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What can happen of I inhale gas while pregnant?

What can happen of I inhale gas while pregnant?

Natural or not?: Expelled intestinal gas (fart) when inhaled does not harm pregnancies. Manufactured commercial gases depending upon type can have deleterious effects. ...Read more

Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Can inhaling gas while pregnant affect your baby?

Can inhaling gas while pregnant affect your baby?

R U dizzy: Inhalation of hydrocarbons (sniffing gas fumes) would potentially cause harm only if you are feeling symptoms from it. If you are feeling light headed or dizzy form the fumes, then it may be affecting the oxygen amounts in your blood, which gets transmitted to the baby. Luckily, baby inside you lives in a low oxygen environment, so you would really need to harm yourself before it would affect baby. ...Read more

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Could I be pregnant I have shortness of breath, gas, bloating, fatigue, tiredness I have my tubes clipped?

Could I be pregnant I have shortness of breath, gas, bloating, fatigue, tiredness I have my tubes clipped?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I inhaled an unkown gas, should I get checked for cancer?

I inhaled an unkown gas, should I get checked for cancer?

Not necessarily: There are very few such chemicals -in gases hat can cause cancer. So I would not worry about so many gases which we are commonly exposed to. Just avoid excessive exposure to perochemicals (and of course the old culprits like chemical-war gases). ...Read more

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Does guava give gas in pregnancy?

First off, increased: Flatus in pregnancy can be normal. A 1 cup serving of guava has 8.9 grams of fiber. So, if not used to fiber that could be producing ^ gas. Indigenous people in brazil ; mexico use an oral concoction of guava leaf water to treat diarrhea, gas ; abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to inhale freon gas?

Freon: Freon gas inhalation has a number of minor symptoms. Inhaling low levels of freon, such as during a refrigerator leak, typically causes headaches, dizziness and lightheadedness. Some people also experience nausea and vomiting. These symptoms are most likely in small children after accidental inhalation. Rarely, people experience intense abdominal pain, blood in vomit and bloody stool. Banned 1994. ...Read more

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Does coconut cause gas in pregnancy?

Does coconut cause gas in pregnancy?

Well...: If you have fructose malabsorption then coconut can cause an increase in gas. Many women experience an increase in flatus during pregnancy with or without coconut. ...Read more

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Is passing gas frequently a sign of pregnancy?

Is passing gas frequently a sign of pregnancy?

Or a number of thing: Sure the digestive tract can be affected that way from pregnancy but more commonly from ingesting something which causes flatulence. A urine pregnancy test would be a much more accurate method of detecting pregnancy. ...Read more

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Pregnancy blood test for free near waycross ga?

Pregnancy blood test for free near waycross ga?

Planned parenthood: Yes. At the family medical community or public health clinic or at planned parenthood. ...Read more

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How to treat serious gas pain during pregnancy?

How to treat serious gas pain during pregnancy?

Walking.: Nothing like a good walk or exercise to tell your body and your bowels to keep moving forward. Alternatively, there's simethicone which you can get over the counter. If constipated, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or colace are safe in pregnancy. You should be having a bm at least every other day. Eat lots of fiber to stay regular. Avoid narcotic pain medications. ...Read more

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Could having excessive gas be a sign of pregnancy?

Not: Excessive gas could be a sign of lactulose intolerance, constipation, bacterial overgrowth and diverticuolosis. ...Read more

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Is frequently passing of gas a sign of labour in due pregnancy?

No: The best sign of that is increasing frequency of contractions or increasing pressure down low. ...Read more

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Can I take symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) inhaler while pregnant?

Can I take symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) inhaler while pregnant?

Asthma pregnancy: Absolutely yes. It's very important that asthma be treated adequately during pregnancy. If you don't get adequate oxygen in your lungs, the baby won't get adequate oxygen through the placenta. Talk to your OB doctor about the importance of treating asthma during pregnancy. They will reassure you to make sure you're taking your medications to prevent a severe asthma flare that may harm the baby. ...Read more

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27 weeks pregnant very sick and lungs hurt is it ok to use the inhaler I'm prescribed?

27 weeks pregnant very sick and lungs hurt is it ok to use the inhaler I'm prescribed?

Inhaler: Always check with your provider but if it is for asthma or asthma related symptoms most likely it is ok to use. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to fetus to get blond high lights while pregnant? Is inhaling the peroxide bad?

Is it harmful to fetus to get blond high lights while pregnant? Is inhaling the peroxide bad?

Wait till the 2nd: Trimester. Make sure it's done in a well-ventilated area & that your hair is rinsed thoroughly after application of the most natural dyes possible. Highlighting has less risk for absorption through the skin than overall dyeing, but not through inhalation of peroxide or dyes. Wear gloves if you touch the chemicals yourself. ...Read more

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What causes baby kicking sensation when you're not pregnant (100% sure not pregnant) is it gas?

What causes baby kicking sensation when you're not pregnant (100% sure not pregnant) is it gas?

Fluids air ; waste: Think of anatomy. In your pelvis is a bladder that fills up and empties. And the intestines that fill with waste and squeeze it through to the colon. Think of air passing through the GI tract as well. All of this is always going on. ...Read more

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I am 25 week 4 days pregnant working at a gas station is there any harm in my growing fetus?

There are risks: The risks to your "growing fetus" depend on your "working environment" and the extent and duration of your exposure to toxic fumes, gasoline vapors, gases from car /truck exhausts among others...Heavy metals particularly lead if present in fuels can be inhaled or absorbed through your skin and can be very harmful to a fetus or to an infant. Caution and a toxicology consultation may be indicated ...Read more

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I'm 27 weeks pregnant and have been smelling gas in the house. Does this have any affect on my baby?!

I'm 27 weeks pregnant and have been smelling gas in the house. Does this have any affect on my baby?!

Yes, it may: Gases that you are exposed to just like smoke that you inhale can have a harmful effect on the development of your unborn baby. Avoid these exposures, keep your house well ventilated and stay away till the smell disappears completely. ...Read more

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I'm 7 months pregnant and have asthma which very rarely bothers me but I'm very wheezy at the moment can I use my ventolin inhaler?

I'm 7 months pregnant and have asthma which very rarely bothers me but I'm very wheezy at the moment can I use my ventolin inhaler?

Yes: If you have a history of asthma and are currently experiencing symptoms then treating with ventolin is appropriate. If symptoms persist despite treatment make sure to contact your primary care doctor to make sure you get evaluated so that this does not progress into an asthma flare. Good luck. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more