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What are some warning signs to look out for in pregnancy?

What are some warning signs to look out for in pregnancy?

Unusual things: Some of the big ones: bleeding that is like a period or more, contractions that are regular or painful before 35 weeks. Also headaches, blurry vision or stomach pain that doesn't go away. Anything that is unusual for you should be brought up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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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What are some warning signs to look out for in the 2nd trimester?

What are some warning signs to look out for in the 2nd trimester?

Please ask your OB : You should be asking any preg related ?S to your ob, you should not be having any uterus pains, or bleeding or abnormal discharge, you should have already had a least 1 ultrasound and possibly 2 and u should be getting another one around 19-20 weeks to check the baby- fetal anantomy scan and the cx to make sure it is the pr0per length, if u are worried about something specific then call your ob. ...Read more

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What are some early pregnancy signs I should look out for?

What are some early pregnancy signs I should look out for?

Loss of period: The first indication you may be pregnant is if your period is late/has not happened. Many women also experience nausea or vomiting early in their pregnancies. If you think there is a possibility you may be pregnant, take a home pregnancy test or speak with your ob/gyn or family physician. Also, regardless of whether you are pregnant or not, it is best to take a pre-natal vitamin starting now. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs to look for during week 28 of pregnancy?

What are the warning signs to look for during week 28 of pregnancy?

Labor: Persistent lower back pain, regular uterine contractions, gush of fluid, decreased fetal movements, etc... Check out "text4baby.". ...Read more

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Are there symptoms to look out for when progesterone is high?

Are there symptoms to look out for when progesterone is high?

Pregnant?: A high Progesterone is normal the second half of the menstrual cycle and during pregnancy. Other than those 2 situations, there really aren't any conditions that cause naturally high Progesterone levels. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms to watch out for in migraine?

What are the symptoms to watch out for in migraine?

MIGRAINES: Migraine headaches are associated with aura and visual disturbances.It is severe, throbbing, triggers are drinking red wine, insomnia, weather changes, hormonal factors and head trauma.Regular headaches are easily relieved by otc rx. ...Read more

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Are there warning signs to look for during the 6th month of pregnancy?

Are there warning signs to look for during the 6th month of pregnancy?

Yes: In late 2nd trimester the usual warning signs are related to preterm labor, fetal well-being, and preeclampsia. These include but are not limited to headaches unrelieved by tylenol/rest, upper abdominal pain, (worsening) nausea/vomiting, vaginal bleeding, regular uterine contractions >4-6 per hour, decreased fetal movement, vision changes, concern as to whether your amniotic membranes ruptured. ...Read more

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What are the beginning signs of autism? What are things to look for in young children?

What are the beginning signs of autism? What are things to look for in young children?

Discuss with your dr: Autism may begin to show signs as early as 6 months; it's characterized by: -impaired social interaction (less cuddly, less eye contact, harder to soothe) -delayed communication (delayed speech, unusual gestures) -restricted interests/repetitive behavior (echolalia, ritualistic behavior, unusual movements) it's worth mentioning your concern to your child's dr, as early intervention may help. ...Read more

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What are the signs to look out for myocarditis ?

What are the signs to look out for myocarditis ?

Myocarditis: Hi!, in young people it is usually found after a recent viral infection. Patients could have fatigue, shortness of breath, chest pain or pressure, loss of stamina, to name a few. See your Doctor soon or go to the ER if your symptoms get worse or you have chest pain or shortness of breath. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What are some signs of a brain tumor? Are there anythings that can be a big warning sign to get checked out?

Confusion,: Dizziness, memory loss, slurred speech, loss of balance, weakness on one side of the body, seizures or blurred or double vision could signal a stroke or brain tumor, so always demand prompt medical action in those circumstances. Isolated headache is rarely caused by brain tumors. ...Read more

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What are the big warning signs for bowel cancer? And are there and additional symptoms some May experience?

What are the big warning signs for bowel cancer? And are there and additional symptoms some May experience?

Rectal bleeding: is the most common sign of bowel cancer. Changes in bowel habits - constipation/diarrhea usually aren't. If you are asking this question for yourself and you have no family history of bowel cancer, you are at extremely low risk of bowel cancer at your age. You may want to visit your GP for a checkup. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Are there any signs to look for before a seizure?

Are there any signs to look for before a seizure?

Seizures: 'opinion not a decision'. Every shake is not a seizure; all seizures do not shake. Seizures have many causes including: alcohol and alcohol withdrawal; drugs; prescribed medications; brain injury; stroke; brain tumor; family history; look for urinary incontinance; tongue bite; staring spells; loss in time; rising feeling in your chest; unususal or familiar smell in the absence of the source etc. ...Read more

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What are the signs to look for in someone that I think might be anorexic?

What are the signs to look for in someone that I think might be anorexic?

Avoid food: Losing weight and trying not to gain wt while the weight is low or normal. Skipping meals and counting calories. Claiming that he/she is trying to be healthier. Avoiding eating in public, doing lots of exercises, lots of water drinking to fill the stomach when feeling hungry. ...Read more

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Does pneumonia always have a fever? What are some symptoms to look for at home?

Does pneumonia always have a fever? What are some symptoms to look for at home?

Bacterial pneumonia: Bacterial pneumonia generally has a fever. And a cough, which produces a lot of phlegm. There may be other signs as well - difficulty breathing, pain in the chest (especially when breathing in), & other signs of infection. The clinical triad (fever, cough, dyspnea) is seen a fair amount of time, but up to 20% of the time, you could be missing 1 of these signs & still have pneumonia (& the other 2) ...Read more

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What are signs and is there any thing a person can take thats natural to find out if they have intestinal paricites?

What are signs and is there any thing a person can take thats natural to find out if they have intestinal paricites?

Real science: I would only accept a diagnosis of intestinal parasites if it were made by a competent lab on a stool specimen. There are many websites that suggest that huge numbers of people in the developed world are sick primarily because of parasites that evidence-based medicine isn't finding. I don't believe this and would urge you to be skeptical as well. ...Read more

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Are there any symptoms of liver cancer that a person should look out for?

Are there any symptoms of liver cancer that a person should look out for?

Too late: By the time someone has symptoms from liver cancer (weight loss, pain, jaundice, loss of appetite), the cancer is usually advanced. To catch liver cancer at an early stage requires regular check with a doc. If a blood test shows abnormal liver tests, then an ultrasound can be obtained. Those at risk for liver ca, ( family history, hep b or hep c) should have regular ultrasounds and lab tests. ...Read more

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