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Overheating And Pregnancy
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
I'm aware that overheating my body is dangerous in pregnancy, but what if it's just my head? For example, putting my head under a very hot air dryer?
I am 7 weeks pregnant. I used a heating pad on high on my stomach. I was not overheated, but could I have caused damage to the baby?
Probably not: It is reported that prolonged complete immersion in/ exposure to hot tubs, saunas or heated jacuzzi during very early pregnancy can interfere with embryo logic development and cause some congenital malformations like neural tube defects, spina bifida...Data on the use of a heating pad may not exist. It would seem very unlikely that placing a "heating pad on high on your stomach" could cause harm ...Read more
Could I be pregnant, I got overheated and nausea and then I vomit. My stomach was hurting and I was in and out the restroom and I been a Lil dizzy
My nipples are very sore and tender, I got overheated and nausea and I had to vomit. My stomach was hurting really bad. Can I be pregnant?
22 weeks pregnant with placenta previa. Have been overheating, racing heart, light headed, and swollen ankles for about a week. Does it seem urgent?
More specifics: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Conceirge. ...Read more
Heat Stroke: Overheating can cause your body temperature to rise and dehydration is the most common reason! this can lead to nausea, dizziness, confusion, and sometimes death. Keep your fluid intake up and not just water. Gatorade, the original formula, is very helpful. And cool off as soon as possible! ...Read more
Allowing your body temperature to rise above 101 degrees F during pregnancy may increase the risk of a development abnormality in a developing baby. The risk is greatest during the first trimester. Adults who are not pregnant develop heat emergencies only when their body temperatures rise ...Read more
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