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I Am 38 Weeks Pregnant And I Feel Sick
Not relevant: When we are checking blood counts during pregnancy, assuming that the basic counts related to hemoglobin, hematocrit and platelets are normal for pregnancy, then we really do not spend too much time looking at these individual parameters related to red blood cells. If there is a more specific problem being asked, please ask! ...Read more
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
Would a D&C be performed if a mother is miscarrying at 37/38 weeks pregnancy? And if so, how soon before the patient is discharged?
Term pregnancy: At that point, the pregnancy is full term and will be "stillborn." A sad situation and I feel for her. She will likely have her labor induced and deliver vaginally if possible. The length of stay in the hospital will be similar to one for a regular birth. This assumes the mother doesn't have a complication such as an infection. ...Read more
Clear water drops and one time small fresh blood spot period like cramping is it labor or something else at 38 weeks pregnancy?
Obgyn evaluation: You will need to contact your Obgyn to arrange an evaluation. Since you are near term you will need to make sure you did not break your water. You could just be dilating and passing your mucous plug. An evaluation will be needed to determine what is going on. ...Read more
Am in my 38 weeks pregnancy and 4 days..My blood pressure was in the noon 149/68 and heart rate 114 is it nessicary to go to hospital and be paranoid.
Call OB: You are not being paranoid. But, it sounds like you do not understand what to do in this type of situation. Please contact or page your OB and give them your situation and vital signs. They will tell you what they want you to do next. ...Read more
I am 38 weeks pregnant and am getting hot flushes, nausea, dizziness and hands shaking, feeling like im going to faint. What could this be?
Hi I'm 38 weeks and 3days pregnant to be exact, through out my 2nd and 3rd trimester I've had bad nausea this week is really bad, why?
Reflux: The further along you in your pregnancy the higher likelihood of reflux which can lead to nausea. As the baby grows, it pushes on the diaphragm which can reduce the stomach size and can the symptoms you describe. Eat smaller meals more frequently to alleviate some of your symptoms. Try Tums (calcium carbonate) as well. Feel better. ...Read more
I'm 38 weeks and 3 days pregnant. I'm experiencing nausea and loss of appetite. I'm eating because I know I have to. Should I call my dr?
Schedule check up: If you are nauseated the continuing to eat is probably not going to help. Schedule a follow up appointment to make sure everything is normal with your blood pressure. If so your doctor can give you some nausea medication to get you through the very short amount of time left being pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 38 weeks 4 daus pregnant with constant cramping nausea and severe back pain? Is this a sign of labor?
Get checked: At this stage of pregnancy these symptoms could be sign of labor or a worrisome problem like fetal distress due to any reason like dehydration or cord around baby's neck or early separation of placenta. It is best to see your OB doc and get checked to make sure baby is okay. ...Read more
Could be...: If the back cramps become regular and progressively stronger, these symptoms would be compatible with labor. Start timing, lay back and relax in between. If the pain is continuous and not intermittent like early labor, then you need more urgent evaluation as this would not be normal at this point and could point to a problem. ...Read more
IM 38 weeks and 5 days pregnant. I'm having sharp continuous pain in my stomach, nausea, and light headed! Is it something to worry about?
I have terrible acid reflux causing nausea and vomitting and I'm 38 weeks pregnant I have tried milk, Zantac, (ranitidine) thumbs and nothing helps. Normal?
Normal: At 38 weeks the baby is pushing on all the internal organs, especially the stomach and it's contents. Try eating much smaller meals and stay upright for at least an hour after eating. Hard but worth it. Tetralac, and antacid, has seemed to help my pregnant patients more than others and is safe to take. Elevated the head of the bed, it may also help. Congratulations and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 38 weeks pregnant and my husband has a fever and the stomach flu. What kind of complications would there be if i got sick with fever or flu?
I am 38 weeks pregnant. I am fine during the day but at night My ears start hurting and my nose is runny. Is this normal or could i be getting sick?
Im 38 weeks pregnant with my sixth child 5th pregnancy all were a week early does that mean ill have this baby a week early also?
What to do if I didn't have morning sickness my entire pregnancy, now I'm nearing my 3rd trimester and sick almost everyday?
Try reflux med: Sometimes nausea and vomiting in third trimester is from reflux (heartburn). Try avoiding spicy foods, sleep propped up or try TUMS (calcium carbonate). Digestion also slows and sometimes causes nausea. If you are unable to keep fluids down, you should see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
38 weeks pregnant 5cm dilated feeling nausiated, i can barely eat or drink is that a sighn ill be going into labor soon?
Random throwing up at 38 weeks pregnant? I am 38w5d pregnant and randomly threw up without feeling sick at all. Should I be worried?
Stomach compression: Your stomach is being compressed by the enlarged uterus containing the fetus. Try smaller lighter more frequent meals and notify your treating OB MD of your present difficulty so he/she can corroborate this advice or not. ...Read more
38 weeks pregnant today and i got sick 2 times this morning, my mucus plug already came out the other day but i had more today am i going into labor soon?
I'm 38 weeks pregnant I have had diarreah for the past two days now I'm not sick and it's not bad to where I can't stay out of bathroom I did not have this with my first child so I'm a little worried a to why this is happening I tried to call my doctor an
Why oh why?: I'm not sure why you have diahhrea now but we want to be sure that you don't get dehydrated. If you can't get hold of your OB you should go to the ER ...Read more
I'm 38 weeks 4 days pregnant, i'm extremely sick. Having trouble breathing, and the baby is already in my cervix. Can I have my doctor induce me?
15 weeks pregnant and i feel sick to my stomach and get a headache after i eat a meal. I don't feel sick any other time, just when i eat.?
Try frequent small: Meals. This is likely a variation of the nausea of pregnancy. See this site for detailed information on such symptoms. The symptoms should resolve in a few weeks, however if you lose weight or get dehydrated, see your doctor immediately. http://www.uptodate.com/contents/nausea-and-vomiting-of-pregnancy-beyond-the-basics. ...Read more
I am 6weeks pregnant and I feel sick I don't have any strength , I don't feel lik eating anything even the food I used to lik most . What can I do.
Pregnancy "nausea": The pregnancy nausea will be short lived but you must utilize some form of nutrition that you can keep down without vomiting. Crackers, fluids, and soups all will help the fetus and you until you can take more substantive meals. By the way, have you seen a MD yet for pregnancy care? If not, now is the time. ...Read more
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