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Is spotting a major symptom of an ectopic pregnancy?

Is spotting a major symptom of an ectopic pregnancy?

Yes: The majority of ectopic pregnancies present with persistent vaginal bleeding and spotting. However. About one in three women with a normal pregnancy will also have spotting. The safe thing to do is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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 depression a sign of early pregnancy?

Is depression a sign of early pregnancy?

No: The best way to determine pregnancy is with a pregnancy test. Worrying about whether one is pregnant can cause anxiety with problems sleeping, all of which may contribute for feeling depressed or sad. Feeling depressed can occur for a variety of reasons. Maybe an evaluation by a physician is in order to rule-out both depression and pregnancy and to also make sure nothing else is wrong? ...Read more

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Is anxiety a symptom of an ectopic pregnancy?

Is anxiety a symptom of an ectopic pregnancy?

Seek support: Look into getting some psychological help along with medical attention. An ectopic pregnancy can be devastating whether or not you are wanting to be pregnant. The good news is that there is effective treatment out there for anxiety. You need to take the time to get yourself individual help. Seek support. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the biggest risk for attempting a vbac birth?

What is the biggest risk for attempting a vbac birth?

Uterus rupture/death: Failed trial of labor and repeat cesarean section is the most common risk when attempting vbac. It is in this subgroup of women with failed tolac and one prior kerr hysterotomy that the risk of uterine rupture is greatest reaching 15% (if oxytocin is used). When this dire labor complication occurs the fetus can die or sustain permanent brain injury. The mother is at risk for bleeding/infection. ...Read more

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Is acne a sign of pregnancy at 6weeks?

Is acne a sign of pregnancy at 6weeks?

Probably Not: Acne is common in pregnancy and without being pregnant and is probably not a sign of pregnancy. Higher levels of androgens are at least partly responsible for pregnancy acne breakouts. Ask your doctor before taking any acne medication. A number of otc and prescription drugs help clear up acne, but some of the ingredients aren't safe for pregnant women or haven't been well studied in pregnancy. ...Read more

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At what week of a pregnancy is a fetus considered a real live baby?

At what week of a pregnancy is a fetus considered a real live baby?

Philosophical questi: That is not really fully a medical question - various factors come into play based on peoples upbringing and religious/moral beliefs. Some consider conception the beginning of life - some consider the baby only when it reaches the age where it is "viable" outside of mom (somewhere in the 24-26 week gestation). ...Read more

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Is bloating alone a sign of pregnancy?

Is bloating alone a sign of pregnancy?

It is not a : Diagnostic sign of pregnancy. Some pregnant women may bloat due to constipation. If your period is late please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What is the probablity of a ectopic pregnancy with an iud?

What is the probablity of a ectopic pregnancy with an iud?

Extremely low: Women using an iud are at very low risk of ectopic pregnancy. However, if they conceive, the probability of an ectopic pregnancy is higher than in women not using contraception. ...Read more

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What is the absolute earliest a woman can experience signs of pregnancy?

What is the absolute earliest a woman can experience signs of pregnancy?

Nature: The missed period is usually the first symptom. Remember you learned this in health class. Remember conception occurs one to five days after sex. Then a new fetus is not connected chemically or physically to the mother until it is large enough to have blood and chemicals that the mother's body can detect. This is ten to fourteen days after conception. You test after you miss a period. ...Read more

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Is spotting a sign of pregnancy?

Is spotting a sign of pregnancy?

Not really: may be normal and may be associated with pregnancy. For pregnancy may need pregnancy test ...Read more

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Is spotting a sign of pregnancy?

Is spotting a sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily...: But if you're curious about being pregnant, a pregnancy test would be the first step. Do this tomorrow morning with an over-the-counter urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of having a vbac?

What is the incidence of having a vbac?

<8%.: <8% of all women with one prior cesarean section have a successful vbac in the us nowadays. 92% choose to or need to have another c-section. The right candidate for triqal of labor after cesarean (tolac) should have at least 65-70% chance of successful vbac. ...Read more

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Is cramping a symptom of pregnancy?

Is cramping a symptom of pregnancy?

Possibly: Cramping occurs in up to 30% of patients. ...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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After taking mifegest kit can the next pregnancy be in danger? is there any possibility of giving birth of a handicapped child?

After taking mifegest kit can the next pregnancy be in danger? is there any possibility of giving birth of a handicapped child?

Medical abortion: Having a medical abortion does not put your next pregnancy in danger. There is always some risk of having a special needs child but this risk if not related to having had a medical abortion in the past. ...Read more

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Is shivering a symptom of pregnancy?

Is shivering a symptom of pregnancy?

Not typically: No, shivering is not a symptom of pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test and your temperature. If you have a fever, then treat the fever and consider calling your doctor! ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of a woman with hypothyroidism getting pregnant?

What is the likelihood of a woman with hypothyroidism getting pregnant?

Good: Chances of pregnancy are improved once the thyroid level is in the normal range. An underactive thyroid often leads to lack of ovulation or infrequent ovulation. ...Read more

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Vbac (Definition)

Vbac stands for vaginal birth after cesarean. Because the uterine muscle has a scar from the prior surgery, and scar tissue isn't as strong as unscarred tissue, there are some additional risks to attempting a vaginal delivery after a cesarean. <1% of patients attempting vbac will have a complication ...Read more