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Is black loose stools during pregnancy first trimester normal?

Is black loose stools during pregnancy first trimester normal?

If on IRON: The iron in the prenatal vitamin, or if you are even on a supplemental Iron pill can cause the stool to be black. Call your GYN to assure you are on an iron supplement. If so, most likely fine, but at next visit, you could always have your stool checked for heme to be safe. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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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Is diarrhia normal during pregnancy?

Is diarrhia normal during pregnancy?

NO!: Diarrhea is never normal. If anything pregnancy can give you constipation from the Progesterone effects. If you are experiencing diarrhea episodically or recurrently during pregnancy check your thyroid function because hyperthyroidism can be the reason. Also consider gastrointestinal evaluation for irritable bowel or inflammatory bowel diseases which are quite common in young women. ...Read more

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Poop a lot during period is it normal?

Poop a lot during period is it normal?

It sounds: Like it's normal for you. The colon and uterus are in close proximity, anatomical variation, prostaglandins involved in uterine contractions, among other things, may contribute. Consider the pill to regulate and diminish cycle, i get it helps. ...Read more

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Is watery puke normal during early pregnancy?

Is watery puke normal during early pregnancy?

Please call your OB: If you have hyperemesis of pregnancy you need to get started on meds or the prima bella wrist band asap and sometimes you may need IV fluids and a sub_q pump, please call your OB today. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience brown discharge during pregnancy?

Is it normal to experience brown discharge during pregnancy?

Yes, common: Brown discharge is old blood. It's common to have a little bit of bleeding in pregnancy. If you are spotting on to your underwear, that's something to see your doctor about. Maybe the brown discharge happened after sex? The cervix can be slightly inflamed in pregnancy and sex can cause a little bit of bleeding as well. If you have cramping or more bleeding, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Is black diarrhea during pregnancy serious?

Is black diarrhea during pregnancy serious?

?bleeding: If it is really black and a bit shiney it may be malena. Blood leaking into the intestine becomes black in color as it passes through the bowel.Get it checked. ...Read more

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Getting black stool during early pregnancy is serious?

If you have taken: Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or are on iron pills for anemia, this may be the cause of the black stools. If neither, should discuss with your OB promptly. ...Read more

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Hello, Which colour and consistence of discharge is normal during pregnancy? Beige, coffee with milk, rust colour, brownish - when is it alarm sign?

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Which colour and consistence of discharge is normal during pregnancy? Beige, coffee with milk, rust colour, brownish - when is it alarm sign?

Blood: Its more of concern when blood present. red, dark red, brown and black are more likely blood. However, the color that we see inside during the spec exam and what you see after air dries it and concentrates it varies. ...Read more

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Normal brown stool bowel movement. When wiping it starts brown and changes shades, last wipe is yellowish. Normal? Stool is not yellow.

Normal brown stool bowel movement. When wiping it starts brown and changes shades, last wipe is yellowish. Normal? Stool is not yellow.

Normal stool: Normal stool contains many components that vary in appearance and color. If normal stool is spread thin (such as on a microscope slide), a yellow color is completely normal. ...Read more

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My 28 days baby is having pale green poop? Is this normal?

My 28 days baby is having pale green poop? Is this normal?

Pretty common: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown. It is normal as is the loose consistency. Some digested material will take on a darker tint than others & the germs in the gut will also impact the final product. If whitish, I would have baby checked. ...Read more

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Is spotting normal during ovalation and is it normal?

Is spotting normal during ovalation and is it normal?

Yes: some women regularly spot during ovulation, some never. If the spotting comes throughout the cycle, consult a gyn or fp specialist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to leak yellow more discharge during 8 months pregnant?

Is it normal to leak yellow more discharge during 8 months pregnant?

No : There's a chance you may have ruptured your membranes. You need to go straight to to your hospital and get checked for this. ...Read more

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Im leaking grey liquid from urethra is it normal during pregnancy?

Im leaking grey liquid from urethra is it normal during pregnancy?

Not normal: Get your doctor to examine you. Most women have increased vaginal discharge. It could be possible that some of this discharge is washing out with your urine. ...Read more

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Is it normal to poo lots in early pregnancy?

Is it normal to poo lots in early pregnancy?

No.: Increased bowel movements (hyperdefecation) could be a sign of hyperthyroidism, gallstones, inflammatory bowel disease, or infectious gastroenteritis. Diarrhea is never normal and should be investigated. See you obstetrician in any case. ...Read more

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Everytime during ovulation I spot brown is that normal?

Everytime during ovulation I spot brown is that normal?

Probably: Many women will experience a small amount of bleeding or spotting around the time of ovulation. That is very common and quite normal. It does not mean anything bad is occurring - it is thought to be related to a transient drop in the estrogen levels just before ovulation. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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