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Dr. Paula Hillard
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Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

No: Symptoms of early pregnancy include breast tenderness or fullness, nausea and or vomiting, fatigue, needing to urinate frequently. Pooping a lot doesn't typically occur in a normal pregnancy, and if there is severe cramping or persistent, ask your doctor to help figure out why. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

Is pooping a lot a sign of pregnancy?

It's not diagnostic : For pregnancy. If you have missed your period, please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Blood when pooping a sign of pregnancy?

Blood when pooping a sign of pregnancy?

Not if rectally: Bloody stool is a sign of colorectal disease. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph O'Bryan
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Dr. Paula Schaffer-Polakof
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Hard dark stool is this a sign of pregnancy?

No: That could happen when a women is pregnant, but it could also happen at any other time as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Is mucus in your stool a sign of pregnancy?

Is mucus in your stool a sign of pregnancy?

Not normally: The bowel habits can change as a result of pregnancy, but mucous in the stool is not a common occurrence. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is a bowel movement a sign of pregnancy?

No: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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