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When does constipation in early pregnancy begin?

When does constipation in early pregnancy begin?

Anytime!: Given that there are plenty of people who get constipated without being pregnant, it can happen anytime, although the rate increases as pregnancy progresses due to the fetus taking up space in the belly. In one study, about 2/3 of pregnant women got constipated at some point. Drinking lots of water and eating a healthy high-fiber diet help a lot; if symptoms continue, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Are diarreha and constipation common in early pregnancy ?

Are diarreha and constipation common in early pregnancy ?

As above: Not necessary, try to see u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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Hi how are you. Me and my boyfriend are trying to start a family. But a few days ago i got a stomach virus and now im constipated. Could it be from the virus or an early symptom of pregnancy?

Hi how are you. Me and my boyfriend are trying to start a family. But a few days ago i got a stomach virus and now im constipated. Could it be from the virus or an early symptom of pregnancy?

Pregnancy symptoms: A stomach virus and/or constipation are not definite symptoms of pregnancy. A urine pregnancy test is very accurate especially if you have missed menses. If you are still uncertain see your doctor for a blood test. ...Read more

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Constipation after pregnancy?

Constipation after pregnancy?

Senokot (senna): Fruits, fluids, ambulation, metamucil all safe if lactating. Avoid constipation it will alleviate the hemorrhoids which are pretty much universal after giving birth. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more