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Numb Heels During Pregnancy
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
Do you smoke: If so, your lungs may not be able to get enough Oxygen at altitude. The body is set up to affect the extremities (fingers, toes, etc) first allowing the usable Oxygen to remain in the central function areas of the body. Solution = Stop Smoking and let the body start the recovery of whatever it can. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: This should not cause a miscarriage unless there was a lot more trauma involved. ...Read more
No: Not at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
Carpal tunnel: Fluid changes during pregnancy can produce nerve compression at the wrist c/w cts, which is benign and usually is gone a few days after l & d. Persistent numbness could be associated with nerve pinching at the elbow, disc problems in the neck, thoracic outlet syndrome. But rarely left arm problems can be heart associated (quite unusual at your age.). ...Read more
I have numbness in my toes after shooting a wedding for 12 hours in uncomfortable shoes. They are sore, feel numb when barefoot even 2 days later. ?
Neuroma: Would be the leading diagnosis. This is the equivlent of a pinched nerve between the toes most commonly between the 3rd and 4th toes. You can ice the bottom of the forefoot, take antiinflammatories and make sure to wer shoes that aren;t tight. I think injection therapy by a podiatrist is very helpful at eliminating this pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can stressful situations during the second trimester of pregnancy cause uterine cramping? It seems when i'm really stressed, i get cramps.
What causes swollen ankles ("cankles") after labour? Didn't get swelling during pregnancy, only after.
Labour type?: How did you deliver? Cesarean? Vaginal deliver? It may play a role sometimes due to stirrups against the feet in vaginal delivery. Other than that, swelling can happen for a number of reasons but likely the stress from delivery and added weight (although not noticed during pregnancy) caused the swollen ankles. ...Read more
What causes foot, ankle and lower leg swelling after vaginal birth? Received epidural. No swelling during pregnancy.
If unilateral - DVT?: While it is common to have swollen lower extremities postpartum as fluid shifts occur after delivery, this is usually bilateral. If the swelling is unilateral and/or accompanied by pain, would recommend seeking evaluation to confirm not a deep vein thrombosis of the lower extremity, which has potential serious medical complications (e.g. Pulmonary embolus). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During 22 week pregnancy,whole body swelling,especially feet and hands,what to do? And is there any safe diuretics during preg?
Engorgement: Your pelvis and vagina get engorged with blood when you are pregnant. This can cause a heavy feeling in the vagina. ...Read more
Normal: Having uterine cramping after orgasm is common and it should not harm the baby. As pregnancy progresses and if preterm labor should develop, your health care provider may recommend abstaining because it could contribute to preterm labor. Otherwise, if pregnancy is progressing normally, there is no harm from this cramping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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