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Is vasoprin safe to relieve swollen legs in 22 weeks pregnancy?

Is vasoprin safe to relieve swollen legs in 22 weeks pregnancy?

Vasoprine: Vasoprine is a combination of Aspirin and isosorbide. It is not used to treat swelling. You should ask you doctor before starting any medication during pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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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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Is 1.5cm dilation at 22 weeks pregnancy is Cervical incompetency? Usually heard that cervical dilation at 20-50mm is incompetent. What is true?

Controversial topic: Premature cervical changes (dilatation, shortening, funneling, softening...) are difficult to measure and to interpret. Sonographic or clinical exams of your cervix are very variable, very subjective, not accurate nor reliable predictors of premature labor or preterm delivery. Consult a knowledgeable MFM doctor regarding accepted criteria for "cervical insufficiency". Your risks at 22wks. Seem small. ...Read more

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22 weeks pregnancy ear temp said 97.4 first reading and 98.4 after that. Normally temp is at least 98.6 usually low 99's should I worry?

22 weeks pregnancy ear temp said 97.4 first reading and 98.4 after that. Normally temp is at least 98.6 usually low 99's should I worry?

Why check temp?: All of those readings represent normal temperatures. I suppose the more important question is why are you checking your temperature? If you feel you have an infection or fever then see your doctor to help narrow down the cause ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant. When is it not recommended to fly by plane?

I am 22 weeks pregnant. When is it not recommended to fly by plane?

36 weeks: It is ok to fly at any time, but after 36 weeks most airlines restrict travel due to the increased risk of labor and delivery in the air where there is no assistance for problems that can occur. ...Read more

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If I am 22 weeks pregnant, could've I gotten pregnant from sex 25 weeks ago?

If I am 22 weeks pregnant, could've I gotten pregnant from sex 25 weeks ago?

22 WEEKS AGO: If you are 22 weeks pregnant, that means you got pregnant 22 weeks ago
and if you got pregnant 25 weeks ago, than you are 25 weeks pregnant. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and have not gained any weight should I be concerned?

I am 22 weeks pregnant and have not gained any weight should I be concerned?

Maybe: If you were morbidly obese at conception, then the baby may be growing normally, but your weight remains the same. If that is not the case and your OB MD notes that the baby is not developing properly, then you should discuss this with your treating OB MD. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant but I got pregnant at the end of december. Could I be pregnant with another mans child?

I am 22 weeks pregnant but I got pregnant at the end of december. Could I be pregnant with another mans child?

Yes: If you had intercourse with more than one man, then it is possible for you to be pregnant with any of their children. Need a lot more information as to your exact due date, us dating, last menstrual period and prior usual cycle, and even then paternity cannot be absolutely determined until baby is born and testing is done. Talk to OB about your concerns and see if they can help you sort out dates. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant &my baby usually moves around 9 in the morning, 1 in the afternoon, 6 or 7pm & again at about 10pm but last night he didn't move?

I am 22 weeks pregnant &my baby usually moves around 9 in the morning, 1 in the afternoon, 6 or 7pm & again at about 10pm but last night he didn't move?

May attention today: Variations are very normal even if it seems like your baby is regular like clockwork! So usually this is not an issue. However, if you notice decreased or no movement for longer, be seen right away. This can be scary especially with a first baby. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant why am I not showing yet?

I am 22 weeks pregnant why am I not showing yet?

Unusual: Are you over weight? Sometimes large women don't show as early as thin women do? Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and haven't felt my baby kick should I be worried?

I am 22 weeks pregnant and haven't felt my baby kick should I be worried?

Not necessarily: That was around when I felt movement in my pregnancy. I know it seems really late especially if you talk to some women who say they feel movement at 16 weeks! Likely you're baby is fine, but if you're at all worried, you can go to l&d and get checked out any time of day or night. Or make an appt with our doctor to see baby's heart rate and confirm fluid is good and baby moving on ultrasound. ...Read more

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What to do if I think my colleague might have rubella and I am 22 weeks pregnant!?

What to do if I think my colleague might have rubella and I am 22 weeks pregnant!?

Contact your OB: They may have already run a rubella test to see if you are immune. If so, you and baby have no risk. If not, you need to discuss the issue with them. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and had dependal-m yesterday. Is it safe?

I am 22 weeks pregnant and had dependal-m yesterday. Is it safe?

Furazolidone: Dependal-m is furazolidone. While the safe use of furazolidone during pregnancy has not been established, neither have there been any teratogenic problems reported for the drug. However, there is concern that it could cause anemia in the newborn. It is unknown if furazolidone enters maternal milk. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and drink 128 ounces of water a day, is that too much?

I am 22 weeks pregnant and drink 128 ounces of water a day, is that too much?

Yes: Excessive fluid collect in various organs including our intestine. Further you are overking your kidneys with excessive urination. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant but I still don't feel the movements of my baby. Is this normal? I am a bit worried.

I am 22 weeks pregnant but I still don't feel the movements of my baby. Is this normal? I am a bit worried.

Normal: Most people have felt their baby by 22 weeks, but it is not worrisome that you haven't. Sometimes when the placenta is attached in the front part of the uterus, women feel the baby later.
Also you may not be as far along as you think. Have you had any ultrasounds? ...Read more

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I have a low lying placenta and am 22 weeks pregnant and keep losing a clear jelly like discharge is this normal?

Placenta remodeling?: This might be related to remodeling of the part of the placenta that borders on the cervical region. Report any bleeding to your obstetric team. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and my emotions are all over the place. This is nothing like when I was pregnant with my son. I cry all the time?

I am 22 weeks pregnant and my emotions are all over the place. This is nothing like when I was pregnant with my son. I cry all the time?

Possible depression: Each pregnancy can be different and it is normal to be emotional. It is not normal to cry "all the time". You may need to be evaluated for possible depression. If depression is diagnosed it can be treated during pregnancy either with counseling, medication or both. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant & very tired all the time. I get up at 445am to go to work till 2:30p & come home & sleep until 445a. Is this normal?

I am 22 weeks pregnant & very tired all the time. I get up at 445am to go to work till 2:30p & come home & sleep until 445a. Is this normal?

Not normal: It is normal to be tired during pregnancy but not to this extent. Please see your physician for an evaluation, you especially need to be checked for anemia. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and I am worried about my baby. She goes from moving all the time to barely moving at all, maybe twice a day. Is it normal?

I am 22 weeks pregnant and I am worried about my baby. She goes from moving all the time to barely moving at all, maybe twice a day. Is it normal?

Please call your OB: At 22 weeks u may not feel consistent movement all the time, but if you have not had a 20 week ultrasound for fetal anatomy, then you should get one now. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant. I have diarriah bit it felt like bad cramping normal?

Diarrhea: Some of the chemicals generated with diarrhea can cause uterine cramping (prostaglandins). I usually recommend immodium and hydration. If cramping persists though call your OB as it could be contractions. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant vomiting and feel like I have a fever but temp was 96.4 should I go in?

I am 22 weeks pregnant vomiting and feel like I have a fever but temp was 96.4 should I go in?

You may need to: If you are unable to drink or keep food down, you need medical treatment soon. Anytime you vomit >3-4 times, you need to go see a doctor either in the ER or contact your primary care doctor or obstetrician. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and have flu, what are good medication to drink.

I am 22 weeks pregnant and have flu, what are good medication to drink.

Tamiflu (oseltamivir): First make sure it is influenza and not just a
"cold" by seeing your doctor. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is effective if taken early, and can be taken prophylactically if family members have documented influenza. Keep fever down.
Don't "bundle up"; it just drives your fever up.
Trouble breathing is an emergency. Hopefully you received flu vaccine, as all pregnant patients should. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and have flu, which medication can I take over the counter.

Most: Most cough/cold medicines are safe in pregnancy: tylenol (acetaminophen) is the safest.
Benadryl, sudafed, robitussin, Mucinex are all considered safe.
Avoid Aspirin and ibuprofen.

If by "flu" you mean a GI infection causing nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, your doctor can prescribe some antinausea, and immodium is safe for diarrhea, but only use if getting very dehydrated. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and my amniotic fluid is high. How can I decrease it? Can my baby have a healthy birth?

I am 22 weeks pregnant and my amniotic fluid is high. How can I decrease it? Can my baby have a healthy birth?

See below: There's not much you can do about the amount of amniotic fluid you have. If it gets significantly high, your doctor could insert a needle and draw off some. ...Read more

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Hi I am 22 weeks pregnant my last period was april 13 2012 can you tall me around what day I got pregnant please?

Hi I am 22 weeks pregnant my last period was april 13 2012 can you tall me around what day I got pregnant please?

Mid-cycle: You are 22 weeks by the lmp. Estimated conception date would be around april 27, although this cannot be pinned down to the exact day. April 27 is an estimate, but there is a margin of error of a few days. A safe bet would be anywhere from april 24-may1. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant + 160cm tall. Before I feel pregnant I weighed 146 and I now weigh 160 is this a healthy weight gain or not?

I am 22 weeks pregnant + 160cm tall. Before I feel pregnant I weighed 146 and I now weigh 160 is this a healthy weight gain or not?

Ask you OB MD: It is not the total weight gain that is normal or not, but rather the rate at which you gain it in intervals, and how many fetus' you are carrying. ...Read more