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Do Rib Tattoos Stretch During Pregnancy
What causes chest pain (severe) during pregnancy and how dangerous they could be? What could she take to easy them?
A Myriad: Of processes can cause chest pain (severe) and at your age top "don't miss, " entities are pulmonary emboli, pneumothorax, pericarditis, each requiring much more information to determine. Gastro-esophageal reflux, common in pregnancy, is also a possibility. I would recommend an evaluation, in person, with your doctor. Any answer you get here is guessing only. ...Read more
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
Yes: Sure, it's quite possible. It's a painful process and you could easily strain a muscle in your chest wall. ...Read more
Is it normal to have chest pains, in the middle of your chest during pregnancy? Mine occur every time I eat.
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors. The also do become more prominent during pregnancy. ...Read more
Not Common: No it is not common and I suggest you get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Nothing: Your body is adjusting. Your diaphragm is flatter and your rib cage is expanding for better breathing. ...Read more
Need: To talk with hospital physicist to do calculation. He will make recommendations to you and your doctor. Please get this checked. ...Read more
I feel tightness and burning sensation in my chest during 8 wks of pregnancy is it Normal or something serious?
What medicine is safe to take during pregnancy for extreme headache, bad. Cough, and chest congestion?
I didn't have acne, but now during pregnancy I have painful acne on my chest, back and neck, how to get rid of it?
Is it normal to get headaches during early pregnancy in your neck and back of head with slight sensitivity to light? Chin touches chest fine. Tension?
Yes: Your body will immediately begin experiencing physical changes. Those that you describe are common ones. ...Read more
No: In first and 2nd trimester no medicine is safe better not even in 3rd trimester. ...Read more
How common petechiae during 38 weeks of pregnancy? Most prominent on my chest and lower legs with a few on arms. Bp is 119/73
Thrmbocytopenia: A low platelet count during pregnancy can be detected during routine screening, while gestational thrombocytopenia, or low blood platelets during pregnancy, occurs in about 7-8% of all pregnant women and usually resolves after pregnancy. HELLP syndrome is associated with low platelets and other symptoms such as hypertension, and is far more concerning. ...Read more
5 weeks after giving birth. Have itchy neck, chest and arms. Had hypothyrodism during pregnancy and still taking thyroid medication. Could it be that?
Itchy chest: It could be a new cream that you may be using or a new detergent that you are using that is on the baby's clothes that you get exposed to when holding the child. Did you change your soap or any new cosmetics? These are just the few things I think about. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
During my last pregnancy I had 1 chest CT angiogram done because of a suspected PE. They did use a belly shield. Can this cause my child to get cancer?
Breathless, gas trapped in my throat&chest, weak&dizzy feeling. Need to burp to feel relieved. Is it gerd? Had it during my pregnancy, just gave birth feb7.
Yes: Avoid certain food items too. If this is due to certain food need to check the food you consume and try to aviod those items. ...Read more
Sort of: I would think of it more that it can be a complication of pregnancy. We don't usually diagnose pregancy because you are having chest pain. That said, various conditions related to the pregnancy could cause chest pain. Pressure from below the diaphraghm can result in various types of chest pain. The breasts can enlarge and pull downward on the chest. Gi problems related to pregnancy can cause cp. ...Read more
Need more info: I am not sure what you mean by chest edema or how early in pregnancy. If you mean swelling in the neck and the area above the clavicles that is completely new finding for you then you need to contact your OB and make appointment to be seen soon. If you cannot get in then see your primary to start. If you have chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, elevated blood pressure go to er now. ...Read more
Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. (doubt it). ...Read more
Gas pains in pregnancy, what can I use for some relief? Pain is all through my upper back and chest and know it’s only gas but it’s painful!
?: How do you know it's not something else? And how far in pregnancy are you? Gas pains, as you described, won't affect your back and chest, it may be your stomach, kindly see your doctor, meanwhile, antacid or ranitidine (zantac) may help, read the labels carefully though, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more