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A Bruised Belly Button While Pregnant
Pregnancy: You would have to be 20 weeks along for this size and it would be remarkable at age 48 to be pregnant. ...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
What to do if I have this burning bruising pain above my belly button and I'm 8 months pregnant what could it be?
Benign: Usually results from the stretch or tearing of the ligaments inside the wall of the abdomen (remnants of old blood vessels) ...Read more
No: Unexplained bruising is not normal. You need check with your OB doctor. ...Read more
I had surgery for an ectopic pregnancy and now I'm bruising under my belly button should I go back to the hospital?
That depends.: If you are having a lot of bruising -- like deep, dark, extensive, purple bruising that is extending -- then there is cause for concern. There is a certain amount of bruising that is expected with any surgery -- that's just blood that has escaped the vessels and is visible in the skin for a while until it is reabsorbed. If you are feeling faint or have other trouble, then you might get it checked. ...Read more
I'm 5 weeks pregnant & since yesterday, above my belly button & to the right is tender. Only when I sit up and press on it. What could this be?
I'm 37 weeks pregnant and my belly button has become very sore what's causing it my stomach is tender too?
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Is sticking my finger in my belly button while pregnant ok? I don't do it hard i just do it to feel it.
Funny is: That is where your mom use to feed you through the umbilical cord. Make sure there is no injury, you should be fine! ...Read more
Get it examined: It is very difficult to comment without having a look at the rash. Can you please upload a pic. A bruise on your abdomen could be due to a clotting disorder, infection, an insect bite or something more significant such as a pancreatitis or other causes. Very difficult to comment without a proper examination. If it persists you need to get it examined. ...Read more
Not at all : That is not a symptom of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
Yes: Many women never have an outie.Get a more detailed answer ›
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No: For the sake of your and your baby's health, you should be under the care of an obstetrician. If you do not have a doctor, contact the local chapter of Planned Parenthood for assistance. ...Read more
Probably not: Your baby is well protected by your skin layer, uterine layer, and amniotic fluid. A bump from a door jamb is unlikely to generate enough force to cause damage. However, go to l&d if you have decreased fetal movements, cramping, pain that is increasing, or any vaginal bleeding. Even though unlikely, an abruption (placental separation)is what we worry about from any trauma. Check with your OB too. ...Read more
A couple things: It could be contractions, it could be gallbladder pain, it could just be gas pain. The Best course of action is call your OB and describe it and any other symptoms you have. ...Read more
I'm 19 weeks & 3 days pregnant. I'm having a burning sensation near my belly button. Is this normal?
Belly button: It is important to remember that your belly button is not related to your current pregnancy. When you were a baby your umbilical cord was attached to your placenta. Your babies umbilical cord is attached to its belly button. Your belly button is not involved. Umbilical hernias can occur during pregnancy. If you see or feel a bulge around your belly button have your obgyn check it out. ...Read more
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