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22 weeks pregnancy ear temp said 97.4 first reading and 98.4 after that. Normally temp is at least 98.6 usually low 99's should i worry?

22 weeks pregnancy ear temp said 97.4 first reading and 98.4 after that. Normally temp is at least 98.6 usually low 99's should i worry?

Why check temp?: All of those readings represent normal temperatures. I suppose the more important question is why are you checking your temperature? If you feel you have an infection or fever then see your doctor to help narrow down the cause ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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Is it normal to feel your ears are closed during pregnancy?

Is it normal to feel your ears are closed during pregnancy?

There can be an: Increase in congestion during pregnancy. This can lead to closure of a eustachian tube and pressure in your ear. ...Read more

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What to do if one ear often gets clogged during later stage of pregnancy?

See ear specialist: Could be any of numerous causes such as wax, infection, congestion common to hormones of pregnancy. ...Read more

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How high does your fever have to be to impact baby development during pregnancy? My normal temp is 97.6 rather than 98.6 taken by ear

How high does your fever have to be to impact baby development during pregnancy? My normal temp is 97.6 rather than 98.6 taken by ear

Probably above 102: Although prolonged/repeated exposure to high ambient temperatures of saunas,jacuzzis during the first weeks of pregnancy can increase the risk of some birth defects, it is not clear if fevers "impact on a baby development" because of the high temperature or because of the cause of the fever which can be viral or bacterial infections or other metabolic disorders. Ask MFM doctor with expertise in ID ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pregnancy and floxin (ofloxacin) ear drops contraindications?

Can you tell me about pregnancy and floxin (ofloxacin) ear drops contraindications?

Floxin (ofloxacin) drops: You need to treat an infection. For antibiotic ear drops there are not a lot of choices, Gentamycin and Cipro (ciprofloxacin). The worst thing for the pregnancy is an ongoing or worsening infection. There is no contraindication. You don't have a choice but to treat the outer ear infection. Your doctor who prescribed the drops knew you were pregnant and started you on them. ...Read more

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Hi i want to know risks associated with ear tags of a new born. Amniocentesis was done during pregnancy and was fine, does this rule out any risk?

Hi i want to know risks associated with ear tags of a new born. Amniocentesis was done during pregnancy and was fine,  does this rule out any risk?

Ear tags: Most ear tags are benign and not associated with any abnormalities. One thing i know they can be associated with is hearing abnormalities. Hearing test in the hospital and subsequent one later in life (consult with ent) is important to conduct. Otherwise, no other testing than routine one in the hospital (metabolic profile) is recommended. ...Read more

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Can ear ache be related to pregnancy ?

Can ear ache be related to pregnancy ?

Yes: Some women get "nasal stuffiness of pregnancy, also called rhinitis. Symptoms include blocked nose, sneezing, runny nose and nasal itching. Nasal congestion is caused by swelling and increased blood flow in the nasal mucosal lining, and increased sero-mucinous gland secretions. This can lead to ear and sinus symptoms. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant and temp fluctuating between 98.6-99.5 for 2 days (by ear). Normal during pregnancy? 99.5 high enough to harm baby?

5 weeks pregnant and temp fluctuating between 98.6-99.5 for 2 days (by ear). Normal during pregnancy? 99.5 high enough to harm baby?

No harm to baby: Actually, temperatures variate below 100 degrees normally. If your temperature rises above that value assessment of an infection location is needed. ...Read more