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Gastroenteritis While Pregnant
Had Gastroenteritis, got extremely sick the day of my period. Period was abnormally much lighter (2 days, usually 5/heavy). Due to sickness? Pregnant?
Possible: It wouldn't hurt to take a pregnancy test. A light period with positive pregnancy test can sometimes happen with impending miscarriage or ectopic (pregnancy outside the uterus.) If you are not pregnant, gastrointestinal illness, or even endometriosis (condition where uterine lining tissue also grows in the pelvic) may be to blame. See your provider to clarify. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
9 days of light spotting post ovulation/not pregnant/44 yrs. Old/severe gastroenteritis last week. Is this cause for concern?
25 wk pregnant on Zofran 4 stomach flu haven't vomited but have severe ddiahra is that normal? And i can't eat
Yes and No: It's normal to have the symptoms you are having when you have the stomach flu. If you are able to keep liquids down, then you just have to let the diarrhea pass, don't take any medication for the diarrhea. If you cannot keep liquids down (juice, water, etc.) then you need to go to urgent care or doctor for IV fluids. Very easy to get dehydrated when pregnant. If blood in diarrhea --> see doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Versus: The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. In early pregnancy you may experience tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist. ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Lutwick: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy ; high fat foods. Rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 7.5 weeks pregnant and have the stomach flu I have not kept any fluids or food in my system for over 24 hours what should I do?
Can my granddaughter take promethazine, she is 5 mos. pregnant? This is for stomach flu not morning sickness?
Why do I have lower stomach cramps after i eat? I had the stomach flu a couple months ago. And i know I am not pregnant!
I am 38 weeks pregnant and my husband has a fever and the stomach flu. What kind of complications would there be if i got sick with fever or flu?
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