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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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Dr. Scott Keith
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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

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Increased Appetite (Definition)

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