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Danger Signs
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These signs and symptoms may indicate a problem in your pregnancy. If you experience any of these symptoms, please call the office immediately:
  • Vaginal bleeding. Call us immediately if you start bleeding as heavily as a menstrual period. You do not need to call us if you have the bloody show (bloody mucus) late in pregnancy. This is normal and usually means that you are going into labor soon.
  • Persistent vomiting and/or diarrhea.
  • Sudden or severe swelling of the face or hands
  • Severe, continuous headache.
  • Visual changes such as blurring of vision, dizziness or spots before the eyes.
  • Chills and fever that exceeds 101 degrees.
  • Sudden, sharp or rhythmic abdominal pain.
  • Sudden gush of fluid from the vagina.
  • Vaginal irritation, itching, foul odor or sores.
  • Burning or pressure with urination.
  • Rash or hives.
  • Severe shortness of breath with palpitations (fast or irregular beating of the heart).
  • Regular contractions that last 30 to 40 seconds.
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