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abdominal girth in pregnancy

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Because of the rotation of the uterus to the right, you might perceive an assymetry or 'swelling' on one side or the other. Run this by your OB and m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You would not: Experience a hard upper abdomen in really early pregnancy. If you have missed your period - then take a home pregnancy test.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Only a pregnancy test will reliably tell, if a woman is pregnant. While there can be changes in a woman's body's physique in pregnancy, these signs c ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait and see: Pain is not predictive of successful fertility treatment. If the pain is severe see your obgyn to rule out ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not typical: Not a typical symptom, but it could be possible. To rule out pregnancy, take a test. Other possible cause could be colon spasms if you are constipa ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Don't worry: If you are having no severe pain and no bleeding I would not be concerned.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not reliable: Abdominal heaviness is not a reliable sign of early pregnancy. More reliable is a missed period, nausea, breast tenderness. Check a pregnancy test s ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily.: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of per ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rare: Yes, but it is quite rare.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
66 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible but rare: Tubes are usually necessary but sperm can rarely get to the egg without the tubes abdominal pregnancy is dangerous.

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