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Bloody diarrhea 30 weeks pregnant. What should I do?

Bloody diarrhea 30 weeks pregnant. What should I do?

See your doctor: Bloody diarrhea can have several causes. Please see your doctor ADAP for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Im 30 weeks pregnant with twins. I have watery diarrhea and sharp stomach pain that comes and goes. Should i go to the hospital?

Im 30 weeks pregnant with twins. I have watery diarrhea and sharp stomach pain that comes and goes. Should i go to the hospital?

Yes: While it's likely that the stomach pain and the diarrhea are related, any stomach pain that comes and goes needs to be evaluated for possible labor. ...Read more

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Treating Diarrhea (Checklist)

Stay well hydrated
Daily
Try a constipating diet
Daily
Try BRAT diet (banana, rice, applesauce, and toast)
Daily
See a GI doctor
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I am 30 weeks pregnant and have had diarrhea for almost three weeks now constant literally 7-12 times a day. Severe lower back pain, headaches and swollen feet. Is this normal?

I am 30 weeks pregnant and have had diarrhea for almost three weeks now constant literally 7-12 times a day. Severe lower back pain, headaches and swollen feet. Is this normal?

I would be concerned: And contact my oby-gyn. You can easily get dehydrated. I would also be concerned of the etiology of the condition. ...Read more

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Treating Diarrhea (Checklist)

Keep yourself well hydrated
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Don't take too many antidiarrheal meds, they can make condition worse
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if you don't improve within a couple of days, seek medical attention
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30 weeks pregnant with 2nd baby. Loose stools for 2 weeks and feel like I need to go all the time. Also have irritable uterus should I be concerned?

30 weeks pregnant with 2nd baby. Loose stools for 2 weeks and feel like I need to go all the time. Also have irritable uterus should I be concerned?

Taking care w/ baby: Given that you have a baby-on-board, I would be proactive about getting you treated. You should go to the doc and get a diagnosis for the diarrheal illness. With some history, exam and lab tests, there should be some 'road map' to follow. Pregnancy causes your immune system to weaken, and you don't want things to get out of hand. I hope you can get seen TODAY. Take care. ...Read more

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Im 30 weeks pregnant with diahrrea, cramping and very tired. I haven't changed my diet i drink plenty of water. This has been happening for two weeks?

Im 30 weeks pregnant with diahrrea, cramping and  very tired. I haven't changed my diet i drink plenty of water. This has been happening for two weeks?

See your MD: If you have not called your md, you should. You may be having preterm labor symptoms. Monitoring for pretem labor , a urine test and possibly a fetal fibronectin test may be needed. A cervical exam is also likely. ...Read more

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Treating Diarrhea (Checklist)

Replace lost fluid, ounce for ounce
Hourly
Make sure you're urinating
once
Don't drink high-sugar drinks
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30 weeks pregnant with diarrhea, vomiting, headaces, nausea is this normal or should I call my doctor...

30 weeks pregnant with diarrhea, vomiting, headaces, nausea is this normal or should I call my doctor...

Sick and pregnant: Because you are pregnant, you are at an increased risk of having serious health issues for you and the baby when you become ill. Having diarrhea and vomiting can cause you to become dehydrated very quickly. Coupled with a headache and nausea, this could mean something serious is going on, like pre-eclampsia. It is best to call your doctor and have yourself checked out. Good luck! ...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 is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more

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