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What Are The Concerns With Having Pain Pills While Pregnant
Opioids to fetus: There are definite risks before 12-13 weeks. However after this time frame the real risk is creating an opioid dependent baby who after birth will have a serious risk of withdrawal if the opioid that was used during the pregnancy is not received. Withdrawal can be quite a risky situation for a newborn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Infertility & meds: If you are planning a pregnancy, and use high doses of narcotics for pain, it's best to talk to your pain management doctor about weaning off the medication before you try for pregnancy. Being on the medications shouldn't make it harder for you to get pregnant, but they can make a pregnancy more complicated and can cause problems for your baby. Talk to your ob-gyn for more information as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the chances of getting pregnant if a guy doesnt even "finish"? He takes a lot of pain pills and im not sure if that has something to do with
Pulling out: The pullout method has an extremely high failure rate. If you continue with this method you will most likely get pregnant eventually. Consider starting birth control. You also mentions that your boyfriend may have a problem with pain pill addiction. Think about if this is the right time to have a baby with this man. Encourage him to get help. ...Read more
What other pain pills I can take besides tylenol (acetaminophen) if I don't have any? I'm pregnant
Depends: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally safe. Certain anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen can be used early in the pregnancy but whether such a medication can be used by you specifically depends on 1. How far along you are, 2. Your underlying medical conditions (blood pressure, etc.), 3. Other medications that you might be taking. The cardinal rule for medications during pregnancy is ask your ob. ...Read more
I was in 2 major car accidents, I've been taking pain pills my entire pregnancy. I'm 35 weeks, if I quit now will my baby be addicted?
If you quit now: You may go into premature labor and your baby may go through withdrawal in utero however if you continue as at present the baby may have neonatal abstinence syndrome at birth it's a catch 22 you should find a board certified addictionologist in ABAM to help slowly wean your meds and get the best result ...Read more
Went to dr. They said I have a terminal pregnancy but they gave me pain pills and sent me home but the blood clots keep gettin bigger should I go back?
Hemorrhaging?: If you are hemorrhaging you may need medical intervention. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor: It depends on the type of medication and how many and how often you are taking them. Stopping cold turkey is likely not dangerous in itself, but can be stressful, which is not good for pregnancy. You should talk to your doctor about the best way to safely wean off pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
18 wks pregnant with constant Left lower back pain. Goes away while sleeping but reoccurs during the day. No pain pills,don't want to become dependent?
Tylenol if safe.: You won't become dependent on it, but you should visit your doctor to determine the cause of your pain. That it's worse when you're active during the day hints at a musculoskeletal cause; once any other possibilities like infection or pregnancy issues are ruled out, you could also try massage, acupuncture/acupressure, ice, heat, or specific stretching exercises. Good luck! ...Read more
My wife took the 2nd of the abortion pills about 3.5 hours ago. Says it's most painful thing ever. She is 38 yrs old and 6 weeks pregnant. Concern?
Not necessarily: Undergoing a medically induced abortion can cause some really bad cramping. The ultimate purpose of taking the medications is to cause the uterus to contact to expel the pregnancy. Call and discuss with your OB/GYN doctor what to expect from a medical abortion and re-review what you may experience during the course of the abortion. ...Read more
Started pill after baby and spoting in 1st month but in 2nd month no spotting & no period. Is it normal or should I be concerned about being pregnant?
Likely normal: if you have been on OCP and has not missed a lot of pills. Your body is still adjusting to the hormones being ingested so shorter periods may be followed by longer periods in the next few months. If you have more spotting or missed periods, then take a pregnancy test. It is always advisable :)) Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Took 1 dose of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a bladder xam and just found out I'm pregnant-means I was 4 weeks when I took the pill. Just one, should I be concerned?
Should i take a Plan B pill after using a vcf? I had sex tonight and the guy i was with had a vcf. He put it in me since i never used one before. He finished in me and I am concerned that i could become pregnant with only using a vcf. I am not taking any
I am concerned about taking birth control pills, I do not want to be pregnant immediately. What else can I use aside from pills?
Feeling sick in a morning no other symptoms. On co-cyprindiol pill. Should start my period tomorrow. Should I be concerned about pregnancy?
Took plan b 3 times in 1 month then started the bc pill. I took a pregnancy test and it was neg. Have only had 2 periods in past 5 months. Concerned?
Birth Control: has nothing to do with the Plan b. Good for you for getting on birth control. Sometimes you don't have periods on birth control pills. Talk to your doctor about your pill. It may be responsible for you to just skip the placebos and stay on the pill so you don't worry all the time or get on one like seasonal that you don't have periods, but talk to your doc first, probably could do by phone. ...Read more
Was with someone who pulled out way before ejaculation My concern is precum if on the pill but take taken an hour off some days,chances of pregnancy.?
I'm concerned about being pregnant because I missed 6 days of the BC pills in June, started again on the same pack June 18, and still no period ? help
Possible: do a home preg test if positive, make appointment with your doc if negative, wait for your period to restart new pack of pills. do home test before starting new pack. ...Read more
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