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Smelly Urine (Definition)

Smelly urine is suggestive, not indicative for UTI, and usually results from concentrated urine, from what foods consumed, from infection / inflammation, etc. To verify it, do complete urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine. More? Go to http://formefirst.com/myths-UTI.html & other articles in the categories in Urinary Tract Infection-UTI & Urination Trouble ...Read more


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Is it safe to lay on my back during the third trimester of pregnanct?

Is it safe to lay on my back during the third trimester of pregnanct?

Yes, but...: The uterus can rotate to the right & impact blood flow back to the heart from compression of the vena cava. Probably the best position for sleep in the 3rd trimester is on the left side in fetal position. That maximizes blood flow to the placenta which is how the baby gets nourishment. ...Read more

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Why is there blood in urine during third trimester pregnancy?

Why is there blood in urine during third trimester pregnancy?

There should not be: Any blood in the urine during any trimester of pregnancy is not normal and need to be investigated and treated
it can be due to urinary tract infection, kidney stones, kidney disorder or cancer
it can also be in women who have medical conditions like lupus, sickle cell disease and diabetes. ...Read more

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What can cause smelly urine?

What can cause smelly urine?

Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerned then visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What foods can cause smelly urine?

What foods can cause smelly urine?

Asparagus, garlic...: The most well-known food to cause urine to have an odor is asparagus, which leads to excretion of dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan, & asparagusic acid that cause the characteristic odor. Garlic can impart odor to the urine, and alter the results of urinalysis tests. Coffee is another food that can cause on off-smelling urine. Fish, onions, cubebs, juniper, & saffron have been implicated. ...Read more

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What would cause dark and smelly urine?

What would cause dark and smelly urine?

Lots of things: Many things can change the appearance of urine--hydration status, blood, protein, some medications. Odor can indicate infection. If you are concerned then visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Smelly urine?

What is the definition or description of: Smelly urine?

Here are some...: Smelly urine is suggestive, not indicative for UTI, and usually results from concentrated urine, from what foods consumed, from infection / inflammation, etc. To verify it, do complete urinalysis with properly collected fresh urine. More? Go to http://formefirst.com/myths-UTI.html & other articles in the categories in Urinary Tract Infection-UTI & Urination Trouble on HOME of www.ForMeFirst.com. ...Read more

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I have really dark smelly urine how and why do I have it?

I have really dark smelly urine how and why do I have it?

Different reasons: Not drinking enough water, certain foods in excess (eg asparagus, smelly urine) or the presence of different elements (bacteria, blood, even in minor quantities) may fit your description. In any case, an urinalysis would clarify this situation further. Consult your dr if it persists. ...Read more

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Lost 11 pounds in my third trimester in a month what could be wrong?

Lost 11 pounds in my third trimester in a month what could be wrong?

A mistake.: It is unusual to lose weight late in pregnancy. The most likely cause is a mistake during "weigh in". If not, then you should talk to your doctor about and possible pregnancy complications like new onset of overt diabetes, hiv, tuberculosis, or other serious medical condition, in which case you would almost certainly be having symptoms. ...Read more

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What are something's that would cause your baby to measure small in third trimester?

Nutrition & drugs: Inadequate nutrition as well as drugs including alcohol can cause IUGR(Intrauterine Growth Retardation). ...Read more

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Can bleeding in the third trimester affect my baby?

Can bleeding in the third trimester affect my baby?

Yes: Vaginal bleeding in the third trimester is never normal and always requires immediate evaluation by a doctor. There are many causes that only a physical exam can detect. Bleeding can be from the placenta, which is the nutrition source for your baby. ...Read more

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How can I know the sex if my fetus in third trimester?

How can I know the sex if my fetus in third trimester?

Ultrasound: The quickest and easiest way to determine the sex of a fetus is with ultrasound. However, this is not always infallible and, while generally considered safe, we do not recommend unnecessary exposure to ultrasound or any other testing modalities during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are morning sickness symptoms in the third trimester normal?

Are morning sickness symptoms in the third trimester normal?

Not The Same: Severe nausea & vomiting in your third trimester should be reported to your ob. Early in pregnancy, morning sickness is attributed to the quickly rising hormone levels. This is not the case in your last trimester. Your doc should evaluate you for a possible bowel infection, liver disease, preeclampsia, among other common pregnancy complaints. Call your doc & take care. ...Read more

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What can I do if my breathing feels restricted in the third trimester?

What can I do if my breathing feels restricted in the third trimester?

See OB, L&D ASAP: If new or worsening respiratory or heart symptoms, there may be condition that affects not only the pregnant woman but also the fetus. So it is important for a woman to immediately notify her OB provider and to be seen for evaluation of her and for fetal heart monitoring till a problem is ruled out. If not a problem, then she will be sent home with office followup unless symptoms come back. ...Read more

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Iam in my third trimester what will. The fetus be doing and will I have body changes?

Iam in my third trimester what will. The fetus be doing and will I have body changes?

Baby kicks/punches: The healthy baby will continue to kick/punches/moves, and likely starts to turn head-down if not done so. Baby may actually kick/punches a bit less because of less room. Your belly will get bigger and may sag a bit. Also, u may need to pee more often, and feel more short of breath, more reflux, back aches, and more uncomfortble laying on your back etc. If having problems, consult doc. Congrats! ...Read more

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Is smelly urine a symptom of pregnancy?

Less likely.: Smelly urine could be from the food, drink and vitamins that you take or from dehydration or chronic medical condition — diabetes, liver/kidney problems etc. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do yoga in the third trimester?

Is it safe to do yoga in the third trimester?

Yes: Absolutely! Some poses may be difficult, but do what you can. Yoga is great for maintaining strength and flexibility. ...Read more

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What can I do about leaky breasts in the third trimester?

What can I do about leaky breasts in the third trimester?

See answer: This can be an issue and is common. Discuss with your gyn, and you may need to invest in some good maternity bras with padding to prevent the leakage from being noticeable through your clothing. ...Read more

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Sharp vaginal pains during third trimester, what is stretching and what is prelabor?

Sharp vaginal pains during third trimester, what is stretching and what is prelabor?

Fetal pressure +: The pressure and movement of the fetus in the uerus will often initiate "pre-labor" contractions which can be measured on a fetal monitor. These are often rhythmic in nature as opposed to the pressure of "stretching" pains. ...Read more

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I recently found out I'm pregnant and I'm in the third trimester. How is this possible??

I recently found out I'm pregnant and I'm in the third trimester. How is this possible??

Happens: You probably had irregular periods, got pregnant, did not think anything about missing cycles, or you may had some irregular/intermittent bleeding that you thought were your periods. You also did not realize that your abdomen was growing, perhaps attributed to gaining weight. Some folks also miss noticing fetal movements, perceive these as flutters, cramps, not sure why. Best Wishes. ...Read more

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When does your third trimester start in pregnancy??

When does your third trimester start in pregnancy??

The start of the 7th: The third trimester is the last 3 months of pregnancy. A normal pregnancy is 40 weeks (rounded to 9 months) so the third trimester starts at 26 – 27 weeks. Ob-gyns simplify that to 26 weeks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex when I am in the third trimester?

Is it safe to have sex when I am in the third trimester?

Yes: For the most part, it is safe. However, there are certain things to be mindful of. If your doctor has told you not to have intercourse because of the position of your placenta, ie, placenta previa, then it is not safe. The other thing to be careful about is that sex can stir up contractions, so even though you may be in your third trimester, it can sometimes cause you to go into preterm labor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bleeding during the third trimester of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have bleeding during the third trimester of pregnancy?

No: Bleeding is not normal in pregnancy unless it is associated with labor. If you are bleeding, you need to see your doc ASAP. If it is more than just pink-tinged discharge or spotting after intercourse, its best to go to the hospital or your provider for an evaluation. This is especially true if you are also cramping. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the risks to baby if I have panic attacks in the third trimester?

What are the risks to baby if I have panic attacks in the third trimester?

Minimal: The baby inside you does not know what or how you are feeling — whether you are calm, relaxed, anxious, in pain, etc. There would not be an impact on your baby as long as you maintain your health and nutrition. Anxiety is common in pregnancy and there are good treatment options for pregnant women who require treatment for anxiety (or other mood disorders). Good luck with your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Only by dr rx: Only if your OB has stated you need it, otherwise stay away from any drugs, supplements, etc. ...Read more

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Hi is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Hi is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Tell OBs more please: Please tell us a bit more about the pregnancy, risk factors, reason for progesterone. You may add that information as a separate question or as part of comments. In the meantime I will refer this to some OB specialists for additional input. Thanks for asking this interesting question. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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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