What are symptoms of complications during the first trimester of pregnancy?


During your first trimester of pregnancy, contact your doctor if you experience any of the following symptoms of possible complications:

  • Vaginal bleeding or abnormal vaginal discharge
  • A temperature higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Abdominal pain or cramping
  • A burning sensation during urination
  • Diarrhea that lasts longer than 24 hours
  • Severe vomiting
You might start your first trimester paying attention to warning signs that indicate pregnancy, like a missed period. Once you know that you're pregnant, you may be concerned about miscarriage. Miscarriage is very common in the first trimester, so keep your eye out for signs that something is wrong. Abdominal cramping around this time is normal, but if it's severe or if it occurs with bleeding, see your doctor right away. If you have any questions about any new symptoms, talk to a doctor to make sure it's not a sign of something serious.

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1st Trimester Of Pregnancy

The 1st trimester of pregnancy refers to the first three months after your last period. Different women react in different ways to pregnancy but there are a few things that you can expect while in the 1st trimester. Spotting is a ...

common occurrence but if bleeding becomes heavy, or is followed by pain or cramping, consult with your doctor. One of the first signs you may be pregnant is that your breasts become tender because your body is going through hormonal changes. Fatigues, morning sickness, and frequent urination are all products of the growing fetus and the hormonal changes that your body is going through. If you experience any of these symptoms in the extreme, visit your doctor to ensure that you are progressing normally.

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