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Spider Veins On Belly During Pregnancy
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
Can you have a group of small red and blue spider veins on belly? They are super small and look similar to spider veins on legs. Thanks!
Are a few spider veins on upper abdomen around rib area and diaphragm area concerning? Could it be caused an episode of vomiting?
Wait: The compression stockings are likely making them not as bad as they would be otherwise. If you don't have thigh highs, get those in 15-20. Walk. Manage weight gain in accordance with your ob's recommendations. If the spider veins haven't resolved 6 mos after birth, see a vein specialist or phlebologist. Phlebology. Org for referrals. ...Read more
Yes: The prominent veins present during pregnancy resolve after 6 weeks or so, and with each pregnancy they tend to worsen with more becoming obvious. Seek help of a phlebologist by checking out www. Phlebology. Org, and find one via zip code. He will be able to see your legs, and advise you accordingly. ...Read more
In a phantom pregnancy can spider veins and major blue veins start appearing? Also do nipples darken?
Yes: It is sometimes difficult to distinguish a phantom pregnancy from a normal pregnancy and, therefore, signs and symptoms that can occur with normal pregnancies can also occur during a phantom pregnancy including the things that you have described. ...Read more
Does having varicose or spider veins increase likely hood of developing clots in legs in pregnancy? I have them in my calves: (
I have blue spider veins in my leg and one or two small purplish veins. Am I at risk of DVT in pregnancy if I become pregnant? I'm terrified!!!!
No: These spider veins and small blue veins are simply a sign that some of your veins and a bit of back flow creating these veins that you see. DVT in pregnancy is always a small risk but you are no more likely than anyone else. These are really benign vascular formations and not associated with DVT. DVT as name involves deep veins not these superficial spiders. ...Read more
Are varicose veins/ spider veins in legs dangerous to have before pregnancy? I never have been really active and I got small blue/purple veins
Stomach/back pain for 2+ weeks, ER saidgallstones, enlarged spleen, now bulging veins and spider veins and yellow bruise like mark on skin. Emergency?
Yes: These are concerning signs and warrant urgent evaluation. ...Read more
Have a lot of pregnancy sypmtoms. I have frequent headache, my breast are swollen and have spider viens all around my belly. Am I pregnant?
Possibly: There is a high probability of you being pregnant. I would get a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant, there other possibilities. Meg syndrome from ovarian tumor where you get ascites (fluid in your abdomen) or cirrhosis of the liver with portal hypertension. In this disease, your liver fails, backs up pressure, and fluid in your abdomen. ...Read more
Uterus growing: Pain in the abdominal region during pregnancy is a common complaint, as the uterus grows it can cause some discomfort. If the pain is accompanied by other symptoms, such as fever, spotting or bleeding, vomiting or any discomfort during urination, calling your obstetrician is the best call of action. Drink plenty of fluids, change position and cure constipation. ...Read more
Don't think so...: Abdominal discomfort during pregnancy is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Give your gynecologist a call please ; get checked. ...Read more
My belly is measuring 30 CM during my pregnancy how many weeks am i? How is measuring and weeks the same?
Measuring is a rough: Estimate of weeks gestation, so 30 cm is normal for 30 weeks but the best way to check if there is a problem or question of size or dates is to get an accurate OB ultrasound to measure the baby. ...Read more
May be neither: If this continues please d/w your physician to insure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more
NO!: See your local Labor and delivery immediately and be evaluated for possible premature labor or cervical shortening ...Read more
Are sharp lower abdomen pain normal during 9 weeks pregnancy? What are its possible causes and when does it go away? Thanks
Early Pregnancy pain: It's common to have pain early in pregnancy. Typically this pain is due to ligament stretching and growing of the uterus. Unless accompanied by bleeding and cramping, this pain is typically normal. One would want to make sure that you don't have a urinary tract infection, appendicitis, or gastrointestinal problems. Sharp lower abdominal pain in pregnancy can come and go throughout the pregnanc. ...Read more
Do jobst stockings that were made during my pregnancy still work if they fit me? I'm about the same size in legs and belly : (
Is a tingling pain in the belly button common during early pregnancy, my partner is 5 weeks pregnant today and experiencing this?
Is it safe to use pure cocoa and shea butters on belly during pregnancy? Not a cream, the pure butter itself, to prevent stretch marks
Is it normal to feel little spasms and twitches in lower abdomen during early pregnancy. Also what feelings are normal during early pregnancy.?
Yes: Your uterus is a muscle and it will spasm. Make sure not peeing all the time. If the pain goes to one side and is getting worse and you haven't had an ultrasound, get one. The risk of a pregnancy in the tube is about 1-2/1000 but needs to be dealt with. Otherwise generally nausea early. ...Read more
Is severe sharp pains in my upper abdomen normal during pregnancy? I have gallbladder colic. It shot pains through my lower back near my kidneys.
I'm 3 months postpartum and noticed I have quite a few new tiny hemangiomas on my belly I must have got during pregnancy. Will these go away in time?
Lightening: At about 30 to 34 weeks the uterus and baby are large enough and heavy enough that gravity causes the uterus to descend into the pelvis giving the impression that the abdomen is dropping. That is normal. ...Read more
Maintain 25 lbs limt: It is expected to gain upto 25 pounds during pregnancy so - check and make sure you do not exceed this limit and do not worry about weight gain excessively the tough part is postpartum to switch gears to bring down your hunger and diet habits if you switch back your eating pattern between 15 days - 21 days post pregnancy you will do fine. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Some women just carry small. It depends on the size of your torso and pelvis. ...Read more
Nothing to do: Scars on the belly can stretch a little. But they don't cause any major problems and no intervention is usually necessary. ...Read more