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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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I am 23 weeks pregnant and have really bad back pains and my abdomen feels like I have a pulled muscle should this be a cause of concern?

I am 23 weeks pregnant and have really bad back pains and my abdomen feels like I have a pulled muscle should this be a cause of concern?

You should: Call your OB and let your OB decide since your OB knows u must decide if it is really muscle or ligament pain or something more serious. ...Read more

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I'm 23 weeks pregnant and after getting an ultrasound today, i came home with pretty bad pains on my right lower abdomen (no bleeding).

I'm 23 weeks pregnant and after getting an ultrasound today, i came home with pretty bad pains on my right lower abdomen (no bleeding).

Temporary strain: Probably bec. Of the us probe's pressure or so you could have developed some pretty bad pains. Take plenty of fluids, avoid constipation, have good sleep and watch for any recurrence of pain after you do these measures. If so then consult your obstetrician. It looks like you had only the us and no procedures like amniocentesis . So most probably temporary contractions of uterus like braxton hicks. ...Read more

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I am 23 weeks pregnant and I have a tingling feeling that is all over my belly. Scratching doesn't help it go away?

I am 23 weeks pregnant and I have a tingling feeling that is all over my belly. Scratching doesn't help it go away?

Gt checked: Most of the time this is simply caused by the stretching of the skin. Schedule a visit with your obgyn for an exam to rule out any rash or other causes. Benadryl cream over the counter can help with itching. ...Read more

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Im 23 weeks pregnant and been having pain on both since of belly while having intercourse is this normal ?

Im 23 weeks pregnant and been having pain on both since of belly while having intercourse is this normal ?

What did yoru OB SAY: U need to ask yoru OB as your OB knows what is going on with you , the rule if you are preg is , if intercourse hurts you should not be having it, could be the round ligament spasms, or muscles or other ligamets but also need ot make surethe uterus is ok so i rec no more intercourse umtil u see your ob. ...Read more

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23 weeks pregnant , is it safe to surgically remove a kiloid scar on my belly ?

23 weeks pregnant , is it safe to surgically remove a kiloid scar on my belly ?

Yes, but…….: Surgeries, when they are indicated and need to be done can be performed while pregnant. The question would be though, why do you need to have the keloid removed right now, while you are pregnant? Is it bothering you or causing pain? Typically keloid scar revision or excision is considered a cosmetic procedure, so would not be recommended while pregnant. Talk to your obstetrician about it. ...Read more

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23 weeks pregnant why does it feel like the baby is in my pelvic area? Is this normal? No cramping or back pain a little pressure lower belly

23 weeks pregnant why does it feel like the baby is in my pelvic area? Is this normal?  No cramping or back pain a little pressure lower belly

Kind of is: The baby is kind of in your pubic area when you are 23 weeks pregnant. If you want to make sure all is normal schedule a follow up visit with your obgyn to make sure. ...Read more

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Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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