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bloated belly vs pregnant belly

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: I suppose someone could but it would be easy to figure out the truth. That person could take a pregnancy test at home and in minutes she would have he ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bloating common: Bloating in pregnancy is common, and as early as the second month, "bloating" isn't due to a large uterus. The uterus is only slightly enlarged. Blo ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Bartos
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thin preggos!: JeanineH-first, Congratulations! Generally the uterus is at the belly button at 20 weeks, so this is when your belly will start "feeling harder". Yo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hernia?: You need to be examined. This could be an umbilical hernia (belly button hernia).
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One cause might: Be gas. Pregnant women can have an increase in passing gas ; burping.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: Bloating, protruding stomach is not in any way a sign of early pregnancy. A baby bump does not develop for months after conception. This is something ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
42 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
See MD: You may have small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (sibo). See a gastroenterologist for further evaluation and treatment.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: If you have not missed any pills and have not had unprotected sex then you are not pregnant. Take a home pregnancy test to be sure.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Intestinal problem : This sounds like a digestive problem. See a gastroenterologist if it continues.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check preg test: First step is to check a pregnancy test. Over-the-counter pregnancy tests are cheap and reliable. If the test is positive you will need to seek prenat ... Read More
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