencies (folic acid), both of which can increase RLS symptoms. Avoid caffeine, esp after noon. It is usually transient in pregnancy. Meds used in treatment are cat. C, which means while they have not been proven safe, they haven't been proven harmful in human beings in usual doses. Hot packs may help. ...Read more
What causes foot, ankle and lower leg swelling after vaginal birth? Received epidural. No swelling during pregnancy.
If unilateral - DVT?: While it is common to have swollen lower extremities postpartum as fluid shifts occur after delivery, this is usually bilateral. If the swelling is unilateral and/or accompanied by pain, would recommend seeking evaluation to confirm not a deep vein thrombosis of the lower extremity, which has potential serious medical complications (e.g. Pulmonary embolus). ...Read more