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Hard Bowel Movements At 39 Weeks Pregnant
Bowel movement.: Yes. Most women would by jealous by this regularity. ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
22 weeks pregnant, emergent cerclage at 21 weeks.Almost whole pregnancy when i change positions i often feel tightening.problm?is it irritable uterus?
Close monitoring: An emergency cerclage is an extremely high risk procedure. Very close monitoring by your doctor is warranted. Please clarify the plan of care with your Obgyn as to how you should proceed. Often these cases are managed with bedrest at home or in the hospital. Serial sonographic cervical lengths are done. Sometimes medications are used to calm the uterus. ...Read more
Can you still be constipated at 39 weeks preg? I've heard most women start having loose stools around 38-39 weeks
Anything possible: Discuss with your OB doctor and make sure your thyroid function is ok. Good luck and have a great baby. ...Read more
Bowel movement troubles since birth. No regular bowel movement. Sharp stomach pains when move bowels. Noticed 2-3 bloodclots tonight 10c size. Help?!
Im 8 weeks pregnant and having very soft acidic bowel movements that mostly float painful gas pains why? Constipated before
Pregnancy and diet: Pregnancy is a high Progesterone condition. Progesterone affects the action of smooth muscle, including the smooth muscle of the bowel wall. This can result in changes in bowel characteristics during pregnancy. Additionally, it sounds like you need some serious attention to your diet. See your doctor or a nutritionalist. ...Read more
Please call your OB: Now !, u may be in labor or trying to go in labor , I am sure that your OB gave you instructions when to call about contractions, if your water breaks , etc. All OB ?S at this point should go straight to your ob, not here, as your OB may want u to go to the labor room and I am sure your OB would want to be contacted 1st, before you ask anything here which may or may not be answered right away. ...Read more
3 weeks after knife piles surgery. Anal seepage all day, barley poop normal though. When should I be able to have a normal bowel movement w/o pain?
Pilonidal cyst: It sounds like you should see your doctor for a second look at the surgical site... After a week or two, things typically return back to normal. Make sure to they'll the office if you have fevers and chills, as there may be some infection causing the problem... Good luck! ...Read more
Had a medical abortion at 14 weeks. 3 weeks after , 2 hpt were negative. However, i feel "gassy" in my stomach. Baby kicking? Continuing pregnancy?
1st, why RU gassy?: Feeling gassy may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, pelvic pathology outside the gut, maybe stress. ...Read more
28 weeks preg. with 3rd. Spotting after bm. Second time happened. Everything with baby, uterus, placenta fine(1st time) baby moving a lot right now. ?
Can we feel fetal movement at 12 weeks.I have been having little flutters since 4 days.I am 12 weeks pregnant.
Very unlikely: Although the fetus is moving actively at 12 weeks, it is too small to really "feel". At about 15-16 weeks the baby will be about 6 times as large as at 12 weeks! this is when most women begin to feel the "champagne bubbles" or "butterfly" feelings of their baby. ...Read more
Ten weeks pregnant no bowel movement in 2 wks. Took laxative unaware not supposed to worried about baby having worse abdominal cramps and fever?
Baby no side effects: The baby's GI tract is not developed enough at 10 weeks to have specific side effects from medication. The concern about many medications at this state of pregnancy is about concerns of how the medication may affect growth and/or normal development of the baby, as lots is going on right now. I don't know what laxative you took, but best to discuss specifics with your OB - including your problems. ...Read more
Pain during sex, bowel movement, when bladder full all at same spot. Periods twice a month. Not on any birth control. Not pregnant. Constant cramping.
38 weeks pregnant. Notice a distinct drop in fetal kicks and jabs. Still over 10 movements in 2 hours. Period like cramps for 3 days. Normal?
27 weeks preg.Some times i feel small period like abdominal cramps.Is this normal? After some time it subsides.No bleeding. Scan normal.Feel baby moves
Normal: This type of pain is completely normal and pregnancy. If you're at all worried, you can have your doctor performed a cervical length ultrasound. If your cervix is normal length, then this pressure and pain is likely normal for your body. Mentioned type cramping can be normal and pregnancy, but can also be a sign of preterm labor sometimes. Best is to confirm with your doctor. ...Read more
At 38 weeks i was 1 CM dilated. Now 39 weeks pregnant feeling shortness of breath, having cramp like pains and constipated. is this normal.
Call OB: At 39 wks the baby can definitely cause some SOB due to much less room to breathe; you may feel like you are panting because you have to take more frequent small breaths. Constipation can also be common with pregnancy for many reasons: pressure on bowels, dehydration, slower transit of stool to absorb more nutrients. However if SOB at rest and coupled with cramping, call your OB to double check. ...Read more
Bowel change over 1 month -soft finger size to thin ribbon. Pain before and during bm above knee. Do have hemorroids -blood at times.
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
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