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Bump In Upper Tummy Pregnancy
I am seven months pregnant and have itchy red bumps on my abdomen. Is this related to my pregnancy or just a coincidence?
Maybe!: This could be a contact allergy, a folliculitis (infection around hair follicles), or puppp. Puppp is a pregnancy related condition where itchy red bumps start in the stretch marks. They can join to form larger itchy plaques. Puppp usually occurs around 35 weeks but can start earlier. Treatment is usually aimed at the symptoms. None of those conditions are dangerous. ...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
No: Too early to see anything more than some bloating due to hormonal changes. ...Read more
If you missed your: Period these sxs can occur with pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test to know. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas. ...Read more
Ultrasound: I am assuming you are actually pregnant and not just noticing a bump - ultrasound is the only accurate way to identify an ectopic, if you are at risk for ectopic you need to be evaluated soon. ...Read more
Could my baby be kicking already? I'm only in my second trimester of pregnancy. 20-25 weeks. I keep feeling these bumps coming from my stomach and the skin is bumping up too. I got told that the baby does not start moving till the third trimester. If that
Hello.: Hello. Congratulations on your pregnancy. You may be feeling your baby kicking. Quickening is when you first feel the baby kicking. It is not uncommon to feel your baby between 16 to 22 weeks. Sometimes it is hard to tell what is going on. Was that gas or was that the baby? You should be able to feel the baby's movements more vigorously as your pregnancy progresses. The baby is moving well before your third trimester. It can be moving around by the 7th to 8th week, but you would not be able to feel it that early. Take care. ...Read more
Pregnancy rash what is it? Started in belly button then random bumps not red unless scrached some small clusters very itchy. Now spotty hands
Breasts seem bigger, bumps on areolas, stomach getting bigger, vaginal discharge. Blood pregnancy test was <1? Haven't had sex in 4 months. Causes?
Get examined: You need to get examined by a GYN MD to assess your multiple symptoms. There are far too many causes to list in this forum for your issues. ...Read more
Can you tell a difference between a baby bump and belly fat? I'm worried I'm pregnant. Negative pregnancy tests. Lost 12 lbs but gaining belly fat
Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more
I have major pregnancy symptoms, have gained 3 pounds and a belly bump. I had a negative pregnancy test? Could I still be pregnant? I feel pregnant.
Is there any possible way to confuse chubby " out there " stomach with pregnancy bump? I'm 16 and I'm not really fat but I'm chubby around the adomin
Can do a preg. Test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more
Round, small hard belly bit like a bump and most of the early pregnancy symptoms came off period 3 days ago but felt like this before, am I pregnant?
Not Pregnant: Bleeding is never a sign of pregnancy. Having a period is physical proof of not being pregnant. Early pregnancy is truly symptom free. Remember in health class when you learned that after a fetus is conceived it is not in any way connected to the mother's body through sharing blood or any other chemicals for nearly 14 days after conception? That any symptoms before that are not pregnancy? ...Read more
Been having lower abdominal pains plus running to the toilet a lot in the last 2 days, is this a tummy bug or could it be a sign of pregnancy?
How big is the scar from a tummy tuck procedure, and where will the scar be? I have not been able to wear a bikini in ten years, because my belly is very unattractive due to three pregnancies in a row. My friend suggested that I get a tummy tuck, but I am
Around 4.2wks prego, having normal pregnancy symptoms but also having non-stop cramps/burning in my lower tummy, abdomen (4days). Normal or maybe uti?
Could be UTI: Could be a urinario tract infection go and get check. If it persist ...Read more
Will a mini tummy tuck get rid of stretch marks? I have bad stretch marks on my lower abdomen from my two pregnancies. Will a mini tummy tuck remove them? .
Sure: If something hurts then its best not to do it. Avoid pushing on your abdomen ifit hurts and tell your doctor at your prenatal appointment. ...Read more