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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Is bleeding common in the first trimester and why?

Is bleeding common in the first trimester and why?

Pregnancy bleeding: The answer is yes, bleeding during pregnancy is quite common, occurring in about 33% of all pregnancies. Most of the time it is just light, irregular spotting which carries no significant risk to the pregnancy, but in about 5% of cases it represents a miscarriage. The heavier the bleeding and the more pain there is tends to indicate a higher risk for miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is sudden fatigue in the third trimester normal?

Is sudden fatigue in the third trimester normal?

FATIGUE EVAL: IIT MAY BE: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /CORTISOL /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. While work up is under way. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. Follow Up with OB and INTERNEST ...Read more

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Is spotting in the first trimester normal and or common?

Is spotting in the first trimester normal and or common?

Yes to both: 1 in 3 women will have spotting or bleeding in the first 3 or 4 months of pregnancy. This is usually due to implantation bleeding and does not represent a problem. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding in the third trimester?

What causes bleeding in the third trimester?

Multiple: Placental abruption, placenta previa , local lesions and unidentified cause, are the commonest reason behind bleeding in the third trimester. ...Read more

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Is tiredness common in the first week of pregnancy?

Is tiredness common in the first week of pregnancy?

It can be: If anything seems unusual or unexpected, check with your ob. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have diarrhea in the third trimester?

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Is it normal to have diarrhea in the third trimester?

Probably not serious: While diarrhea is never normal, it's fairly common and pregnancy doesn't protect you from typical health problems. Diarrhea is usually caused by something you ate or by a virus and will go away without treatment. You should see a health professional if the diarrhea is bloody, associated with high fevers or with severe abdominal pain, is causing dehydration or if it lasts more than 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Is mild cramping in the first trimester safe?

Is mild cramping in the first trimester safe?

Maybe, maybe not: It is not uncommon to experience cramping and light bleeding early on during pregnancy. Infections of the bladder or cervix may also be a cause. Ectopic pregnancy, a potentially life-threatening complication also causes cramping early in pregnancy. Please see your doctor to be evaluated for these conditions. ...Read more

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What is the reason of backache in pregnancy during second trimester.

What is the reason of backache in pregnancy during second trimester.

Pregnancy Backache: Often this is caused by a hormone, relaxin, that is released that loosens the ligaments around the back and pelvic joints. A mother-to-be belt/girdle can certainly help provided the much needed support. ...Read more

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How common is bleeding during the second trimester?

How common is bleeding during the second trimester?

You shouldn't: You shouldn't have bleeding in the second trimester. You should get your OB to check it out. ...Read more

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When is the 3rd trimester of pregnancy in months?

When is the 3rd trimester of pregnancy in months?

It starts at: 26 2/3 weeks gestation, that is what we go by, and ends at 40 week gesatational age. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a swollen breast gland in the third trimester of pregnancy?

What is the cause of a swollen breast gland in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Unclear question: Breasts normally get larger in pregnancy. It is the result of hormones trying to get the breasts ready for feeding the baby. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more

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What complications can occur in the third trimester of pregnancy?

What complications can occur in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Many: Growth restriction, pre eclampsia, pre term labor, increased heartburn, back pain; that question is a bit broad, may need to be more specific to have your answer satisfactorily answered. ...Read more

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What is the effect of Ampiclox in first trimester of pregnancy ?

What is the effect of Ampiclox in first trimester of pregnancy
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Relatively safe.: Ampiclox is Ampicillin + cloxacillin. Both of these are fda pregnancy category b. According to drugs.Com: there are no controlled data in human pregnancies; however, there are no literature reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.”. ...Read more

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What's the most weight in a week in first trimester?

What's the most weight in a week in first trimester?

Quite variable: Most women gain about 2-4lbs.During the first trimester and 1 lb./wk from there. Some none, other my lose due to n/v. An average weight woman should gain a total of 25-35 lbs., underweight women 28-40 lbs., and overweight women 15-25 lbs. You don't have to "eat for two", but be sure to eat a variety of nutritious foods. Moderate exercise is also recommended, but talk to your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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Which trimester in pregnancy is alcohol the worst to have?

Which trimester in pregnancy is alcohol the worst to have?

All: The first trimester involves a lot of organ formation and etoh byproducts can influence the cells of the heart, face & other forming structures leading to the "look" and structural defects in fas. Your brain is developing throughout pregnancy & etoh can cause unseen interferance with the proper development of this vital structure. If pregnant stop drinking or don't start & avoid it if trying. ...Read more

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