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Today my wife cried alot and she also took lots of tension. Will it cause harm to baby as she is 21 week pregnant?
No, not if she: Continues to get adequate fluids, nutrition and rest, and avoids alcohol and other drugs which are sometimes used inappropriately to relieve tension. Depression is not uncommon, so that if her symptoms continue, please speak to her OB about this, as an Rx may be indicated. ...Read more
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
I have a lot of tension in my shoulders. Is a back massager safe to use on shoulders and/or lower back during pregnancy?
Depends: Generally, tylenol (acetaminophen) is considered safe. You should, however, consult with your obstetrician before taking any medication (prescription or over the counter) during pregnancy. It is best to avoid medications, if possible, during pregnancy and your doctor will weigh the risks and benefits of these medications when deciding. Massage and heat may be better for muscle tension headaches. ...Read more
Almost 5 months pregnant and having a tight pulling feeling in my groin. What can I do to release the tension? What kind of exercise?
Not unusual: Almost certain that your headaches do not represent tumors, blood clots, or stroke risks, and will likely depart over next few weeks as you enter the second trimester of pregnancy. Chances are that these are of migraine origin, but can handle this after labor and delivery if headaches recur. ...Read more
It feels like im having a pulling tension in my vagina. I'm 27 weeks pregnant what does that mean?
Normal: There are many sensations during pregnancy, this may be even braxton hicks contractions. Practice contractions in the uterus. Always keep your OB informed o any change he knows you best. Increasing pain, consistant pain or fver, discharge or bleeding should be immediately reported ...Read more
Is it possible that period dates get extended due to stress & tension & if we have sex in between are there any chances of getting pregnant?
I'm having brwn blood /pain on the lower rght side/tension headaches. I had a baby/tubal/sm intestin tear on 9/26/12. Could I be pregnant in my tubes?
Complicated Answer: Chances are if you already had a tubal pregnancy, the scar tissue from that event (even if non surgical) might preclude a second pregnancy in the same fallopian tube. But that still mean you must be evaluated with not just a uring HCG test but a serum HCG and probably an ultrasound of your right side. Chronic appendicitis can also create these symptoms. Please go see your primary md or your ob/gyn. ...Read more
I've been having a tension headache for the past 2 days straight. My neck has been a bit stiff also. I am 14 weeks pregnant. How can I feel better? Thanks
See your doctor: It sounds like you need to get checked out by your doctor, just to make sure nothing more serious is going on. ...Read more
Mild neck tension headache with pressure feeling in head upon standing comes and goes for past week. 6wk pregnant eds3. Worried idio cranial hypertension?
I am 16 weeks pregnant. I am working and studying for exams at the moment and sit at a desk the whole day. I have terrible neck pain and headaches (they feel like they are caused by tension). How can I treat it as Panado is not helping.?
Suspecting chiari malformation. Mri on wed. Have been having tension/neckaches and now nausea but I am 6wk pregnant. Safe to wait til wed for mri?
Is it normal to get headaches during early pregnancy in your neck and back of head with slight sensitivity to light? Chin touches chest fine. Tension?
Yes: Your body will immediately begin experiencing physical changes. Those that you describe are common ones. ...Read more
Can tramadol 50mg 1-2 times a day prevent or delay ovulation. Taking it for tension migraines but trying to conceive. Will not take if pregnant?
Cspinesyrinx pregnant eds3 pots. Past 4 days tension headache neck and back of head on& off. Feelslike pressure when I go up stairs and stand up. Worry?
Common in pregnancy: While it sounds like your situation is complicated with back /spine related issues, headaches in pregnancy are actually common. This should not be assumed to be normal, though, and should be addressed with your ob/gyn. You do not specify how far along you are and headaches can also be related to complications such as preeclampsia. Call your doctor! ...Read more
Tension headache back of neck and head for 2 days in early first trimester pregnancy. Isthis normal? Hot shower help while in shower back wheniget out
Tension headache: Tension headache is usually moderate intensity, bilateral, squeezing and can last from 30min to 7 days. Usually not accompanied by any features but may have sensitivity to light or sound not both and no vomiting or nausea. During pregnancy alot is on your plate including stress which is a major player in tensin headache. Aleve (naproxen) and rest, practice breathing excercizes, go to dawnbuse. Com for help. ...Read more
I'm 10 weeks pregnant what can I take for tension headaches? Aleve (naproxen) helps a lot but I can't take that right now
Headaches/Pregnancy: Have you discussed with your obstetrician? Headaches may be associated or exacerbated with pregnancy. For tension ha you can try tyelenol. However, given pregnancy I would recommend injections such as trigger points for muscular pain or massage therapy prior. It may be beneficial to also try acupuncture. ...Read more
I am 5.5 weeks pregnant and I want to know if I can continue taking a supplemental dose of magnesium citrate. 300 mg, every day. It helps with sleep, anxiety and tension headaches from slipped disc.
Congratulations! magnesium is an essential nutrient and is especially important during pregnancy, where it can prevent high blood pressure (pre-eclampsia) and other complications. It is completely safe to take during pregnancy.
I imagine you are already taking a prenatal with folic acid. Biotin and dha are other beneficial nutrients during pregnancy. ...Read more
Brown discharge at 31 weeks pregnancy. Felt tension in pelvic if walking fast. Dr examined cervix and vagina. Both normal. Reasons for spotting?
Not clear: Continue to communicate with your doctor. Recent intercourse is also a possibility if it occurred postcoitally. ...Read more
Hi Doctor. I am currently 23 weeks pregnant, for the past 3 days I've been suffering from server tension headaches, a stiff neck and blurry vision.
Is there any possibility to become pregnant even when didn't eyaculate inside? I doit like this with my husband everytime but now im late, it is tensio
Yes: Even if he didn't have orgasm while penis is in the vagina, there is often ther presence of sperm in pre-excitatory fluids (pre-cum) and there can be subclinical ejaculation during arousal and the sex act. Unprotected sex can yield unwanted pregnancy. I recommend you to use foam, suppository, film, sponge etc as a back up if condoms are not going to be used. Cervical cap/diaphragm are choice. ...Read more
It depends based on the test you use. Most OTC urine pregnancy test manufacturer will note on the box or insert how many days after sex you can expect the test to be accurate. Different tests are different. On average, it can be detected 10 days after a missed menstrual period.
If concern, consider taking a blood/serum HCG test which is more reliable from your doctor's office/lab. ...Read more
It is up to her.: I personally don't like some types of movies - so whether pregnant or not, I avoid watching things that are unduly upsetting. ...Read more
Get it checked.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more
My wife is 11 week pregnant and we went for sonography. The NT came 2mm. Her age is 24yrs please suggest what does it mean?
NT= 2??: I am not sure what NT stands for but... Just as there are standard curves for growth in wt an length and head circumphrence there is a spread around the mean. What we really are looking for most closely is the continuing growth of th fetus. ...Read more
Dr, is it necessary to do NT or quadruple scan in pregnancy? If we found any defect in baby is there any medicine to solve the defects?
I have habit of eating raw rice frequently im NT able to control myself.! planning to get pregnant n m scared if it will effect bad? Any solution?
A habit to break...: Raw rice won't harm your pregnancy unless it is contaminated with a germ that can harm your pregnancy. When rice is cooked, all the germs are killed and its the best way to eat rice when you are pregnant. You should work on breaking this habit prior to "trying" to get pregnant. Get help from a therapist if you can't do it on your own. Best wishes! ...Read more