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Negatif test ,pregnancy delayed 6 days.last sex was 42 days ago after that i had a normal period and this month no .why? i have stomch flu,i hav strss

Negatif test ,pregnancy delayed 6 days.last sex was 42 days ago after that i had a normal period and this month no .why? i have stomch flu,i hav strss

Late periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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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I been having flu like symtoms and i already had my peroid..That last couple days i been having a lot of clear discharge. To the point i feel i pee myself..Is that a sign i pregnancy..Should i be worried..I haven't GT sick but stomach all achy..What could

I been having flu like symtoms and i already had my peroid..That last couple days i been having a lot of clear discharge. To the point i feel i pee myself..Is that a sign i pregnancy..Should i be worried..I haven't GT sick but stomach all achy..What could

It : It is unlikely that you are pregnant if you have had a tubal ligation, but it can still happen so it would be reasonable to take a pregnancy test. Also you should have your urine tested for infection and a pelvic examination. If your discharge changes color, you get fever, vomiting, or pain then you must be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Any women get their flu shot in 1st trimester and had a healthy pregnancy?

Any women get their flu shot in 1st trimester and had a healthy pregnancy?

Yes: Past experience with the killed (regular injected) flu vaccine has been good. No specific pattern of problems influencing the fetus is known. Although considered safe during any stage of pregnancy, most recommend waiting until >14wks when he period of organ formation is completed out of caution. Influenza is a devastating illness to some in pregnancy, we lost 2 moms here 2 years ago (babies ok). ...Read more

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Will having the flu during your first trimester of pregnancy cause your baby to measure small?

Will having the flu during your first trimester of pregnancy cause your baby to measure small?

Not likely.: Wrong dates is by far the most common reason for a small fetus in the first half of pregnancy. The influenza virus can cross the placenta and thus increase the risk of autism and schizophrenia in the offspring, if contracted during pregnancy. First trimester viral exposures generally follow the all or nothing rule - i.e. They either lead to miscarriage or do not affect the pregnancy. Talk with mfm. ...Read more

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Do you think I should get a flu shot during the third trimester of my pregnancy?

Do you think I should get a flu shot during the third trimester of my pregnancy?

Yes.: It is safe and effective. See the cdc website at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/pregnancyandflu/. ...Read more

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Is it ok to to get flu shot during 1st trimester?

Is it ok to to get flu shot during 1st trimester?

No: This is my opinion. Other mds may differ. I strongly believe that this puts metabolic stress on you and thus to your baby. ...Read more

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Can catching the flu cause complications with my pregnancy?

Can catching the flu cause complications with my pregnancy?

Yes: Unfortunately the flu during pregnancy can be devastating. If you can get a flu shot, it is safe at any point in pregnancy although some like to wait until after 12wks. For whatever reason, the flu can become more invasive & produce lung failure and death more often in pregnancy.In my local I am aware of 2 we lost in one flu season. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more