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Medicine For 5 Weeks Pregnant
I just found out I'm 5 weeks pregnant, but I've had 1-2 drinks five nights a week for the last month. What is the risk To the baby?
Time to quit: The most important thing now is that you stop drinking. I can tell you recognize this or you would not be asking. Chronic alcohol exposure in pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome. If you feel you have a problem with alcoholism seek help. There are support groups in every city. Congratulations on the pregnancy ...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
Here's a wild idea...STAY OFF ILLEGAL DRUGS?!?!
Wow, that was easy! ...Read more
I am pronounced 5 weeks pregnant and I have had pain in my stomach for the last five hours on and off even when I'm relaxed what could it be?
I am 5 weeks pregnant, and I have sezuires. Do you believe that taking the sezuire medicine keppra (levetiracetam) is safe. I have absence sezuires meaning the smal?
Dangerous to sieze: While there is an increased risk of certain birth defects associated with taking antiseizure medications while pregnant, seizures themselves also also carry a risk of fetal harm. As long as you are on one of the medications with a lower fetal risk (such as keppra), continuing the medication is often the safer choice. ...Read more
8.5 weeks pregnant. I've been on thyroid medicine for years but now I can't seem to stay awake for anything! Could my thyroid change while pregnant?
5 weeks pregnant. Endometriosis treated. Also taking medicines for hypothyroidism. Could masturbation harm early pregnancy? Just stimulation.
I am 5 weeks pregnant. I started having slight cough and wheezing. Is there any natural remedy for this. If I take any medicine will it affect my baby.?
Congratulations on your pregnancy. The medicines that we often use for cold and flu symptoms during pregnancy are considered safe, in general. I would hesitate treating this over-the-counter or with home remedies until you have seen a doctor.
A cold, cough, and wheezing might be an indication of asthma, bronchitis, or pneumonia. This can be worse during pregnancy. Call you doctor to be seen! ...Read more
I am around 4-5 weeks pregnant, I had a miscarriage at 4 weeks during my first pregnancy. So, my gynaecologist has aaked me take vageston 200mg twice a day for a month but I read online that is a class D drug during pregnancy. Is it safe to take this medic
Yes, safe.: Vageston is a semi-synthetic hormone that--in theory--supports pregnancy in the early weeks prior to the full development of the placenta which then takes over the job of producing natural progesterone. It's perfectly safe but not always effective. There are many other factors that can cause early pregnancy loss that have nothing to do with insufficient progesterone. Best wishes to you! ...Read more
Was put on medrol and zpack, but also take hiv med tivicay, truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) and prezcobix is all this medicine safe at 5 weeks pregnancy?
Often none: But could have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging & yawning. ...Read more
If you put on some: Weight it could show around your middle. But, no, you would be showing a "baby bump". ...Read more
Severe pain?: Normally bad pain is not anticipated in a woman who is five weeks pregnant. Please contact your obstetrician. If pain is severe please go to the er. ...Read more
Changes in position: Engagement means the baby's presenting part, usually the head, is now down in your pelvis. Usually your abdomen feels smaller and you feel more pressure in your pelvis. Some women feel "lighter" and others feel difficulty walking or moving because of a lower center of gravity. Other women will feel pain as the head compresses the sciatic nerve. Sometimes engagement doesn't occur until labor. ...Read more
Don't need what?: Hi. You don't need/want the pregnancy? See the good people at Planned Parenthood to discuss options. Children are better off being brought into a world where they are planned for and wanted. And you can also speak with them about contraception options so unplanned pregnancy is prevented. Not much you can do at home at this point, unfortunately. Good luck! ...Read more
Depends on lots: If a woman has had a bigger uterus than expected, it could be due to being farther along, having more than one baby, or having benign growths like fibroids of the uterus. Ultrasound would be useful in these cases. Also the abdominal wall might not be as firm as during the first pregnancy especially if mom is busy with family. ...Read more
FDA pregnancy B: Zzzquil is a brand of Diphenhydramine which is more commonly known as Benadryl and is added to many pain medications to make "pm" form due to its side effect of sedation. It carries an fda pregnancy category b label. Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/pregnancy/diphenhydramine. Html. It's always best to ask medication questions of your ob/family doc who has responsibility for you & your baby's wellbein. ...Read more
Let your OB MD know: You need to advise your OB MD of this occurrence and if you don't have one at this time, make an appointment as soon as you can for further guidance. ...Read more
Yes: It's okay to eat can tuna but in limited quantities, such as no more than once or twice a week. The absolute no-no fish to stay away from are mackerel, shark, tile, and sword. ...Read more
Please: Please define what you mean by the term "rock". ...Read more
Next week: Next week will be fine. Congratulations!Get a more detailed answer ›