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Pregnant And Norovirus
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
Talk to your OB: Any concerns should be carefully evaluated - particularly this near to your due date. ...Read more
11wks pregnant. 3 days of abdominal cramping from horrible diarrhea. Chills a lot of cramping. Can i take imodium (loperamide)?
Yes: Yes you can take Imodium (loperamide) as it is considered safe in pregnancy. Some word of caution. Make sure you don't have an infection that caused your diarrhea, as anti diarrhea meds can make the infection worse. Also take with caution because in pregnancy you can easily go from diarrhea to constipation. I recommend you see your OB to diagnose the cause of diarrhea. ...Read more
Can i get pregnant 2 days before ovulation with unprotected sex? And feel crampy and weird so soon?
Feeling real sick 8 days before my period! nausea, cramping, tender breast, diarrhea, and lack of energy. Can i be pregnant?
Period cramps: Prostaglandin related cramps and diarrhea usually occur in the first three days of your menstrual period. If the diarrhea is only occasional or isn't bothersome, you don't have to do anything, since you know it will resolve quickly. If diarrhea is more frequent you can take otc antidiarrheal medication such as kaopectate (kaolin and pectin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My gf she gets her period 14-25 shes 15 and shes only been getting period symptoms. Like cramps and discharge. Took 3 pregnant test all negative. Help!
Infection: She may have an infection so see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
What if ur pregnant and u have taken 6 pregnancy test (5negatives and 1positve) and having symptoms of being pregnant but u keep gettn negatives what d?
What (virus, foodborne bacteria, dehydration, sun poisoning) could be afflicting husband and me for 3 days straight? Bloated, queasy, me belching.
Need more info: More information would be needed from you in order to make an accurate assessment. Many different illnesses can last for 3 days and cause many different symptoms. Consider a visit with your PCP or a consult via healthtap prime or concierge. ...Read more
Had sex on ovulation day.Feeling sick after eating can't sleep using the bathroom more and very bloated. Can these be pregnancy symptoms? Please help.
Do a pregnancy test.: These can be symptoms of pregnancy. Pregnancy tests will become positive 6-12 days after ovulation. But.. These can also be symptoms of stress and anxiety if you are worried about the prospect of being pregnant. Usually you don't have to use the bathroom more in the first days of pregnancy, that is usually after growth of the fetus. Get checked for a urinary tract infection. ...Read more
Mucus in stool: It's not uncommon to have some mucus in the stool. It's more concerning if you're having other symptoms along with it - blood in the stool, abdominal cramping or pain, not gaining weight appropriately, fevers - and you should get checked out by your doctor. Otherwise, a small amount of mucus doesn't necessarily mean anything wrong is going on. Best of luck. ...Read more
Completely different: While people talk about "stomach flu" there is actually no such thing. Influenza is a respiratory illness, with fever, chills, diffuse achiness, sore throat and cough. Pregnancy is morning nausea, and does not have diarrhea in particular, or fever or any of the other things above. If you are pregnant, talk to your OB provider if you think you have a stomach virus (again, mostly nausea, diarrhea). ...Read more
Feeling sick vomiting nausea. 24 days after sex both blood and urine negative ..What's wrong with me? Am i pregnant?
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more