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How Common Is Getting Depression During And After Pregnancy
Very common: Pregnancy and the post-partum time are very challenging. There is the loss of one's body to deal with along with a host of new challenges and responsibilities. There is a hormonal component to this as well and coupled with sleep loss and a very needful newborn, it is not surprising that depression can happen even with the best of circumstances and support systems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
Not very: More common is what is called post part baby's blues that usually resolves without medication, or only for a short time. Depression during pregnancy usually is only present if present prior to pregnancy and often improves. Of course the situation of an unplanneor undesired pregnancy could lead to depression if not dealt with. ...Read more
Yes: It's common in pregnancy for women to have lower hemoglobins. Typically your body isn't make fewer red blood cells, but rather there is greater fluid volume in your bloodstream, which dilutes your red blood cells. Definitely following cesarean you will have a lower hemoglobin due to blood loss. So long as you aren't dizzy or feel weak, then you're likely okay. Check with your doc to make sure. ...Read more
Mittelschmerz: I am not a gynecologist i know ovuation pain if can occur during and after ovulation. Mittelschmerz may last a few minutes to a few hours or 2 to 3 days. Rarely it can be longer than this. Hopefully, a gynecologist will also address this question to clarify whether the pain can occur before ovulation. ...Read more
How likely is it that absence of PMS symptoms is a sign of pregnancy? I usually have sore breasts and f bloating during the 7-10 days before period.
How safe is it to do abortion during 7 weeks of pregnency? This is the first time .Is there any risk or complicacy while getting next time
Do women typically get colds during early pregnancy? Also really stressed out and strange "period". Which is the more likely cause?
How long after the cessation of a women's menstrual cycle is it possible to have unprotected sex without the fear of pregnancy?
When youre feeling some symptoms of pregnancy after your last period, when is the best time to take a hpt?
Is it normal to be extremely emotional and depressed before, during, and after a menstrual cycle?
Not extremely: It is not uncommon to have some mood changes, but when the changes are extreme and are disruptive to relationships, work, or significantly impact on quality fo life it woudld be wise to speak to your ob/gyn, it is possible one could have premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd). This often responds to treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for me to become pregnant after being cautherized for 17 years? I've missed my period and all of the symptoms are there.
How to avoid pregnancy naturally after 2 weeks of intercourse as i could see some symptoms of pregnancy.
Very: Pain with intercourse could be at the time of penetration or with deep penetration. They could be secondary to infection, endometriosis, vulvodynia, interstitial cystitis, pelvic floor muscle spasms, uterine fibroids, among the most common gynecologic causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the causes other than pregnancy for delayed periods? I am still a virgin.If it is because of stress what are the ways to induce menstruation?
How common is it for females to ovulate during period or right after period? Is it rare to get pregnant on day 4 of period?
Back to school: I am happy to have you reach out to us and not be afraid to show how little you understand of your own body. Your female fertility centers around ovulation. Ovulation is the expression of the egg from the ovary ready for impregnation. This event happens just shy of half way through your cycle. If the egg does not get impregnated then the uterus cleans out with a period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a neurologist: Patients with migraine headaches can also experience have catamenial migraines (menstrual migraines) around the time of menses. Ovulation can cause cramping that may also lead to headaches. If the headaches get worse or more frequent, see a neurologist (take a log of the headaches to the appointment). http://www.americanheadachesociety.org/assets/1/7/Vincent_Martin_-_Menstrual_Martin.pdf ...Read more
How much chances of pregnancy are there while taking proglyuton and in how many days this drug correct and regularise menstruation ?
Proglyuton: Presumably, you were prescribed this drug to correct hypogonadism or amenorrhea. It make take a few weeks or even several cycles to re establish a regular menstrual cycle. Presumably, you were not ovulating before, and the reason you were given the pill was to regulate your cycle and help you ovulate monthly. There is a small chance you could ovulate while on the pill. Check w/ your gynecologist. ...Read more
From conception, how long before getting signs of being pregnant? Also is it possible to get a positive reading 2 weeks after conception.
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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