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Doctor insights on: Is Diarrhea Considered To Be A Sign Of Pregnancy Or Miscarriage

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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 it possible to see blood during first 2 months of pregnancy or is it a sign of miscarriage?

Is it possible to see blood during first 2 months of pregnancy or is it a sign of miscarriage?

Yes to both: Seeing blood before 8 weeks is worrisome but its not always a miscarriage. Sometimes there is bleeding as the placenta grows and expands its blood supply inside the uterus. If you have bleeding, its best to have it checked out. Everything may well be ok and then you can sleep better at night! ...Read more

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Is diarrhea considered to be a symptom of getting your period?

Is diarrhea considered to be a symptom of getting your period?

Occasionally: When the period is coming a few women will get diarrhea. This is from a chemical the lining of the uterus makes, called prostaglandin. This chemical can cause diarrhea, nausea, and menstrual cramping. ...Read more

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Can constipation be a sign of pregnancy or period?

Can constipation be a sign of pregnancy or period?

Perhaps: Many women's bowel habits change with the hormonal flux of their menstrual cycle, but the onset of menses (bleeding) or a positive home pregnancy test is the way to be sure of either event. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be bloated week 4 of pregnancy? Can it be a sign of a miscarriage?

Is it normal to be bloated week 4 of pregnancy? Can it be a sign of a miscarriage?

Probably not: Some bloating is common in early pregnancy, and is due to hormonal changes. It's unlikely to be a sign of miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can diarrhea be a early sign of pregnancy?

Can diarrhea be a early sign of pregnancy?

Signs of pregnancy: Dirrhea is not a usual sign of pregnancy. More common signs are missing a period, headache, back pain, breast tenderness or nausea. ...Read more

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Can diarrhea be an early sign of pregnancy?

Very unlikely: If you think you may be pregnant get a urine test strip kit from the pharmacy and follow directions. If the diarrhea persists see a doctor and bring a stool specimen along for examination. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a sign of pregnancy?

Not usually: Symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. They can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting, lack of a period, increased frequency of urination, headaches, insomnia, fatigue, moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings, passing gas, enlarging waistline, etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Constipation is common. Take a HPT to know. ...Read more

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Is discharge as a sign of pregnancy be bad?

Is discharge as a sign of pregnancy be bad?

Not necessarily: It's common for pregnant women to have increased discharge or leukorrhea. Typically it's clear or white, thick or thin. If discharge smells funny or is itching, you may want to see your healthcare provider as this can be a sign of yeast or bacterial infection in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible that not having a period to be a sign of cervical cancer?

Is it possible that not having a period to be a sign of cervical cancer?

Should not be: That has nothing to do with that, signs would be an abnormal pap or bleeding in between periods or bleeding after intercourse the latter 2 are non specific though, the best way to diagnose is with pap and then cervical biopsy or leep cone if necessary if you are worried please see your gyn at 47 u can start to skip periods due to peri-menopasue. ...Read more

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Is it possible that abdominal growling be a early sign of pregnancy ?

Is it possible that abdominal growling be a early sign of pregnancy ?

Although increased : Gas can occur with pregnancy - this is by no means an indicator for pregnancy. So, if you have missed your period - recommend taking a home pregnancy test so that you know one way or another. ...Read more

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Should an aborption be made if there is a danger of an abnormal or complicated baby during pregnancy?

Should an aborption be made if there is a danger of an abnormal or complicated baby during pregnancy?

Confusing question: There is a risk (~4%) of an abnormal outcome with every pregnancy & many are complicated. Testing can be done as early as 8-10 weeks into pregnancy that can identify specific chromosomal or metabolic disorders that can cause defective babies. Some will elect to end the pregnancy & some will use the information to plan for treatment. Each case is unique & the decision must be made based all issues ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a lack of PMS symptoms indicate pregnancy?

Would it be possible that a lack of PMS symptoms indicate pregnancy?

No : No. Pms is usually in last two weeks of the menstrual cycle. Pregnancy wouldn't be apparent until you have missed your cycle. ...Read more

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Is it possible that brown spotting be a sign of pregnancy?

Is it possible that brown spotting be a sign of pregnancy?

Possibly: A small amount of brown spotting could occur due to implantation. Take a pregnancy test once period is missed to know for sure - or can take an early pregnancy test 3 to 4 days prior to that. ...Read more

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Is constipation a sign of pregnancy?

Is constipation a sign of pregnancy?

Many causes : While pregnant women can develop constipation, it is not a common sign of early pregnancy, and there are many other common causes, including: 1. Poor dietary fiber intake 2. Inadequate fluid intake 3. Sedentary lifestyle solutions: 1. Eat more fruits, raw vegetables, and whole grains 2. Drink more water 3. Get up and move / increase exercise if persists or pain develops, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is flatulence a sign or symptoms of earliest pregnancy?

Is flatulence a sign or symptoms of earliest pregnancy?

It can be - but it's: Not diagnostic for pregnancy. Do a hpt if you've missed your period. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas ; insomnia. ...Read more

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


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more