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Is increased flatulence a sign of labour?

Is increased flatulence a sign of labour?

No: You can have changes in your GI tract during pregnancy and pre labor, but increased gas itself is not directly linked to labor. ...Read more

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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


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Is painful contraction sign of early labor?

Is painful contraction sign of early labor?

Labor: Contractions can mean you are going into labor. Someties women get what is called braxton hicks contractions, sometimes called 'practice contractions' that intensify more during the latter part of your pregnancy. Signs of labor are uterine contractions, pelvic pain, vaginal bleeding, rupture of membrane, back pain etc. ...Read more

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Heartburn and nausea sign of labor?

Heartburn and nausea sign of labor?

Labor: Although these symptoms might occur - they are not classic signs / symptoms of labor. ...Read more

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Is profuse sweating a sign of labor?

Is profuse sweating a sign of labor?

Sweating: This depends on how hot it is when you are laboring.

If related to PG then no but can be. ...Read more

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Is discharge and gas early signs of labor?

Is discharge and gas early signs of labor?

No: Labor is always associated with regular painful contractions and cervical change - i wouldn't worry about it, but ask your doc next time you see him/her. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea and colic signs of labor?

Is diarrhea and colic signs of labor?

Possibly: GI symptoms can often be early signs of the onset of labor. It can also be something you ate of signs of the onset of a stomach virus. If you are term, sit back and relax and see if contractions ensue. If you are not due yet, get bed rest and call doctor if any contractions start. ...Read more

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Is sleepiness a sign of iminent labour?

Is sleepiness a sign of iminent labour?

Sleepiness: Sleepiness is not a usual sign of imminent labor, but could represent lack of sleep, need for additional sleep or rest. If it was present pre-pregnancy then it may be due to other causes. You probably want to speak to your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is a major increase in creamy white discharge sign of impending labor?

Is a major increase in creamy white discharge sign of impending labor?

Call your OB: Today and every time this question comes up until you are delivered. If you're worried about labor you need to call your OB - only, the internet and well-meaning family cannot help you. ...Read more

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Small pieces of mucus plug lost, diarrhea, increased intensity of contractions (diagnosed w irritable uterus), 35 weeks. early signs of labor?

Small pieces of mucus plug lost, diarrhea, increased intensity of contractions (diagnosed w irritable uterus), 35 weeks. early signs of labor?

5 more weeks: it is not uncommon for attraction to begin starting at 32 weeks and they may not be a true sign of labor, rather the might just be practice contractions or whatare called Braxton Hicks contractions. Just because you lose some mucus, does not mean you will go into labor because your cervix will keep on creating mucus. call the hospital though, for regular painful contractions or loss of fluid. ...Read more

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Is frequently passing of gas a sign of labour in due pregnancy?

Is frequently passing of gas a sign of labour in due pregnancy?

No: The best sign of that is increasing frequency of contractions or increasing pressure down low. ...Read more

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Is heartburn part of preterm labour?

Is heartburn part of preterm labour?

Heartburn in Preg: Heartburn is very common in pregnancy. From a hormonal standpoint your gut relaxes and acid rises up. From a mechanical standpoint your growing pregnancy will push up on your stomach. These are not signs of preterm labor though; you would feel much stronger contractions. ...Read more

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Is thigh cramps sign of labor ?

Is thigh cramps sign of labor ?

Dehydration: is more likely the cause of thigh cramps in pregnancy. During pregnancy, a woman's body has to generate increased blood volume and aminotic fluid, and take in a great deal of fluid to remain well hydrated. Dehydration commonly causes muscle cramps and is leading cause of preterm contractions. Drink a large glass of water, and relax. Labor will begin soon enough. ...Read more

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Is having blurry vision, headaches an contractions a sign of labor?

Is having blurry vision, headaches  an contractions a sign of labor?

Go to ER: Any pregnant woman with blurry vision and headaches needs to go straight to the ER. This can be a sign of a serious condition called pre-eclampsia. ...Read more

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Abdominal heaviness a sign of early pregnancy?

Not reliable: Abdominal heaviness is not a reliable sign of early pregnancy. More reliable is a missed period, nausea, breast tenderness. Check a pregnancy test starting 2-5 days after the first day of the missed period. Abdominal heaviness more likely to be intestinal, possibly related to food impacting intestines. ...Read more

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I've had most of the signs of preterm labor, could i be going into preterm labor?

I've had most of the signs of preterm labor, could i be going into preterm labor?

Need Exam: The only way to check or rule out preterm labor is with monitoring & exam. See your OB for evaluation and ffn testing. This will help screen you for risks of cervical softening or change. Take care. ...Read more

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Is lower belly cramping sign of labor?

Is lower belly cramping sign of labor?

Sometimes...: Causes of recurrent lower abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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