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Is diarrhea common at 32 weeks pregnant?

Is diarrhea common at 32 weeks pregnant?

Diarrhea: While condtpation msy be present at32 week diarrhea can also occur in some women. This is due to the hormonal influence on the body. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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


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Is a 321mm head circumference value normal for a 32 weeks pregnancy (baby boy)?

Is a 321mm head circumference value normal for a 32 weeks pregnancy (baby boy)?

Large size: There are readily available graphs on the net from Mayo Clinic and elsewhere. You should discuss the implications with a neonatologist. ...Read more

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Afi 5cm 32 weeks pregnancy?

Afi 5cm 32 weeks pregnancy?

AFI 5cm: Afi stands for amniotic fluid index. An afi less than 5 cm is considered oligohydramnios. This needs to be followed very closely particularly if the baby is measuring smaller than average. Typically, as long as the baby has normal anatomy and is growing, we try to hold off delivering until after 37 weeks. You also need to have a vaginal exam to make sure you are not leaking fluid. ...Read more

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Sharp pain inside and around vagina when I walk and when baby moves at 32 weeks pregnancy? Is this normal?

Sharp pain inside and around vagina when I walk and when baby moves at 32 weeks pregnancy? Is this normal?

Yes - normal: Women frequently experience vaginal pains - often described as sharp, shooting pain - as they approach term. This is normal, and likely relates to the descent of the presenting part into the pelvis. ...Read more

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What Does posterior placenta in Upper uterine seg with grade 2 maturity in 32 weeks pregnancy scan indicate? Does it mean a c section will b needed

What Does posterior placenta in Upper uterine seg with grade 2 maturity in 32 weeks pregnancy scan indicate? Does it mean a c section will b needed

OK and no: C-section is done through the anterior approach. Knowing that the placenta is posterior means it is safe to do a routine c-section but does NOT mean it needs to be done.

Vaginal deliveries are always better than C-section unless there is an indication for the C-section. Ask your OB about these indications. ...Read more

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At 32 weeks pregnancy my baby developed mild ventriculomegaly & mega cisterna magna. Torch is good except it is + for CMV IgG and - for IgM any conect?

At 32 weeks pregnancy my baby developed mild ventriculomegaly & mega cisterna magna. Torch is good except it is + for CMV IgG and - for IgM any conect?

No: The CMV igg indicates a past infection and the negative igm indicates no recent infection or exposure. This combination makes CMV an unlikely cause. Mild ventriculomegaly often is simply monitored by serial ultrasounds. ...Read more

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Can a single dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 24mg taken at 32 weeks pregnancy cause development or neurological delays in my unborn child?

Can a single dose of dexamethasone sodium phosphate 24mg taken at 32 weeks pregnancy cause development or neurological delays in my unborn child?

No, a single course: Of antenatal steroids is considered to be the least risky and most effective treatment for avoiding breathing problems and other complications in premature babies. One study showed fluctuations in fetal heart rate for 4-7 days & some moms have side effects, but no adverse impact on infant development has been found. ...Read more

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I have a friend who is 32 weeks pregnant and she has black diarrhea and she is wanting to know if that is a sign of labor?

I have a friend who is 32 weeks pregnant and she has black diarrhea and she is wanting to know if that is a sign of labor?

Consult w/ a doctor: Black diarrhea is not a sign of labor but can be a sign of other potentially serious conditions such as gastrointestinal bleeding. Although some medications can cause this (iron, pepto-bismol), I recommend she be seen urgently and have her stool tested for blood. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant with twins been having diarrhea for 3 weeks what could this be?

32 weeks pregnant with twins been having diarrhea for 3 weeks what could this be?

Well: Its hard to tie this directly to the pregnancy; most people get constipation. It could be anxiety, something your eating or taking, an infection (though unlikely) u could try immodium, it's over the counter and safe, but need 2 talk w/ doc, make sure no dehydration. ...Read more

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I'm 32 weeks pregnant with twins and I've been having diarrhea for the past 4days. I make sure to keep myself very hydrated. Should I be worried???

I'm 32 weeks pregnant with twins and I've been having diarrhea for the past 4days. I make sure to keep myself very hydrated. Should I be worried???

Pregnancy: Probably not, but always better to check in with your obstetrician and be examined in order to be certain nothing else needs to be done. Have a great baby. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 34 weeks and 3 days pregnant!! 2 weeks ago I think I was 32 weeks and 4 days and had lost some blood it looked mucusy kinda and it was redish pink!! And now at 34 weeks and 3 days Iv been having diarrhea!! And I don't know if these are contraction

Hi I'm 34 weeks and 3 days pregnant!! 2 weeks ago I think I was 32 weeks and 4 days and had lost some blood it looked mucusy kinda and it was redish pink!! And now at 34 weeks and 3 days Iv been having diarrhea!! And I don't know if these are contraction

Likely not: True pregnancy contractions hurt really bad and they happen very close together. They can feel like waves that start at the top of your abdomen going down to your pelvis. The diarrhea is unrelated to contractions, likely a minor upset stomach and the baby pressing on your intestines. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant and I bin getting loose stool and some times Diarrhea is this normal?

I am 32 weeks pregnant and I bin getting loose stool and some times Diarrhea is this normal?

Not really: Most women complain of constipation during pregnancy. Are you feeling ill - nausea, fever, fatigue, achiness? If so, then I would be checked. If you are having 1 or 2 loose stools a day with no other symptoms I wouldn't be concerned. ...Read more

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32 weeks w/ #3. Small gush of watery white discharge, frequent bh, diarrhea and cramps when standing. Pressure, baby moving a lot! Something wrong?

32 weeks w/ #3. Small gush of watery white discharge, frequent bh, diarrhea and cramps when standing. Pressure, baby moving a lot! Something wrong?

Possibly: I'm not sure what "bh" is, but diarrhea is not a complication of pregnancy. It can be caused by infection or dietary issues/intolerances. Baby moving "a lot, " is never a problem. Go to labor and delivery or to your doctor's office to be checked out for labor. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant with diarrhea, dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, and bad heat flashes. What's wrong? : (

32 weeks pregnant with diarrhea, dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, and bad heat flashes. What's wrong? : (

See a doctor: It appears you may have a virus. It is important to see your doctor when symptoms like this arise. Dehydration from diarrhea can lead to preterm labor. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 32 weeks pregnant and suffering from diarrhea. Started in middle of the night had 4 bowel movements now it's every hour and just liquid.?

I'm 32 weeks pregnant and suffering from diarrhea. Started in middle of the night had 4 bowel movements now it's every hour and just liquid.?

Contact your OB MD: You need to contact your treating OB MD for this pregnancy and present this problem as dehydration can occur in pregnancy fairly rapidly if the diarrhea continues. ...Read more

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Been having diarrhea with cramping, stomach is hurting, low back pain, I'm 32 weeks and the baby has been turned since 28 weeks and he has already dropped. Could the diarrhea mean I'll be going into labor soon?

Been having diarrhea with cramping, stomach is hurting, low back pain, I'm 32 weeks and the baby has been turned since 28 weeks and he has already dropped. Could the diarrhea mean I'll be going into labor soon?

Possibly: You could have a gastoenteritis but you could also be in early labor. You need to be checked without delay. At 32 weeks the baby is not tiny but still ought to stay inside longer if possible. ...Read more

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Are loose stools a sign of pregnancy?

Are loose stools a sign of pregnancy?

Constipation is: Probably more common early on. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, increased sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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Are loose stools normal in early pregnancy? Is it possible that this is how my body is dealing with morning sickness?

Loose stools: Loose stools are probably due to a dietary change brought on by your morning sickness and decrease appetite. Don't worry, your appetite will come around and you'll have the chance to get fat. ...Read more

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Why is my daughter at 8 half months pregnant getting yellow very loose stools, she has been like this for about 2 weeks,?

Why is my daughter at 8 half months pregnant getting yellow very loose stools, she has been like this for about 2 weeks,?

Jaundice: Yellow discoloration of the skin is worrisome for a problem in the liver. Infection, blockages in the biliary tract can do this among many other conditions. Your daughter needs to be seen by a physician as soon as possible ...Read more

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Is black loose stools during pregnancy first trimester normal?

Is black loose stools during pregnancy first trimester normal?

If on IRON: The iron in the prenatal vitamin, or if you are even on a supplemental Iron pill can cause the stool to be black. Call your GYN to assure you are on an iron supplement. If so, most likely fine, but at next visit, you could always have your stool checked for heme to be safe. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm 21 weeks pregnant and have been having back pains and ligament pains. Normal? And also a few days had loose stools but it gone now.

I'm 21 weeks pregnant and have been having back pains and ligament pains. Normal? And also a few days had loose stools but it gone now.

Normal...: With a baby growing and hormones changing, you may have many symptoms that you didn't realize were part of being pregnant. It is normal to have some mild achy back pain and some pain in stretching ligaments. If you have any acute or severe pain, contact your OB. Stool patterns can change also. Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids and eating a healthy high fiber diet. Take care. ...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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more