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Green Soft Stool 37 Weeks Pregnant
No: Please discuss with your OB to r/o problems and if it persists if you were my pt would induce u at 39 wks. ...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
Significance of low co2 (17mEq/l) and high anion gap (19mEq/l) in late (37 weeks) pregnancy? All other tests in metabolic panel within normal limits.
Reason for checking: I suppose the answer would vary depending on why it was checked. If there were certain symptoms or problems then the tests need to be analyzed in that context. Simply looking at only these numbers with no context they do not appear particularly abnormal for the 3rd trimester of pregnancy. The doctor who ordered them will be in the best position to interpret them. ...Read more
Due to gall stones in neck position 9mm size with 37 weeks pregnancy. How to reduce sgot sgpt levels to perform cesarean as billirubin is ok?
"Gallstones appear to be more common during pregnancy. Pregnant women who develop gallstones are closely monitored. If a gallstone blocks the gallbladder or causes an infection, surgery may be necessary. This surgery is usually safe for pregnant women and the fetus."
http://www. Merckmanuals. Com/home/women-s-health-issues/pregnancy-complicated-by-disease/liver-and-gallbladder-disorders-during-pregn ...Read more
Yes: They baby will move quite a lot as they get bigger and more mature. ...Read more
Less than 1 cm: Trace dilated means that your cervix is almost closed, but not quite. It's common at 37 weeks. ...Read more
Some people believe that eggplant causes premature labor. That belief is certainly not supported by evidence. I suspect it is due to the name of the veg. Or the shape.
Anyway, even if it were true, you are essentially at term and if you had the baby tonight it would be healthy. ...Read more
Vicks Vapor Rub O.K.: Vicks Vapor Rub is O.K. when 37 weeks pregnant. ...Read more
Call your OB now: Regular cramps, particularly if lasting 2-5 minutes are no longer called that...They are called contractions, and you could be entering labor (preterm or otherwise). If can't reach OB quickly for advice, get taken to your planned labor ; delivery (unless far away, then close er) for evaluation with fhr and toco monitor. ...Read more
Indigestion: By 37 weeks, the uterus is pressing on vital organs like the stomach. Belching or burping is a sign that there's not enough room in the stomach for the size of the meal you've eaten. If you have eaten foods that contain sulfur compounds such as garlic, onion, leeks etc., those foods may sit in your stomach and ferment for a while. Hence the rotten egg taste and smell. Try changing your diet. ...Read more
Did u ask you OB?: All? S like this should be directed to yoru ob, at the end of preg the tissues in that area are normally more swollen form the increased vascular volume and the pressure of the baby pushing on the vagina and teh vagina will expand so you ahve room to do a vaginal delivery is all goes well, and in some people it can get very swollen, my advice don't go past yoru due date- 39-40 wks safest time to. ...Read more
Go to the Hospital..: At 37 weeks, Pelvic pain is assumed to be labor until proven otherwise. If you are having pain, you should go to your hospital's triage area and let them examine and monitor you to make sure you aren't in labor. If you are bleeding this is quite urgent as some causes are serious. Best wishes! ...Read more
Possibly: Intercourse can cause you to have some contractions and its possible for you to lose your mucus plug as you contract. Best wishes! ...Read more
SIJ: ? Re: pelvic pain during advanced pregnancy. During pregnancy hormone Relaxin released to loosen/prepare pelvis for birth. Major pelvic girdle joints, sacroiliac joints, SIJ, become hypermobile & cause stretching of SIJ ligaments. Stabilization via SIJ belt often helpful. Women with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome often especially afflicted. Ask Obstetrician to evaluate. ...Read more
They have been: Chances are they have been at every visit in the 3rd trimester. Maybe they haven't done an ultrasound to check, but by measuring the size of your uterus, & watching the interval growth, they are monitoring the baby's growth, as accurately as if they were getting ultrasounds every visit! The error margin for an ultrasound measurement is so high, we only use it when the outside msr is off. ...Read more
Pinworms: There are 2 medications, both category C which means the effect on human fetuses is unknown. As you are at the end of your pregnancy there is no problem with the development of your baby, so either drug, mebendazole or pyrantel pamoate would work. The entire family needs to be treated and repeat in 1 week. All the best. Have the same discussion with your pharmacist. ...Read more
Mucous Show: Yes it's normal & expected once your cervix starts thinning (effacement) and softening. It's one of the early signs that your uterus is getting ready for labor. Call your OB if it's watery, green colored, or if you have frank bleeding like a period (blood streaked mucous is ok). Congrats on your upcoming delivery. Take care. ...Read more
Normal: Hormonal effect on the breast tissues. These hormones prepare the breasts to get a good supply of blood and to activate the mammary glands. The veins in the breasts get engorged with blood and this is mainly responsible for nipples burning during pregnancy. The best method to minimize the discomfort caused by breast changes is to wear bras that fit well or compress the breasts. ...Read more