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How deadly is rubella IgM virus for a 26 weeks pregnancy?

How deadly is rubella IgM virus for a 26 weeks pregnancy?

Confusing question: There is no Rubella IGM Virus that I know of.There is a common screening test for IGM antibody created after a rubella infection. If you have high IGM levels indicating a recent rubella infection, it is worrisome.Rubella during pregnancy can lead to injury to the eyes, ears and other organs.Babies can be born deaf, blind and with other defects. ...Read more

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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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Im 26 weeks pragnant and now I have dibaties so is this a big problam and what should I do?

Im 26 weeks pragnant and now I have dibaties so is this a big problam and what should I do?

Definitely need care: Your diabetes needs to be controlled very carefully during pregnancy or it can have adverse effects on you and your baby. You need to find an obstetrician or obstetrical clinic as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I'm 26 weeks pregnant and ive been taking Robitussin (guaifenesin) cf. Is the baby going to be okay?

I'm 26 weeks pregnant and ive  been taking Robitussin (guaifenesin)  cf. Is the baby going to be okay?

Robitussin (guaifenesin) CF safe?: Cough suppressant,dextromethorphan is rated category C which means that no controlled studies in pregnancy have been done so weigh benefits vs risk. For the decongestant, phenylephrine, its also rated as category C.It can raise the baby's heart rate and blood pressure. If it were me,I would stick to Robitussin plain which is guaifenesin, also category C but just one drug with minimal systemic eff ...Read more

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Ok im 26 weeks pregnant and for the last few, days my back has been hurting a lot but most on the lower left side.. Why and how or wgatvto.Do o not hurt?

Ok im 26 weeks pregnant and for the last few, days my back has been hurting a lot but most on the lower left side.. Why and how or wgatvto.Do o not hurt?

WGATVT.DO O????: I do not know what that means, but pain in your back localizing to one side could be contractions, kidney stones, or kidney infection. This is a good reason to call your ob/gyn - they will probably want you evaluated. ...Read more

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Im 26 weeks pregnant and im so tired and weak?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and im so tired and weak?

Fatigue + pregnancy: Fatigue with pregnancy is not uncommon and is due to hormone changes. But you need to be checked for iron deficiency and anemia, vit d or folate (folic acid) deficiency, and low thyroid, etc also look for immunologic disorders. Your obstetrician should be advised of your symptoms and do the usual screening tests. . ...Read more

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Im 26 weeks pregnant and have mucus surrouding my stool?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and have mucus surrouding my stool?

Mucus in stool: It's not uncommon to have some mucus in the stool. It's more concerning if you're having other symptoms along with it - blood in the stool, abdominal cramping or pain, not gaining weight appropriately, fevers - and you should get checked out by your doctor. Otherwise, a small amount of mucus doesn't necessarily mean anything wrong is going on. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Im 26 weeks pregnant and my son pushed in to my belly hard. When i stand up it tightens up. What do I do?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and my son pushed in to my belly hard. When i stand up it tightens up. What do I do?

Rest: It is unlikely that you are having labor pains as those are a bit more regular in timing than what you are describing. More likely, you are aware of your abdomen more so now since the incident with your son. Try to lie down more today and tomorrow and rest; this takes the pressure off of your back and abdominal muscles. Plus, a healthy mom usually has a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Im 26 weeks pregnant and have noticed a decrease in the amount of vaginal discharge the past week or so. Is this normal?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and have noticed a decrease in the amount of vaginal discharge the past week or so. Is this normal?

Vaginal Discharge: It does not sound worrisome to me at all. If you are concerned, you should contact your obstetrician's office and let them know your concerns. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Im 26 weeks pregnant and went from smoking a pack of cigerettes a day to not smoking at all. Im wondering if thatll hurt my baby?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and went from smoking a pack of cigerettes a day to not smoking at all. Im wondering if thatll hurt my baby?

Smoking harmful: Stopping smoking was a good decision. Having smoked may have harmed the baby, but it's too late to worry about that. That you stopped, and hopefully will stay off cigarettes was the right thing to do for yourself and your baby. ...Read more

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