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Doctor insights on: What Is A Sign Of Pregnancy

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Dr. James Krick
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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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Is constipation a sign of pregnancy?

Is constipation a sign of pregnancy?

Many causes : While pregnant women can develop constipation, it is not a common sign of early pregnancy, and there are many other common causes, including: 1. Poor dietary fiber intake 2. Inadequate fluid intake 3. Sedentary lifestyle solutions: 1. Eat more fruits, raw vegetables, and whole grains 2. Drink more water 3. Get up and move / increase exercise if persists or pain develops, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a sign of pregnancy?

Is diarrhea a sign of pregnancy?

Not usually: Symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. They can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting, lack of a period, increased frequency of urination, headaches, insomnia, fatigue, moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings, passing gas, enlarging waistline, etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Constipation is common. Take a HPT to know. ...Read more

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Wondering is diarrhea a sign of pregnancy?

Wondering is diarrhea a sign of pregnancy?

No it is not: Diarrhea can be present in other causes and conditions and can be present in pregnancy as well but it is not only present in pregnancy but it can ba a sumptom coexisting in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is leukorrhea a sure sign of pregnancy?

Is leukorrhea a sure sign of pregnancy?

No: Although an increase in white vaginal discharge usually occurs with pregnancy it is by no means diagnostic of pregnancy. A + home pregnancy test is diagnostic of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is hiccups a sign of pregnancy?

Is hiccups a sign of pregnancy?

No: Hiccups are not specifically a sign of pregnancy. The actual cause of hiccups is not known, but one theory includes stimulation or irritation of the phrenic nerve. Even early pregnancy causes changes in the body's fluid and electrolyte balances which could affect the phrenic nerve directly (or indirectly) - these normal changes could potentially cause hiccups in some pregnant women. ...Read more

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What is stomach bloating? Is it a sign of pregnancy?

What is stomach bloating? Is it a sign of pregnancy?

Possibly, but...: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options. ...Read more

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Is spotting a sign of pregnancy?

Is spotting a sign of pregnancy?

Not really: may be normal and may be associated with pregnancy. For pregnancy may need pregnancy test ...Read more

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Is spotting a sign of pregnancy?

Is spotting a sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily...: But if you're curious about being pregnant, a pregnancy test would be the first step. Do this tomorrow morning with an over-the-counter urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What discharge is a sign for early pregnancy.

None: There is no consistent discharge that is generally associated with pregnancy. Due to early hormonal changes you may experience an increase in a clear mucousy discharge but this is variable and can be due to other thinghs. ...Read more

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Is bleeding a sign of pregnancy ending?

Is bleeding a sign of pregnancy ending?

1st trimester Bleed: Doctors estimate that 25 to 40 percent of women will experience some vaginal bleeding during the first trimester of their pregnancy, and more often than not the pregnancy will progress totally normally: http://www.parents.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/5/bleeding--whats-normal-and-whats-not/ ...Read more

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Is cramps a sign of pregnancy sometimes?

Is cramps a sign of pregnancy sometimes?

Only if you missed: Only if you missed your period and had unprotectec intercourse. Otherwise cramps can be part of ovulation or you upcoming period. ...Read more

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Is being bloated a sign of pregnancy?

Is being bloated a sign of pregnancy?

It can occur w: Pregnancy if you are constipated but it is not a diagnostic sign of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if period is late. ...Read more