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I'm Four Months Pregnant And I Haven't Been To The Doctor Yet Is That Bad
Call for appt ASAP: It can sometimes take weeks to get in to see an OB provider so call now for an appointment. If there is a long delay or difficulty, ask a local hospital or board of health for referral. It is important to have a pregnancy test to see if pregnant, an ultrasound to evaluate the fetus and other tests in 2nd trimester. While waiting, read, start vitamin daily, eat well, avoid toxins, tobacco, alcohol. ...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
I have had an itchy scalp for the past four weeks. So bad that I carry a comb around the house with me to scratch it. I've been checked by a doctor and by my midwife (I'm five months pregnant) both have assured me that it is not lice but do not have an
Am pregnant don't know how many weeks going to the doctors next week but every morning I wake up with brown blood just drops is it bad?
Light Bleeding: Rest assured that in the early weeks of pregnancy, a little spotting or bleeding is very common. The most common cause for experiencing a brown discharge during pregnancy, especially in the later half of the first trimester, is that the body is getting rid of the older blood remnants in the cervix. As the baby grows, the original blood which is used to protect the womb is no longer required. ...Read more
Too soon to test: It takes 10-14 days for an embryo to produce enough HCG for a positive test, from the day of the fruitful intercourse. ...Read more
Bloated for almost four months now. Took a pregnancy test at the doctors office, came back negative. Should I be concern?
My doctor told me not to take xrays due to my pregnancy 9 weeks doctors I work for are making me will it be bad for my baby?
No, baby will b ok: If you take radiographs as part of your job, then you are protected from any harmful effects by the walls and distance from the xray head. If there are other circumstances to your situation, then your obgyn needs to talk to your employer. ...Read more
Hi doc I was wondering why my stretch mark from my pregnancy four years ago so itchy out of no where again like when I was pregnant?
I'm 31 days late and have four negative hpt's. I have all pregnancy symptoms see my doc tomorrow. If I'm not pregnant what could it be?
I'm 38 weeks pregnant, monday I went to the doc and told me I was 2cm dilated & 80 percent effaced. I have such bad pressure pains. Is it normal?
Labor: Bleeding, leaking of fluid, and regular contractions that go on for an hour are reasons to call your doctor. Decreased movement is also a reason to call. Pelvic pressure happens especially as the baby descends. When you have increased pressure do you also have contractions? Put your hands across your belly when you have increased pressure, tight? Then a contraction. ...Read more
I always have really bad cramping after a pelvic exam. And the doctors know. What might be the reason behind the pain?? I'm pregnant. Thanks
Hi! I'm 23 weeks pregnant and im on sertraline 75 mg. I have a really bad panic attack. I'm worry about this medication if it hurt my unborn baby. Can you give a best answer if its safe or not. My doc said its saife. I need your answer too.?
I'm 38 weeks pregnant. Went to doc on thursday and was 2-3 CM dilated and 80% effaced. Bad lower pain, pelvic pain &irreg contractions should I go in?
40wks pregnant. Started bleeding a little yesterday. Having terrible lower back pain at interval lasts 40secs. Doc said OS is closed. Pain is really bad.
Need to be seen:
Call your OB and give that information to Dr.
You need to be checked today. ...Read more
8 weeks pregnant. Doc couldn't find heartbeat did vaginal scan scan. Still no heartbeat and basically said that's bad. What happens now? Miscarriage?
I'm sorry to hear that there was no heartbeat. This likely means that the fetus is not viable and you will likely miscarry. Your ob will likely have you come in for a procedure where they remove the fetus. ...Read more
Is a close to full bladder bad during vaginal ultrasound in terms of accuracy? Doc said not pregnant 8 weeks after contact and my test is neg not preg?
Last period 20/03/2013 positive pregnancy test 29/4/2013 but woke up 5am 30/4/2013 with bad cramps/pains any ideas? Doc app made for 1/5/2013 @ 3:50pm
Need Rest: Rest. No exercise. Cramps will go away. If there is any bleeding, call your doc right away. ...Read more
Nov17 I had bad cramps threw up felt dizzy went to doc pregnancy test was + Nov19 home tst + Nov 21 went to doc tst + Dec5 tst - how's that possible?
I am 34 weeks pregnant and was diagnosed with gestational hypertension, which my doctors say is not as bad as preeclampsia?
OB hypertension: Hypertension in pregnancy can lead "pre-eclampsia" as it is one of the components which also include a syndrome of elevated blood platelets, pedal edema, and decreased kidney filtration etc. You will need to be examined more frequently by your OB md during this pregnancy. ...Read more
31 weeks pregnant having bad cough. Doc suggested steam inhalation n gargles with saline water.? Still no change. Can I take medication for cough?
I have pcos and type 2 diabetes, the doc took me off metformin temporarily, could that give me bad acne and pregnancy like symptoms not pregnant.
Possibly: Metformin helps to lower fat synthesis. Fortunately you can eat 6 equal healthy meals and do 10 minutes of exercise after each meal to get the benefits of metformin without taking the medication. Diabetes, pcos, and acne are all helped by lowering stress, avoiding sugar, increasing vegetables and taking evening primrose oil which is high in gamma linoleic acid. ...Read more
I'm four months pregnant and have not seen a doctor because I don't have insurance... Will my baby be okay?
I'm 8 weeks pregnant and my side hurts very bad that it hurts to move or bend down? I haven't been to the doctor yet either
Very bad: You should have already seen an ob/gyn doctor by this time, for prenatal care, your blood counts, sonogram and other assessments, first trimester is very critical time, you passed it with out exam, now into second, you are not only neglecting your self, have to protect the baby's health go and see quickly, to correct any existing problems. ...Read more
Why?: I think you already know the answer. There are several obgyns in sherman texas. I know several. Get prenatal care. Protect yourself and your baby. ...Read more
I'm 3 months pregnant and itching bad should I go to the ER I don't have a doctor yet because I'm waiting on insurance?
Not good enough: Reason to go to the ER. You can always go to a county hospital, public health free clinic, or any state run health agency to be checked since you are pregnant and are with child. The itching needs to be addressed as medication alone may not be the solution. So you may need to have blood tests done to make sure you're not anemic. That can also cause intense itching. So don't wait any longer. ...Read more
I'm four weeks pregnant and have a stitch on my right side for last four hours. Should I go to the doctor?
Possibly: This could be ligament pain, but you are very a little early for this to start. Ligament pain is sharp pulling pain at the lower abdomen commonly felt during pregnancy. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) ice and rest may help, but if the pain is very severe, see you doctor to ensure nothing more serious is occurring. ...Read more
Pregnant but have bad morning sickness to the point I feel lazy and can't get out of bed! But I can't seem to get in to a doctor what do I do? : (
Does going to the doctor to get lab results always mean something bad cause I'm pregnant and I'm so worried.
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