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Can a person dilate fully to 10cm during pregnancy and not know? Can waters break and a person misses it somehow?

Can a person dilate fully to 10cm during pregnancy and not know? Can waters break and a person misses it somehow?

Sure but: I have seen a few patients come in to the hospital ready to deliver and they did not think they were really that far along. A few times patients have delivered at home not thinking they were laboring so fast. These are certainly the exceptions to the the normal course of labor ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Is it harmful to drink water during pregnacy?

Is it harmful to drink water during pregnacy?

No, hydration is: Important during pregnancy. Water is the best way to hydrate. Just insure that water is from a safe source. ...Read more

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Is it normal of flowing of white water during pregnency?

Is it normal of flowing of white water during pregnency?

White water: Any type of unusual vaginal discharge during pregnancy should be evaluated. Although a white discharge is normal, anything else may represent amniotic fluid indicated ruptured membranes. ...Read more

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Boyfriend fingered me..i gave him a handjob,felt some precum on my hand,he wanted to finger again,so washed his hands with water and did it..pregnacy?

Boyfriend fingered me..i gave him a handjob,felt some precum on my hand,he wanted to finger again,so washed his hands with water and did it..pregnacy?

Pregnancy concerns: It sounds very unlikely that you would become pregnant from that activity. Nobody can say 100%, since sperm are microscopic and can live in the female genital tract for 5-7d. But, perhaps you would consider using contraception so you can continue to explore your sexuality without worrying so much about pregnancy? One thing leads to another... ...Read more

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I had protected sex(condom didn't break or slip) about 4 days after a early period. What's the possibility of pregnancy?

I had protected sex(condom didn't break or slip) about 4 days after a early period. What's the possibility of pregnancy?

Very low: The failure rate with condoms is as high as 15 to 20%. But when used properly the failure rate is much lower. That combined with the time of your period (assuming it was your period) makes it very unlikely that you would conceive. ...Read more

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What can you do if your water breaks early?

What can you do if your water breaks early?

Depends on when: This really depends on when exactly the water breaks. If less than 24 weeks, this is very tragic for the pregnancy and the fetus may not survive. If after 34 weeks, most would consider induction of labor to prevent infection. If between 26-34 weeks, watchful waiting is most beneficial. This requires frequent ultrasounds, a course of antibiotics, and bed rest. No sex is allowed with broken water. ...Read more

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Why would my water break 5 weeks early and cervix closed? Why does this happen?

Why would my water break 5 weeks early and cervix closed? Why does this happen?

Water bag break: Sometimes it's a vaginal infection that caused your water bag to break, especially since you are not yet in labor. Because your baby is premature, you would be given antibiotics on the labor floor to protect the baby from infection. If you and the baby are well ( no fever, unusual pain or other complications), your doctor will decide the best time to deliver the baby. ...Read more

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What would cause water to break as early as 31 weeks? Is this usually causes by infection?

What would cause water to break as early as 31 weeks? Is this usually causes by infection?

Long list...: An infection is a common cause of premature rupture of membranes but it isn't the only cause. The list is pretty long and includes things like premature cervical dilation; an infection somewhere else in the body such as the kidney, appendix, lungs or teeth; recreational drug use; truama...etc. Fortunately we are in an era of very good NICU care. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What causes water to break early?

What causes water to break early?

PPROM: It is not entirely clear why some women experience preterm premature rupture of membranes, while others don't. Some risk factors for water breaking before 37 weeks gestation include a history of pprom in a previous pregnancy, genital tract infection, bleeding from the vagina, and cigarette smoking. ...Read more

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How early can pregnancy symptoms start?

How early can pregnancy symptoms start?

Conception: Technically; as soon as conception occurs one's body will begin changing on every level. Some women can even tell the moment of conception; believe it or not. ...Read more

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How early can you get pregnancy symptoms?

How early can you get pregnancy symptoms?

About 5-6 weeks: Most people start experiencing symptoms around 5-6 weeks of pregnancy. That's about 3-4 weeks after your missed period. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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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