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Im about 35 weeks pregnant and I've been having these really ugly leg veins?

Im about 35 weeks pregnant and I've been having these really ugly leg veins?

Common: Varicose veins are just dilated veins near the skin surface. They are very common during pregnancy. Blame your parents for them, the tendency to get them is genetic. If they are painful, wearing support hose may help and so can ice packs. They will get better or go away after pregnancy but will recur with future pregnancy and as you get older. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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I'm 32 weeks pregnant i've been stressed and i started getting sick and now my veins are popping out what's wrong?

I'm 32 weeks pregnant i've been stressed and i started getting sick and now my veins are popping out what's wrong?

Stress not related: The development of varicose veins during pregnancy, unfortunately is not related to stress. This comes from swollen veins in the pelvic region, and will recede, )go away), after the pregnancy. The prominence of the veins is not of major concern, but watch for inflammation of the veins suggesting a possible blood clot. Wearing support pantyhose, with compression, will help with the pains. ...Read more

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I am 39+2 weeks pregnant and am fully engaged. Have had really bad braxton hicks and have recently been getting sharp pains in my cervix what are they?

I am 39+2 weeks pregnant and am fully engaged. Have had really bad braxton hicks and have recently been getting sharp pains in my cervix what are they?

PLEASE CALL YOUR OB: Doc now all of these ?S now should be directed to your doc ! you may be in early labor, call your OB doc so your doc can check you now, or go to the labor room and they will check u and get ahold of your doc, if you are in misery u can be induced, I do it all the time and it is safe if done properly and works great, I do not let my pts go past 40 wks and they do not want to, 39-40 best time. ...Read more

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About to be 2 weeks of late period but am been feeling like am cramping and my niples are now starting to hurt when i touch them for the past 4 days?

About to be 2 weeks of late period but am been feeling like am cramping and my niples are now starting to hurt when i touch them for the past 4 days?

Late period : You may pregnant if you had unprotected sex. Do home urine pregnancy test and if negative repeat in4 or5 days if your period has not started. ...Read more

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I have really bad cramping and im 35 weeks pregnant dose that mean im about to go into labor?

I have really bad cramping and im 35 weeks pregnant dose that mean im about to go into labor?

Reasons to seek help: Cramps + 35 weeks pregnancy might indicate preterm labor. Pain and/or hardening of the uterus should be reasons to immediately contact OB provider and prepare to go to labor and delivery. Even babies at that age might have some problems of prematurity, so an expectant couple should act quickly to contact OB about evaluation with exam, monitoring of fetus and mom. 911 is option if alone in pain. ...Read more

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Im 6 weeks pregnant and for the last week I have been getting serve unbearable pains and really heavy bleeding and blood clots, have i miscarried ?

Im 6 weeks pregnant and for the last week I have been getting serve unbearable pains and really heavy bleeding and blood clots, have i miscarried ?

See a doctor: You could be miscarrying, you could have a normal pregnancy, but most worrisome is the possibility of an ectopic pregnancy (i.e. Tubal pregnancy). Go to the emergency department right away! ...Read more

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I am 35 weeks pregnant and about two weeks ago i developed a really bad cough. It's been getting worse and nothing helps. Should i be worried?

I am 35 weeks pregnant and about two weeks ago i developed a really bad cough. It's been getting worse and nothing helps. Should i be worried?

Unlikely : A viral infection has been very prevalent this winter. You may ask your doctor if they suggest antibiotics. Most likely it may need to run its course over a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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I am 35 weeks and six days pregnant and have been leaking clear fluid from my breasts and have been getting tighterning pains in my belly ?

I am 35 weeks and six days pregnant and have been leaking clear fluid from my breasts and have been getting tighterning pains in my belly    ?

CALL YOUR OB: U can leak from your breasts that can happen at 35 weeks but u need to make sure u are not in premature labor so call your OB now so u can be evaulated at his office or in the labor room. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant with mono/di twins. I have been getting tinges, shooting pains and a burning sensation all over my belly lately. Is that normal?

I am 32 weeks pregnant with mono/di twins. I have been getting tinges, shooting pains and a burning sensation all over my belly lately. Is that normal?

See doctor: If you are concerned about abdominal pain or think that you may be having contractions you should contact your doctor for instructions. This is important especially considering you are pregnant with twins. Preterm labor is common with twins. ...Read more

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I'm 11 weeks and 3 days pregnant and have been having severe leg pains. Is this normal? It's been happening for about 2 weeks now.

What did your OB say: If you have had them for 2 weeks you should have already seen your ob, could be leg cramps for decreased potassium or calcium, could be from varicose veins , something else you need an exam and your do can order a dopler ultrasound to make sure no blood clots in your legs but would be uncommon to have them in both legs. ...Read more

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Im 14 DPO been having cramps and breast has been sore I want to know if these are signs of pregnancy?

Im 14 DPO been having cramps and breast has been sore I want to know if these are signs of pregnancy?

They are, but: Wait until you miss your period, as some women get these symptoms when not pregnant too. if you miss your period,then check the urine preg test. best wishes. ...Read more

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Im 26 weeks and my sides been cramping but i feel him move but i been havin a lot of discharge what's wrong?

Im 26 weeks and my sides been cramping but i feel him move but i been havin a lot of discharge what's wrong?

Need visit to OB Dr.: If the discharge is new you need seen by your OB doctor immediately. Please don't tell me you are not under watchful eye of OB doctor. If not get seen immediately or go to er for evaluation. Things may be normal but you need a medical evaluation right away please! ...Read more

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I haven't gotten my period in 2 weeks now I been having really bad back aches, cramping and side pains Are these signs of pregnancy ?

I haven't gotten my period in 2 weeks now 
I been having really bad back aches, cramping and side pains 
Are these signs of pregnancy 
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Some thoughts...: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A home urine pregnancy test is very accurate 3 weeks after sex, or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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I am 35 weeks pregnant and for a few hours I have felt like I am getting poor circulation to my arm. My hands are swollen as well. ?

I am 35 weeks pregnant and for a few hours I have felt like I am getting poor circulation to my arm. My hands are swollen as well.
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Edema: The swelling is why you are feeling poor circulation in your arm. In the last trimester of pregnancy, this is not uncommon. Lie on your left side, this will help increase your general circulation. Consult with your OB. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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