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Is general malaise a typical symptom of pregnancy? I'm 6 weeks and have felt like I'm coming down with something. Achy all over but no fever...

Is general malaise a typical symptom of pregnancy?  I'm 6 weeks and have felt like I'm coming down with something.  Achy all over but no fever...

Well...: you might just be coming down with something, that happens to pregnant women too. Many pregnant women express fatigue/ sleepiness, low energy in the first trimester - but you can still get sick for all the usual reasons too. Good wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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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Sudden onset of cramps, nausea, retching, fainting yesterday. Chills and malaise today. No appetite. Not pregnancy or alcohol. What could it be?

Sudden onset of cramps, nausea, retching, fainting yesterday.  Chills and malaise today.  No appetite.  Not pregnancy or alcohol.  What could it be?

See below: Sounds like viral GI bug. If you do not improve or get worse, you may want to see your primary for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and my bf was vomiting and feeling bad in the past days for no reason is it because of my pregnancy? And out of no were hes breaking out.

I'm pregnant and my bf was vomiting and feeling bad in the past days for no reason is it because of my pregnancy? And out of no were hes breaking out.

Flu Season: It is flu season. The whole country has the flu right now. That includes the stomach flu, which is what is sounds like your boyfriend has. ...Read more

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Can I have a tubular pregnancy even id I do not have my tubes tied? Im feeling bad stomach pains.

Some confusion: Most tubal- ectopic pregnancies are in ladies without tubal operations. Are you pregnant? No pregnancy, signs, symptoms, may not be ectopic. Lots of causes for abdominal pains, so see your pcp to get an exam and sort this out. ...Read more

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Why would I have pregnancy symptoms with three negative h.P.T results?

Why would I have pregnancy symptoms with three negative h.P.T results?

Like what?: Are you referring to nausea, cravings, fatigue, euphoria? Several other conditions could mimic pregnancy (viral syndromes, psychological strain). See your gynecologist for a more personalized advice. ...Read more

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Is azit p 500 safe to have during pregnancy. ..as m 7 mnths pregnant. .

Is azit p 500 safe to have during pregnancy. ..as m 7 mnths pregnant. .

Azithromycin: Azithromycin 500mg is safe to use at 7 months gestation. It is an antibiotic. Were you sick in any other way? All the best. ...Read more

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Diastasis rectus from pregnancy (10 months p.partum) is it worth spending time on planking and other core exercises? Will they help with core at all?

Diastasis rectus from pregnancy (10 months p.partum) is it worth spending time on planking and other core exercises?  Will they help with core at all?

Exercise may help: Abdominal and core exercises may help to strenghten the abdominal muscles and as a result may improve diastasis recti. This is not an hernia as there is no defect in the rectus fascia, hence there is no risk of bowel herniation or strangulation. If it persists despite exercises and interferes with your daily activities then you may consider surgical plication of the rectus muscles to each other. ...Read more

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Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Are teenage pregnancies higher risk?

Yes : Pregnant teenagers face different challenges. Medically speaking, they are at higher risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and increased infant mortality. They also have higher rates of depression and children with delayed cognitive abilities. This doesn't include the huge socioeconomic burden that teenage pregnancy brings to the table. ...Read more

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What causes complications in pregnancies?

What causes complications in pregnancies?

Many reasons: Complications in pregnancy can be from the pregnancy itself, such as placenta problems, amniotic fluid problems and problems with the baby's development. Other reasons might be medical complications related to diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus and many other medical conditions. Other reasons can be self imposed such as smoking drinking and using drugs. ...Read more

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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Malaise (Definition)

Malaise is a general feeling of discomfort or unease. People may describe it as "being off" ...Read more