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Is it normal to be constantly tired while pregnant?

Is it normal to be constantly tired while pregnant?

Yes: Feeling fatigued during pregnancy is common, especially in the 1st and 3rd trimesters. Although many women have more energy mid-pregnancy that is not always the case. Before accepting constant fatigue as normal, you should discuss with your caregiver and make sure medical conditions such as anemia, thyroid disease, and diabetes have been ruled out and that you are eating and sleeping optimally. ...Read more

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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 normal to be constantly tired in pregnancy?

Is it normal to be constantly tired in pregnancy?

No: Fatigue can be one of the early signs of pregnancy. However, persistent or profound "tiredness" or drowsiness can suggest other conditions like anemia, sleep deprivation, etc. Women with constant fatigue should keep a sleep and wake diary, noting their activity, quality of sleep, what they ate, etc. And show it to OB providers. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be tired when ovulating?

Is it normal to be tired when ovulating?

Probably not: That should not have a particular effect on your energy level. See your doctor for an evaluation for other reasons for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it normal that I constantly need to urinate while pregnant?

Yes.: Yes, urinating more frequently during pregnancy is normal. Increased cardiac output, circulating blood volume, and glomerular filtration rate affect the amount of urine produced. As your baby grows, pressure on your bladder may promote the sensation to urinate when your bladder is not completely full because of the mass effect from your uterus. If any other sx's occur, get checked for a uti. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel nauseaus while being on your period?

Is it normal to feel nauseaus while being on your period?

Some women do: Experience nausea & other GI upset with their period. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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It is normal to be having weird dreams every night.even when i just take naps too ?? should i be worried or is it normal

It is normal to be having weird dreams every night.even when i just take naps too ?? should i be worried or is it normal

Hard to say: Some people dream while others do not, or at least, don't think that they do. Do you remember the dreams or parts of them? Dreams are not easily explained. I would suggest talking to someone unbiased, but I would think that dreams are not a super concern unless they are affecting you in any way. ...Read more

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Is it normal to throw up blood while being pregnant?

Is it normal to throw up blood while being pregnant?

NO!: Hematemesis is never normal! see your nearest emergency room asap if you are pregnant and throwing up blood. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be farting while urinating?

Is it normal to be farting while urinating?

Not unusual: Often one exerts intra-abdominal pressure to void (urinate) - this same abdominal pressure may also expel gas from the rectum. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel extremely tired in pregnancy?

Is it normal to feel extremely tired in pregnancy?

Yes: During the first trimester, women may feel extremely fatigued as they are experiencing hormonal changes related to the pregnancy. During the second trimester, most women have increase in energy and during the third trimester, fatigue may return as women sleep less because your body will experience the most change during this time. Always check with your doctor for anemia or other conditions. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be extremely tired after a misscarriage?

Is it normal to be extremely tired after a misscarriage?

Yes: There are a lot of hormones surging in pregnancy and then to have those hormones stop all of the sudden can create changes in fatigue and energy. Best is, if you can, to get out and exercise. Believe it or not, this may give you more energy. Even a walk around the block. Increasing your circulation will increase your energy! i'm sorry for your loss, best of luck in future. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have your hands be shakey during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have your hands be shakey during pregnancy?

Very uncommon: It is not common for your hands to be "shaky" during pregnancy. If you are having tremors see your ob-gyn for further work up. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be extremely tired when going off birth control pills?

Is it normal to be extremely tired when going off birth control pills?

Not usually : But with hormononal balance changing you could feel different. Maybe you are pregnant already . Wait and see it you miss your period! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have difficulty urinating while pregnant?

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Is it normal to have difficulty urinating while pregnant?

Not normal ...: Difficulty to urinate is not normal for anyone, not mentioned during pregnancy. So, it's reasonable to make sure of being able to empty bladder & hold the urine as well as no UTI. To solve myth, collect & bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress of the symptoms over time to Doc for analysis, physicals, & possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for proposing care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get breathless and tired after masturbating?

Is it normal to get breathless and tired after masturbating?

Tachycardia: What you describe could be a problem but also could be ok. You should check with your doctor for an evaluation, a physical exam alone may possibly be enough to suggest whether a problem is present. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel extremely fatigued while on accutane?

Is it normal to feel extremely fatigued while on accutane?

Side/adverse effect: Accutane has many side effect and fatigue is one of them in some people. If this is extreme as you said you need to see your doctor for further evaluation and possible change of medication as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be extremely tired when you have a sinus infection?

Is it normal to be extremely tired when you have a sinus infection?

Sinusitis = Fatigue: Your immune system works very hard when you have an infection (any infection but especially with sinusitis). This causes you to be tired. Fatigue is one of the top 3 symptoms i see when people come in to see me for a sinus infection. ...Read more

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