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Doctor insights on: Signs Of Pregnancy And Hiccups

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham Dr. Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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Is hiccups a sign of pregnancy?

Is hiccups a sign of pregnancy?

No: Hiccups are not specifically a sign of pregnancy. The actual cause of hiccups is not known, but one theory includes stimulation or irritation of the phrenic nerve. Even early pregnancy causes changes in the body's fluid and electrolyte balances which could affect the phrenic nerve directly (or indirectly) - these normal changes could potentially cause hiccups in some pregnant women. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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


Dr. Bryan Kurtz Dr. Kurtz
Obstetrics & Gynecology
30 years in practice
East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
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Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Is hiccups a sign of pregnancy I never had them to now if I am pregnant I'm 3 weeks and 5 days ?

Is hiccups a sign of pregnancy I never had them to now if I am pregnant I'm 3 weeks and 5 days ?

No: Hiccups are common and are not related to be pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

Dr. Lauren Romeo Dr. Romeo
Wound care
15 years in practice
Saba University School of Medicine (coursework from 1/1/02 to present)
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Having Hiccup is normal in pregnancy?

Having Hiccup is normal in pregnancy?

It can be.: Hiccups are a result of Vagal nerve excitement. Pressure on the nerve from weight gain may cause hiccups. See you obstetrician and talk it over. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Can you tell me is hiccups a symtom of pregnancy?

Can you tell me is hiccups a symtom of pregnancy?

Hiccups are not a: Pregnancy indicator but a small % of pregnant women are more suspectible to hiccups. ...Read more

Dr. Henry Jacobs Dr. Jacobs
Obstetrics & Gynecology
62 years in practice
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At What Week Of Pregnancy Should The Baby Start To Hiccup?

At What Week Of Pregnancy Should The Baby Start To Hiccup?

Early on: babies can hiccup in the first 12 weeks but usually you won't be aware of it until the fetus is larger around 20 weeks generally a good sign ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Not so common signs of pregnancy?

Not so common signs of pregnancy?

Only 1 matters: We live in an age where symptoms of pregnancy are totally irrelevant. All you need to do is check a home pregnancy which are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. They are so sensitive they are often positive before you miss your cycle or even begin to have symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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May i know signs of pregnancy...?

May i know signs of pregnancy...?

A positive preg test: In today's world there is no real reason to try to guess whether or not you are pregnant based on symptoms. If you are wondering if you are pregnant or not then simply take an over the counter pregnancy test. They are cheap and reliable and then you will have your answer. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What are signs of early pregnancy?

What are signs of early pregnancy?

Classic pregnancy: sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings & aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line & ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take Pregnancy Test to know. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What are simple signs of pregnancy?

What are simple signs of pregnancy?

Missed period + hpt: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling & tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, nausea, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas, insomnia, gagging & yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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What are the main signs of pregnancy?

See below: Missing your period; tingling and tenderness of breast, weakness, morning sickness, frequent urination etc. If you are overdue for your period by more than a week you can do a home pregnancy test. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Albert Pizzo Dr. Pizzo
Family Medicine
56 years in practice
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
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What are the signs of early pregnancy?

What are the signs of early pregnancy?

Signs of pregnancy: Can be many or few. Missing menstrual period, weakness, headache , tiredness, faint like feelings, lethargy, mood swings, nausea, are some of symptoms. ...Read more

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Allison Greco Dr. Greco
General Practice
5 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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What are some odd signs of pregnancy ?

What are some odd signs of pregnancy ?

Lots, see doctor: Early pregnancy may cause a variety symptoms: nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, abdominal pain, vaginal discharge, missed period and/or spotting. Because there is no way to be sure other than to take a pregnancy test, & because some of these symptoms may also indicate another, more serious condition such as ectopic pregnancy, you should visit your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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What are the signs of early pregnancy?

No Signs: Pregnancy happens without symptoms. The female body does not even know it is pregnant until about ten to fourteen days after conception. Many women, who report symptoms, are in fact reporting on pre-menstrual symptoms. As the fetus grows and there is a shared blood supply, several weeks into the pregnancy then nausea and other hormonal symptoms are common. ...Read more

Dr. Allen Seely Dr. Seely
General Practice
27 years in practice
UCLA School of Medicine
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What are the signs for early pregnancy.?

What are the signs for early pregnancy.?

SEVERAL preg signs: Signs of pregnancy: missed period (obvious right?, but not always), fatigue (my wife had), nausea, vomiting (not just in am), breast pain, breast enlargement, urine frequency, pelvic pain/bloating (due to increase blood flow) . Urine preg tests can help sort out. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What are some of the signs of pregnancy?

What are some of the signs of pregnancy?

Sxs: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. Take a hpt to know. ...Read more

Dr. Michaele Enghardt Dr. Enghardt
Pathology
46 years in practice
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What are the signs of pregnancy at 2 weeks?

What are the signs of pregnancy at 2 weeks?

Minimal signs: It depends on when the clock starts ticking for the period of pregnancy. But typically, signs of change in the body and symptoms are minimal. Some bloating, mood swings, light vaginal bleeding or spotting, feeling of pressure in abdomen, breast enlargment and tenderness may occur. ...Read more

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Hiccups (Definition)

Hiccups = involuntary spasm of diaphragm followed by ...Read more