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Cramps during second trimester of pregancy?

Cramps during second trimester of pregancy?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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 a light brown discharge during the 2nd trimester of pregancy a normal?

Is a light brown discharge during the 2nd trimester of pregancy a normal?

Can be normal: Typically, light brown discharge is indicative of bleeding from the cervix or placenta/uterus at some point in the pregnancy. Brown discharge is old blood typically. A little bit of brown discharge is common in most pregnancies. You should definitely mention to your doctor, and possibly refrain from intercourse until you see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the main causes of second trimester pregnancy loss other than fetal abnormalities? I lost my baby at 22 wks, i hav fibroids.

What are the main causes of second trimester pregnancy loss other than fetal abnormalities? I lost my baby at 22 wks, i hav fibroids.

Look up: Incompotent cervix, an issue where a weakended or shortended cerivx causes painless cerival dilation and second tirmester losses due to early delivery. The other may be a cord accident or autoimmune(but it is late for that problem). It can be difficult to say, sometimes there is an autopsy. ...Read more

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Is tylenol3 with codeine safe during second trimester pregnancy if taken as prescribed?

Is tylenol3 with codeine safe during second trimester pregnancy if taken as prescribed?

Yes if : If this medication was given to you by a doctor with approval of your obgyn in order to treat a specific problem related to pain then it is ok for use. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have anal sex during second trimester pregnancy?

Is it safe to have anal sex during second trimester pregnancy?

Not during prenancy: Aside from bacteria from the anus contaminating the perineum and invading the vagina which puts the fetus at risk. There is also the risk of physical injury to the anal sphincter and fetus. ...Read more

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Is loss of appetite during the 6 week of pregnancy is normal ?

Is loss of appetite during the 6 week of pregnancy is normal ?

Yes: It is not uncommon to loss weight during very early pregnancy and is no real reason for concern. The fetus is still very small and does not require much nutrition. As long as you stay well hydrated and try to eat small amounts of healthy foods and you take Prescription PreNatal Vitamins with adequate levels of Folic Acid you and your baby should be fine. You have plenty of time to gain weight ...Read more

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I'm in my second trimester and since the beginging of my prgnancy, i can't stop spitting. What can I do to stop this please?

I'm in my second trimester and since the beginging of my prgnancy, i can't stop spitting. What can I do to stop this please?

Annoying!: Ptyalism or excess saliva is common during pregnancy. Try eating dry plain crackers, chewing sugarless gum or sucking on sunflower seeds or sugar free mints . Stay well hydrated. This too shall pass! ...Read more

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Should i worry about carrying heavy objects in second trimester pregnancy? I just felt some back pain that disappeared quickly but no other symptoms

Should i worry about carrying heavy objects in second trimester pregnancy?
I just felt some back pain that disappeared quickly but no other symptoms

No heavy objects: There are a lot of physiologic changes of pregnancy which influence your daily activities. Due to the weight of the baby and related posture changes the forse determining pressure on your intervertebral disks changes. In turn it can lead to disk herniations, strain or arthritis. Your diaphragm is moved up which influences your breathing, which makes your activities more tiering. ...Read more

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Is there serious concern with being light headed, nausea, right hand numbness, and loss of appetite in the second trimester of pregnancy?

Is there serious concern with being light headed, nausea, right hand numbness, and loss of appetite in the second trimester of pregnancy?

Obstetrician: These along with other related symptoms are likely related to your pregnancy. Your obstetrician, in knowing your complete prior history, should be able to address all of these questions and i recommend that you contact him. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the signs of teenage pregnancy? Bigger clothes, loss of appetite, what else?

Get a urine test: Free at your local health dept , inexpensive at your local grocery or pharmacy or walmart. ...Read more

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15 days late. Been having clear watery discharge the last couple of days. Loss of appetite, craving milk, but 2 neg. pregnancy tests. what is wrong?

15 days late. Been having clear watery discharge the last couple of days. Loss of appetite, craving milk, but 2 neg. pregnancy tests. what is wrong?

Exclude vaginal infx: Suggest to exclude vaginal infections by using over the counter test methods . Ask the pharmacist on the best option. If symptoms persist, go for an exam. ...Read more

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What could cause excessive stomach pain, fatigue, nausea and loss of appetite in pregnancy?

What could cause excessive stomach pain, fatigue, nausea and loss of appetite in pregnancy?

Many things: Just being pregnant can cause all of these symptoms. There are a lot of hormonal and metabolic changes occurring. If excessive though, you need to be evaluated to see if some other condition is occurring that could cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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Painful cramps, white discharge, dizziness, loss of appetite, and nearly 2 months late on my cycle. Pregnancy is impossible. Any ideas?

Painful cramps, white discharge, dizziness, loss of appetite, and nearly 2 months late on my cycle. Pregnancy is impossible. Any ideas?

If pregnancy imposs: I would recommend you see your OB/GYN doctor who will run U/S's and other tests (blood/urine) to try and determine what is going on. Have you called them yet? ...Read more

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6 days B4 period I spotted 2 days and had a slow flow for 5 hours as well as vomiting, exhaustion, moody, loss of appetite Negative Pregnancy test??

6 days B4 period I spotted 2 days and had a slow flow for 5 hours as well as vomiting, exhaustion, moody, loss of appetite Negative Pregnancy test??

Too soon to test: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Loss of appetite , missed period , brown discharge , uncontrolible trimbling , I am anemic is this the cause , negative pregnancy test?

Symptom vs. cause: Anemia is likely a symptom of a problem rather than the cause of the problems. Do you have anemia? If so, what is the cause of the anemia? That is a starting point. Also, sounds like a gynecologic evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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No breast tenderness but acne break, loss of appetite, nauseated feeling are these pregnancy symptoms?

No breast tenderness but acne break, loss of appetite, nauseated  feeling  are these  pregnancy symptoms?

No hx. about periods: A history of missing the last period in a woman with regular menstrual cycle is the key factor in determining, whether, she is pregnant or not. Presence of nausea, loss of appetite or a break of acne are not the diagnostic symptoms of pregnancy and they may or may not be present.The chances of pregnancy in a 49yo female is very small b/c menopause usually occurs b/w the ages of 45 to 55.Thanks. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Second Trimester Pregnancy (Definition)

Months 3-6 of pregnancy bring many changes - morning sickness usually subsides, but you might notice a little more dizziness, stretch marks, and leg cramps. This plus side is that you'll start to feel your ...Read more


Appetite Changes (Definition)

Appetite changes = increased or decreased desire to eat ...Read more