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If I have restless leg syndrome during pregnancy, will my symptoms disappear soon after delivery?

If I have restless leg syndrome during pregnancy, will my symptoms disappear soon after delivery?

Sometimes: Restless legs syndrome has been known to be associated with low ferritin stores in the body. Ferritin is a protein that stores iron and releases it in a controlled fashion. Most pregnant women have iron-deficiency anemia and may have low ferritin levels. If this is addressed the restless legs symptoms often resolve - your symptoms may improve after you deliver. If it doesn't, seek medical help. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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Precum touchd me then got period for 2 months and negative result of kit but having restless leg for the past 2 months. Its a pregnancy sign. M I preg?

Precum touchd me then got period for 2 months and negative result of kit but having restless leg for the past 2 months. Its a pregnancy sign. M I preg?

No, not at that time: A woman cannot get her normal regular period and be pregnant at the same time. However, she can get pregnant a week or two after her normal period. If she has some spotting or light bleeding that doesn't look like her normal regular period, she can check a urine pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) to see if she is pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it normal to stay agitated, have severe headaches an dizziness (when standing, laying, or sitting) at wk23 in pregnancy?

Is it normal to stay agitated, have severe headaches an dizziness (when standing, laying, or sitting) at wk23 in pregnancy?

Noyou need 2C OB Dr: Agitation, constant headache, and dizziness are symptoms of possible preeclampsia, which can begin in the second trimester. Diagnosis and successful treatment incl. Ckg. Your BP for elevation. Also, your OB provider needs to re evaluate you, to check your blood and urine for protein increases. Are you having more urine volume wise? Do you notice any abdominal discomfort? What about weight? ...Read more

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What causes restless sleep in pregnancy?

What causes restless sleep in pregnancy?

Multiple causes.: There are a number of changes in the body during pregnancy that can affect your comfort and lead to insomnia and restlessness. The increased Progesterone creates a persistent feeling of being short of breath. The increasing hormone levels can lead to nausea. The eventual presistent feeling of your baby moving inside can be disruptive to your ability to rest and relax, as can the enlarging uterus. ...Read more

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Why is restless sleep so common in pregnancy?

Why is restless sleep so common in pregnancy?

Cause not known: According to one study restless leg syndrome is seen in about 16% of pregnant women. It runs in families and if you already have it the chances of it getting worse are high during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy make restless leg syndrome worse?

Does pregnancy make restless leg syndrome worse?

Very likely: It certainly can. Especially if you are low in iron. Have your doctor check iron levels and for edema in legs. ...Read more

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Restless leg syndrome is keeping me up at night. How can I safely manage it during pregnancy?

Restless leg syndrome is keeping me up at night. How can I safely manage it during pregnancy?

Several things: Have your doctor check on whether you might be iron deficient, or have certain vitamin deficiencies (folic acid), both of which can increase RLS symptoms. Avoid caffeine, esp after noon. It is usually transient in pregnancy. Meds used in treatment are cat. C, which means while they have not been proven safe, they haven't been proven harmful in human beings in usual doses. Hot packs may help. ...Read more

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Never had restless leg syndrome tell pregnancy and after now could this be levels of something in the body or something not going back normal?

Never had restless leg syndrome tell pregnancy and after now could this be levels of something in the body or something not going back normal?

Yes-nutritional: Restless leg syndrome is associated with nutritional deficiency often iron. At the end of a pregnancy your body is pretty depleted. I would start with your OB he/she should know a good professional near you if that is not something she/he will treat. ...Read more

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What can I do for restless legs in pregnancy?

What can I do for restless legs in pregnancy?

Iron and stretching: Restless leg syndrome is when you have spontaneous and unpleasant movements in your legs. It happens often at night and is very common (10% of all people). It is even more common in pregnancy, especially in the third trimester (30%). It is also more common if you have a family member who has it. Taking in more iron, stretching before sleep and taking Ambien (zolpidem) for sleep can often help. ...Read more

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Is shakey feeling a symptom of pregnancy?

Is shakey feeling a symptom of pregnancy?

It can happen but it: Isn't diagnostic for pregnancy. Classic pregnancy
sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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What's typically the first symptom of pregnancy?

What's typically the first symptom of pregnancy?

Missed period: Remember pregnancy is asymptomatic until the fetus is ten to fourteen days past conception. This is when it is big enough to be sharing blood and chemicals that the mother's body can detect. ...Read more

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What is the first symptom of pregnancy at two weeks?

What is the first symptom of pregnancy at two weeks?

If period is missed: A woman of childbearing age, having some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (tiredness), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness and mild swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and food cravings... Could be having early pregnancy symptoms. Symptoms can sometimes occur before missing a period. Dizziness can happen with some women who have nausea and fatigue. ...Read more

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Is diarreha a symptom of early pregnancy?

Is diarreha a symptom of early pregnancy?

No.: Common signs are:

amenorrhea - loss of menses
nausea or vomiting
breast enlargement and tenderness
increased urinary frequency without pain
fatigue. ...Read more

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Are cramps a symptom of pregnancy?

Are cramps a symptom of pregnancy?

Can be: Occasional cramping can happen in pregnancy. If severe or persistent, need evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is shivering a symptom of pregnancy?

Is shivering a symptom of pregnancy?

Not typically: No, shivering is not a symptom of pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test and your temperature. If you have a fever, then treat the fever and consider calling your doctor! ...Read more

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Is cramping a symptom of pregnancy?

Possibly: Cramping occurs in up to 30% of patients. ...Read more

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Is smelly urine a symptom of pregnancy?

Is smelly urine a symptom of pregnancy?

Less likely.: Smelly urine could be from the food, drink and vitamins that you take or from dehydration or chronic medical condition - diabetes, liver/kidney problems etc. ...Read more

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Is loose motion a symptom of pregnancy?

Is loose motion a symptom of pregnancy?

Diarrhea is not: Indicative of pregnancy. Classic pregnancy
sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Is white milky discharge a pregnancy symptom?

Is white milky discharge a pregnancy symptom?

From where?: Milky nipple discharge can occur in pregnancy, but other conditions as well. Vaginal discharge isn't a good indicator of pregnancy, we think more of things like yeast infection, BV or other infection. If you're concerned about pregnancy, then the first thing to do is an at home pregnancy test. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is anxiety a symptom of an ectopic pregnancy?

Is anxiety a symptom of an ectopic pregnancy?

Seek support: Look into getting some psychological help along with medical attention. An ectopic pregnancy can be devastating whether or not you are wanting to be pregnant. The good news is that there is effective treatment out there for anxiety. You need to take the time to get yourself individual help. Seek support. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are canker sores an early symptom of pregnancy?

Are canker sores an early symptom of pregnancy?

Just one cause: Aphthous ulcers ("canker sores") are primarily immune in origin, happen in both males and females, and can be caused by stress, medications, genetics, trauma, and hormones. The hormone fluctuations in early pregnancy can result in ulcers, but are not a "sure sign." they can be alleviated with help from your dentist with medications and/or laser therapy. ...Read more

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Bleeding after sex. Is it a pregnancy symptom?

Bleeding after sex. Is it a pregnancy symptom?

Can be.: The cervix and vagina become engorged with blood vessels as a result of pregnancy hormones and physiology. Ergo, sex is more likely to cause spotting during pregnancy; bleeding like a period is never normal in pregnancy and prompt medical attention is warranted. ...Read more

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Is on/off cramps mid cycle a symptom of pregnancy?

Is on/off cramps mid cycle a symptom of pregnancy?

Probably not.: Hi Eugene,

Cramping can be caused by many factors. Too many to name just now. But consider that ovulation occurs mid-cycle. There are so many hormonal changes at this time. The uterus is a hormone sensitive organ and responds in 1 of 2 ways. It either cramps &/or bleeds. I would say that mid cycle cramping is expected and normal, therefore do not worry. ...Read more

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White tissue in urine? Is this a pregnancy symptom?

White tissue in urine? Is this a pregnancy symptom?

This is not a: Classic pregnancy symptom. If you have missed your period, please take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is having brown flakes in urine a pregnancy symptom?

Is having brown flakes in urine a pregnancy symptom?

No, brown flakes in: Urine is not a classic pregnancy symptom. Please take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Agitation (Definition)

Agitation can be demonstrated emotionally or physically. Agitation is an expression of emotion that is a little less than anger but a little more than mildly irritated. One may become agitated quickly. In this case it can be problematic and one might need ...Read more