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Is hips pain part of pregnancy symptom?

Is hips pain part of pregnancy symptom?

Yes: Hip pain is usually caused by the loosening of the ligaments holding together the sacroiliac joints, which connect your spine to your pelvis. While this joint-and-ligament relaxation helps with the birthing process, it can cause pain in your hips. Activities like prenatal yoga and pilates can help stabilize these joints and provide relief. Sleeping on your side w pillow between legs can help. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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Can the delivery part of the pregnancy be similar from one baby to the next? I had a great one the 1st time I'm scared its going to be bad 2nd time..

Can the delivery part of the pregnancy be similar from one baby to the next? I had a great one the 1st time I'm scared its going to be bad 2nd time..

Normal worries: I'm sure you hear some horror stories from well meaning friends but take heart. You proved you could get through it once, which means your body can actually do it. Most have a shorter labor with 2nd deliveries. There is never any guarantees that some unexpected thing can show up but as long as you get good prenatal care and behave yourself you have done all you can. ...Read more

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Which parts/points should be avoided while accupuncture during pregnancy?

Which parts/points should be avoided while accupuncture during pregnancy?

Labor points: Two main points to be avoided during pregnancy with acupuncture, first point is spleen 6, inside of the leg above the ankle, and large intestine 4 which is in the webbing of the hand between the thumb and index finger. These points are used to initiate labor. ...Read more

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Is a pregnancy test part of a yearly exam?

Is a pregnancy test part of a yearly exam?

No: Test for pregnancy is not a routine part of yearly examination. ...Read more

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If a boy just toches your under part after touching his will pregnancy occur?

If a boy just toches your under part after touching his will pregnancy occur?

No.: Touching genitalia does not lead to pregnancy; only exchange of bodily fluids containing genetic material can cause unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it best to take a pregnancy test in the early morning or any part of the day?

Is it best to take a pregnancy test in the early morning or any part of the day?

Should be any time: If you are pregnant it should be positive at any time but the first morning urine is recommended. ...Read more

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Is insomnia a normal part of pregnancy?

Is insomnia a normal part of pregnancy?

Never normal: Insomnia can happen as a result of hormonal and physiological changes while pregnant, but it is never considered a normal thing. ...Read more

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Can rubbing your parts cause pregnancy? Not sure if cum was involved should I take plan b?

Can rubbing your parts cause pregnancy? Not sure if cum was involved should I take plan b?

He to get pregnant?: How can we advise you if you do not know if semen was deposited in or on our vagina? You are 23 years old! So. Back to health class. You can get pregnant only when you ovulate and only if you are exposed to fresh semen at that time. I would wish for you the time to learn the simple basics about your body that every female should know. This knowledge will empower you to less worry and more freedom! ...Read more

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Pain in the middle lower part of the chest. Is it early pregnancy symptom?

Pain in the middle lower part of the chest. Is it early pregnancy symptom?

Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These 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. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. (doubt it). ...Read more

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But a have a visible line below my abdomen part? Is it a sign of pregnancy?

But a have a visible line below my abdomen part? Is it a sign of pregnancy?

Probably not: Only a pregnancy test will reliably tell, if a woman is pregnant. While there can be changes in a woman's body's physique in pregnancy, these signs can be misleading. ...Read more

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If a woman has a fast and strong neck pulse, is that part of a pregnancy symptom?

If a woman has a fast and strong neck pulse, is that part of a pregnancy symptom?

Not necessarily: That could be due to a variety of things and conditions. Having said that I can't exclude pregnancy. Its probably time to pick up a pregnancy test from the store just to eliminate that possibility. ...Read more

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How possible is pregnancy if he rubs his part on my part, but does not put it in nor does he ejaculate? I also had a tampon in

How possible is pregnancy if he rubs his part on my part, but does not put it in nor does he ejaculate? I also had a tampon in

Not likely: To put it simply, semen (ejaculate) has to get into your vagina to get pregnant. It doesn't sound like that happened. That being said, accidents can happen, so please use a condom and see your doctor about a reliable form of contraception. ...Read more

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Chance of pregnancy if he rubs his part on my part, but does not put it in nor does he ejaculate? I had a tampon in while this happened

Chance of pregnancy if he rubs his part on my part, but does not put it in nor does he ejaculate? I had a tampon in while this happened

Not any chance: This is not how babies are made. There is no chance of pregnancy here. And, there is little to no chance of pregnancy if he was inside of you on your period. This is not how babies are made or when they are made. ...Read more

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What I mean is, when you're pregnant and have chrons disease, what part of the blood work is affected? Does that mean that the pregnancy can't be saw?

What I mean is, when you're pregnant and have chrons disease, what part of the blood work is affected? Does that mean that the pregnancy can't be saw?

Should be ok: Many autoimmune problems improve with pregnancy due to the accommodation immunologically to the baby. It should be fine. I am not aware of the crowns affecting any of our routine bloodwork; in most cases thing go just fine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a heating pad on lower back, during any part of pregnancy? Txs!

Is it safe to use a heating pad on lower back, during any part of pregnancy? Txs!

Yes!: A heating pad to your back is unlikely to raise your internal temperature enough to cause a problem (the way a hot tub or sauna can). Many patients will use a heating pad or hot pack for back pain in the second or third trimester. ...Read more

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In the first to two weeks of pregnancy does the lower part of the stomach gets tighter than normal?

In the first to two weeks of pregnancy does the lower part of the stomach gets tighter than normal?

No.: There are few signs of early pregnancy and none of them are definite. Most people don't feel any different the first few weeks. ...Read more

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I had a ultrasound (pelvic+pregnancy)this morning and she had me lay on my side for part of it I've had lots in the past but never on my side. Why?

I had a ultrasound (pelvic+pregnancy)this morning and she had me lay on my side for part of it I've had lots in the past but never on my side. Why?

Position the baby: This is quite common actually. As you well know, babies are constantly moving or sometime napping when your exam is performed. Technologists will perform different maneuvers, such as lying on the side to get the baby to move so they can image parts that are obscured by other anatomy. ...Read more

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1st pregnancy- no issues. 2nd pregnancy- dilation 1cm and funneling at 24 weeks. Will I need a cerclage in the future and can I work part time?

1st pregnancy- no issues. 2nd pregnancy- dilation 1cm and funneling at 24 weeks. Will I need a cerclage in the future and can I work part time?

Close surveillance: Is necessary by your OB and perinatologist. At 24 weeks and beyond, typically, cerclage is not performed. If your condition stabilizes, part time work may be allowed. A perinatologist will be able to recommend the best course of action, which may include no intervention. Best Wishes ...Read more

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Had a sudden severe pain on the upper side on the left part of the stomach, never had this before. On the 7th month of pregnancy now. Is the normal.

Had a sudden severe pain on the upper side on the left part of the stomach, never had this before. On the 7th month of pregnancy now. Is the normal.

Maybe: There are a variety if aches and pains that are part of a normal pregnancy. Short lived pain is almost certainly not dangerous, but if you think something is not right, call you obstetrician. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am from the southern part of india. Can I trust the answers for questions I asked relating to ocd, pregnancy, and obesity that I got from healthtap?

I am from the southern part of india. Can I trust the answers for questions I asked relating to ocd, pregnancy, and obesity that I got from healthtap?

Compare Answers: Many healthtap docs are experts in their fields. But even experts don't always agree with one another. We may approach questions from very different perspectives. One of the strengths of healthtap is that you can see what different docs have to say. And you can get a feel for whether any individual doc's perspective feels like a good match for you. "there are many ways out of a forrest.". ...Read more

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Have had a pimple on the lower part of my shaft for over 2 months now haven't had any unprotected sex and my partner has been tested due to pregnancy?

Have had a pimple on the lower part of my shaft for over 2 months now haven't had any unprotected sex and my partner has been tested due to pregnancy?

Penis bumps can be: Many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 pics are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 pics are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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Will the upper part of your stomach bloat as well with early pregnancy?

Will the upper part of your stomach bloat as well with early pregnancy?

It can: The elevated Progesterone level due to pregnancy can cause the bowel function to slow resulting in the feeling of bloating. It also contributes to the increased problems with constipation seen during pregnancy for many women. ...Read more