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Doctor insights on: Feeling Movement In Stomach When Not Pregnant

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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Dr, where should i feel baby movement at week 22? Im still feeling lower down abdomen from week 18, my first pregnancy, is this normal?

Dr, where should i feel baby movement at week 22? Im still feeling lower down abdomen from week 18, my first pregnancy, is this normal?

Normal: Where you feel movement depends on the size of the baby and where its arms and legs are. At 22 weeks you should feel movement at the umbilicus or lower. Best wishes! www.healthtap.com/drcharleswhiting ...Read more

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I've been having pregnancy symptoms for a few months i've gained weight but my appetite had decreased i feel movement in my lower left abdomen neg p.T?

I've been having pregnancy symptoms for a few months i've gained weight but my appetite had decreased i feel movement in my lower left abdomen neg p.T?

Pregnancy sysmptoms: If negative preg. Test most likely you are not pregnant. Do a blood preg. Test if still have doubts. Check your thyroid or gastrointestinal tract to find causes of your symptoms. Define pregnancy symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Had appointment with obgyn no pregnancy but have all synthoms. Feel movement can you help me know what's going on?

Had appointment  with obgyn no pregnancy but have all synthoms. Feel movement can you help me know what's going on?

Bowel?: If i understand your question correctly: you had an appointment with an ob/gyn but they told you, you weren't pregnant, but you are having symptoms of pregnancy. If you aren't pregnant, your symptoms are most likely gastrointestinal, ovarian or uterine. Bloating and cramping from the bowel can feel like bloating of pregnancy. If you are unhappy, consider asking your doctor for an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I feel movement in my abdomen, had 3pregnancy tests done, they all came back negative, but my belly is growing, looks like i'm 6months pregnant.

I feel movement in my abdomen, had 3pregnancy tests done, they all came back negative, but my belly is growing, looks like i'm 6months pregnant.

Urgent Exam: If you have not yet, i would contact and see your doctor soon. You are describing changes which definitely requires a face to face history and examination. No time like the present. ...Read more

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I sometimes feel movement in my lower abdomen, could i be pregnant?

I sometimes feel movement in my lower abdomen, could i be pregnant?

easy to find out: Please do a urine pregnancy test, and if u are still worried let your doc do a blood one, your symptoms are more likely from possible bowel issues and a pelvic ultrasound can be done to r/o ovarian masses or fibroids. ...Read more

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Why do I feel movement around my lower right abdomen ?it's like fluttering or heartbeat. I'm 6 weeks and 4 days pregnant .

Why do I feel movement around my lower right abdomen ?it's like fluttering or heartbeat. I'm 6 weeks and 4 days pregnant .

Unclear: At 6 weeks the baby the very very small - only a few millimeters in size so it is too early to feel the baby move yet. You may be feeling gas in your intestines or stool moving through. ...Read more

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Could this be pregnancy? I have fluttering movement in my upper abdomen.

Could this be pregnancy? I have fluttering movement in my upper abdomen.

No: Fluttering is not typically a sign of pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant, take a home pregnancy test, they are safe and accurate. ...Read more

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I have this movement that occurs in my lower left abdomen, im not pregnant but i did have a left nephrectomy 2 yrs ago. What could be causing it?

Could be spasm: Some people have localized spasms of random muscles throughout the body. The other possibility would be gas moving through your intestines. These sensations can also be related to the menstrual cycle. If your kidney was removed for cancer, you should be re-examined by your doctor to better understand these sensations. ...Read more

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Im not pregnant, i feel a movement in my lower abdomen?

Im not pregnant, i feel a movement in my lower abdomen?

Likely intestines: A woman who is for sure not pregnant and feels movement in her lower abdomen is likely feeling her intestines move. Often gas moving through intestines can give an odd fluttering sensation. Another possibility is a muscle in spasm. That will cause a different kind of movement. ...Read more

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What causes movement in the lower abdomen? Am not pregnant.

What causes movement in the lower abdomen?  Am not pregnant.

Gas: Movement of gas in the intestine, especially colon can produce this symptoms and is harmless. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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On implanon,obese,7negative pregnancy tests,bottom and top of stomach is hard, movement in stomach..no pregnancy symptoms,bloated.what could be wrong?

On implanon,obese,7negative pregnancy tests,bottom and top of stomach is hard, movement in stomach..no pregnancy symptoms,bloated.what could be wrong?

Stomach hardness: Could be related to constipation, reflux, gallbladder, or ovarian pathology. A sonogram could check for pregnancy and ovarian/uterine pathology ,a plain abdominal film would assess constipation. Consider a trial of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) for 3 days and see if there is result and change.Follow up with a doctor/urgent care this week ...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