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Can I jet ski at four weeks and three days pregnet?

Can I jet ski at four weeks and three days pregnet?

No.: Jet skiing can introduce potentially infected water under pressure into the vagina; if you are pregnant, this could lead to miscarriage, vaginitis, cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease - none of which you need. Therefore, avoid this hobby during pregnancy and for 2-3 months postpartum. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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Can you be infected with N. Fowleri by getting splashed in the face on a jet ski? Never went under or in, was in deep water on 82 degree lake.

Can you be infected with N. Fowleri by getting splashed in the face on a jet ski? Never went under or in, was in deep water on 82 degree lake.

N. fowleri: There have only been eight case-reports of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri in South Carolina from 1962 to 2016. The chance of getting this infection is very, very low. ...Read more

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Used jet ski and pinched nose hard when I fell in a couple times, 4 days ago. Today have sinusitis symptoms. Fear of N fowleri, is nose pinching enough?

May have stricture: You have caused some sort of stricture following the trauma to your nose. You need to see an ENT physician ...Read more

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Freaked out. Can you get the brain eating amoeba just by riding on a jet ski, slower speed, and never having body or face enter water at all?

Freaked out. Can you get the brain eating amoeba just by riding on a jet ski, slower speed, and never having body or face enter water at all?

Naegleria fowleri: There have been 8 case-reports of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri in the state of South Carolina between 1962 & 2015. So, this is very, very rare. Chances of PAM is extremely low for you. ...Read more

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Fell of jet ski. Now hard /pain to walk on leg in thigh upper and lower prior to a high ankle sprain. Ankle is sharp hit of pain on off. Help?

Fell of jet ski. Now hard /pain to walk on leg in thigh upper and lower prior to a high ankle sprain. Ankle is sharp hit of pain on off. Help?

Needs to be checked: You could have a sprain/ contusion of the thigh which generally improves with rest and time and hot pack may be helpful as well If it continues you will need CRays to make sure you do not have hairline crack on your bones or other serious injury Get it checked by your doctor he may recommend dom physical therapy also ...Read more

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Hypochondriac. Now worried about N fowleri after having water splashed on my face by jet ski on the 4th. Not sure if any went in nose. Ease my mind pl?

Hypochondriac. Now worried about N fowleri after having water splashed on my face by jet ski on the 4th. Not sure if any went in nose. Ease my mind pl?

High anxiety: Anxiety/irrational concerns are taking a toll on you. Obsessive thinking, what-if worrying is exhausting and time consuming. Check with your pcp so you know your concern is unfounded. Then see a therapist or psychiatrist for an evaluation and help. Anxiety is treatable. Hope this helps you. ...Read more

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If you are 6 weeks pregnet is it safe to go skiing?

Should be: Ok-but take it easy. No black runs or moguls suggested. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride a jet ski while pregnant?

Is it safe to ride a jet ski while pregnant?

Please ask your OB: But I tell my pts no, too much bouncing and jostling of the uterus, could cause misc in extreme cases or premature labor if u are farther along, u should have time after you deliver to do that. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride a jet ski while 3 months pregnant?

Is it safe to ride a jet ski while 3 months pregnant?

Enjoy watching it: But this is one of the sports that pregnant women should not do, according to most obs. The risks are too high. Please also see https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/26196. ...Read more

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If im 6 months pregnant can I ride any rides at the fair?

If im 6 months pregnant can I ride any rides at the fair?

I would suggest: Gentle rides that are not high velocity, non -impact, that don't spin you upside down. Would approach with common sense- regarding potential for injury. Congratulations & take care. ...Read more

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I beentrying to get pregnant for at least a year and a half and it seems like I cant?

Get checked: There are many reasons why you might not have gotten pregnant in 18 month. Talk with you doctor to start evaualting why pregancy has not yet occurred. ...Read more

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I m 1 month pregnant. Am I ride in bike?

I m 1 month pregnant. Am I ride in bike?

Yes: If you are healthy and there are no specific pregnancy complications that have been identified. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride go carts while pregnant?

If there is a risk: Of injury then I would avoid it. If you are referring to bumper cars - would definetly not do that - since the purpose is to ram into and bump objects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride horses while pregnant?

Ask your OB: As your OB knows you and your condition and if you do it needs to be slow as the bouncing could cause a potential problem and I assume u are a good rider because a fall would be potentially disasterous, sometimes you need to sacrifise a few things during pregnancy because the potential risk and consequences is not worth the pleasure and u have the rest of your life to ride after pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why cant I get pregnant after miscarriage?

Why cant I get pregnant after miscarriage?

It takes time: The miscarriage rate is 25% of all pregnancies unless a women as had 3 in a row, then it will increase. Most women get pregnant in 6-12 months following a miscarriage. If you attempt for another pregnancy is longer than 12 months ago and you are having timed intercourse for the last 9-12 months, please see your gynecologists. Otherwise, please be patient, your odds of another pregnancy are high ...Read more

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Hello. I'm 23 weeks pregnant. Is it okay to ride the lawn mower?

Hello. I'm 23 weeks pregnant. Is it okay to ride the lawn mower?

Usually: In general its ok to ride a mower as long as it doesn't make you have contractions. Just make sure you are well-hydrated, don't get too hot sunburned and it should be fine. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride go karts? I'm 13 weeks pregnant.

Is it safe to ride go karts? I'm 13 weeks pregnant.

Below: Yes if you do not have an incident.
No if you will
But that is hard to predict

Some studies suggest that 1/3 of women do have one miscarriage.

My advice to patients during PG is not to do anything that they would regret doing if they have a miscarriage--then they will not "wish I had not done that" ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride a wave runner at 28 weeks pregnant?

NO!!!!!: Any questions like this or any questions u need to ask your ob, not here, wave runner much too bumpy and just from the ride could cause premature labor, and if u fall and land on your belly could cause premature labor or worst case a placental abruption, wait till after u deliver. ...Read more

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Is it okay to ride motorcycle on a bumpy road in early pregnancy?

Is it okay to ride motorcycle on a bumpy road in early pregnancy?

Yes and no: You won't hurt the pregnancy by the bumpiness of the road, but most doctors would recommend not riding motorcycles at all in pregnancy as a fall or crash could hurt you and the baby. Same reason recommend staying off horses. Most of the time you'd be fine, but why take that chance? ...Read more

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Going on a short plane ride (1.5 hrs). 24 weeks into uncomplicated pregnancy. Am I okay to fly?

Going on a short plane ride (1.5 hrs). 24 weeks into uncomplicated pregnancy. Am I okay to fly?

Most likely: I don't know all of your health history, so I can't say with 100% confidence. In general though a short plane ride isn't an issue for most pregnant women, though there may be a few exceptions. ...Read more

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Will it be hard for me to get pregnant? I have a 1 CM dermoid cyst on one ovary cant seem to get pregnant.

Will it be hard for me to get pregnant? I have a 1 CM dermoid cyst on one ovary cant seem to get pregnant.

Remove It: A dermoid cyst in the ovary needs to be removed before you get pregnant. A dermoid cyst does not interfere with you getting pregnant. Having a cyst during pregnancy increases risk of pain, torsion and causes confusion. Good Luck! ...Read more

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My last period ended 2 weeks ago and today ihave brownish blood. I'm not sexualy active so I cant be pregnant?

My last period ended 2 weeks ago and today ihave brownish blood. I'm not sexualy active so I cant be pregnant?

No worries: Mid-cycle bleeding is ovulation bleeding that is predictable, occurring 10-16 days after the onset of the last menses, light, and lasts 12-72 hours. It occurs in 10%-30% of women and is considered normal, resulting from a sudden surge in estrogen at ovulation that then drops, causing destabilization of the endometrium. You should be reassured that this is a common occurrence. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and I cant sleep at night to the point im crying because its been days without a good nights sleep?

I'm pregnant and I cant sleep at night to the point im crying because its been days without a good nights sleep?

Tell your OB.: Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath, lavender scent. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ride a hot air balloon while pregnancy?! I would be 4 months pregnant at the time of the event?

Is it safe to ride a hot air balloon while pregnancy?! I would be 4 months pregnant at the time of the event?

Yes: In the second trimester of pregnancy, a woman is not too big nor very off balance. Thus, she should be able to move about fine and get in and out of the basket without a problem. Riding in the hot air balloon should be just as safe for her, whether she is not pregnant or is 4 months pregnant (assuming she is having a normal pregnancy so far). ...Read more

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What chance do I have of getting a positive on a pregnancy test im due on 1st september for period cant wait to no?

What chance do I have of getting a positive on a pregnancy test im due on 1st september for period cant wait to no?

May be too early: It takes about 10 days after conception for the pregnancy test to become positive. You are in that range now - so you could check a pregnancy test now - if negative repeat it when your period is due to start. ...Read more

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I'm having severe nause every single day im not pregnant and having carsickness I cant drive 5miles without been sick!! ?

I'm having severe nause every single day im not pregnant and having carsickness I cant drive 5miles without been sick!! ?

See a doctor: There is a lot of overlap between motion sickness and migraine. Sometimes people get nausea and motion sickness in their early twenties as a premonitory symptom of migraine. Of course other problems can cause nausea and motion sickness (head injury, inner ear problems, anemia, medications, brain problems etc.) Best see a doctor to get this sorted out. ...Read more

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9th week pregnancy. Have sever nusea. Cant eat or drink. And felling drowsy. How to mananage. And when symptoms decrease?

9th week pregnancy. Have sever nusea. Cant eat or drink. And felling drowsy. How to mananage. And when symptoms decrease?

Cold sweetsour drink: Having nausea and vomiting is normal in early pregnancy it may last for few more weeks. Your dizziness is because you are not able to drink &eat. Try to eat cold sweet and sour food and drink, lemon soda may help. Con sult your doctor, he may suggest some medicine to help nausea, so that you can drink and don't get dehydrated. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and I am not ready for the baby cant tell it to my parents also plz tell me some easy way to get it aborted?

I am pregnant and I am not ready for the baby cant tell it to my parents also plz tell me some easy way to get it aborted?

Concern: I would like to suggest you don't go through this by yourself and would encourage you to talk to your parents. Unless there is a risk of harm from them you may be surprised by how much you support they may be able to give to you.
Also several local groups through your county health may be able to help you with options of care. ...Read more

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I might be pregnant, anywhere from 3-5 weeks. How harmful would it be to go to an amusement park and ride roller coasters.?

I might be pregnant, anywhere from 3-5 weeks. How harmful would it be to go to an amusement park and ride roller coasters.?

Not at all: At 3 to 5 weeks your tiny embryo is well protected in the uterus and riding rollercoasters would do your embryo no harm. However, you may be slightly more prone to nausea and vomiting with the early hormonal changes of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a man can have a baby, the doctor said, he cant never have the baby. But his GF has got pregnant. So it can that be possible?

Is a man can have a baby, the doctor said, he cant never have the baby. But his GF has got pregnant. So it can that be possible?

Well it would: Depend on the reason that the man was deemed incapable of impregnating a female. Paternity sometimes comes into play. ...Read more

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I'm married we do sex everday then my husband went for job and returns aftr 6 months is this creating problms that's why I cant get pregnant?

I'm married we do sex everday then my husband went for job and returns aftr 6 months is this creating problms that's why I cant get pregnant?

Exams helpful: If both of you can have a reproductive examination and a consultation about the best way to achieve what you want, it will help. It will prevent your each feeling unsure about possible responsibility and unnecessary feelings of guilt or resentment. As long as you are both fertile and learn the best days for conception, it will happen. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have very bad back pain in the lower back and cant get comfortable I am 5 months pregnant what can I do I cant take one more day of this.

I have very bad back pain in the lower back and cant get comfortable I am 5 months pregnant what can I do I cant take one more day of this.

Option limited: The options are limited in someone while they are pregnant. It usually has to be something noninvasive and without imaging studies. Ask your doctor to refer you to physical therapy and there are some gentle things they can try that can often help. ...Read more

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Hb10.2, mcv74.6, hct31.4, mch24.2, mchc32.5, rdw15.7.pregnant 35 weeks. I don't have thalassemia. Iron 125ug/dl. Please comment. Cant take oral iron.

Hb10.2, mcv74.6, hct31.4, mch24.2, mchc32.5, rdw15.7.pregnant 35 weeks. I don't have thalassemia. Iron 125ug/dl. Please comment. Cant take oral iron.

Pregnancy: If you were not anemic before, the baby is an excellent way to become anemic. Try increasing iron rich foods now and especially after delivery. Talk to your obstetrician about taking oral iron in the smallest doses. ...Read more