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Pressure When Urinating While 34 Weeks Pregnant
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
I am 34 weeks pregnancy and I'm experiencing extreme itchiness over my arms, hands, feet and stomach. What can be the cause for this?
PUPPPS: Could also be Puritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy, also known as PUPPPS. It is a condition of the skin that can happen during pregnancy causing itching and skin rash. As the other doctor suggested gallbladder issues (common in pregnancy) can also cause skin itching. Best to see and discuss with your OB. Hope this helps. Best of luck and congratulations on the pregnancy. Dr R ...Read more
Am 34 weeks pregnant & unrinating every time before an hour everyday. Baby moving a lot& I feel it down my pelvis at times is this the reason?
Probably`: But you might have your Ob check you for infection ...Read more
What are the earliest symptoms of pregnancy? I'm nauseous, tired, bloated, slight cramps and pressures, frequent urination and warmer, is this a sign
A positive preg test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Not unusual: You are carrying more weight than usual and your posture has changed. Sometimes arch supports can be helpful. ...Read more
What is the cause (s) of halos in short sightedness especially in 3rf trimester of pregnancy ie. 34 weeks.?
I am 34 weeks but it's at the point I can't keep nothing down nt even water my stomach has been tighten up and having to urine more frequent What 2 do?
Call your OB: Call your OB providers office now! Most OB's/midwives have some sort of answering service to reach that person or the on call person. You could be leaking amniotic fluid and your history sounds like dehydration and probably contractions. If you can't reach your OB provider at least call the labor unit you plan to deliver at and see how to reach your OB you likely need IV fluids and evaluation. ...Read more
No call your OB now: U want to make sure you are not having premature labor or nothing else is going on, no reason to take a chance because if u are in premature labor and you and the baby are ok then it needs to be stopped. ...Read more
Not uncommon: This is very common as the baby shifts and the weight increases. Also, there could be more pressure in selected "back pain causing areas" due to the position of the baby. Remember, the baby is growing and the space is getting much more filled-in. Call your GYN MD for any additional info/advice. (Wish I had a fix-it -- I could help a lot of women.) Good Luck. ...Read more
Any time: Doctors have other doctors backing them up, if they are not available. Calls to a doctor's office after hours should go to an answering service or a voice mail that will give instructions on how to get ahold of a provider. ...Read more
34 weeks pregnant and my stomach has been rock hard all day : (no pain just uncomfortable is this normal?
Can call the doctor: A 34-week pregnant woman with a hard belly (contractions?) can call her Ob-Gyn doctor and get examined at the doctor's office or at the labor and delivery ward. The doctor will be checking for preterm labor, which can lead to a preterm birth. At 34 weeks, the pregnancy is still preterm (early). The goal is to get to at least 38 weeks, so it is important to be examined by an experienced physician. ...Read more
I'm 34 weeks pregnant and lost a quarter size of clear but yellow tinge mucus, could it be my mucus plug?
Yes: A mucous plug is typically a thick jelly like blob of mucous. It may be yellow or whitish and often has streaks of old brown blood. ...Read more
My stomach is hard as a rock constantly and has been for an hour or so now. Is that normal? I'm 34 weeks pregnant
Here are some...: Have you experienced uterine contracting pain? Go to be evaluated asap especially at feeling the pain as just asked. To help handle these properly, follow suggestion in articles listed in How to Handle Sickness in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health... ...Read more
I am 34 weeks pregnant and I have a lot of pulling pain in my tummy and my low back. Is this a cause for concern?
Sounds OK.: Assuming you've been having regular pre-natal visits with your Gynecologist, then this would generally represent the baby descending lower in the abdominal cavity, which is a normal part of preparing for delivery. Just be sure to stay in close contact with your Gynecologist. ...Read more
34 weeks pregnant, yellow discharge increase in past week having to wear a pad, no smell and not thick plug like?
OK I'm 34 weeks pregnant.. I drink plenty of water. And sometimes when I wipe it's orange on my toilet paper.. why?
GYN: It would be wise to check with your OB and check for an amniotic fluid leak or UTI. ...Read more
My friend is 34 weeks pregnant, she peed blood and had mucas discharge. She is now 1.5 CM dilated. What is happening?
I'm 34 weeks pregnant and spotting very very little. I have no pain or contractions. Do I need to go to the hospital?
Probably...: In general we recommend going to the hospital if you are spotting. An exception to this would be if you just had intercourse. Best wishes! ...Read more
I am 34 weeks pregnant and developed a nasty phlegmy cough with a post nasal drip. What medicines am I allowed to take?
May not need any:
You should be under the care of an obstetrician for care of pregnancy. You probably had a viral infection and it is going through the process of healing. You may not need to take any medication. Steam inhalation may help with the symptoms.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more
I'm 34 weeks pregnant and have been taking oxycodone all through my pregnancy. If I stop now will my baby be born addicted?
Stop now: Stop now- consult with your GYN and a neonatologist. ...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