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Vomiting, dizziness, feeling heavy, in my third trimester?

Vomiting, dizziness, feeling heavy, in my third trimester?

See your OB: Please do not take chances with your baby! call your OB now and good luck... ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Inwood
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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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Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Needs evaluation: Third trimester bleeding is very abnormal. This should be evaluated emergently in labor and delivery. Go to the hospital. ...Read more

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What should I eat in 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

What should I eat in 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Pregnancy diet: Maintaining an appropriate weight during pregnancy is very important. Find your target weight in this link: http://www.babycenter.com/pregnancy-weight-gain-estimator. During pregnancy, you really don't need to eat for two. Only about 200-300 extra calories are needed during the last months of pregnancy. Women should eat a healthy diet during pregnancy. Plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grain ...Read more

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When is the 3rd trimester of pregnancy in months?

When is the 3rd trimester of pregnancy in months?

It starts at: 26 2/3 weeks gestation, that is what we go by, and ends at 40 week gesatational age. ...Read more

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When is 3rd trimester of pregnancy (weeks please)?

When is 3rd trimester of pregnancy (weeks please)?

28 weeks: Term pregnancy is considered 40 weeks, obviously not divisble evenly by 3. So most consider 28 weeks the start of the third trimester. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect for taking fortacortine ampole in the 3rd trimester pregnancy?

Is there any side effect for taking fortacortine ampole in the 3rd trimester pregnancy?

Yes. : This is dexamethasone, a corticosteroid which could be dangerous to a developing fetus, as well as the mother.
Don't take it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to loose weight in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy? I've lost 4lbs I was 148 now I'm 144

Is it normal to loose weight in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy? I've lost 4lbs I was 148 now I'm 144

How much did u gain?: How much weight did you gain during the pregnancy? A four pound weight loss has to be taken in context of your entire weight gain to give an accurate answer. ...Read more

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What to do if I didn't have morning sickness my entire pregnancy, now I'm nearing my 3rd trimester and sick almost everyday?

What to do if I didn't have morning sickness my entire pregnancy, now I'm nearing my 3rd trimester and sick almost everyday?

Try reflux med: Sometimes nausea and vomiting in third trimester is from reflux (heartburn). Try avoiding spicy foods, sleep propped up or try TUMS (calcium carbonate). Digestion also slows and sometimes causes nausea. If you are unable to keep fluids down, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to do during 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

What are some good exercises to do during 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Depends: As long as you are having no problems (previa, preeclampsia, etc.) walking is excellent. Also light weights, low impact aerobics, some yoga and pilates. ...Read more

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Ok to use afrin (oxymetazoline) in 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Ok to use afrin (oxymetazoline) in 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

NO!: Do not use afrin or any other nasal decongestant (claritin-d, allegra-d) throughout pregnancy, as it can cause unsafe spikes in your blood pressure, stroke, placental abruption, or even fetal loss! plain oral antihistamines (not -d), nasal saline spray may be used instead, as may nasal steroids with medical supervision. ...Read more

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What tests during 3rd trimester pregnancy will tell if I am deficient in any nutrients?

What tests during 3rd trimester pregnancy will tell if I am deficient in any nutrients?

Unfortunately: Although such tests have been described, they have not been broadly developed because of the resistance against vitamin therapy or prevention. For example, a test called red cell transketolase would show whether you have deficiency of vitamin B1 but I do not know of a laboratory that does this test ...Read more

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Is electrolysis on my face safe during 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Is electrolysis on my face safe during 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Recommend avoiding: It is recommended that it be avoided during pregnancy because there haven't been studies done to evaluate how safe it is during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get darker skin in butt crack in 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Is it normal to get darker skin in butt crack in 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: Many areas of the skin darken in pregnancy nipples, pubic area face etc. These usually lighten after delivery.If you are concerned show ob, for possible referral to dermatologist. ...Read more

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Sleeping on ur back or right side increase chances of still birth in pregnancy is this true ? I slept on my back I'm in 3rd trimester I'm so scared

Sleeping on ur back or right side increase chances of still birth in pregnancy is this true ?  I slept on my back I'm in 3rd trimester I'm so scared

Sleeping position : Sleeping position has no effect or relationship to to increased incidence of still birth. So please relax, but you can also your obstitrician during your next checkup. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pregnancy 3rd trimester completes on 9 june I have increased blood flow in placenta on ultrasound what does it indicate ? Is it fine or not ?

Pregnancy 3rd trimester completes on 9 june I have increased blood flow in placenta on ultrasound what does it indicate ? Is it fine or not ?

Should be fine: Excellent blood flow to the placenta generally means your baby is being well nourished. Unless this is accompanied by other issues it is doubtful that this has negative connotations, but the best person to discuss this with would be the obstetrician who did or ordered the ultrasound. Have a great baby. ...Read more

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Since 3rd trimester of my pregnancy i get these sharp pain in the middle of my upper abdomen which travels to the back. I had baby but stillget pain.

Since 3rd  trimester of my pregnancy i get these sharp pain in the middle of my upper abdomen which travels to the back. I had baby but stillget pain.

See below...: The most likely explanation for pain that you describe is related to reflux disease or problems relate to your gallbladder. Both of these are extremely common during pregnancy and easy to evaluate - call your doctor ! ...Read more

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Can a wisdom teeth be removed in your 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Can a wisdom teeth be removed in your 3rd trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: A problematic wisdom tooth can be removed during the third trimester of pregnancy after consultation and approval from your obstetrician. Your OB will provide information regarding what type of anesthesia can be utilized for the procedure and what type of medication(s) can be prescribed. Some wisdom teeth problems can be managed conservatively and surgery delayed until after delivery. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex during the 3rd trimester of pregnancy? When to stop doing sex? Condoms are recommended or not in this period?

Is it safe to have sex during the 3rd trimester of pregnancy? When to stop doing sex? Condoms are recommended or not in this period?

Yes: Sex is safe throughout pregnancy unless your doctor tells you not to due to a specific complication of pregnancy. Sex is an important way for couples to maintain intimacy. It is a normal and healthy activity during pregnancy. If there is concern for std and you are not in a stable monogamous relationship then condoms should be used. ...Read more

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Would pelvic exercises benefit ataxic gait before pregnancy, esp for 3rd trimester? Scared of falling or losing balance due to huge belly.

Would pelvic exercises benefit ataxic gait before pregnancy, esp for 3rd trimester? Scared of falling or losing balance due to huge belly.

It should: Help. Ask some tips from pregnant gymnasts (bad joke!) god bless u! http://www.M.Webmd.Boots.Com/a-to-z-guides/dizziness-symptoms-diagnosis-treatment. ...Read more

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Is Propanolol safe during pregnancy (3rd trimester)? My PCP prescribed it for my racing heart (150-160bpm) and palpitations.

Is Propanolol safe during pregnancy (3rd trimester)? My PCP prescribed it for my racing heart (150-160bpm) and palpitations.

Pregnancy class C: Propranolol is pregnancy class C which mean that risk cannot be ruled out. I would discuss it again with your prescribing doctor to make sure benefits outweigh risks in your situation. ...Read more

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Aura migraines without pain in 3rd trimester of pregnancy. A few per week. No other symptoms. Is this just a migraine or maybe a brain tumor?

Aura migraines without pain in 3rd trimester of pregnancy. A few per week. No other symptoms. Is this  just a migraine or maybe a brain tumor?

Doubt tumor: Headaches do kick up during pregnancy, but should ease as 3rd trimester proceeds. Might try some 100 % oxygen with rebreathing mask over 3-5 minutes to eradicate the auras, but would avoid meds at this point. Discuss with obstetrician, as highly unlikely that you have structural brain disorder, but get examined to get reassured. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more