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Fever And Rigors In Pregnancy
Period is 8 days late. Feeling feverish with chills and shivering then feeling hot. But low body temp 97.6. Experiencing night sweats. Pregnancy?
Infection: You should see your doctor. Fever/chills are symptoms of infection and you should have a full exam. If your period is late a pregnancy test is absolutely indicated if if is possible you're pregnant. A physician needs to know your full medical history, medications, allergies and examine you to determine what is going on. Expect history/exam+ tests. Temperature may be incorrect. Good luck. ...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
Productive cough ;:
Fever are more likely to be signs of a respiratory illness. 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. ...Read more
If you think you might be pregnant then you absolutely must check a pregnancy test. These are not typical symptoms of pregnancy. Typical symptoms would include:
1. Delayed period
2. Breast tenderness
i hope that this helps! ...Read more
No: No it is not, but a positive pregnancy test is. ...Read more
Fever and pregnancy: It is never "normal" to have an elevated temperature, and certainly not in pregnancy. Low grade is defined as 100 degrees or a little less, and may be due to a urinary tract infection, so it is best to investigate: see your healthcare provider to be certain, and do not delay. ...Read more
Rheumatic fever: Rheumatic fever itself is not a problem prior to pregnancy unless you develop rheumatic heart disease. Rheumatic heart disease is the most severe sequela of acute rheumatic fever. It usually occurs 10 to 20 years after the original illness. It can affect the heart valves most commonly causing mitral stenosis. Mitral stenosis can complicate a pregnancy. ...Read more
NO: While your basal body temperature may be slightly above your normal, it is usually within normal ranges. ...Read more
I took a home pregnancy rest which was positive. I get fever every day, since last 5 day especially at noon. Is it relevant or something else?
Is general malaise a typical symptom of pregnancy? I'm 6 weeks and have felt like I'm coming down with something. Achy all over but no fever...
I had 104 fever for a few hour during the 4th week of my pregnancy. Now I'm in my 18th week of pregnancy. I'm worried that has my fever caused harm to my baby?
Most likely not: I know the media are full of the danish study that pregnant women who reported having the 'flu had twice as many children with autism; women who reported having fever for > a week had 3x as many, & women who required antibiotics had a slight increase.. However, these were self-reports by phone. While it's worth getting a flu shot, no harm was done by short-term illnesses. See www. Aap. Org. ...Read more
Yes: Because fmf is a relatively rare condition there are few studies of large numbers to answer this really well. Colchicine is used for symptom control in fmf. Data suggest now real difference in pregnancy outcome in treated vs untreated groups, but treatment helps with symptoms. Genetic testing for offspring is recommended. Increased infertility rates and miscarriages (~25%) with this disease. ...Read more
No: Fever (defined as 100.4 f) or any elevated temperature is not a reliable predictor of pregnancy before a missed period or a positive pregnancy test. Later in pregnancy Progesterone may have a very slight thermiogenic effect (raising temperature) but this is not helpful before the next missed period. ...Read more
No: Basal body temperature is not at all a good indicator of successful or unsuccessful conception and/or implantation. If you think you may be pregnant, use a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Yes, generally: Panadol/acetaminophen is generally considered safe in pregnancy. Like even the safest medications, side effects and adverse effects can occur with this product. It should only be used when absolutely needed and then only according to the label directions. If your fever persists, see your doctor. Take Care ...Read more