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Doctor insights on: Gas Pains 14 Weeks Pregnant With Twins

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Dr. Corey Clay
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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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How do I deal with gas pains? I'm 16 weeks pregnant.And how do I get rid of gas?

How do I deal with gas pains? I'm 16 weeks pregnant.And how do I get rid of gas?

Simethicone: Simethicone (gas x) is an effective over the counter gas medication. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) helps avoid constipation and push bowel contents through. Increasing water and fiber intake helps too. ...Read more

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3 days post open appendectomy, have fibroids, and pregnant. I feel very full, have some pain on the non surgical side, and gas pains today. Is it norm?

3 days post open appendectomy, have fibroids, and pregnant. I feel very full, have some pain on the non surgical side, and gas pains today. Is it norm?

Maybe: But don't guess. Call your doctor to get instructions and make an appointment to see your obstetrician ; your surgeon as soon as possible. Needs a full physical exam that cannot be done here. ...Read more

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Im 8 weeks pregnant and having very soft acidic bowel movements that mostly float painful gas pains why? Constipated before

Im 8 weeks pregnant and having very soft acidic bowel movements that mostly float painful gas pains why? Constipated before

Pregnancy and diet: Pregnancy is a high Progesterone condition. Progesterone affects the action of smooth muscle, including the smooth muscle of the bowel wall. This can result in changes in bowel characteristics during pregnancy. Additionally, it sounds like you need some serious attention to your diet. See your doctor or a nutritionalist. ...Read more

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I am 28 weeks pregnant an experiencing extreme gas pains. I've tried walking around and a couple yoga positions. Still didn't work. Can I take tums (calcium carbonate)?

I am 28 weeks pregnant an experiencing extreme gas pains. I've tried walking around and a couple yoga positions. Still didn't work. Can I take tums (calcium carbonate)?

I wouldn't: Pregnancy is delicate and adding medicines can sometimes interfere with this balance. Tums (calcium carbonate) is category C which means it may not be safe in pregnancy. I would see your doctor to check the baby inside and check your urine for infection. Good luck ...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