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What does it mean when you have extreme itchyness during pregnacy?

What does it mean when you have extreme itchyness during pregnacy?

Depends: If the itch is in the vagina, it could be yeast. If the itch is generalized over the body, it could be a liver problem. If the itch is associated with a rash, it could be a dermatosis of pregnancy. See your doctor for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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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 does it mean when your vaginal lips hurt during pregnancy?

What does it mean when your vaginal lips hurt during pregnancy?

Many Things: This can mean any number of things. Sometimes pH changes can cause this and other times it is related to labial swelling. Ask your provider the next time you have an appointment. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when during a dream you experience extreme abdominal pain during it?

What exactly does it mean when during a dream you experience extreme abdominal pain during it?

If extreme see doc: Since we dream a several times per night, any body sensation can just as likely occur during a dream as any other time. Sometimes a body sensation may get incorporated into a dream ie if water is dripping on your hand you might dream about water. Deal with the pain occurring during dreams as you would during awake time. If it persists or is severe see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your belly drops during pregnancy?

Lightening: At about 30 to 34 weeks the uterus and baby are large enough and heavy enough that gravity causes the uterus to descend into the pelvis giving the impression that the abdomen is dropping. That is normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pelvis begins to hurt during pregnancy ?

What does it mean when your pelvis begins to hurt during pregnancy ?

Many reasons: It depends on how far along you are in your pregnancy. Pelvic pain could be due to a variety of different reasons (infection, preterm contractions, round ligament pain, etc.). Any significant type of pain during pregnancy should warrant an assessment by your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eyes are twitching during pregnancy?

What does it mean when your eyes are twitching during pregnancy?

Depends: Twitching can have various causes. Also makes a difference if it is one eye or both eyes, simultaneous or independent, other symptoms or no other symptoms. Suggest you take movie (e.g. w/ smartphone) of the twitching and show your doctor. In otherwise healthy young woman might be benign but needs at least a visit to your doctor to see what kind of twitching. ...Read more

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What does it mean when bleeding after sex?

What does it mean when bleeding after sex?

Be seen: It is probably normal, from trauma to your cervix during sex, but you should be checked for an ulcerated area or infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your having contractions pregnant?

What does it mean when your having contractions pregnant?

Get checked: Depnding on how frequent your contractions are it could be false labor or premature labor. Please see your doctor as soon as possible if you are having contractions. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I am spotting during the first trimester?

What does it mean if I am spotting during the first trimester?

What did your OB say: Any problems like this need to be directed to your OB and if u have not gone for care i would do that asap, spotting can be from the cervix , or form inside the uterus u could be trying to miscarriage or u could have a small blood clot behind the placenta called a retroplacental hematoma that usually resolves, if u are spotting then no intercourse and see your OB for an exam and ultraosund. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I am bleeding during intercourse?

What does it mean if I am bleeding during intercourse?

Unknown: To occasionally have a bit of spotting with intercourse may not mean anything bad. If it happens every time or if it is heavy then you should see your gynecologist. You could have a cervical infection, polyps, yeast, or dysplasia. An exam should be quick an easy to disclose the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when youre spotting during your period?

What does it mean when youre spotting during your period?

Light period: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you're period is early?

What does it mean when you're period is early?

Hormonal change: If the period is coming a little early, it often means a hormonal change. Low Progesterone is a common cause, especially at later stages in your reproductive life. ...Read more

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What does it mean that I have cervical pain during intercourse?

What does it mean that I have cervical pain during intercourse?

Collision: This is known as collisional dyspareunia. Some women find collision with the cervix during intercourse pleasurable & can lead to more intense orgasm. Some women find it painful. Most women have an opinion on this if asked. Can occur due to size discrepancy, uterine prolapse, cervical infections, & uterine retroversion (tilted uterus). ...Read more

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What does it mean when you feel vaginal pain when urinating?

Voiding/vag pain: Lots of things: could be the sign of a dysfunctional voider ("closing" your sphincter when urinating vs a urethral diverticulum vs a UTI vs urethral stricture vs bladder spasm vs "interstistitial cystitis..You should be evaluated with a ua, pe, possibly a VCUG or cmg to assess your voiding function. A voiding diary will track how you void. A bladder scan will check for retention. See a urologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have anal pain during your period?

What does it mean to have anal pain during your period?

Endometriosis: This could be a sign of endometriosis. I would be evaluated by a physician, review all your symptoms related to your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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