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Can having a herniated disc during pregnancy during bleeding?

Can having a herniated disc during pregnancy during bleeding?

Herniated disc: Yes. The extra weight from the baby pulls on the tendons and ligaments of the lumbar spine and pelvis. The lumbar spine discs at the L4/5 and L5/S1 levels are particularly susceptible to herniation. The sacroiliac (SI) joints often become inflamed and painful too. These are the largest joints in the body and relax to allow the baby's head to pass through the birth canal. ...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


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Can there be heavy bleeding from piles during pregnancy?

Can there be heavy bleeding from piles during pregnancy?

Define heavy?: During pregnancy, hemorrhoids can flare and cause some bleeding especially if you are getting constipating. Have your OB examine you and offer advice if the bleeding seems excessive for both your welfare and your baby's. He may be able to manage it or refer you to a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bleeding during pregnancy?

Can a UTI cause bleeding during pregnancy?

Yes: The bladder is a next door neighbor to the uterus and when inflamed can cause bleeding from the lining of the bladder(hemorrhagic cystitis) or irritation to the uterus and pelvic cavity. ...Read more

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Can Stress Cause Bleeding During Pregnancy?

Can Stress Cause Bleeding During Pregnancy?

That is possible: Possible, but if it continues then check with your OB ...Read more

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Can clitoral orgasm cause miscarriage during 9 weeks of pregnancy ?

Can clitoral orgasm cause miscarriage during 9 weeks of pregnancy
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No: Orgasm regardless of the source or week of pregnancy does not cause miscarriage unless there is a significant complication to the pregnancy first. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What cause rectal bleeding during menstration?

What cause rectal bleeding during menstration?

Endometriosis: The classic answer to this q is endometriosis of the bowel, an unusual problem. Otherwise you may have a separate problem. Anyone with rectal bleeding should have at minimum a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. A pelvic ultrasound may also be indicated to work-up this problem. What doe your gyn doc say? ...Read more

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Can pcos cause bleeding during first pregnancy? 4 weeks pregnant

Can pcos cause bleeding during first pregnancy? 4 weeks pregnant

Not necessarily: Hello, If you are pregnant and bleeding, it could be due to implantation and or early signs of miscarriage. Keep in mind, just because you have spotting/bleeding, it doesnt mean that you will end up with a miscarriage but follow up with ob-gyn is important. ...Read more

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I have intense pain at anus during defecation during periods. Is there any known cause / pathology?

I have intense pain at anus during defecation during periods.  Is there any known cause / pathology?

Agree: The association with your period makes me immediately consider endometriosis and the anal pain may be referred pain from elsewhere near the anus. Your ob/gyn should be able to assist you, but may also want to send you to a gastroenterologist, depending on the specifics of your case. ...Read more

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Can you have severe cramps during implantation bleeding?

Can you have severe cramps during implantation bleeding?

Would not: anticipate significant cramps with implantation. Most women don't bleed with implantation. If bleeding does occur - it is usually a minuscule amount. ...Read more

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Can UTI cause bleeding during intercourse?

Can UTI cause bleeding during intercourse?

No: Has nothing to do with that, please see your gyn as could be from infection, or a cervical tear or abrasion or abnormal cells of the cervix or a uterine or endometrial problem. ...Read more

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Is severe cramping common during post childbirth with a vaginal tear?

Is severe cramping common during post childbirth with a vaginal tear?

No: Cramping relates to uterus not necesarily to vaginal tear. After delivery crampings are normal as long as responds to nsaids and decrease over time. Any pattern of pain out of things mentioned above should prompt you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can rectal pain occur during ovulation pain?

Can rectal pain occur during ovulation pain?

Possibly: Occasionally endometriosis related pain can correlate rectal pain along with ovulation pain. ...Read more

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Can sciatica occur after pregnancy and delivery?

Can sciatica occur after pregnancy and delivery?

Yes.: Sciatica and other musculoskeletal pain occur in pregnancy due a number of changes that occur in the body with pregnancy. These include compression of nerves due to a number of factors eg postural changes,,fluid retention, joint laxity, etc. These changes persist for some time into the postpartum period. Hence, we can see these problems both antepartum and postpartum. ...Read more

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Could scabies cause complications during pregnancy?

Could scabies cause complications during pregnancy?

Confirm diagnosis: Pregnant women with rashes should see an OB provider or dermatologist to get a diagnosis. There are some skin conditions that cause problems for the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Late period & severe abdominal cramping immediately after sex last night. Bloated with episodes of rectal/vaginal pressure.

Late period & severe abdominal cramping immediately after sex last night. Bloated with episodes of rectal/vaginal pressure.

Follow up needed: Although having a late period can sometime cause increased pelvic pressure and cramping (which can be worsened with intercourse and orgasm), if it continues, you should have an examination done by your gynecologist to rule out any major issues. ...Read more

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I have struggled with severe hemorrhoids since the birth of my first child. They are extremely painful now during my 2nd pregnancy. Best rx?

I have struggled with severe hemorrhoids since the birth of my first child. They are extremely painful now during my 2nd pregnancy. Best rx?

Depends: Many hemorrhoids can be treated by surgical excision. Although it sounds horrific, the area can easily be numbed and the hemorrhoid removed. Still other hemorrhoids can be banded and they will fall off. However, there is always the possibility of recurrence. Mainstays in treatment include stool softners, plenty of fiber, maintaining a good diet, and limiting time on the commode. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Enlargement or distension of the veins lining the anal canal, which can ...Read more


Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more