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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


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Why some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant woman?

Why some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant woman?

All "early signs": All of the "early signs" of pregnancy, in women who think they might be pregnant, can also happen in women who are not pregnant. That is why there is no sign or symptom in a woman that would mean she is pregnant. Missing a regular period is a strong sign of pregnancy, but even that happens in non-pregnant women. It's 2015, so everybody who suspects a pregnancy can buy a pregnancy test to check. ...Read more

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What percentage of women still have regular periods in their fifties?

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What percentage of women still have regular periods in their fifties?

Most women: The average of age of menopause is 51 to 52 years of age. Of course, some go through earlier while others still have periods at 55. ...Read more

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What causes leg cramps in some women during their menstruation?

What causes leg cramps in some women during their menstruation?

Not definitive but: It is felt to be related to some electrolyte(mineral) changes during bleeding and possible the shared network of nerves from the low pelvic/uterine area and the legs. ...Read more

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Frequent urination,back ache,cramps in uterus after ovulation,having PCOS.Wants conception!

Frequent urination,back ache,cramps in uterus after ovulation,having PCOS.Wants conception!

Possible infection: Frequent urination, backache, and "cramps" may signal a urinary tract infection (UTI). Please see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What common sleep disturbances to women experience in pregnancy?

What common sleep disturbances to women experience in pregnancy?

Lots of issues: Pregnancy can can lead to insomnia, sleepiness, restless legs syndrome and even sleep apnea. Many sleep disturbances are in the later part of the pregnancy. Treatment is possible but limited. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy occur in day 6 of period?generally can girl get pregnant in period time?

Can pregnancy occur in day 6 of period?generally can girl get pregnant in period time?

Yes: Pregnancy is possible an any date in a woman's cycle. It is less likely during the days around menses.It is less likely in women with regular monthly patterns of menses than those with irregular cycles, but pregnancy has occasionally happened on any day of the cycle. ...Read more

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Are shooting pains in breast normally related to hormones? Ovulation?

Are shooting pains in breast normally related to hormones? Ovulation?

Yes: The typical woman can have cyclic breast discomfort through her cycles. If the pain is independent of your cycles, or you have an unusual self-exam see a physician. ...Read more

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Can gas cause tightenings of uterus in pregnant women?

Can gas cause tightenings of uterus in pregnant women?

Not really: Some pregnant patients will mistake gas pain for contractions but gas would not actually trigger contractions. From your previous questions I remember that you have a short cervix, a cerclage and are at risk for preterm labor. If you think you might be contracting you need to be evaluated on labor and delivery now. ...Read more

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Can Diclegis cause cramping/spotting in a pregnant woman?

Can Diclegis cause cramping/spotting in a pregnant woman?

Not likely, see doc : Diclegis is a recently FDA approved medication for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. However the components, Vitamin B12 and Unisom (the sleep medication) have Ben used together for many decades safely it seems for the same problem. No reason to think either ingredient would cause any cramping or spotting. Instead we would call this a threatened abortion. See your doctor or midwife to verify. ...Read more

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Does one experience period pain in early pregnancy?

Does one experience period pain in early pregnancy?

Cramping: but it wouldn't be considered period pain because there is no period when you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Why do women have bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy?

Why do women have bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy?

Several Issues: With even healthy pregnancy, the very vascular uterine lining continues to grow, facilitating capillary flow to support growing baby, the zygote erodes into the uterine lining needing blood supply/nutrition+waste removal, rapid placental development not perfect, much of the rapidly forming fine vascular network is fragile & stressed by motion, BP elevations, etc. ...Read more

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30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?

30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?

Myths: I don't know where you got that statistic, but it is not true or correct or there is a different definition of what the word 'bleeding' means. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be considered abnormal. And a reason to be in good contact with your OB. ...Read more

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I am almost in eighteen week pregnancy and feeling pain in neck and shoulder in second trimester of pregnancy?

I am almost in eighteen week pregnancy and feeling pain in neck and shoulder in second trimester of pregnancy?

Common: Aches in muscles, bones, and nerves are a common part of the discomforts of pregnancy. Make sure you're sleeping in a neutral position, resting often, and you can use acetaminophen, ice, and massage for the pain. Rarely shoulder pain is referred form the gallbladder, so if you're having stomach upset as well you'll need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can women who had anorexia in the past get pregnant?

Can women who had anorexia in the past get pregnant?

Yes, Usually: Severe anorexia can cause problems with the menstrual cycle, which could make pregnancy more difficult. However, these difficulties are not usually permanent, and with time there is less likelihood of affecting the possibility of becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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What are some abdominal problems in pregnant women?

What are some abdominal problems in pregnant women?

Obstruction: Abdominal problems in pregnant women are typically constipation and heart burn. Constipation comes from bowel movements slowing down from high progesterone levels. Heart burn comes from the enlarging uterus limiting the amount of food the stomach can take. ...Read more

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Frequent urination and abdominal pain in women pregnant?

Frequent urination and abdominal pain in women pregnant?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain and increased frequency of urination can be due to a number of factors. It could be due to a pregnancy with an ovarian cyst, threatened miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, urinary tract infection, and others. You should see your physician for evaluation to determine if you are pregnant and the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more