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Monday Morning Sickness And Welding
I started having morning sickness 2 weeks ago. My cycle came on monday heavy for a day now i'm just spotting off and on. Am i pregnant or not?
Maybe not, but...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An ob-gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
Nuasea/vomiting: We believe it may be a primitive protective mechanism that helps to ensure the mother does not get exposed to spoiled food and toxins. Usually the symptoms will get better by about 10 weeks, although some women continue to have symptoms throughout the pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nausea: Morning sickness happens for many women in the first trimester of pregnancy. It is nausea sometimes vomiting. It can be triggered by smells, by being hungry, being in a car for instance. It can be helped by small frequent meals, avoiding fatty foods, eating carbs, taking ginger, wearing sea bands (also used for motion sickness). It can happen any time of the day. Some women need meds to treat it. ...Read more
Morning sickness: Unfortunately, this is an all to common occurrence in pregnancy especially in the first trimester. Things I have found helpful in my practice are: eating frequent small meals, having something like crackers before even arising from bed, drinking liquids whenever you can, vitamin B6 1/2 of a Unisom as needed up to 4 times a day. If these don't work then your OB can give you prescription medication ...Read more