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Pain On Left Side Under Ribs During Pregnancy
I'm really early in my pregnancy and since yesterday afternoon I've been have pain in the left side in my chest it fels like pressure like weight on me?
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
Period missing for nine days left sided pain beneath chest and to the back pregnancy test negative?
Missed period: Missed period is not just caused by pregnancy, although, pregnancy is the most common cause of missed period in women of fertile age. A lot of women fail to ovulate and that causes them not to have a period that month. They either get it back next month or they go without one for a while until they start bleeding uncontrollably when the uterus line grows big enough to just slough off on its own. ...Read more
My veins on chest, stomach and legs are more visible, I have done a pregnancy test its negative, I do have period like pain especially on my left side?
What causes chest pain (severe) during pregnancy and how dangerous they could be? What could she take to easy them?
A Myriad: Of processes can cause chest pain (severe) and at your age top "don't miss, " entities are pulmonary emboli, pneumothorax, pericarditis, each requiring much more information to determine. Gastro-esophageal reflux, common in pregnancy, is also a possibility. I would recommend an evaluation, in person, with your doctor. Any answer you get here is guessing only. ...Read more
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors. The also do become more prominent during pregnancy. ...Read more
Nothing: Your body is adjusting. Your diaphragm is flatter and your rib cage is expanding for better breathing. ...Read more
Is it normal to have chest pains, in the middle of your chest during pregnancy? Mine occur every time I eat.
Yes: Sure, it's quite possible. It's a painful process and you could easily strain a muscle in your chest wall. ...Read more
Not Common: No it is not common and I suggest you get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Need: To talk with hospital physicist to do calculation. He will make recommendations to you and your doctor. Please get this checked. ...Read more
I feel tightness and burning sensation in my chest during 8 wks of pregnancy is it Normal or something serious?
What medicine is safe to take during pregnancy for extreme headache, bad. Cough, and chest congestion?
I didn't have acne, but now during pregnancy I have painful acne on my chest, back and neck, how to get rid of it?
Having sharp pains on right side by my ovary/below ribs, period I s late, having cramps for 1 week. Pregnancy tests negative. Period never late?
Lower: Your ovaries are down low in your pelvic region, not up by your ribs. Pain up that high is often related to your colon or gallbladder. If on your period is late and urine pregnancy test is negative, see your doctor and ask for a serum pregnancy test as it will turn positive a few days before the urine would. ...Read more
Is it normal to get headaches during early pregnancy in your neck and back of head with slight sensitivity to light? Chin touches chest fine. Tension?
Yes: Your body will immediately begin experiencing physical changes. Those that you describe are common ones. ...Read more
No: In first and 2nd trimester no medicine is safe better not even in 3rd trimester. ...Read more
How common petechiae during 38 weeks of pregnancy? Most prominent on my chest and lower legs with a few on arms. Bp is 119/73
Thrmbocytopenia: A low platelet count during pregnancy can be detected during routine screening, while gestational thrombocytopenia, or low blood platelets during pregnancy, occurs in about 7-8% of all pregnant women and usually resolves after pregnancy. HELLP syndrome is associated with low platelets and other symptoms such as hypertension, and is far more concerning. ...Read more
5 weeks after giving birth. Have itchy neck, chest and arms. Had hypothyrodism during pregnancy and still taking thyroid medication. Could it be that?
Itchy chest: It could be a new cream that you may be using or a new detergent that you are using that is on the baby's clothes that you get exposed to when holding the child. Did you change your soap or any new cosmetics? These are just the few things I think about. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
During my last pregnancy I had 1 chest CT angiogram done because of a suspected PE. They did use a belly shield. Can this cause my child to get cancer?
Is chest pains, headaches and frequent urination and fatigue signs of pregnancy? Or can it just be side effects from my Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?
Pregnancy: If you're concerned whether you could be pregnant, get a pregnancy test. Symptoms are rarely specific enough to rule out a condition. ...Read more
Is chest pains, headaches, frequent urination & fatigue & being really emotional signs of pregnancy or side effects to the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?
Non-specific: Could be side effects from depo-provera. There are other causes that could cause. You need full physical exam and work-up. Consult your physician. ...Read more
Sore breasts, a sign of pregnancy? My period is another week in a half away. Above the nipple where the breast attach to the chest is really sore on my left breast. It also hurts by the arm pit and back of my arm to the shoulder. But my actual breast does
Yes,: Yes, breast tenderness can be a sign of pregnancy. Please take a test and if it is negative, repeat the test in several days if you haven't gotten your period. Please be sure that your breast isn't red or has any abnormalities. If you breat pain continues, please be checked by your doctor to be sure your breast doesn't have any abnormalities. ...Read more
Breathless, gas trapped in my throat&chest, weak&dizzy feeling. Need to burp to feel relieved. Is it gerd? Had it during my pregnancy, just gave birth feb7.
Yes: Avoid certain food items too. If this is due to certain food need to check the food you consume and try to aviod those items. ...Read more
Bad test: I suspect the quality control of the testing material you're using is substandard. ...Read more
Sort of: I would think of it more that it can be a complication of pregnancy. We don't usually diagnose pregancy because you are having chest pain. That said, various conditions related to the pregnancy could cause chest pain. Pressure from below the diaphraghm can result in various types of chest pain. The breasts can enlarge and pull downward on the chest. Gi problems related to pregnancy can cause cp. ...Read more