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23 Feb 2005

diarrhae and vomiting in pregnancy
I am currently 27 weeks pregnant and have for the last 4 days diarrhae. It started on the Sunday with vomitting and a very loose watery tummy. I did not eat anything during Sunday. I drank only rooibos tee and diluted fruit juice. I vomitted only once. I started to eat normally (but very little) since Monday. My stools are still very watery (brown water) and do not smell very nice. My tummy goes about 6 times in 24 hours. I do not have any cramps, but are still very nausionous. I try to eat normally and drink alot of liqued, but my stools are still watery.

How long does this tummy bug normally continue? Is my baby in danger? Do I have to go to my gyne for a check up or can I wait until my next appointment with him? My monthly checkup and sonar is in 2 days with my gyno.

Thank you for your help.
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01 Jan 0001

Jo, if it hasn’t cleared up by the time you receive this reply, the best would be to see your doctor as dehydration and especially ketosis, may be dangerous the baby. Luckily you have your appointment on the 25th, so you’ll have an answer anyway. Good luck.
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