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Medicine For 26 Weeks Pregnant
Confusing question: There is no Rubella IGM Virus that I know of. There is a common screening test for IGM antibody created after a rubella infection. If you have high IGM levels indicating a recent rubella infection, it is worrisome. Rubella during pregnancy can lead to injury to the eyes, ears and other organs. Babies can be born deaf, blind and with other defects. ...Read more
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
I am 26 weeks prengant and smoke a tiny bit of weed each night to help me sleep. When should I stop smoking to be safe it doesn't show up in a drug tes?
Stop now!!: Really? You are more concerned about failing a drug test then failing to deliver a healthy baby? Marijuana contains THC which is harmful to the fetus in addition to the impairment of your lung capacity to exchange oxygen to the fetus. The fetus may permanently sleep if this use continues. So stop now! ...Read more
Not Normal: No it is not normal and you should get it checked by your obstetrician to find what is going on. ...Read more
Symptom relief: Most pregnant women limit medications by mouth to tylenol, (acetaminophen) and you can try the appropriate dose. Topical rubs or heat may help bring some relief but are not likely to affect the fetus. Ice or heat therapy, whichever feels better, may help reduce discomfort. Rubs such as ben gay or atomic balm might give relief as well. ...Read more
I am 26 weeks and 2 days pregnant. I had sex may 2nd and may 26th. What day did I likely get pregnant?
I am 26 weeks pregnant and took alkarzi can something go wrong w. my baby? I didn't know if I could take it.
Spelling?: Hi, I don't know what alkarzi is and cannot find it on a google search. Does it have another name? Ask your doctor if this could be a problem. ...Read more
My glucose test is very high I am 26 weeks and 3 days pregnant what do I need to do with this and is gonna effect the baby?
Monitor you sugars: It appears that you may have gestational diabetes. Your doctor will instruct you on how to monitor and document your 'fingerstick' glucose (blood sugar). Depending on the values you may or may not need medications, such as glyburide or insulin, to control you sugars. If your sugars are not controlled it may cause your baby to grow too big and it may affect your delivery. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
How do you know if your discharge while pregnant is amontic fluid? I'm only 26 weeks & my discharge is more creamy now & has a smell to it.
Doesn't sound like: Amniotic fluid, but if you think you are leaking you should let your OB know today. He/she will help you decide how urgent it is. ...Read more
Second child or no? Needing medical opinions. First pregnant @ 22yo, pre e at 18wks, emerg c sec at 26 weeks for hellp. To much of a risk to try again?
There is risk, but..:
The biggest risk for getting pre-eclampsia is having had it before. Age, weight and hypertension are also risks. Hellp (as you know), can be very dangerous, and your case occurred quite early.
Prior to conception, consult a maternal fetal medicine specialist. Also, make sure you are in the best physical condition possible before pregnancy. ...Read more
My ribs have been hurting on both sides. It hurts to lay down on my back and sides. I am 26 weeks or as some people say 6 months pregnant. What can I do to help with my ribs from not hurting?
Rides: While pregnant you should avoid any activity that put you at risk for falling or increases the chance of trauma to your abdomen. Amusement park rides and water rides are not recommended since a forceful landing or sudden start or stop could harm your baby. ...Read more
No!: With your short exposure, the answer is an absolute: no! It is good that you are aware of second hand smoke exposures. Pahs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons)can be very dangerous to your health, increasing risk of asthma and cancer if prolonged exposure exisits from indoor pollutants like home heating fuels, tobacco smoke, cooking blackened foods, and burning candles and incense. ...Read more
Yes...: You can use the maternity belt to help support the belly from the effect of gravity...But make sure it is not too tight.. ...Read more
Try something else?: The first question is why are you unable to eat? If it is due to heartburn, then a ppi is a good medicine to try, because ppis can lessen heartburn. If it is due to nausea then you might try something else, like B6, ginger, or meclizine. See your doctor to figure out what is the cause and then treat the cause. EXTRA NOTE: make sure you are drinking LOTS of water. You MUST stay well hydrated! ...Read more
Active kicking: If the degree of activity has been markedly decreased for a week, it is best to see your obstetric provider and obtain an ultrasound to make sure there is no problem. Most likely, if is your first pregnancy, and with less room in the uterus, the activity is at this stage not as noticeable. Later when the baby is stronger, activity will be certainly progressive! ...Read more
Headache: Yes, that would not do you any harm ...Read more
CALL YOUR OB: U always want to make sure the cervix is not starting to thin out or dilate prematurely which can be determined by exam and transvaginal us to measure the cervix length so call your OB as hopefully everything is ok but u would not want to miss that or you could end up with a very premature delivery. ...Read more
Spray: Use a deterrent spray when you are outside ...Read more
What to do if I'm 26 weeks pregnant and had white sticky, stringy goo come out of me, no blood just that?
Today make me 26 week pregnant what week will my third trimester start 26 weeks is how many month am I please?
26 weeks: A due date is calculated such that a normal pregnancy is 40 weeks long counting from the 1st day of the last period. If you divide 40 by 3 it is not an even number. That said, each trimester is about 13 weeks. You are now entering the 3rd trimester. Months are also difficult to calculate, a normal pregnancy is over 9 months long, that is why we use weeks. You are about 7 months. ...Read more
I had sex march 4th, 2014 on March 10th I has very light if any bleeding that lasted maybe 2-3 days. I am 26 weeks pg. When did I get pregnant?
Calculator: Use a reverse due date calculator for free online and this will be easy for you to find out. Simply type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. ...Read more