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Epigastric hernia with pregnancy?

Epigastric hernia with pregnancy?

Hernia: Not sure what the question is, but the only way to fix a hernia is with an operation. You would like to avoid this if possible, but may need to operate for unrelenting, severe pain or problems with the intestines related to the hernia. See a gernal surgeon, your ob, and sages.Org guidelines for laparoscopic surgery during pregnancy for more info. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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3 weeks after safe intercourse. Symptoms are: tender breasts, Stomach aches, cravings, cramps. Chance of pregnancy?

3 weeks after safe intercourse. Symptoms are: tender breasts, Stomach aches, cravings, cramps. Chance of pregnancy?

Unlikely, but...: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), 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, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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Pregnant with belly button pain during urination..

Pregnant with belly button pain during urination..

Call your OB MD: Call your OB MD and get checked for a urinary tract infection and be certain that the baby is O.K. ...Read more

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Can an abdominal incisional hernia cause nausea, bloating at times & constipation?

Can an abdominal incisional hernia cause nausea, bloating at times & constipation?

Incisional Hernia: If a portion of your intestine gets stuck in the incisional hernia, then it can cause symptoms of nausea, bloating and constipation. If you are having these symptoms then you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Can an incisional hernia occur above belly button after one week of gallbladder surgery?

Can an incisional hernia occur above belly button after one week of gallbladder surgery?

Possible: It may be just a collection of blood and fluid , wait couple of wks to till the wound heals and go for post OP visit to your doctor . ...Read more

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Sudden onset pelvic pain 7 days aft conception.3 weeks on pregnancy is healthy but pelvic, abdo, lower back, belly button pain continue. Gynae unsure?

Sudden onset pelvic pain 7 days aft conception.3 weeks on pregnancy is healthy but pelvic, abdo, lower back, belly button pain continue. Gynae unsure?

Pregnancy related?: It sounds like your doctor is monitoring your pregnancy, probably with ultrasound, & has reassured you that nothing catastrophic-such as rupture of an ectopic pregnancy-happened Also, apparently the cause is not a threatened miscarriage. So cause of discomfort may not be pregnancy related. Review function/symptoms related to urinary or GI tracts; report any changes/new symptoms promptly to your OB ...Read more

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Can this be an ectopic pregnancy: missed period (8 days in), dull pain in left lower abdomino, negative pregnancy test, history of ectopic pregnancy?

Can this be an ectopic pregnancy: missed period (8 days in), dull pain in left lower abdomino, negative pregnancy test, history of ectopic pregnancy?

Unlikely: It is unlikely an ectopic pregnancy, but there are other things that can give you this type of pain, including acure appendicitis (although that is usually right and center). You need to be checked, though, sooner than later. ...Read more

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Can lower abdominal ultrasound detect pregnancy after 14 days of missed periods?

Can lower abdominal ultrasound detect pregnancy after 14 days of missed periods?

Transvaginal US ...: Is better. 14 days after a missed period would be approximately 4 weeks from fertilization. Transvaginal us should show early signs of pregnancy now, and could confirm pregnancy at between 5-6 weeks (showing a fetal pole and maybe heart motion). ...Read more

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Breast sore lower abdominal pain negative pregnancy test?

Breast sore lower abdominal pain negative pregnancy test?

Maybe unrelated: I would repeat the pregnancy test. The 2 symptoms may not be related. The possible problems increase if they are not. Usually straight forward sorts of infections or bowel problems will account for the lower abd pain. The breast soreness if it persists needs to be checked no matter what. ...Read more

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Could cancer be missed in abdomen during laparoscopy?

Could cancer be missed in abdomen during laparoscopy?

Depends: It depends where the cancer is located. If the cancer small and is within an organ in the abdomen, it could be missed. Laparoscopy visualizes the external surfaces of the abdomen. ...Read more

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I'm bloated, left side of tummy cramps, frequent farting, breast tenderness, always sleepy; is pregnancy likely?

I'm bloated, left side of tummy cramps, frequent farting, breast tenderness, always sleepy; is pregnancy likely?

Possible: Do a blood preg test and see your obgyn for a workup, if test is neg then u need other blood work, an exam and an ultrasound either way. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain during 16 week pregnancy?

Anything: Lots of things could cause it. I assume you have had an ultrasound to confirm that it is an intra-uterine pregnancy and not ectopic. It could be stretching of the uterus, or the ligaments. Lots of aches and pains that will be new. Good luck, and congratulations- my son is the joy of my life! ...Read more

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Belly is always rumbling, pregnancy related?

Belly is always rumbling, pregnancy related?

If you are pregnant: It may be. There can be an increase in gas, passing gas ; burping when pregnant. It is not diagnostic for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Frequent urination and abdominal pain in women pregnant?

Frequent urination and abdominal pain in women pregnant?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain and increased frequency of urination can be due to a number of factors. It could be due to a pregnancy with an ovarian cyst, threatened miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, urinary tract infection, and others. You should see your physician for evaluation to determine if you are pregnant and the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Frequent urination,back ache,cramps in uterus after ovulation,having PCOS.Wants conception!

Frequent urination,back ache,cramps in uterus after ovulation,having PCOS.Wants conception!

Possible infection: Frequent urination, backache, and "cramps" may signal a urinary tract infection (UTI). Please see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Tubes are tied, birth control, abdominal pain,2 weeks Late period, negative at home pregnancy test, ovarian cyst . what can be the Cause?

Tubes are tied, birth control, abdominal pain,2 weeks Late period, negative at home pregnancy test, ovarian cyst . what can be the Cause?

The cyst: See your gynecologist to determine if the cyst is estrogen producing and therefore causing the menstrual issue. If not, menstrual irregularity is extremely common and easily rectified, especially in someone who does not desire fertility. ...Read more

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Can lower abdominal scan detect pregnancy after 14 days of missed periods?

Can lower abdominal scan detect pregnancy after 14 days of missed periods?

A bit confused: Are you sure you are pregnant? If not, a pregnancy test is the recommended way to find out. I don't know what is meant by a scan. Ct scan? Ultrasound? Mri? Please clarify. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more