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Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

No: Symptoms of early pregnancy include breast tenderness or fullness, nausea and or vomiting, fatigue, needing to urinate frequently. Pooping a lot doesn't typically occur in a normal pregnancy, and if there is severe cramping or persistent, ask your doctor to help figure out why. ...Read more

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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 pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

It's not diagnostic: For pregnancy. If you have missed your period, please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I'm pooping a lot after eating and drinking with bad stomach cramps is this a sign of pregancy?

I'm pooping a lot after eating and drinking with bad stomach cramps is this a sign of pregancy?

Diarrhea causes: Crampy diarrhea typically results from infection, an inflammatory process of the gut, gut ischemia, malabsorption, maldigestion, altered gut, transit, functional issues (like ibs). Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Pregnancy is possible but low on list. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your poop is yellow and runny is that a symptom of pregnancy?

What does it mean if your poop is yellow and runny is that a symptom of pregnancy?

Yellow, loose stool: Is not a pregnancy sx. Classic pregnancy
sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s 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 ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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When I poop, clear snot like discharge comes out my vagina it has no odor or anything. Can this be a sign of early pregnancy I think/know iam.

When I poop, clear snot like discharge comes out my vagina it has no odor or anything. Can this be a sign of early pregnancy I think/know iam.

Do a pregnancy test.: This is not usually a symptom of early pregnancy, but if you feel as though you may be pregnant, you should go ahead and check a pregnancy test as soon as possible. Better to know, and your doctor can check out the mucus you are seeing at the same visit. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is having green stool a common pregnancy symptom?

Is having green stool a common pregnancy symptom?

Constipation can: Sometimes occur with early pregnancy. However, green stool is not a classic early pregnancy symptom. If you have missed your period, please take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is a black bowel movement a pregnancy symptom?

Is a black bowel movement a pregnancy symptom?

NO!: Melena can be an indication of significant bleeding in your digestive tract - pregnancy is not supposed to do that! Go to the emergency room asap to investigate this further! ...Read more

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Is mucus in your stool a sign of pregnancy?

Is mucus in your stool a sign of pregnancy?

Not normally: The bowel habits can change as a result of pregnancy, but mucous in the stool is not a common occurrence. ...Read more

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Is it normal to poo lots in early pregnancy?

Is it normal to poo lots in early pregnancy?

No.: Increased bowel movements (hyperdefecation) could be a sign of hyperthyroidism, gallstones, inflammatory bowel disease, or infectious gastroenteritis. Diarrhea is never normal and should be investigated. See you obstetrician in any case. ...Read more

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Hard dark stool is this a sign of pregnancy?

No: That could happen when a women is pregnant, but it could also happen at any other time as well. ...Read more

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Are frequent urination and feces symptoms of pregnancy?

Are frequent urination and feces symptoms of pregnancy?

No: One symptom of pregnancy is frequent urination. Not so with bowel movements. The symptom is associated with known pregnancy, it would be unlikely to have it as the presenting symptom. ...Read more

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Is watery stool is a early sign of pregnancy?

Probably Not: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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Is a bowel movement a sign of pregnancy?

No: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s 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 ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 7 days late for my periods a lot of cramping but keep going the toilet as in poo a lot took pregnancy test 3 days ago negative but never late?

Hi I'm 7 days late for my periods a lot of cramping but keep going the toilet as in poo a lot took pregnancy test 3 days ago negative but never late?

Repeat the test: You may repeat the test in 4-5 days unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I am pregnant 5 weekend n 5 day is a normal to Pooping alots on pregnancy?

I am pregnant 5 weekend n 5 day is a normal to Pooping alots on pregnancy?

BMs with pregnancy: It is normal to have several bowl movements when you are pregnant because you bowls and bladder are being pressed by the growing uterus. Hormonal changes and changes in your diet can also cause this. Even your prenatal vitamins can cause constipation or more frequent bowl movements ...Read more

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Is your poop different at early pregnancy?

See below: It can be. However as it progresses can have more constipation and hemorrhoids. If you have black tarry or bloody stools or persistent diarrhea, let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Is it unsafe to pick up dog poop in pregnancy?

Is it unsafe to pick up dog poop in pregnancy?

Not unsafe: You should be fine picking up dog poop (using sanitary means-plastic bags, etc) when pregnant. ...Read more

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What could happen if I squeeze to poop on my early pregnancy?

What could happen if I squeeze to poop on my early pregnancy?

You may be very rare: It says you are a male. Perhaps there's an error here. If you really are pregnant and have some constipation that requires straining, your baby will probably be unharmed - but you might develop or exacerbate hemorrhoids and they can truly be a pain in the a--! talk with your doctor about prenatal diet suggestions, drink enough water every day 6-8 glasses and be as active as the doctor allows. ...Read more

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Pooping with a large discharge during pregnancy, what should I do?

Pooping with a large discharge during pregnancy, what should I do?

Diet: You should observe a well balanced diet with increased fluids, fruits, and vegetables. ...Read more

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Frequent peeing and pooping in early pregnancy is common?

Frequent peeing and pooping in early pregnancy is common?

Sxs: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s 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 & ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more