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abdominal heaviness a sign of early pregnancy?

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Dr. Karen Jones
36 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 starting 2-5 days after the first day of the missed period. Abdominal heaviness more likely to be intestinal, possibly related to food impacting intestines.
Answered on Jun 27, 2016

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