Patient :I am 30 weeks pregnant with my third child. For the past two days and a half..I have had nonstop diahhrea. I have also been lightheaded with occasional headaches, and have had some lower back pain. My braxton hicks have been on and off for a week or two. Could this be a flu or am I going into preterm labor? I wanted to be sure before I called my doctor.
I am also anemic.
Symptoms: diahhrea, headache, lightheaded, lower back pain, and can't tolerate any foods. BH contractions occasionally.
Thank you for your query.
It is better to see the doctor who can advise medication to relieve you of diarrhea and also do a scan to see if the cervix is open or close & everything is fine with the baby. Generally if they are labor pains they tend to get painful, rhythmic, frequent at regular intervals & intensify with time.
Hope that answers your query. Have a good day.
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