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Hi I was wondering if I could be pregnant I had my period oct 12 to 16 and had sex oct 21 can I turn out pregnant?
Maybe, maybe not: If u ovulate on day 9 which is on the early side for most women, if your periods are 23 days apart then u ovulate day 9 if they are 28 days apart then ovulate day 14. ...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 don't know when I obvulate, I had unprotected sex the day after my period ended, what are the chances i'll turn up pregnant?
No chance: One cannot get pregnant the day after a normal period. Please if you are sexually active you have to learn this stuff. It is empowering. Just because you are 16 does not in any way excuse you to be ignorant. You have monthly cycles. It will save you much grief if you learn the simple basics of what this means. ...Read more
Dec. 16: Period started Jan 1: Unprotected sex Jan 1: Red spotting then brown Jan 7: Brown spotting turn red. Pregnant? Reasons for spotting?
I have left eye pain & pressure that started after a headache its been about 3 days and it hurts to bend down cough & even to turn im pregnant to?
See your eye MD: See your eye doctor to make sure that you don't have a more serious eye problem. ...Read more
Concerning: There are some normal pigment changes in the mucous membranes during pregnancy but serious medical conditions should be ruled out first. Low oxygen from lung disease such as asthma, pulmonary emboli, smoking and COPD should be excluded. Heart disease can causes this. Severe anemia is another possibility. Autoimmune disease such as lupus can also cause this. Some have blue lips when cold. ...Read more
What are the odds of have "implantation spotting" 2 wks before period & consistent cramping since then but turn out not pregnant. 1 day late. Neg test?
Not pregnant: If your period was on time and had a negative test you are not pregnant. "Implantation spotting" mostly does not exist and it certainly doesn't tell you if you are pregnant before your period. I've written literally100s of answers on HealthTap about implantation if you want to browse the site; I'm also glad to answer specific questions of yours. Good wishes! ...Read more
Tomorrow I turn 5 weeks pregnant. Recently I've had trouble sleeping mainly because of some back pain. Not strong. But to the point where it'uncomfort?
Does the pin sol homemade pregnancy really work? An if I used a pink color pin sol. What color should it turn if I was pregnant?
Spotting in pregnanc:
Spotting in pregnancy even though is concerning in pregnancy can be seen in some pregnancy.
At 25yo pregnancy with what sounds like bleeding. Your LMP will be helpful for specific recommendation. The following is needed:
1. Serum HCG and repeat after two days to ensure normal rise.
2. Get pelvic ultrasound to endure integrity of the pregnancy.
3. Get CBC and blood type to see if rhogam is needed. ...Read more
Tests all turn out normal not pregnant but still having all symptoms of pregnancy and still no period. 9 days late what's going on?
Define: It is always more effective when asking for specific medical advice to include specifics in your question. What do you mean specifically by 'pregnancy symptoms'? You are not pregnant so these symptoms must be something else. Right? Please resubmit your question to include specifics. ...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
In the 40's and 50's, women's bodies tend to become more "apple" shaped, retaining fat in the middle.
However if you feel your lower abdomen is unusually enlarged, please see a doctor! This could be a sign of fibroids in the uterus, or even uterine or ovarian cancer. Don't hesitate - check this out. ...Read more
Meet someone...: Meet someone nice, date a while, get engaged, get married, relax, start having sex once or twice a day during the fertile days, and hopefully get pregnant soon. The fertile days are about days 10-15 in a 28-day cycle. Of course, if a couple has sex every one or two days throughout the month, they don't have to think about fertile days. ...Read more
Many things: 1. If trying for 1 year seek advice from a reproductive endocrinologist to run basic tests. 2. If just starting and less than 35 years monitor your period and use ovulation predictor kits (commercially available) and have intercourse 3 days after the surge indicated by the kit. Try that for 6 mnths. ...Read more
It depends!: There are lots of possibilities! Roughly one-third of the time there is a "female" problem (ovulation problems, blocked tubes, etc), one-third of the time there is a "male" problem (sperm issue), and one-third there are more than one identifiable issue. Your general ob/gyn or fertility specialist can get you started with the appropriate workup/tests (if any). Good luck! ...Read more
No guarantees: Some tips: have sex with your man mid-cycle. Empty your bladder before sex and elevate your hips slightly on a pillow during sex. Lie on your back for sex and stay there for at least 10 minutes after ejaculation. Make sure you don't have any vaginal infections. Watch for signs of ovulation (a mucusy discharge with the consistency of egg white). That's the night to make the candlelight dinner! ...Read more