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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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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I am in 12 weeks pregnancy. These few days I feel cramp like diarrhea when I was sleeping at night! Is it a problem to have this?

I am in 12 weeks pregnancy. These few days I feel cramp like diarrhea when I was sleeping at night! Is it a problem to have this?

May be normal: It can be normal to feel some uterine cramping at times, which can feel like bowel pain (episodes of diarrhea, constipation, gas pains). ...Read more

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Does the mother feel the baby's kicks in 11/12 weeks pregnancy?

No: Most mom's who have been pregnant before can pick this up at about 16 wks. Most first timers don't pick it up until later (20 wks). ...Read more

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12 weeks pregnant. Is it normal to cramp?

12 weeks pregnant. Is it normal to cramp?

Cramps: Yes, you can get occasional cramping during the early months ofpregnancy ...Read more

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12 weeks pregnant bad cramps can't urinate what is this?

12 weeks pregnant bad cramps can't urinate what is this?

See Doctor: If you truely can not urinate (as in nothing coming out), you need to see your OB doctor as it could be the angle that the uterus is growing in causing the issue. If you are still able to urinate, it could be a UTI like the other doctors stated. ...Read more

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12 weeks 4 days pregnant, feeling slight pressure in lower abdomen. Is this normal?

12 weeks 4 days pregnant, feeling slight pressure in lower abdomen. Is this normal?

Can be normal: Assuming you have already had an ultrasound that shows no problems, if the pain gets worse or you start bleeding please call your OB ...Read more

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Had an abortion Sep 3, did not go to the follow up. Had cramps and bleeding. I'm now 12 weeks pregnant, ANY chance this is the same pregnancy?

Had an abortion Sep 3, did not go to the follow up. Had cramps and bleeding. I'm now 12 weeks pregnant, ANY chance this is the same pregnancy?

Visit your OB/GYN: Please call your OB/GYN where you were supposed to follow up. If you are now pregnant, you need prenatal care and regular visits to make sure you and your baby are healthy. In the future, you need to understand family planning, please educate yourself and visit your OB/GYN. Good luck. ...Read more

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Cold feeling in lower abdomen during pregnancy (1st trimester). Should I concern?

Cold feeling in lower abdomen during pregnancy (1st trimester). Should I concern?

It's a non specific: Or benign symptom. However if u have cramping or pain, burning urination etc, then see your oby right away. Take care! ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant and I feel soreness in my mild stomach not stomach cramps. What could it be?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant and I feel soreness in my mild stomach not stomach cramps. What could it be?

Uterus pushing: The stomach upward. I hope this helps. If you want to discuss my answer to your question or if you have more questions contact me on my Virtual Practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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I am 12 weeks pregnant they feel like cramps vut hurt on my ovaries is it normal to hurt for 2 days?

I am 12 weeks pregnant they feel like cramps vut hurt on my ovaries is it normal to hurt for 2 days?

Possibly: It's normal to have some pain on either side as the uterus grows, typically due to ligament stretching. If the pain is constant and there's no bleeding, it's likely okay. Cramping pain of a miscarriage is often accompanied by cyclic pain and bleeding. Another source of pain can be uti, if you've noticed increased frequency of urination or pain with urination, see md. Lastly, constipation? ...Read more

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Are consistent painful cramps and occasional sharp pains in my lower stomach normal signs in the 1st trimester of pregnancy? It keeps me up at night.

Are consistent painful cramps and occasional sharp pains in my lower stomach normal signs in the 1st trimester of pregnancy? It keeps me up at night.

Common: Cramping in the 1st trimester without any bleeding or spotting is common, and not typically a sign that anything is wrong. Sharp pains originating from your uterus are not common, but again not necessarily a sign that the pregnancy is abnormal.

However constipation is very common in pregnancy, and can explain both the cramping and sharp pains. ...Read more

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Very slight pain in lower left abdomen during 1st month of pregnancy. Plz help. Also give some tips about how baby grow healthy in 1st trimester??

Very slight pain in lower left abdomen during 1st month of pregnancy. Plz help. Also give some tips about how baby grow healthy in 1st trimester??

See a Provider: You need to find out if you have an ovarian cyst or an ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy outside the uterus). See aProvider soon.
A healthy pregnancy needs good nutrition, rest, and a lack of harmful drugs including tobacco. Make sure you take your prenatal vitamins as the Folic acid is important in preventing miscarriage and birth defects. ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant is it normal to be spotting I don't have really bad cramps or anything I wipe myself and on tissue and a little in toilet?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant is it normal to be spotting I don't have really bad cramps or anything I wipe myself and on tissue and a little in toilet?

CALL YOUR OB: U can have some spotting, but if u do I would do an OB us and exam to make sure the preg is ok and nothing in your vagina, no intercourse till the spotting stops assuming the us does not show anything strange, so call your ob. ...Read more

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I have hep c. I took interon treatment for 12 weeks, but it didn't work. I have a flutter in upper rt quad and swelling in abdomen. Not pregnant.

I have hep c. I took interon treatment for 12 weeks, but it didn't work. I have a flutter in upper rt quad and swelling in abdomen. Not pregnant.

Hepatitis C: I am worried there is some liver inflammation and without being able to examine you I would wish you an easy way in to a study for the new hepatitis c protease inhibitors. These are definitely showing some promise. They are in clinical trials around the country now. If your doctor does not know please do not give up till you find where they are close to you. ...Read more

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I m 12 weeks pregnant for last 2 days I m feeling mild cramp (no bleeding) in lower abdomen (uterus). This is 1st pregnancy after icsi, is this normal?

I m 12 weeks pregnant for last 2 days I m feeling mild cramp (no bleeding) in lower abdomen (uterus). This is 1st pregnancy after icsi, is this normal?

Possibly: As you are just entering your second trimester, it is possible the discomfort you are experiencing is due to the round ligament stretching. The round ligament supports the uterus and stretches as the uterus grows with the fetus. This is very normal and expected. However, I would run your symptoms by your OB just to be sure nothing more serious is going on and further discuss appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Feel nauseous today, stomach cramps and gas also. I only got one hour of sleep and usually get 10-12 hours. This the cause?

Feel nauseous today, stomach cramps and gas also. I only got one hour of sleep and usually get 10-12 hours. This the cause?

Yes: Sleep is very important and lack of sleep can definitely cause the issues you describe. Get back to sleeping your full night and this should resolve. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps in 1 small spot (under left ribs, higher than navel) for 4 hours. Coming in waves. Achy and shivery for 12 hrs, still am. Ideas please?

Stomach cramps in 1 small spot (under left ribs, higher than navel) for 4 hours. Coming in waves. Achy and shivery for 12 hrs, still am. Ideas please?

Viral Infection: May have originated from some thing you ate. So take it easy with Clear liquid diet today and then BRAT Diet for next few days.
May take Paracetamol for Fever and Shivers. If vomiting; then you will have to go seek face to face medical advise from your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do about 3 wk old baby’s stomach cramps?

What can I do about 3 wk old baby’s stomach cramps?

Colic?: This may be from a intolerance to food. If he is given formula, a trial with a hydrolyzed hypoallergenic formula may be worthwhile. If the cramps continue beyond 3-4 more days, bring him to your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can men get stomach cramps?

Can men get stomach cramps?

Stomach cramps: Absolutely! Cramping in your stomach is due to your intestines responding to stimulation which can be due to a variety of different things with most of them being self limiting ...Read more

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What can I take severe stomach cramps?

What can I take severe stomach cramps?

Eval: Get evaluated. Dysmenorrhea can be caused by polyps, fibroids & adenomyosis. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s >>>. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my stomach cramps?

What can I do to treat my stomach cramps?

Stomach cramps: Explore the causes (refer my previous response on stomach cramps) with help of your doctor, & treat those. ...Read more

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Is it easy to treat severe stomach cramps?

Is it easy to treat severe stomach cramps?

Depends: The symptom u describe is vague. More info is needed. Full history and physical, labs, xrays, stool samples, endoscopy, etc may be needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are these frequent stomach cramps caused by?

What are these frequent stomach cramps caused by?

Depends: The symptom u describe is vague. More info is needed. Full history and physical, labs, xrays, stool samples, endoscopy, etc may be needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Which diagnoses can you make with stomach cramps?

Which diagnoses can you make with stomach cramps?

Stomach cramps: U have to be examined first. Some possibilities are irritable bowel syndrome, gastroenteritis, appendicitis, lactose intolerance, colitis, intestinal gas, diverticulitis, peptic ulcers, menstrual cramps, or effects of alcohol/medications/illicit drugs/food poisoning. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to ease stomach cramps?

Is there anything I can do to ease stomach cramps?

Depends: There are many causes of abdominal cramp, depending on the etiology, treatment can varied. Please consult your physician for proper examination, and evaluation. ...Read more

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Why have I had stomach cramps for the last 3 days?

Why have I had stomach cramps for the last 3 days?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal cramping accompanied by increasing bowel movements could mean anything from irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, colitis, gastroenteritis, etc... See your physician. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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