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How would you know if you were pregnant with triplets?

How would you know if you were pregnant with triplets?

Get an Ultra Sound: You need to see a doctor for an examination and an ultrasound ordered appropriately will let you know if you have triplets. ...Read more

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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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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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How you know if you pregnant?

How you know if you pregnant?

Urine pregnancy test: Over the counter urine pregnancy tests (upts) are very accurate in diagnosing early pregnancy - don't rely on symptoms. As early as the day after your missed/late period the upt may be positive in 90% of cases and should be positive in 100% of cases the week after. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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How would you know if you have fibroids?

How would you know if you have fibroids?

By physical, imaging: Fibroids can be discovered by physical exam or by imaging (exs. Pelvic ultrasound, mri). They can be very small (pea size) or quite large (melon). Most women that have fibroids are asymptomatic and do not require any treatment (unless they are causing infertility). Fibroids can cause significant symptoms, most notably heaving menstrual flow, pelvic pain, and increased urinary frequency. ...Read more

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How Would You Know If You Had hpv?

How Would You Know If You Had hpv?

You may not know: Most of the time, women are unaware of infection until it shows up on a Pap smear. Studies have estimated that 50-80% of college-aged men dna women have been exposed. That's why it's so important for males and females aged 9-26 get the HPV vaccine. The vaccine has already significantly reduced the incidence of cervical cancer. ...Read more

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How would you know if you are overweight?

How would you know if you are overweight?

BMI is a crude guide: The bmi formula, english units, is (wt in lbs) x 703รท(ht in inches), see: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/body_mass_index. Optimal just below 20 to ~25 bmi range. However, if very muscular, bmi overestimates body fat. The bigger issue, healthwise, is body fat, which is driven by low-fat diet/foods (carb/sugar is rapidly converted to triglyceride fats, by liver ; stored). See nusi.Org, fatchance.Html. ...Read more

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How to know if you are pregnant?

How to know if you are pregnant?

Take pregnancy test: There are many signs and symptoms of pregnancy. They include missed periods, breast tenderness, sensitivity to smells, and nausea/vomiting, fatigue, and weight gain. If you think you might be pregnant, you could take a home pregnancy test (they are very accurate) or visit your doctor to obtain proper prenatal care. ...Read more

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How would you know if you have salmonellosis?

How would you know if you have salmonellosis?

Seeing a Doctor: Symptoms of salmonellosis include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. The doctor will do stool culture and blood test to confirm this along with a good history and physical exam. ...Read more

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How soon can you know if you are pregnant?

Missed period.: You can take a standard home pregnancy test as soon as you miss your period. Using the first morning void of urine if best. ...Read more

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How are you suppose to know if you have fibroids?

How are you suppose to know if you have fibroids?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How do you know if your pregnant?

How do you know if your pregnant?

Symptoms/Test: One may never know they are pregnant till delivering. I delivered one of them! however, pregnancy usually is accompanied with nausea, a feeling of the flu, breast tenderness, pelvic fullness and a change in discharge, missed period(s) and perhaps some pelvic pain or discomfort. The real test is a home pregnancy test or a urine or blood test at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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How do you know if your pregnant?

How do you know if your pregnant?

Urine test: Go to the pharmacy, not the er, and buy a pregnancy test for around $8. They are very accurate. ...Read more

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How do you tell if you are ovulating so you can have iui?

How do you tell if you are ovulating so you can have iui?

OPK or ultrasounds: If you have regular periods you can use an ovulation predictor kit (opk). Iui can be timed according to when your opk goes positive. You can also have ultrasound scans to measure the size and number of follicles developing in your ovaries, which may be combined with blood tests to check your estrogen levels. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating?

How do you know if you are ovulating?

OTC test: Many times, you don't. Otc test kits can be utilized. Occasionally, women experience "ovulation pain"; the vaguely described mittleschmerz reaction. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating?

How do you know if you are ovulating?

Menses: If you are having monthly periods you are ovulating during your cycle. ...Read more

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When would you know if your pregnant if breastfeeding?

When would you know if your pregnant if breastfeeding?

See below: Buy a home pregnancy kit. They become positive at about the time you'd be starting your next expected period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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How do you know if you actually ovulate?

How do you know if you actually ovulate?

Spontaneous periods: If you have spontaneous periods (meaning without medicine) then you are almost certainly ovulating; whether your ovulations are always normal is a different question. ...Read more