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How often do pregnant women get dvt?

How often do pregnant women get dvt?

1-2 per 1000: A DVT is not a particularly common issue with a rate of about 1-2 per 1000 pregnancies in low risk women, we take it very seriously because of serious health consequences associated with a dvt. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Why do women when they gon get their period get very moody?

Why do women when they gon get their period get very moody?

Hormonal change: When women are about to get their period they experience changes in the hormones of their body (estrogen and progesterone) in order to prepare the body for menstruation. These hormones have a systemic effect (meaning that they have an effect on other areas of the body, like your brain and mood, not just an effect on the uterus). ...Read more

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How do women get pregnant?

How do women get pregnant?

Fusion of the embryo: Fusion of the embryo with the inner layer of the uterus which then becomes the support for the embryo to turn into a fetus and ultimately in 40 weeks time, a baby who can breathe on his own. The implantation may take place outside the uterus, we call that ectopic pregnancy and it is dangerous for the mother. ...Read more

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Why do some women get depressed during pregnancy?

Why do some women get depressed during pregnancy?

Risk Factors: There are hormonal changes that can cause some women to experience mood fluctuations. Also, women with a previous history of depression are at greater risk. In addition, if a woman is experiencing a general lack of support or severe environmental stress, there would be a greater risk of depression. ...Read more

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Do you get horny more often when pregnant?

Do you get horny more often when pregnant?

No: You may have more desire when you are ovulating, but not necessarily when you are pregnant. Your libido may be the same while you are pregnant until your pregnancy has progressed to the point that you are more tired and sex may be more uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Why do pregnant women tend to burp more?

Why do pregnant women tend to burp more?

Progesterone: Hi AyAK, Burping occurs because pregnant women produce lots of a hormone from the placenta called progesterone. This slows the movement of the bowel so gas does Not move through the Intestines as quickly but builds up and the pregnant lady has to burp or have gas pain. ...Read more

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Do women only get pregnant when they ovulate?

Do women only get pregnant when they ovulate?

Yes and no....: Ovulation (release of an egg) and sperm are required for pregnancy. So, yes, ovulation is absolutely required. But, since sperm can live for about 5 days in the female genital tract it is possible to have viable sperm in the vault (which means possible pregnancy) prior to ovulation. However, as soon as ovulation occurs- Pregnant! ...Read more

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Why do pregnant women get wetter than usual?

Why do pregnant women get wetter than usual?

More cervix discharg: During pregnancy there is more discharge coming from the cervix, so most pregnant women will have more vaginal discharge and feel wetter vaginally than usual. Women notice this more in the second half of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why do women get easily emotional compared to men?

Why do women get easily emotional compared to men?

Not scientific: That is not a scientific fact, nor a true myth. In your experience you may see this, but it does not hold true when one begins to define 'emotional' or look at different sub cultures. In California or in America women are socialized to express their emotions in ways different than men are socialized to express their emotions. Your question is unanswerable. ...Read more

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Why do pregnant women get outies?

Why do pregnant women get outies?

Expanding belly: The rise of the developing pregnancy pushes the intestines and uterus up and out, as the umbilicus(belly button) is also "pushed out".. ...Read more

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What day do you get pregnant most frequently?

What day do you get pregnant most frequently?

Day #14: The first day of your period is day #1. Count the days through your period finishing and then consider day #14 is the most common day for ovulation to occur. Sperm may live in the cervix, uterus, and fallopian tubes for 2-4 days, so you are most fertile on days #12 - #16. If you want to get pregnant, consider having sex around this time. ...Read more

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Why do people some women get depressed after having a baby?

Why do people some women get depressed after having a baby?

Possible theory: Estrogen levels are high in pregnancy and estrogen appears to inhibit a chemical called monoamine oxidase. Monoamine oxidase normally breaks down serotonin, Dopamine and norepinephrine. After delivery, estrogen levels rapidly decrease, increasing the activity of monoamine oxidase which in turn leads to more rapid breakdown of serotonin, etc. Postpartum depression is serious and needs treatment. ...Read more

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Why do pregnant women get hemorrhoids?

Why do pregnant women get hemorrhoids?

Venous congestion: Hemorrhoids are dilated or varicose veins of the anus. They occur more commonly in pregnant women because the uterus compresses the pelvic veins, slowing blood return from the pelvis and legs back to the heart and causing veins in the pelvis, anus, vulva and legs to swell. ...Read more

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How can starving africans get pregnant so easily when healthy western women have trouble?

How can starving africans get pregnant so easily when healthy western women have trouble?

Most are not healthy: Healthy is a word defined by the person reporting on health. As a long time reproductive md, the vast majority of those who think they are healthy actually are not. People pursuing low fat, low calorie, or vegetarian diets and who exercise (aerobic) frequently actually are hurting their chances for pregnancy. Western health is in desperate shape and starving africans may be healthier overall. ...Read more

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Why do women get mad during their period?

Why do women get mad during their period?

Hormonal imbalance.: Most probably from hormonal imbalance. Check with you family physician. ...Read more

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Do women get wetter when they're pregnant?

Women often have: Increased vaginal secretions when pregnant.

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When do you get the frequent urination symptom in pregnancy? Do all women get it?

When do you get the frequent urination symptom in pregnancy? Do all women get it?

Can occur any time: But is more common in the 3rd trimester. Sometimes can be a sign of a urinary tract infection, but is also a common symptom of pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do women first get hpv?

How do women first get hpv?

Mostly from sexual: Hpv is mostly transmitted via sexual transmitted disease. Although women can get it from non-sexual transmission but the incidence is very low. ...Read more

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Why don't some women ever get a positive home pregnant test? Why do some women not know they're pregnant?

Why don't some women ever get a positive home pregnant test? Why do some women not know they're pregnant?

Not true: Pregnancy tests work on everyone. This is myth. The only time a home pregnancy test will be negative when someone is pregnant is in the first few days when the hormone level is too low for a urine test to detect it. ...Read more

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Do you get hungry when you get pregnant ?

Do you get hungry when you get pregnant ?

Yes indeed !!!!!: Hi Laura Some people experience a loss of appetite, especially in the 1st trimester and with morning sickness. But once this passes the overwhelming majority of pregnant ladies will say that at some point in their pregnancy they felt especially hungry and were likely to consume more than usual. This is natures way of providing the extra calories and nutrients a woman needs to support a pregnancy ...Read more

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37wks pregnant & ever since the 36wk & now 37 Ive been hungry & every time I do eat shortly after I get hungry again. Why? IAm eating enough.

37wks pregnant & ever since the 36wk & now 37 Ive been hungry & every time I do eat shortly after I get hungry again. Why? IAm eating enough.

Hunger: The calorie need for pregnancy is 300 calories per day. The question now becomes: Are you a nervous eater? The prospect of meeting your new addition would make anyone nervous, especially if this is your first. I gained 47 pounds knowing what I should be eating. ..I hoped for a 40#first baby! The point is that there is not a medical reason except exposure to parasites for example. Highly unlikely ...Read more

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Can you get hungry in the first two weeks of pregnancy?

Can you get hungry in the first two weeks of pregnancy?

Sure.: Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, increased sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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My pre pregnancy weight is 63 kg and I am 5.2" tall I have gained only 4 kg in 23 weeks of pregnancy I don't feel like eating I just don't get hungry?

My pre pregnancy weight is 63 kg and I am 5.2" tall I have gained only 4 kg in 23 weeks of pregnancy I don't feel like eating I just don't get hungry?

You will: As your pregnancy progresses you will get hungry. you are suppose to gain only about 12 kg in pregnancy. You have already gained 4 kg. Just 8 kg in 17 weeks is possible. Just eat some high protein foods and nuts. Rest more. Do not stress. ...Read more

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I'm 16 weeks pregnant but I don't have appetite, I still force my self to eat as I don't get hungry. What could I do to start getting an appetite?

I'm 16 weeks pregnant but I don't have appetite, I still force my self to eat as I don't get hungry.  

What could I do to start getting an appetite?

Prenatal workup: You should have had bloods tests done already. Speak to your Obstetrician (pregnancy dr) concerning these results. If you are not anaemic and your iron levels are good, take a multi vitamin with iron and Vtamin c in it. And then continue to force yourself to eat. Your appetite will return. ...Read more

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I am around 5 weeks pregnant and when I lay on my side or get hungry I get cramps in upper stomach, what is it?

I am around 5 weeks pregnant and when I lay on my side or get hungry I get cramps in upper stomach, what is it?

Could be...: In the beginning of pregnancy you may experience abdominal upset, nausea and vomiting as the fetal hormone starts rising. Usually by your 15th week those symptoms should get better. Make sure you stay hydrated and if too much nausea and vomiting call your OB for medication prescription as necessary. ...Read more

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Ok had unprotected sex for the first time two days later i get my period but i get hungry and feel like vomiting can I still be pregnant?

Ok had unprotected sex for the first time two days later i get my period but i get hungry and feel like vomiting can I still be pregnant?

No. First- pregnancy: Symptoms don't begin until after you miss a period. Second- if had a period since the sex, then you are not pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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Nausea , stomach ache , , cramps ,gassy , bloated , I get hungry a lot can it be pregnancy ?

Nausea , stomach ache , , cramps ,gassy , bloated , I get hungry a lot can it be pregnancy ?

Possible pregnancy: These symptoms can be caused by a lot of things. If you have been sexually active and you menses are not regular you should take a pregnancy test. If the pregnancy test is negative you may have irritable bowel syndrome or any other number of more serious intestinal illnesses. i suggest you see a doctor ...Read more

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Im 6 weeks and 1day pregrant and i barely get hungry is that normal?

Im 6 weeks and 1day pregrant and i barely get hungry is that normal?

YES: At 6 weeks it is normal in many females that they loose appetite and where as others have increased appetite. Every woman have a different effect of pregnancy. Along with this you may feel heaviness in lower abdomen, increased urination due increased blood flow due to high HCG hormone as well pressure of uterus on bladder. You may feel bloated and , fullness, nausea and vomiting etc. ...Read more

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5wks pregnt for the first tm but i dont get hungry any different than when i wasnt, is this normal?can gofor 7hr with out food, isit normal?

5wks pregnt for the first tm but i dont get hungry any different than when i wasnt, is this normal?can gofor 7hr with out food, isit normal?

Normal variation: You have a very early pregnancy, without much enlargement of the uterus at this time. You may have the nausea of pregnancy, and decrease in hunger is usual with that. Try to maintain nutrition through the nausea with gyn guidance as to what to eat. A large uterus occurs as the baby grows, and you may then reflux, with different treatment needed then, such as milk and neutralization of the acid. ...Read more

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Embryo diead at 8wks didnt find out till 12wks. Why did this happend? Pregnt again 5wks and i dont get hungry, why?

Embryo diead at 8wks didnt find out till 12wks. Why did this happend? Pregnt again 5wks and i dont get hungry, why?

Unknown: Making a human being is complicated. Sometimes something goes wrong. When your body recognizes a problem, you have a miscarriage but this can be weeks later. Miscarriages happen in about 1 in 5 recognized pregnancies. Usually, the cause of the miscarriage is not known. Chromosome problems are common. Loss of appetite is normal in early pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Am i pregnat? Dizzy, tired a lot moody and when i eat i get hungry a few hours later and my tummy itches a lot.

Am i pregnat? Dizzy, tired a lot moody and when i eat i get hungry a few hours later and my tummy itches a lot.

Unlikely: Your symptoms are not of typical pregnancy. To make sure, do blood pregnancy test ucg quantitative. This will settle the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why do I get hungry so fast? I eat but 30 minutes later im hungry again. It feel like i haven't ate in hours. Im 5'5 and weigh 180 n im 16 (female)

Why do I get hungry so fast? I eat but 30 minutes later im hungry again. It feel like i haven't ate in hours. Im 5'5 and weigh 180 n im 16 (female)

Depends what you eat: If you eat a meal which is high in protein--meat, fish , chicken, dairy products, beans- and fiber--whole grains you will not be so hungry. When you eat processed foods, high in carbohydrates, it raises up you blood sugar which triggers release of lots of Insulin and makes you hungry. Do not eat processed foods or drink juice or soda eat protein and vegetables and you will not be so hungry. ...Read more

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Why do I get hungry 1-2hours later after eating a meal? Im a 19yr old female. Petite. 143lbs, 68inches tall.

Why do I get hungry 1-2hours later after eating a meal? Im a 19yr old female. Petite. 143lbs, 68inches tall.

Short : Short answer is that you likely have a high metabolism and thats why you get hungry so fast. There are other factors involved. If you eat fruits and veggies those are digested faster and you get hungry quicker. However if you eat pasta, that tends to be filling for longer periods of time. Also protein fills you up faster. You should also have a yearly history and physical with your doctor, so other factors that may be related to this issue can be uncovered. Good luck. ...Read more

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I ate hardly anything and i didn't get hungry could this be gastroparesis?

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I ate hardly anything and i didn't get hungry could this be gastroparesis?

Possible: early satiety is one of the signs of gastroparesis. but other etiologies are out there as well. do you have risk factors for such? ...Read more

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Why am i always hungry? I eat a lot of food and get hungry 2 inutes later?

Why am i always hungry? I eat a lot of food and get hungry 2 inutes later?

Is : Is it possible that you have increased your physical activity lately? If so then you are likely requiring more calories. On the other hand being hungry all the time (polyphagia) can be a sign of diabetes. I suggest you see your doctor for a complete evaluation/work up. All the best. ...Read more

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Why is it that i feel full after i eat 1 meal but get hungry an hour later?

Why is it that i feel full after i eat 1 meal but get hungry an hour later?

What eating?: What are you eating- If you are a strict vegetarian- The vegetables may not be satisfying you. Foods that take longer to digest include, Meat, chicken, turkey, lamb and milk and cheese. Try incorporating them in your diet to make up at least 25% of your plate and you should feel fuller. ...Read more

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Whenever I stress out I eat and then right after I eat I get hungry no matter how much I eat?

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Whenever I stress out I eat and then right after I eat I get hungry no matter how much I eat?

Exercise: Hi there Try doing another activity when you are stressed. Exercise or even simple meditation can work. Or do something that you enjoy doing to get your mind off the stressor. Eating as a response to stress is a common reaction but most who do this don't eat the right foods and then end up hungrier because your body is craving more nutrient dense foods. ...Read more

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Increased Appetite (Definition)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than ...Read more