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Doctor insights on: Leukorrhea First Trimester

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Is it normal that I have not put on any weight in the first trimester?

Is it normal that I have not put on any weight in the first trimester?

Yes: In the first trimester, 2-4 pounds is the average weight gain in a person starting at a normal weight. Most weight is gained later in pregnancy. You only need an additional 100-300 calories per day to support a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Which tests should I have in the first trimester?

Basic testings: Basic tests include a cbc, type and screen, urine test, hemoglobin electrophoresis, cystic fibrosis screen, pap smear (if over the age of 21), gonorrhea/chlamydia testing/ HIV testing; RPR (syphillis testing). ...Read more

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Is it a bad sign if I don't have symptoms in my first trimester?

Is it a bad sign if I don't have symptoms in my first trimester?

Not necessarily: While women have symptoms like nausea vomiting and fatigue during the first trimester, others normal woman may not have any . The symptoms normally improve by 12-14 weeks.If a patient has symptoms. It is of more concern if there is a sudden loss of symptoms during the early to mid first trimester. If there is any concern consult you md. They can easily check and reassure you. ...Read more

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How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

How accurate are first trimester ultrasoubds?

Very accurate: Ultrasounds tend to get more inaccurate as your pregnancy progresses. First trimester ultrasounds are more accurate than second trimester ultrasounds, which are in turn more accurate than third trimester ultrasounds. First trimester ultrasounds can reliably predict gestational age within 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat tuna in your first trimester?

Is it okay to eat  tuna in your first trimester?

Mercury: This is general information (not specifically for pregnant women): big eye & ahi tuna should be avoided due to high mercury level. Yellow fin & white albacore tuna intake should be limited (no more than 3 – 6 oz servings per month). Skipjack & canned chunk light tuna have a lower amount of mercury (no more than 6 6-oz servings per month). ...Read more

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When does the first trimester end?

When does the first trimester end?

Week 13: A preg is 40 completed weeks from 1st day of last menstral cycle. The strictest definition would be13 wks, 2 days 8 hrs. By tradition 13 completed weeks will suffice. ...Read more

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Do you tend to have odors and fluid dripping during first trimester?

No NOT normal: See your OB for an exam and vaginal cultures and an us, to check for viability and to r/ o other problems call your ob. ...Read more

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Is massage ok in the first trimester? There seems to be a lot of different opinions about this

Is massage ok in the first trimester? There seems to be a lot of different opinions about this

Yes: Simply - yes. There are no contraindications. You are going to be concerned with issues regarding whether modalities penetrate the pelvis and influence the developing fetus. Or whether somethic can make some systemic change (like a drug does, or perhaps the way a hormone influences change). Massage is topical, like an ice pack or a heating pad. ...Read more