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difference in fat belly and pregnant belly

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Take pregnancy test: You can't always tell just by looking. But a positive pregnancy test will give you the answer!
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Urine pregnancy test: You must take a pregancy test to confirm if you are pregant. There is not necessarily a difference in how it looks. How long ago was your last period ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pregnancy: In early pregnancy - there really isn't a difference. In later pregnancy, the uterus is firm - one is not just palpating a jelly belly.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
The same if pregnant: No difference if pregnant.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exercise: Regular exercise including situps will help. If you are able to lose enough weight to get back to your prepregnancy weight, you will likely have lost ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Why?: I don't understand the question. There are no answers to most 'Why' questions in life. If you are obese then your genes determine how you carry your ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Belly Fat Pregnancy: Restricting your diet and a sedentary lifestyle during pregnancy are not what you should strive for. You should not be concerned about belly fat durin ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There is no such : Thing as spot fat loss. You would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating he ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pregnancy Test: Take a urine pregnancy test. If you really want to know, ask your doctor for a serum pregnancy test.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Low GI foods...: The key to weight/fat loss is turning off your Insulin pump and you do that by eating small portions of food that are low-glycemic index (gi). Low-gi ... Read More
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