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Bloated Belly Vs Pregnant Belly
Take a test: I suppose someone could but it would be easy to figure out the truth. That person could take a pregnancy test at home and in minutes she would have her answer
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'm currently 115 pds and just found out I'm pregnant. I look bloated but wondering what week will my abdomen start feeling hard? I'm showing already
Thin preggos!: JeanineH-first, Congratulations! Generally the uterus is at the belly button at 20 weeks, so this is when your belly will start "feeling harder". Your having bloating right now from all of the hormones you are secreting. When you are ready to have your baby, your uterus sits right under your breastbone. That's when your belly feels really hard! Good luck!
Bloating common: Bloating in pregnancy is common, and as early as the second month, "bloating" isn't due to a large uterus. The uterus is only slightly enlarged. Bloating in pregnancy is caused by the hormone progesterone, produced in high amounts in pregnancy. Progesterone slows down bowel function, often producing constipation and bloating.
Why do I feel a hard knot under my belly button? Don't think I'm pregnant, but I feel full and feel bloated.
Hernia?: You need to be examined. This could be an umbilical hernia (belly button hernia).
Intestinal problem: This sounds like a digestive problem. See a gastroenterologist if it continues.
Not necessarily: It's probably just as likely that you have a gastrointestinal tract issue. Probably a good idea to check a pregnancy test right away and if negaive and really having severe pain, you should be evaluated.
Is it normal for your belly to become bloated, then go down a bit during very very early stages of pregnancy?
One cause might: Be gas. Pregnant women can have an increase in passing gas ; burping.
If I were one or two months pregnant would my lower abdomen feel hard? I feel pregnant, bloated, hurts 2 push it to
No: You would not have a tense abdomen from a healthy pregnancy at one to two months. Please take a pregnancy test if you have missed a period.
My stomach has been very bloated for about two/three weeks. The whole abdomen protrudes and I look pregnant but had a neg. Test. Not sure why?
27 y old female. I'm constantly bloated and my tummy looks so big people think im pregnant, feeling full/heavy, I'm slim with a huge belly help! ?
See MD: You may have small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (sibo). See a gastroenterologist for further evaluation and treatment.
On pill, norm take within 12 hours due time, belly unormal bloated look had light bleeding week ago but common during pregnancy apparently, what I do?
I've took a home pregnancy test and it came back negitive. My belly goes brick hard then go soft the goes like its bloated and hard. Help?
Gastroenterologist: You may want to see a gastroenterologist to evaluate your intestines and digestive system since pregnancy has been excluded.
I ovulated about a week ago and I have had sex during that time I noticed I have been tired and my abdomen feels bloated. Could I be pregnant?
I'm 40 going through early stages of meno. I have 4 kids already and have pains like labor in my lower belly and really bloated almost pregnant looki?
I have a pressure like feeling in my lower abdomen. I'm 100% sure it's not pregnancy but it hurts to put pressure on, and the spot is bloated.
Pelvic pain: You need to see your gyn for testing. A pelvic ultrasound would be reasonable to rule out any ovarian cysts.
7 weeks pregnant, feel bloated and stretched out why? Is it normal to feel some pressure on lower abdomen once in a while?
I have the Iud could I be pregnant im getting brown discharge and I feel so bloated and my belly looks big and im cramping a lot?
I'm on my monthly cycle. My stomach is so bloated I look like I'm 5 months pregnant. The pain in lower back, abdomen is severe no Dr here what to do?
Find a MD somewhere: You need to find a GYN MD somewhere if there are none where you are in North Caroline. It may require a "road" trip, but will be worth it to solve this issue.
Bloating Or Abdominal Fullness (Definition)
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