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Abdominal heaviness a sign of early pregnancy?

Abdominal heaviness a sign of early pregnancy?

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. ...Read more

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Having pain on right side of abdominal &heaviness, during intercourse also having pain. I have vaginal discharge and lower back pain. Why this pain?

Various problems : 20's female with one-sided abdominal pain, low back pain, dysparunia, and vaginal discharge must consider pelvic infection, ectopic pregnancy, sacroiliac joint ligament disorder, endometriosis, and so on. This is a nebulous symptom constellation that needs a physician to properly diagnose. ...Read more

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I have PCOS. The past couple days my breasts are tender, abdominal heaviness & cervix feels bruised even when not having intercourse. Any ideas?

I have PCOS. The past couple days my breasts are tender, abdominal heaviness  & cervix feels bruised even when not having intercourse. Any ideas?

Hard to answer: even people with pcos can occasionally ovulate and even conceive they can get ovarian cysts they can get STDs if persists, do a home preg test if positive, see your doctor ...Read more

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Woke up today w/ lower abdominal & pelvic heaviness & the pain has become intense in the lower left side, not on my period & I'm a virgin. p. causes?

Woke up today w/ lower abdominal & pelvic heaviness & the pain has become intense in the lower left side, not on my period & I'm a virgin. p. causes?

Ovarian issues or co: Pain in the left lower quadrant is likely secondary to problems with your intestine (constipation, diverticulitis) or problems with your left ovary (torsion, cyst, etc.). See your doc as soon as you can to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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Woke up with chills and moderate fatigue. Lower abdominal feels heavy. Had a BM when I wiped had not dark nor bright red but blood on tissue. No fever?

Woke up with chills and moderate fatigue. Lower abdominal feels heavy. Had a BM when I wiped had not dark nor bright red but blood on tissue. No fever?

Flue like: you are experiencing a flue like symptoms treat your symptoms with OTC medication tylenol for the chills and fever alternating with ibuprofen for the body aches heat pad for the abdomen stay on liquid diet eat soup,crackers,and juices hydrate well if bleeding persisted see your doctor ...Read more

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I have the mirana iud. Had a lot of contractions and abdominal pain.Heavy period and my string feels very short suddenly. Is this preforation?

I have the mirana iud. Had a lot of contractions and abdominal pain.Heavy period and my string feels very short suddenly. Is this preforation?

See your doctor: Mirena (levonorgestrel) hormone coated iud safe most of the time occasionally may perforate, case infection, or dislodge , please see your doctor it may be the cause for your abdominal pains. ...Read more

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For a little while now I have been having constant lower abdominal cramps, heaviness in lower abdomen, tiredeness and nausea what could this mean?

For a little while now I have been having constant lower abdominal  cramps, heaviness in lower abdomen, tiredeness and nausea what could this mean?

Re-evaluate: These are common premenstrual feelings and also can occur in early pregnancy. Chronic constipation can be a factor or low blood pressure. Look at your life style. Get 8 hours of sleep, eat 6 fresh vegetables, 1 fruit, exercise through the day, even 5 minutes of pretend jump roping every few hours, make sure you are not deficient in iron, magnesium, zinc and vit d3. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain, heavy period, fatigue, headache, hot sweats, chills, lower back pain

Abdominal pain, heavy period, fatigue, headache, hot sweats, chills, lower back pain

Excessive bleeding: Your heavy periods and pain could be caused by fibroids or adenomyosis or could be hormonal. The fatigue is likely caused by the blood loss. Should see a gyn to rule out anemia, fibroids, thyroid prob. Until then, start iron. ...Read more

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After abortion when can I start doing abdominal workouts and heavy weights ?

After abortion when can I start doing abdominal workouts and heavy weights ?

Work out: Wait 10 days to heal, then start light and progress slowly - take 4 weeks to really exert yourself. ...Read more

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When i wake up in the morning my stomach/abdominal area feels heavy and i get a uncomfortable stomach most of the day what could this be?

When i wake up in the morning my stomach/abdominal area feels heavy and i get a uncomfortable stomach most of the day what could this be?

Elimination Diet: Probably food allergy! The answer is eliminating one group at a time.Start eliminating dairy products,except yogurt for 3-4 weeks.Maintain a diary. If no relief,avoid wheat & see. Log on to drhoffman.com for good tips & is free. ...Read more

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Painful abdominal pain after heavy period a day early is this normal it s my first time like this!?

Sometimes: Occasionally it is quite painful but would recommend you see your OB doctor to make certain it isn't an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am 52 have not had a period in about 2 1/2 years. I have resently started to working out and after i do heavy abdominal exercise i spot lightly?

I am 52 have not had a period in about 2 1/2 years. I have resently started to working out and after i do heavy abdominal exercise i spot lightly?

Postmenpausal bleedi: Menopause is diagnosed in a female who has no cycles for at least one year. Once you stop cycles you should not start at all. The spotting is concerning and please do not delay an office visit. You need evaluation to rule out cervical and ENDOMETRIAL CANCER, ENDOMETRIAL HYPERPLASIA. However, the most common cause of POSTMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING is vaginal atrophy: dry chapped vagina. ...Read more

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I've been having abdominal pain and heavy discharge for about two months. Now my discharge is an orange sherbet color. I'm not itching or burning. ?

I've been having abdominal pain and heavy discharge for about two months.  Now my discharge is an orange sherbet color.  I'm not itching or burning.  ?

See a doctor: Pain and a discharge are signs of infection or inflammation. You need to see a doctor and have an abdominal and pelvic exam and have some testing done. Don't delay because this could get worse. ...Read more

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Mirana IUD strings suddenly very short, severe abdominal contractions, and heavy period. Could it be perforation?

Mirana IUD strings suddenly very short, severe abdominal contractions, and heavy period. Could it be perforation?

Get checked ASAP!: If your Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud strings are suddenly much shorter, they could have simply moved up into the cervix or uterus. But, pregnancy (while not likely) enlarges the uterus and can make the iud migrate upward. Perforation - the iud moving through the uterine wall - could do this also. Any unusual pain, abnormal bleeding, or change in the way your iud "seems" is reason to be checked. Do this asap. ...Read more