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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Can you miscarry if you have sex in early pregnancy?

Can you miscarry if you have sex in early pregnancy?

Normally: Sexual intercourse is fine during early pregnancy. Your obstetrician will tell you if you have any medical complications that would make having sex risky. ...Read more

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Is it normal to spot after sex in early pregnancy? I only spot after sex but at risk for mc.

Is it normal to spot after sex in early pregnancy? I only spot after sex but at risk for mc.

Unusual: You had previous 3 births which make me think that this unusual for you, too! Contact your obstetrician for specific input. ...Read more

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Is it bad to still have sex during early pregnancy?

Is it bad to still have sex during early pregnancy?

Absolutely not: Go for it, unless there is vaginal bleeding or other contraindication by your OB MD. You and your partner will enjoy the closeness of the intimacy. ...Read more

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Is it possible for rough sex during early pregnancy to cause air embolism?

Is it possible for rough sex during early pregnancy to cause air embolism?

Never heard of that: Doubtful, but I guess anything is possible. One of the causes listed in the literature for free air in the abdomen is "rough sex." I guess one could translate that to the possibility of air embolism. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed after sex in early pregnancy (5 weeks pregnant) thanks.

Is it normal to bleed after sex in early pregnancy (5 weeks pregnant) thanks.

It needs evaluation.: Any bleeding in the first trimester should be evaluated. The cervix is very sensitive which may cause bleeding from intercourse. This is normal. However, you should be checked to rule out abnormal pregnancy such as miscarriage or tubal pregnancy. Also, infection can cause bleeding. See your health care provider. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to have sex while in early pregnancy?

Is it healthy to have sex while in early pregnancy?

Yes, in most cases..: It is safe to have intercourse during pregnancy. It is not associated with miscarriage in the first trimester. It can, however, cause a small amount of bleeding from the cervix. If this occurs, do not panic, but make sure that your wife mentions it to her ob/gyn.

To learn more from my personal page, please visit www. Obgynhelp. Com. ...Read more

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Is seeing pink discharge during sex sign of early pregnancy?

No: May be a small amount of blood. Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawns. ...Read more

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Is sex advisable in early stage pregnancy?

Is sex advisable in early stage pregnancy?

Sex and Pregnancy: In almost all cases sexual activity during pregnancy is both normal and common. Unless you have a higher risk pregnancy then there is little that would impede your normal sexual life. ...Read more

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Can you say the limit of sex with husband during early pregnancy?

Can you say the limit of sex with husband during early pregnancy?

Sex during pregnancy: There is no evidence that sex during pregnancy is harmful unless you are at risk of preterm labor after 20 weeks or need a procedure like cervical suturing. The first trimester is the easiest time during which to enjoy intercourse. As you become larger in late pregnancy sex can be challenging. That said very rough sex is not advised. Anything that would be traumatic to the pelvis should be avoided ...Read more

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I'm having period like cramps something I never had before after my cycle. I had unprotected sex 12 days ago. Early pregnancy symptom?

I'm having period like cramps something I never had before after my cycle. I had unprotected sex 12 days ago. Early pregnancy symptom?

Possibly: If you miss your next period, please do a pregnancy test. If you are pregnant or if you are not pregnant and the pain continues, please see a gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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11 days after having unprotected sex, and you start having early pregnancy symptoms what does that mean?

11 days after having unprotected sex, and you start having early pregnancy symptoms what does that mean?

Hmmmmmm: The easy answer wold be maybe you are experiencing early pregnancy symptoms! Check a pregnancy test. Good luck. ...Read more

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Never had sex, after a party, experiencing early pregnancy symptoms. Woke up early, no memory. Never stay away from home. Week early spotting. Prego?

Never had sex, after a party, experiencing early pregnancy symptoms. Woke up early, no memory. Never stay away from home. Week early spotting. Prego?

???????????????????: Please see an obgyn for an exam and blood preg test so u know what is going on and a pelvic ultrasound can be done to check the pelvic organs and cultures to r/o infection. ...Read more

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I have vaginal pain since yesterday when I had sex. The pain started right after I had sex. Can it be an early pregnancy symptom?

I have vaginal pain since yesterday when I had sex. The pain started right after I had sex. Can it be an early pregnancy symptom?

No - unless..: Yesterday's sexual encounter could not have led to pregnancy symptoms this early - however could you be pregnant from previous sexual activity? Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg orally for the rest of your reproductive life and good luck! ...Read more

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Is two or three weeks after sex too early for a blood pregnancy test? I got one at the drs office last week and it was negate could I still be pregnat

Is two or three weeks after sex too early for a blood pregnancy test? I got one at the drs office last week and it was negate could I still be pregnat

No: Blood tests are sensitive within a few days after implantation. If you had a blood test at least 20 days after sexual encounter, then you are unlikely to be pregnant. ...Read more

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During early pregnancy, is sex good or bad to do?

During early pregnancy, is sex good or bad to do?

Usually good: Sex during pregnancy is fine under most circumstances. Contraindications would be if there is bleeding, or a threat of serious bleeding, preterm labor or sometimes threatened preterm labor, when bedrest is prescribed, or after your water breaks. Many women find their sex drive heightened in the second trimester due to increased pelvic blood flow and congestion. ...Read more

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In the early stages of pregnancy (1-2weeks), does the sex position doggystyle cause discomfort?

In the early stages of pregnancy (1-2weeks), does the sex position doggystyle cause discomfort?

Please Clarify: If you feel pain with a certain sexual activity you should probably not continue that activity and at your next OB visit report this happened to you. There is, otherwise, no recommended do or don't when it comes to sexual intercourse and positions with pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have early pregnancy symptoms two weeks after sex?

Is it possible to have early pregnancy symptoms two weeks after sex?

Sometimes: Usually no sx's that early but can go on to develop breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, ...Read more

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I have tubal clamps. I have had them for 2 years but I've been having regular sex and I'm now 5 days late and have symptoms of early pregnancy?

I have tubal clamps. I have had them for 2 years but I've been having regular sex and I'm now 5 days late and have symptoms of early pregnancy?

Unlikely but possibl: Hi, though tubal clamping has one of the most effective sterilization/contraceptive techniques it still has a 0.06-0.07% failure rate, ie 6-7 out of 10, 000 women became pregnant in the 10 years after the procedure. Therefore, I'd recommend you check a home pregnancy test. However, even if it's negative but you start having any pain in lower abdomen seek med help immediately to rule out ectopic. ...Read more

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I started feeling morning sickness right after few days of sex. I tested on the 7th day n found that it was positive. Could pregnancy be detected early?

I started feeling morning sickness right after few days of sex. I tested on the 7th day n found that it was positive. Could pregnancy be detected early?

It's possible: Some women are very sensitive to even minor changes and fluctuations in their hormonal levels, and early pregnancy can elicited symptoms as you describe. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Spotting in early pregnancy after sex is it normsl?

Spotting in early pregnancy after sex is it normsl?

Common not normal: Bleeding in early pregnancy is very common. It happens in almost half of pregnancies. It is not normal and should always be evaluated by your doctor. ...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