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Pregnancy Sternum Pain
Bf came on my chest in the shower. Washed it off right away. I'm nervous that somehow it mixed with the water & dripped down there. Pregnancy chances?
Most likely zero: The chances are slim to none as long as he did not ejaculate around or inside your vagina. ...Read more
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
Sort of: I would think of it more that it can be a complication of pregnancy. We don't usually diagnose pregancy because you are having chest pain. That said, various conditions related to the pregnancy could cause chest pain. Pressure from below the diaphraghm can result in various types of chest pain. The breasts can enlarge and pull downward on the chest. Gi problems related to pregnancy can cause cp. ...Read more
Need more info: I am not sure what you mean by chest edema or how early in pregnancy. If you mean swelling in the neck and the area above the clavicles that is completely new finding for you then you need to contact your OB and make appointment to be seen soon. If you cannot get in then see your primary to start. If you have chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, elevated blood pressure go to er now. ...Read more
Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These 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. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. (doubt it). ...Read more
What causes chest pain (severe) during pregnancy and how dangerous they could be? What could she take to easy them?
A Myriad: Of processes can cause chest pain (severe) and at your age top "don't miss, " entities are pulmonary emboli, pneumothorax, pericarditis, each requiring much more information to determine. Gastro-esophageal reflux, common in pregnancy, is also a possibility. I would recommend an evaluation, in person, with your doctor. Any answer you get here is guessing only. ...Read more
Is it true that your rib cage can actually expand during pregnancy permanently causing me to have wider measurements under my chest?
Is it normal to have chest pains, in the middle of your chest during pregnancy? Mine occur every time I eat.
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors. The also do become more prominent during pregnancy. ...Read more
Totally normal: Enlargement of the breasts and enlargement of the veins are both part of being pregnant. Hormonal changes make veins larger and more visible. Wait 6-12 months after you are done breast feeding to consider any cosmetic remediation. A vein specialist or phlebologist can address breast veins with sclerotherapy. ...Read more
Yes: Sure, it's quite possible. It's a painful process and you could easily strain a muscle in your chest wall. ...Read more
Not Common: No it is not common and I suggest you get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Need to be checked:
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so I suggest you ave it checked as to what it might be especialy as you are pregnant. ...Read more
Rumbling feeling in chest that comes and goes. No cough. Other than my pregnancy symptoms don't feel sick. What could it be?
I am 9 weeks pregnant and I have suddenly felt pain in my chest. What is the cause of this? Is it one of the pregnancy symptoms?
Chest pain: Chest pain that's not otherwise explained should be reported to your doctor. I do not know chest pain to be a normal symptom of pregnancy at 9 weeks. Depending on the nature of the symptoms, duration, risk factors, and associated findings it could be related to musculoskeletal anatomy, GI tract, heart, lungs, spine/nerves, etc... ...Read more
33weeks pregnancy. Severe chest pain but I take doppler3rd trimester scan. Everything is perfect. What is the solutions of relief pain? Medicins
Chest pain: Chest pain could be from relux disease, which is very common during pregnancy. First try changing your eating habits. Eat several small meals than large meals. After eating wait for atleast 3 hours before you lie down. Avoid sweets or spicy food. Keep head end of the bed elevated. You can try some antacids like zantac (ranitidine). If not relieved consult your physician to get prescription medications. ...Read more
Need: To talk with hospital physicist to do calculation. He will make recommendations to you and your doctor. Please get this checked. ...Read more
Period missing for nine days left sided pain beneath chest and to the back pregnancy test negative?
Missed period: Missed period is not just caused by pregnancy, although, pregnancy is the most common cause of missed period in women of fertile age. A lot of women fail to ovulate and that causes them not to have a period that month. They either get it back next month or they go without one for a while until they start bleeding uncontrollably when the uterus line grows big enough to just slough off on its own. ...Read more
I feel tightness and burning sensation in my chest during 8 wks of pregnancy is it Normal or something serious?
My nipples are extremely soar & hurt a lot, my chest hurts too, is this a pregnancy symptom, possibly pregnant?
Symptom, yes: It may be a symptom, but a positive pregnancy test is more accurate. ...Read more