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36 weeks pregnant nauseous and diarrhea baby very active. Am i in labor?

36 weeks pregnant nauseous and diarrhea baby very active. Am i in labor?

Doubt it: Labor at any gestational age is always associated with regular painful contractions, there are no symptoms that correlate with labor - i wouldn't worry about it, but ask your doc next time you see him/her. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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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35 weeks pregnant and been having soft/loose stools but not like diarrhea?

35 weeks pregnant and been having soft/loose stools but not like diarrhea?

Stools: As you prepare for labor there is an increase in prostaglandin. This aids in smooth muscle contractions. Your bowel is also smooth muscle and this increase causes the smooth muscle of your bowel to contract more. Therefore your stools are softer. ...Read more

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38 weeks pregnant and 2 days pregnant with pain in stomache and back?

38 weeks pregnant and 2 days pregnant with pain in stomache and back?

Talk to your OB: Any concerns should be carefully evaluated - particularly this near to your due date. ...Read more

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11wks pregnant. 3 days of abdominal cramping from horrible diarrhea. Chills a lot of cramping. Can i take imodium (loperamide)?

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

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Can i get pregnant 2 days before ovulation with unprotected sex? And feel crampy and weird so soon?

Can i get pregnant 2 days before ovulation with unprotected sex? And feel crampy and weird so soon?

Absolutely. : That day and the next are your most likely days to get pregnant. Crampy and weird symptoms are probably likely secondary to the ovulation, but the hormonal milieu goes into high gear pretty quick! ...Read more

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Feeling real sick 8 days before my period! nausea, cramping, tender breast, diarrhea, and lack of energy. Can i be pregnant?

Feeling real sick 8 days before my period! nausea, cramping, tender breast, diarrhea, and lack of energy. Can i be pregnant?

Possibly: Obtain a home pregnancy test. They become positive within 72 hours before the beginning of your next expected period. If its negative, repeat in a week and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Period 7days late, stomach cramps, diarrhea and negative pregnancy test, what is going on?

Period 7days late, stomach cramps, diarrhea and negative pregnancy test, what is going on?

Menses irregular: Menstrual irregularities can occur due to numerous things that alter hormonal balances, such as GI infection for one. If your period is only 7 days late you may want to recheck the home pregnancy test 2 weeks after the late period. ...Read more

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Vomiting (light pink) and diarrhea. Period (day 1) and sick. Stomach flu or bad period cramps?

Vomiting (light pink) and diarrhea. Period (day 1) and sick.  Stomach flu or bad period cramps?

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 more

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What (virus, foodborne bacteria, dehydration, sun poisoning) could be afflicting husband and me for 3 days straight? Bloated, queasy, me belching.

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

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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.

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

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Im 26 weeks pregnant and have mucus surrouding my stool?

Im 26 weeks pregnant and have mucus surrouding my stool?

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

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How do you distinguish being sick from pregnancy and the flu?

How do you distinguish being sick from pregnancy and the flu?

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

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Vomiting and diarrhea at 36 weeks pregnant?

Vomiting and diarrhea at 36 weeks  pregnant?

May be labor related: Have you experienced these symptoms during your other 4 pregnancies? Often these can be a sign of beginning labor. However, check with your obstetrician who is best person to determine what is going on with your pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Feeling sick vomiting nausea. 24 days after sex both blood and urine negative ..What's wrong with me? Am i pregnant?

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

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Can u only get pregnant on fertile days and ovulation?

Can u only get pregnant on fertile days and ovulation?

Best days: the best times to conceive are within 1-2 days of ovulation. However, though it becomes less likely, it may happen up to a week after ovulation ...Read more

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Nauseated and upper abdomen sore. Tired. Not pregnant and no other symptoms. Flu? Has been on and off two weeks now.

Nauseated and upper abdomen sore. Tired. Not pregnant and no other symptoms. Flu? Has been on and off two weeks now.

Too long: Your symptoms are too longlasting for a viral infection. You may have gastritis and should see your md if symptoms persist. In the meantime try a bland diet and avoid caffeine and alcohol. ...Read more

Dr. David Cohen
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Stomach Flu (Definition)

Viral gastroenteritis is a viral infection of the GI tract. It can be picked up from contact with surfaces and foods that are carrying the virus. Symptoms include upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. Sometimes ...Read more