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8 Weeks Pregnant With Painful Gas
Im 8 weeks pregnant and having very soft acidic bowel movements that mostly float painful gas pains why? Constipated before
Pregnancy and diet: Pregnancy is a high Progesterone condition. Progesterone affects the action of smooth muscle, including the smooth muscle of the bowel wall. This can result in changes in bowel characteristics during pregnancy. Additionally, it sounds like you need some serious attention to your diet. See your doctor or a nutritionalist. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I have had a period but for two months they seemed to be a little off. I have painful gas and frequent urinantion. Could i be pregnant?
I just noticed that my gas grill that I had sitting in my living room was on and I was smelling the fumes for a couple of hours. I am 8 weeks pregnant?
OK: AS long as you remained fine, fetus was fine. ...Read more
Feeling gassy ; full: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, ; pelvic issues outside gut. See ur doc. ...Read more
Pass gas: Assuming the pains are truly gas pains: gas pains can be quite painful. Carminatives help to pass gas. These can include fennel, fenugreek, cinnamon. Hot beverages help stimulate bowel function (even hot water, with or without lemon juice). Chamomile and peppermint help relax gut muscle spasms and may help. Ginger tea can help too. Avoid gassy foods, sugarless candies, bubbly drinks. ...Read more
What in my diet could be causing my ebf 3 1/2 month old to have painful gas that seems to be trapped? And if i take a probiotic would it help him?
Probably nothing: Some people swear that their diet affects their breastfeeding newborn but studies have refuted that mother's diet does. So with good studies to back that up, your diet, nor a probiotic should matter. Some babies just have gas. You could try the gas drops in the pharmacy and see if it helps, or a peppermint drop under the tongue, but probably not much will help till he learns to work it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer