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Changes In Bowel Movements During Pregnancy
I just found out that I am pregnant. I have not had a bowel movement in a week And I am in pain. What is safe to take to help me go during pregnancy?
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Is it normal to cramp a little bit during pregnancy(6w2d). Usually goes away when i empty my bladder or have a bowel movement. No bleeding. Hb visible?
Cramps : Many women have cramps and pregnancy. In your case it sounds like it may be related to your bowel function. Perhaps taking MiraLAX every day would help. Make sure you're getting prenatal care and have had a visit with the doctor to make sure you have a normal healthy pregnancy. ...Read more
If your 9months pregnant and don't have a bowel movement everyday or even every other day is that normal? Was like that b4 pregnancy as well
It's normal and not: Uncommon to be constipated during pregnancy. The enlarged uterus with fetus onboard compresses on the intestines and the effect of hormones causing relaxation of the intestinal wall contribute to the problem. Best wishes! http://americanpregnancy.Org/pregnancyhealth/constipation.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
Non specific: Symptom, if u are worried or want to know please do a preg test. ...Read more
Period2/5-9 sex2/16 soft bowel movement & feel constipated gassy but it feel trapped feeling kinda nauseated & have dizzy spell pregnancy or sum else?
Why are there bowel movements during final stages pregnancy and the causes of shortness of breathe even though iron supplements have been prescribed?
Both normal: It's not that late pregnancy causes bowel movements: it's that when you "push" (to get the baby out), you push your bm too-so you want to be empty to avoid an accident. Shortness of breath is normal because your large uterus is interfering with the full expansion of your lungs. It will get all better in roughly 10 weeks! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had my period; no spotting; home pregnancy tests x 2 negative but there is pelvic pain on the left side. Hurt during bowel movement?
See below: You should consult with yor ob-gyn doctor pain is unusual and the cause should be foundf. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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