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Pregnancy-Related Problems - Check Your Symptoms

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  • If your doctor has given you specific instructions to follow during your pregnancy, be sure to follow those instructions.
  • The information in this topic is specific to pregnancy-related problems. You may have a health problem, such as a sprained ankle, not related specifically to your pregnancy. If so, be sure to evaluate that problem.

Do you have vaginal bleeding?

Do you think you have passed tissue?

Do you have abnormal vaginal discharge or fluid leaking from your vagina?

Has your baby stopped moving or is moving less often than normal?

Do you have belly, pelvic, or back (flank) pain?

Do you have an injury to your belly?

Do you have pain when you breathe or pain deep in your leg or calf?

Do you have swelling in the face, hands, or feet?

Do you have a new or different headache or vision problems?

Do you have a fever?

Do you have any urinary problems?

Do you have nausea or vomiting?

Do you have a change in your bowel habits?

Are you having regular contractions anytime during your pregnancy?

Do you have heartburn?

Do you have open skin sores or blisters and itching?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

Review health risks that may increase the seriousness of your symptoms.


WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: March 20, 2012
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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