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Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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Feeling cold light headed saw brown stain on my panties after cramps could this be pregnency also noticed yellow discharge?

Feeling cold light headed saw brown stain on my panties after cramps could this be pregnency also noticed yellow discharge?

None are early signs: Pregnancy is not an answer unless you had unprotected sex near ovulation. The usual 1st sign is missing a menstrual period. Then a pregnancy test will usually be positive and a manual/visual exam of the cervix by a medical professional will also be likely to show confirming evidence. The things you note are less meaningful or clear. Use protection if you have sex and don't want a baby. ...Read more

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Why do you get cold like symptoms during early pregnancy?

Why do you get cold like symptoms during early pregnancy?

Cold sx: pregnancy?: Pregnancy in general produces more active growth in the lining of sinuses, and other mucus membranes. This can cause obstruction in breathing, and lead to a "runny nose" and sinus headaches. Ask your obstetric provider for advice in reduction of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Why I keep getting goosebumps? It's not cold. Could it be pregnancy symptoms?

Why I keep getting goosebumps? It's not cold. Could it be pregnancy symptoms?

Are you pregnant?: Goose bumps are quite common during pregnancy. Usually the symptoms get better. Treatment with OTC or prescription meds would depend if pregnancy is ruled out. Feel better ...Read more

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How come cold like symptoms is listed as an early pregnancy symptom online?

How come cold like symptoms is listed as an early pregnancy symptom online?

Congestion: Some women early in pregnancy develop nasal congestion similar to a cold. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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What types of medication or deemed safe at 29 weeks of pregnancy to treat cold symptoms?

What types of medication or deemed safe at 29 weeks of pregnancy to treat cold symptoms?

None: Sorry, but eventhough your baby is probably fully formed, no drugs are suggested. Drink lots of liquids, ask your OB re tylenol (acetaminophen) or asprin. ...Read more

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Week after taking Plan B having cold like symptoms and back feels tight as well as sides.... Sign of pregnancy?

Week after taking Plan B having cold like symptoms and back feels tight as well as sides.... Sign of pregnancy?

Probably not: Those are not typical pregnancy symptoms (though congestion, and fatigue are), but I would recommend taking a home pregnancy test, to be sure, since her period is likely to be late due to taking the plan b. ...Read more

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Could a head cold be a symptom of pregnancy, 5 days late and had unprotected sex pull out method just went off contraception 2 weeks ago?

Could a head cold be a symptom of pregnancy, 5 days late and had unprotected sex pull out method just went off contraception 2 weeks ago?

Pregnancy: Head cold is not usually a symptom of pregnancy- but certainly sounds like the circumstances of unprotected sex, no contraception and delayed periods do. Please see a gynecologist ...Read more

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I'm experiencing some random chest congestion in my first trimester - no other cold like symptoms. Is this pregnancy related at all?

I'm experiencing some random chest congestion in my first trimester - no other cold like symptoms. Is this pregnancy related at all?

Chest Congestion: Chest discomfort occurs in mostly late 2nd to 3rd TM. You may have common cold. Try gargles and steam inhalation. If no improvement, see doc. ...Read more

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What are the affects or symptoms for ACYCLOVIR 400MG tab pills (Zovirax)During pregnancy? These are for herpes (cold sores&blisters)

What are the affects or symptoms for ACYCLOVIR 400MG tab pills (Zovirax)During pregnancy? These are for herpes (cold sores&blisters)

Best Info in the PI: Study the FDA approved Prescribing Information (i.e. the PI) from the manufacturer of Zovirax, (acyclovir) GlaxoSmithKline Inc., at: http://www. Gsk. Ca/english/docs-pdf/product-monographs/Zovirax. Pdf ...Read more

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Can flu cause pregnancy symptoms such as very early period brown period light start, red now, currently estimated 12 dpo, period due 3-5th, have cold?

Can flu cause pregnancy symptoms such as very early period brown period light start, red now, currently estimated 12 dpo, period due 3-5th, have cold?

See detailed answer: Fatigue and nausea are symptoms of early pregnancy, but the flu is much more severe with high fever and subsequent cough. The bleeding likely represents an abnormal cycle, but pregnancy or infection must be ruled out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Symptoms vomiting, fatigue, high, bp, cold sensitive, and seizures for 3 months ruled out thyroid, pregnancy, and adrenal issues. Suggestions?

Symptoms vomiting, fatigue, high, bp, cold sensitive, and seizures for 3 months ruled out thyroid, pregnancy, and adrenal issues. Suggestions?

Ans: Still many possibilities. Did you have blood cultures drawn. The seizures are most concerning you also need a scan. Keep on it and see your doctor until he has a diagnosis for you. Also have you travelled? Camping? So much has to be checked ...Read more

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I have had vertigo, cold symptoms, frequent urination & heartburn. Today I'm 5 days late. Yesterday I got a negative pregnancy test & this morning I got a positive. Am I pregnant?

I have had vertigo, cold symptoms, frequent urination & heartburn. Today I'm 5 days late. Yesterday I got a negative pregnancy test & this morning I got a positive. Am I pregnant?

Probably!: See your ob/gyn for a definitive blood test, but you should assume you are pregnant and act accordingly--prenatal vitamins, no alcohol or tobacco, nutritious diet, exercise and no excessive weight gain. If your test is indeed positive, best wishes! Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant and woke up with white pimples on my upper lip- I have never had a cold sore before so is this a pregnancy symptom?

Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots on the lips or mouth take the form of small (around 1–2mm in diameter) yellow-white spots in the oral area – on and near the lips and around the mouth. Fordyce spots appear on the lips when ectopic sebaceous glands become too full with oil or pus, resulting in the appearance of yellow or white spots, most commonly at the border of the lips - known as sebaceous hyperplasia. ...Read more

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Could influenza cause chills and extreme body aches without any cold symptoms?

Could influenza cause chills and extreme body aches without any cold symptoms?

It is possible: Every patient responds to viral infections a bit differently. Most patients get typical symptoms of cough, runny nose and sore throat along with chills or body aches. Alternatively, your symptoms above may progress to a typical influenza presentation. Give your body rest and be sure to wash your hands :) ...Read more

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Sudden headache, then chills and feeling cold followed by a fever of 102. I did not have any other symptoms, this lasted one day. What could it be?

Sudden headache, then chills and feeling cold followed by a fever of 102. I did not have any other symptoms, this lasted one day. What could it be?

24 hr virus?: Most fevers are accompanied by headache.There are thousands of viruses. Most 24 hr viruses usually have fever as well a vomiting and diarrhea. Influenza is serious virus usually causes more severe and extended symptoms. Whatever it was it sounds self limited. If recurs should seek input by your physician, . ...Read more

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Chills, feeling cold, shaking, no fever, no other symptoms. Temperature was 97.3 last night but this morning up to 98.3, still cold feeling, what could it be? Have history of low vit k, could it be that again?

Chills, feeling cold, shaking, no fever, no other symptoms. Temperature was 97.3 last night but this morning up to 98.3, still cold feeling, what could it be? Have history of low vit k, could it be that again?

Anemia: Sometimes people with low blood counts (anemia) complain of feeling cold. Other possibilities could include hypothyroidism. Feeling cold with a normal temperature is somewhat of a vague symptom. You would benefit from a full medical history and symptom review as feeling cold as a single symptom does not truly distinguish what may be the underlying cause. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hi for the past two days I have felt weak, with some body aches and chills. But no fever. Could this be a cold or flu? I don't have an other symptoms.

Hi for the past two days I have felt weak, with some body aches and chills. But no fever. Could this be a cold or flu? I don't have an other symptoms.

Body aches: It could be something else. The flu usually comes on a little quicker. See how it progresses for more definitive symptoms such as fever or congestion. Regardless, rest is in order. ...Read more

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What can a heart patient take to relieve somewhat symptoms of a bad cold that came on fast? Symptoms complete head congestion, earaches, chills.

What can a heart patient take to relieve somewhat symptoms of a bad cold that came on fast? Symptoms complete head congestion, earaches, chills.

If you are having: Chills I advised you to see a physician asap. That's a symptom of an active infection. Possibly antibiotics need to be started. Decongestant need to be avoided. Decongestant free medication like Coricidin hbpa possibility. A pharmacist always can help you. ...Read more

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Cold symptoms--fever, head/bodyaches, chills. Now noticed a small lump on right side of neck only in-between chin and shoulder. Should I be concerned?

Cold symptoms--fever, head/bodyaches, chills. Now noticed a small lump on right side of neck only in-between chin and shoulder. Should I be concerned?

Tis the season: To have the colds! You are not alone. Just make sure you are not coming down with the flu. Swollen lymph gland is a normal reaction of the body to fight infection. It should resolve in time. Not to worry unless it gets bigger, tender and hot to touch then it needs to be treated. Continue your current medications as prescribed. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Strange symptoms: varying body temp (96.3-99.2), always cold, intermittent chills, fatigue, and face redness/rash. Wbc normal.?

Strange symptoms: varying body temp (96.3-99.2), always cold, intermittent chills, fatigue, and face redness/rash. Wbc normal.?

How long: It all depends on the duration of your symptoms. If the fever has been dragging on for a long time, you need a good work up, start with your primary and they may refer you to an infectious disease specialist if need be. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a very mild case of the flu? I have cold chills, feel hot but no fever, my muscles are sore, and I feel weak. No other symptoms

Viral illness: Do not know whether or not this is influenza, but different people react differently to infections. If you had been vaccinated and then got influenza you might get a milder case than your average non-immunized cohort. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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Feeling cold and chills with no other symptoms especially when tired. Recent thyroid test normal hist. Pots anxiety GERD and ehlers danlos?

Feeling cold and chills with no other symptoms especially when tired. Recent thyroid test normal hist. Pots anxiety GERD and ehlers danlos?

Discuss w/ providers: The providers who treat your known conditions should have a 1st shot at this symptom. If they find links to your existing conditions, they can update their treatment plan to address it. Also, your existing anxiety may be the prime suspect. Please consider CBT to learn skills that can help w/ all of your issues by avoiding, reducing and managing stress and anxiety. Call your provider. Best! ...Read more

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Chills (Definition)

Chills = sensation ...Read more