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Doctor insights on: Pregnancy Sickness Vs Flu

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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 stomach flu an early sign of pregnancy?

Is stomach flu an early sign of pregnancy?

No: Stomach flu is not a sign of pregnancy. But some women may experience nausea and / or vomiting. Take a home pregnancy test to find out if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Are sore boobs, fever, cough & catarrh an early symptom of pregnancy?

Are sore boobs, fever, cough & catarrh an early symptom of pregnancy?

Can't understand: Part of the question. Temp may ^ with pregnancy - but should not be a fever. Breasts can be sore. Cough is not a pregnancy symptom. The only thing which is diagnostic in early pregnancy is a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Flu like symptoms while menstrual bleeding-possible pregnancy?

Flu like symptoms while menstrual bleeding-possible pregnancy?

No, : If you are having your period then you are not pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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Can Diamox (acetazolamide) suppress altitude sickness symptoms? Took it & had minor altitude sickness symptoms. After 1 day of returning home vomited for 2wks. -10+lb

Can Diamox (acetazolamide) suppress altitude sickness symptoms? Took it & had minor altitude sickness symptoms. After 1 day of returning home vomited for 2wks. -10+lb

Vominting for 2 wks: Yes Diamox (acetazolamide) is sometimes used to prevent altitude sickness. Vomiting for two weeks does not sound like altitude sickness. It sounds more like infection. Better see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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Is it important to take flu vaccine while pregnant?during pregnancy is safer or during breastfeeding?why take the flu shot while pregnant?

Is it important to take flu vaccine while pregnant?during pregnancy is safer or during breastfeeding?why take the flu shot while pregnant?

Death or disability: We lost 2 pregnant moms during the 2009 flu outbreak in my medium sized town. Flu is potentially deadly during pregnancy and the inactivated flu injection can help you avoid it. ...Read more

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Is the flu shot safe when i'm pregnant?

Is the flu shot safe when i'm pregnant?

Yes: Not only does the flu shot appear to be safe , but it may provide immunity to your unborn child. A 2 for 1! having the infection is much more dangerous for you and your child. ...Read more

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What is morning sickness during pregnancy usually from, what foods?

What is morning sickness during pregnancy usually from, what foods?

IT is not from foods: It is from your preg hormones, some foods can make it worse call your OB to get relief. ...Read more

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What are the earliest pregnancy symptoms? Week 1-4

What are the earliest pregnancy symptoms? Week 1-4

Can I be Pregnant: Early pregnancy is asymptomatic until a period is missed. A missed period is the first sign. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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3 positive pregnancy tests, 2 of same kind, 1 other early detection kit, but not much symptoms, headaches, cramps, bloating, urinate alot?..Pregnant?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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3 positive pregnancy tests, 2 of same kind, 1 other early detection kit, but not much symptoms, headaches, cramps, bloating, urinate alot?..Pregnant?

Most likely....: Consistent positive pregnancy tests are trustworthy, despite having no pregnancy-specific-related symptoms. For the time being, watch if you've gi-related bloating and possible uti. Meanwhile, continue collecting the feature and degree of existing symptoms with detailed sequence of event, and bring those to see doctor for timely review, history, physicals, and us as needed to confirm if uterus... ...Read more

Dr. Que Chu Dr. Chu
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Chicken pox from 3 weeks pregnancy,is there any risk for baby?

Dr. Que Chu Dr. Chu
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Chicken pox from 3 weeks pregnancy,is there any risk for baby?

Pregnancy varicella: If mother gets chicken pox infection during early gestational period (weeks 8 to 20) the fetus is at risk for developing congenital varicella syndrome with limb hypoplasia, skin lesions, neurologic anomalies and eye damage. It is also associated with developing herpes zoster during infancy. Please consult OBGYN expert and neonatologist asap. ...Read more

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What are major differences between west nile virus and sleeping sickness?

What are major differences between west nile virus and sleeping sickness?

Completey different: Other than the names west nile, and african sleep sickness, which sound related to africa, there are no similarities. West nile is caused by a viral infection spread by a mosquito. Treatment is supportive only and you basically wait to get better. African sleeping sickness is caused by a parasite spread by a tsetse fly. There are medications used to treat it, but the illness is far more serious. ...Read more

Dr. Samuel Lee Dr. Lee
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Is flu fever and continious urination signs of pregnancy?

Dr. Samuel Lee Dr. Lee
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Is flu fever and continious urination signs of pregnancy?

No : Urinary frequency and fever may indicate a UTI. Pls see ur doctor to check urine and also do pregnancy test if you think you may be pregnant. ...Read more