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Question about early pregnancy...

I'm 5.5 months pregnant and I have lost my appetite, I feel "off", and I have been having stomach aches and diarrhea, I feel like I can barely eat. Is this normal?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:44 PM on Jun. 1, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I mean 5.5 WEEks!
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 4:44 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • You could have a mild stomach bug...but don't take anything to lightly if you are feeling "OFF" as you say. I would definitely talk to your doctor and let him/her know whats going on! Hope you feel better!
    WMyLil_Star13

    Answer by WMyLil_Star13 at 4:45 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • It sounds like a bug to me. I had no appetite during my second pregnancy, but no stomach aches or diarrhea. Diarrhea, especially, usually indicates some kind of virus. There's likely not anything they can do about it, but I'd let your doctor know anyway.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 4:54 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Doctor's, their nurses or midwives are here for your help. If you don't feel right (which may be a bug or all in your mind) Then talk to one of them, most are there all day long to help. Trust me, i called mine if my fart smelled worse than normal <--a joke-- but yeah.. Lol. Good luck, i hope all is well for you.
    God bless.
    youngartista

    Answer by youngartista at 5:20 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Probably a virus. Stay hydrated by drinking pedialyte. Right now while you feel icky and even when you feel great, stay hydrated!
    BluDog

    Answer by BluDog at 5:47 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • I had this too...it was a bug. I felt like I didn't want to eat. I had diarrhea and I threw up too. I was also 5 weeks.take Benedryl....I swear it works.
    Keeely07

    Answer by Keeely07 at 5:52 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Yes, stomach aches & diarrhea are not part of the normal side effects. Loss of appetite might be. Talk to your doc/midwife.
    suemayonline

    Answer by suemayonline at 10:04 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

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