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Pain With Full Bladder During Pregnancy
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
Evaluation: "Bladder pain" of pregnancy warrants evaluation. Absent signs of infection, concern arises for pain generation from the symphysis pubis joint at the mid-anterior pelvic girdle ring, which can be torqued by loose pelvic girdle sacroiliac joints; secondary to hormone Relaxin, which is secreted during pregnancy & softens joint ligaments. See comments: ...Read more
Yes: Bladder infections can more easily progress to kidney infections during pregnancy. This is of greater concern because kidney infections may lead to preterm labor. It may also lead to a serious infection in the blood that is caused by the bacteria found in the kidney infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anything possible: But not likely. If the infection remains confined to the urinary tract there is little evidence that this will be harmful to the fetus. Get better and have a great baby. ...Read more
Is it possible to have frequent urge to urinate in 4th week of pregnancy?Always feel like my bladder is full.Completed one course of cephalexin too.
It is not uncommon: It is not uncommon to urinate frequently in the first trimester of pregnany.As long as there is no discomfort or pain, blood in urine there may be no problem.Apparently you have been treated for a UTI by your doctor.I will advise to follow up and have another urine culture done to make sure the infection has cleared. ...Read more
Urinary retention started @end of pregnancy&still sometimes have to strain towards the end if my bladder is really full.What has happened?How to stop?
Probably from the f: was it a c-section or natural birth might have a prolapse ...Read more
Urgency to pee, fuller bladder..I wore condoms when I had sex, possible bladder infection? Condoms 99.9 effective? Pregnancy vs bladder infection s?
Is it normal to cramp a little bit during pregnancy(6w2d). Usually goes away when i empty my bladder or have a bowel movement. No bleeding. Hb visible?
Cramps : Many women have cramps and pregnancy. In your case it sounds like it may be related to your bowel function. Perhaps taking MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) every day would help. Make sure you're getting prenatal care and have had a visit with the doctor to make sure you have a normal healthy pregnancy. ...Read more
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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