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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Is headaches and abdominal cramps normal during pregnancy?

Is headaches and abdominal cramps normal during pregnancy?

Don't think so...: Abdominal discomfort during pregnancy is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Give your gynecologist a call please & get checked. ...Read more

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When should cramps in early pregnancy stop?

When should cramps in early pregnancy stop?

See a Provider: Cramps during early pregnancy should resolve. If they don't, you may need an ultrasound to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus and that you do not have a pathological ovarian cyst. See a provider for help with this! ...Read more

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I have abdominal cramps, bloating, nausea and spotting. Period not due for a week. Are these early pregnancy signs?

I have abdominal cramps, bloating, nausea and spotting. Period not due for a week. Are these early pregnancy signs?

Check preg test: First step is to check a pregnancy test at home. . A home pregnancy test is cheap and reliable. If positive then this explains your symptoms. If negative then schedule a routine visit to discuss other causes of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can progesterone suppository cause light spotting and cramping during early pregnancy, around 5.5 weeks?

Can progesterone suppository cause light spotting and cramping during early pregnancy, around 5.5 weeks?

Yes: It may sometimes cause some vaginal irritation that may result in bleeding. You should still follow up with your OB to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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Cramps during pregnancy with no bleeding?

Cramps during pregnancy with no bleeding?

Need more info: How many weeks along are you? Spotting? This is important to discuss with your OB today! ...Read more

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Do early pregnancy cramps and period cranks differ?

Do early pregnancy cramps and period cranks differ?

Not much: Cramps coming from the uterus feel the same often, so you should get a pregnancy test if you're ever worried about it. ...Read more

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Are cramps in early pregnancy normal?

Yes: Many women have cramping in early pregnancy. The uterus is a muscle and women will sometimes experience menstrual type cramping in early pregnancy. Ligament discomfort is also common as the uterus increases in size. ...Read more

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Is cramps... Bloating... Spottin... And backache a sighn of pregnancy?

Is cramps... Bloating... Spottin... And backache a sighn of pregnancy?

They can be: Those symptoms can be due to pregnancy, as well as several other things. However, with any change in your periods, and i assume the bleeding is vaginal, please consider pregnancy, and the possibility of a miscarriage. If it continues or you have worse symtpoms, best to be seen to get a better answer. ...Read more

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Can cramping be because you hungry during early pregnancy?

Can cramping be because you hungry during early pregnancy?

Yes among others: Cramping and stomach difficulties are almost universal complaints in early pregnancy. The uterus itself is being stretched which causes cramping. The hormonal changes cause digestive trouble from nausea, gas, constipation to heartburn. ...Read more

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Is light cramping normal in early pregnancy?

Cramping: Cramping is not normal, although, it does happen. More information is needed about your symptoms. Cramping and bleeding is concerning for miscarriage or tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is early cramping before period an early sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily: Cramping before a period can be quite normal and doesn't necessarily have anything to do with a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dehydration, lower abdominal cramping, irregular bowel movements, sore breasts, too early for period, could i be pregnant?

Dehydration, lower abdominal cramping, irregular bowel movements, sore breasts, too early for period, could i be pregnant?

Possibly: A pregnancy test can most likely answer for you. They can be obtained at a drugstore or market. They are not 100%, so if your symptoms stay, you may want recheck in another week. ...Read more

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What causes diarrhea and vomiting during pregnancy?

What causes diarrhea and vomiting during pregnancy?

Gastroenteritis: During pregnancy, the immune system 'down regulates' or weakens because there is a baby on board. So this makes the mom more susceptible to infections. With nausea/vomiting/diarrhea - those are symptoms of a GI bug. You have to be very careful since you need to stay healthy enough to keep supporting your baby. I think you should try to see your doctor NOW. Try to drink/replace fluids too. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more