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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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Signs of ruptured membranes during second trimester?

Signs of ruptured membranes during second trimester?

Please call your OB: Now , if you are worried about this , your OB should be the 1st person u should call ! so call now , u would notice thin fluid like water coming out of your vagina. Your doc can do a nitrazine test if it is not obvious and an exam and fern test and ultrasound to find out because hopefully u are not but if u are u will need to be admitted with close monitoring and at bedrest, . ...Read more

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Is it ok to go in a hot tub in the 2nd trimester?

Is it ok to go in a hot tub in the 2nd trimester?

Not recommended: Unless the temp of the tub is the same as your body temp or slightly lower but you should ask your ob. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my morning sickness to persist in the 2nd trimester?

Is it normal for my morning sickness to persist in the 2nd trimester?

No: Women's symptoms vary. It might not be abnormal for some, but it is not typical for most women to have morning sickness beyond 13-16 weeks. So women having persistent or severe nausea or vomiting should inform their OB providers. A blood test for electrolytes (eg, sodium, potassium) and other studies might be ordered, referral to a nutritionist might be advised and treatments might be suggested. ...Read more

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When you get good grades in the 1st trimester and in the 2nd trimester you get bad grades what do you do to prepare for exams?

When you get good grades in the 1st trimester and in the 2nd trimester you get bad grades what do you do to prepare for exams?

Study: Nothing improves grades more than increase studying and getting extra help from you teachers to explain things you do not understand. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if I am not feeling consistent movement late in the 2nd trimester?

No: Most patients will generally feel 5 movements per hour when they concentrate and do "kick counts." this is true for most patients after 28 weeks. Before 28 weeks different people feel different things. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pelvic pain in the 2nd trimester?

Is it normal to have pelvic pain in the 2nd trimester?

Yes: I hate to call pain "normal" but it is very common. If the pain is accompanied by vaginal bleeding, you should contact your doctor right away. Some causes of pelvic pain are treatable: such as bladder infections, low back pain, etc. Some seem to be related to pelvic pressure due to vascular congestion or stretching of scar tissue (adhesions) from previous surgeries. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about vaginal discharge in the 2nd trimester?

Should I be concerned about vaginal discharge in the 2nd trimester?

Yes: If you experience vaginal discharge during the second trimester, this may be normal. It is possible that your discharge can be an infection such as a yeast or bacterial vaginosis infection. More concerning though, the discharge can also represent leakage of amniotic fluid that is surrounding your baby. Always check with your doctor if you think you are having vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Can the ultrasound be off by 8 weeks in the 2nd trimester?i mean if all ultrasounds match with the dates the preg. can actually be further along?

Can the ultrasound be off by 8 weeks in the 2nd trimester?i mean if all ultrasounds match with the dates the preg. can actually be further along?

One week max: I think 8 weeks off between dates and ultrasound is unlikely. The maximum I've read in studies so far has been 6 days off with accurate dates. Are you sure when your last menstrual period began? ...Read more

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I had a misscarriage at 15weeks in the 2nd trimester. Should i talk to my doctor about ic (cervix) as maybe a cause for the misscarriage?

I had a misscarriage at 15weeks in the 2nd trimester. Should i talk to my doctor about ic (cervix) as maybe a cause for the misscarriage?

Yes: There could be many causes including cervical issues that cause second trimester miscarriages. Yes, you should discuss with your doctor. They can investigate both the cervix as well as other potential problems. ...Read more

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What testing is done in 2nd trimester?

What testing is done in 2nd trimester?

Variable: Maternal serum screen (afp4 or 5), fetal anatomy survey, 1- hour gct (glucose challenge test), etc... Check out text4baby. Good resource. ...Read more

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Fever @ 2nd trimester?

Fever @ 2nd trimester?

Need more info: I wish it were so easy. Get back with the temp, duration and any other symptoms. (back pain, cough, burning with urination etc). ...Read more

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Can I take Nyquil I'm in my 2nd trimester?

Can I take Nyquil I'm in my 2nd trimester?

Not a good idea: Nyquil contains several different medications, including a decongestant. Decongestants should be avoided during pregnancy due to the tendency to increase blood pressure. Nyquil also contains alcohol, which should be strictly avoided during pregnancy. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is one of the ingredients of Nyquil. Tyenol is considered safe throughout pregnancy. For more guidance, talk with your OB. ...Read more

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How serious is a 2nd trimester miscarraige?

How serious is a 2nd trimester miscarraige?

No fun.: A second (mid-)trimester pregnancy loss is a painful and potentially dangerous complication. Seek expert care with gynecologists trained to perform d&e and midtrimester terminations. ...Read more

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Can morning sickness startin 2nd trimester?

Can morning sickness startin 2nd trimester?

Morning sickness: Some patient experience morning sickness througt out the entire pregnancy although this is not the norm. Most of the time morning sickness decreases after 14 weeks of gestation. There is the possibility of other pathologies causing nausea and vomiting during pregnancy like liver disease, gallbladder disease, UTI etc. Check with yout doctor before thinking is only morning sickness. ...Read more

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What happens during 2nd trimester abortion?

What happens during 2nd trimester abortion?

Uterine evacuation.: Surgical or medical/mechanical methods can be used to empty the gravid uterus in the second trimester. The earlier one decides to terminate a pregnancy the safer, less costly, less traumatizing and faster it is. Consult with your gynecologist for additional details. ...Read more

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Taking into consideration an us is -/+ 2 weeks in 2nd trimester, what is the cause of this? Does it mean the fetus is growing at a faster rate?

Taking into consideration an us is -/+ 2 weeks in 2nd trimester, what is the cause of this? Does it mean the fetus is growing at a faster rate?

Margin of error: Any technology has a mathematical margin of error. A sonogram is not different. As the pregnancy progresses you also have to account for individual fetal growth variations. The fetal measurements are used to calculate the approximate gestational age. The earlier the more accurate. ...Read more