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In combination with spotting, what are the signs and symptoms of pregnancy?

In combination with spotting, what are the signs and symptoms of pregnancy?

Mayhave none: Some women have no symptoms except missing their menstrual period. Others may notice increased fatigue, breast swelling or tendernedd, queasy stomach on rising in the morning, vague aching in the lower back. ...Read more

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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 is pregnancy brain and what are the major symptoms associated with this condition?

What is pregnancy brain and what are the major symptoms associated with this condition?

Pregnancy brain: Also called momnesia, is having bouts of forgetfulness during pregnancy. Although normal, some theories of etiology suggest causes as hormonal changes, multitasking, or not getting enough sleep. It feels like walking into a room to get something, then not remembering what u went for about 5-10 times a day. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hormonal changes in women?

What are the symptoms of hormonal changes in women?

Name the hormone: Hi. There are easily a hundred hormones. You name the hormone that's a changin', and we'll help describe the symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms involved with perimenopause?

What are the symptoms involved with perimenopause?

Peri-menopause is: When you start noticing something is a little "off", (usually with your periods) or maybe it seems like you're more irritable than usual. Everyone has different symptoms at different times so it's really hard to determine exactly when you started into the peri-menopause phase, but when you can start putting 2 or 3 or more of these symptoms together and they're hanging around for two or three month. ...Read more

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What are some of the health problems associated with under-nutrition during pregnancy?

What are some of the health problems associated with under-nutrition during pregnancy?

"Under-nutrition": In pregnancy it's very important to eat a healthy, balanced diet. Otherwise your baby may not develop normally. Also your own health could suffer because the baby will pull nutrients s/he needs from your body. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms associated with presbycusis?

What are the major symptoms associated with presbycusis?

Symptoms: Usually presbycusis causes high tone hearing loss. Symptoms are decreased hearing, especially in crowds, ringing (tinnitus) or other sounds (i.e., buzzing, etc) in the ears. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that can be associated with dealing with loss?

What are the symptoms that can be associated with dealing with loss?

Loss: Dealing with loss can involve many emotions, including sadness, grief, anger, and shock. There can be intense preoccupation with the memory of the deceased, with waves of painful sensation and weeping. Sometimes there is guilt about past interactions, depending on the relationship's characteristics. Sometimes there is intense anger about being abandoned. Support is needed to move through. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that are associated with sleep disturbance?

What are the symptoms that are associated with sleep disturbance?

Depends: Sleep disturbances covers a wide range of problems from sleep apnea to insomnia. Most sleep disturbances have excessive fatigue or drowsiness as the primary symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that are associated with vasculitis?

What are the symptoms that are associated with vasculitis?

Varied: Symptoms and signs can be very nonspecific - everything from a rash to kidney failure. A rheumatologist would probably be the best physician to assure the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with paraplegia?

What are the symptoms associated with paraplegia?

See below: Symptoms of paraplegia are paralysis or weakness of the lower extremities. There may also be loss of sensation in the lower extremities. Some people with paraplegia also have something called spasticity which is an increase in muscle tone that can cause stiffness and spasms in the legs. Some people may have problems with normal function of the bowels and bladder some people may have sexual problem. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with sterility?

What are the symptoms associated with sterility?

Non-specific: In males none at all; in females the most common are irregular or absent periods. This doesn't always mean 'sterility' but can suggest below-normal fertility. No 'symptoms' are terribly specific, testing is the place to start. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that are associated with facial fracture?

What are the symptoms that are associated with facial fracture?

Pain after injury: The vast majority of facial fractures happen after a trauma- car wreck, assault, fall. You should have sought emergency care; thry should have examined with hands and maybe ct scan to look for these. If it's far after the event, you may notice that the teeth don't fit together normally, there are changes in the coutours/rough edges when touching the face, there's pain or the eye(s) may sink in. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high cardiac output (over 11) with normal BP (120s/70s) and what are the implications for health & pregnancy.

What are the causes of high cardiac output (over 11) with normal BP (120s/70s) and what are the implications for health & pregnancy.

Cardiac output (Q): When q increases in a healthy individual, most is due to an increase in heart rate. Change of posture, increased sympathetic nervous system activity, and decreased parasympathetic nervous system activity can also increase q. When q increases in a healthy but untrained individual, most of the increase is due to >heart rate. See your doctor re: health and pregnancy. This is individual assessment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with pml?

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What are the symptoms associated with pml?

PML: Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy is a rapidly progressive viral infection of the brain caused by creutzfeldt jacob papova virus which affect support cells of the brain. Causes headaches, memory loss, speech & vision difficulties, changes in mental status, seizures, partial paralysis, limb weakness, incoordination, and finally coma & death. ...Read more