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Is bloating or having gas mid cycle a sign of pregnancy?

Is bloating or having gas mid cycle a sign of pregnancy?

No: Mid cycle is when ovulation occurs. That would be the time conception could happen and would likely be too early for pregnancy related symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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Pregnancy 12 years after tubal? 5 days late, bloating & gas, mood swings, aversion to food.

Pregnancy 12 years after tubal?  5 days late, bloating & gas, mood swings, aversion to food.

Possible : It is definetly possible based on symptoms. The incidence of tubal failure can vary depending on type of tubal. For your tubal procedure we usually state 5 % failure rate. ...Read more

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bloating &gases without causes for >week ,pelvic cramping, mood swing &no changes in breast ,we had sex on 10th,11day Are these signs of pregnancy?

 bloating &gases without causes for >week ,pelvic cramping, mood swing &no changes in breast ,we had sex on 10th,11day Are these signs of pregnancy?

If you had have had: sex and there is no barrier to stop pregnancy- like birth control pills/condoms, then yes you might be. Get a pregnancy test to be sure then see a doctor asap to verify everything is in order with you and your body to prepare for a health pregnancy. ...Read more

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bloating &gases without causes for >week ,pelvic cramping, mood swing &no changes in breast ,we had sex on 10th,11day Are these signs of pregnancy?

 bloating &gases without causes for >week ,pelvic cramping, mood swing &no changes in breast ,we had sex on 10th,11day 
Are these signs of pregnancy?

Not likely: If you had your last period, then these are not likely symptoms due to pregnancy. Pregnancy symptoms don't usually begin until after you miss your first period. But, do take a HPT if you miss your period. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bloating discomfort during pregnancy?

How do you get rid of bloating discomfort during pregnancy?

Bloating, pregnancy : Eat non spicy foods in small portions. Do not eat late into the night. Maalox or Pepcid (famotidine) can be helpful. Please see your doctor as well. It is not good to self treat while pregnant. It can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Excessive bloating (5 CM) in 5th week of pregnancy. 2 doctors said no meds allowed. I gain/lose 3 kilos during day. 1st pregnancy was the same! ?

Actually: I allow my patients to use simethicone (gas x) for bloating. If this is from constipation, you can also use metamucil, colace, dulcolax and milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). If your IBD causes diarrhea you can safely use immodium (generic fine), pepto bismol, kaopectate. I usually hand a list of safe meds for common problems at the first visit. Ask your OB if he/she has one. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more