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Is increased appetite also a symptom of pregnancy?

Is increased appetite also a symptom of pregnancy?

Appetite could go v: Or ^. Classic pregnancy
sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s 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 ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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How do I deal with neausea and lack of appetite in early pregnancy?

Be patient.: Give yourself time. This will resolve your issues sooner than you think.
There are medications you can try in the meantime. ...Read more

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Feeling more sleepy and appetite than usual is this sign of early pregnancy. My date is on 18th?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy is always a possibility in any sexually active women in the reproductive age group. Fatigue and change in sleep pattern and appetite are signs of early pregnancy usually experienced after 5-6 wks after the last menstrual period.
Urine pregnancy test is easily used on the first day pf missed period and if negative repeated after one week to confirm it ...Read more

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I have been experiencing nausea, bloating, fatigue, and an increase in appetite and slight spotting for a few days. Home pregnancy tests are negative.

I have been experiencing nausea, bloating, fatigue, and an increase in appetite and slight spotting for a few days. Home pregnancy tests are negative.

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What can cause Montgomery's tubercules? Not sure of pregnancy, period is regular, very fatigue, frequent urination, increase appetite.

What can cause Montgomery's tubercules? Not sure of pregnancy, period is regular, very fatigue, frequent urination, increase appetite.

Normal finding: Can occur both with and without pregnancy. U are not pregnant if U continue to have regular & normal periods. Frequent urination & increase in appetite can well be associated with pregnancy ...Read more

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11 days late, increased clear vaginal discharge, headaches, increased appetite, headaches, tired, leg and lower back pain. Negative pregnancy test?

11 days late, increased clear vaginal discharge, headaches, increased appetite, headaches, tired, leg and lower back pain. Negative pregnancy test?

Anovulatory cycle: You may've just had the not so uncommon ANOVULATORY cycle for whatever female reasons may be present, stress, stress, stress, hormones, stress, too much exercise, too much weight loss, too much weight gain, stress, you get the idea.....oh, BTW, did you sneeze too hard? Who knows. Of course, you could repeat the pregnancy test. If you're regular, young, healthy then, Anovulation is my Horse. ...Read more

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Does defecation increase in early pregnancy?

Does defecation increase in early pregnancy?

Not usually: Pregnancy usually has the effect of slowing the bowels and may lead to constipation. However, nothing is 100% and it could be that pregnancy may affect you that way. ...Read more

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Will my appetite increase if I exercise?

Will my appetite increase if I exercise?

Yes: But don't let this stop you from exercising! Your body is communicating well when it signals to you that it needs more fuel after exercise. Your job is to be careful in selecting what to eat and how much such that you reap even more benefits from the exercise that you did than just burning calories. The increased appetite is an opportunity to feed your body what it needs! ...Read more

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Why sometimes my appetite increase very much that I overeat and sometime loss in appetite that I skip meals, normal for 17yrs old male?????

Why sometimes my appetite increase very much that I overeat and sometime loss in appetite that I skip meals, normal for 17yrs old male?????

Yes: Absolutely normal during the teen years. You are having hormonal/growth changes. Muscles "bulking up" etc. Etc. Not to mention the psychological pressures which face every teenager. NOT TO WORRY. Get a physical from your HealthCare Professional and some routine blood tests. This will help reassure you!

Hope this helps

Dr Z ...Read more

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Would the a 2 month old baby appetite increase during the day if he is starting to sleep through the night?

Would the a 2 month old baby appetite increase during the day if he is starting to sleep through the night?

Generally yes: A baby will need a constantly increase in calories so if he's sleeping more at night, he will feed more during the day. Enjoy the night's rest and follow his growth with his doctor ...Read more

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Can you eat or take anything to increase your chances of having a boy during early pregnancy?

Get a boy: No there is not a diet that will help you get a boy. May I ask why a sixteen yr. Old is thinking about having a baby? This is a huge responsibility and expense. Have you thought this through? Suggest you discuss this with your parents or a professional. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have fluctuating symptoms in early pregnancy or should the severity increase week by week?

Is it normal to have fluctuating symptoms in early pregnancy or should the severity increase week by week?

Yes: Your symptoms may fluctuate indeed. Discuss this with your OB doctor. Many resources are available to you at the american college of. Ob. Gyn. Find their website at acog. Org. ...Read more

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Will iron supplements cause an appetite increase?

Iron supplement: Iron is not known to increase appetite. Instead, it may cause dyspepsia, bloating thereby decreased appetite. Good for you bcoz you will not quit taking it. It can also cause constipation or sometimes diarrhea. ...Read more

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Why does my appetite increase two weeks before my period?

Why does my appetite increase two weeks before my period?

Possibly hormonal: There are hormonal changes associated with ovulation 2 weeks before your period. If this appetite change is predictable and consistent, then it is plausible that this is how your body reacts to these changes. ...Read more

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Is there sedation and appetite increase with lithium or zoloft (sertraline)?

Could be: Some people feel sedated upon initiating zoloft (sertraline) or lithium. Increased appetite and about 15 pound weight gain are common with lithium, but rare with zoloft (sertraline). If there is weight gain with zoloft (sertraline), it tends to occur later on in treatment, about six months to a year in treatment. While on lithium your thyroid should be periodically checked to make sure hypothyroidism does not set in which can cause fatigue and weight gain. Please make sure that you discuss all of these issues with your psychiatrist at the next appointment. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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