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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I feel a pulling on my belly button is it an early sign of pregnancy?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I feel a pulling on my belly button is it an early sign of pregnancy?

No: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be ^ white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


Dr. Mary Vanko
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Feels like a bruise under my belly right side of belly button, is this early pregnancy?

Dr. Mary Vanko
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Feels like a bruise under my belly right side of belly button, is this early pregnancy?

Pregnancy: You would have to be 20 weeks along for this size and it would be remarkable at age 48 to be pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Harold Fields
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What are early signs of pregnancy? How will your belly feel? When does your stomach usually get hard?? Can you have period spotting while pregnant?

Dr. Harold Fields
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What are early signs of pregnancy? How will your belly feel? When does your stomach usually get hard?? Can you have period spotting while pregnant?

Pregnancy: The most important issue is missing your period and all other symptoms can be associated with numerous conditions. If you feel unusual and you are worrying about being pregnant do a pregnancy test ...Read more

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Dr. James Marquardt
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Should I be concerned about right sided pain in my low abdomen during early pregnancy. It can make me feel sick but I can work through the discomfort ?

Dr. James Marquardt
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Should I be concerned about right sided pain in my low abdomen during early pregnancy. It can make me feel sick but I can work through the discomfort ?

Yes: Until it has been established that your pregnancy is located inside your uterus, you may need to worry about an ectopic, or tubal pregnancy. At 6 weeks after the first day of your last period, an ultrasound should be able to establish whether the pregnancy is in the correct place or not ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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If you feel quivering in your abdomen, could that be an early symptom of pregnancy?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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If you feel quivering in your abdomen, could that be an early symptom of pregnancy?

Quivering might be: Due to gas. ^'ed gas can occur but isn't diagnostic. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take hpt. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is it bad to rub on my belly when early in pregnancy ?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is it bad to rub on my belly when early in pregnancy ?

No, as long: As you are not rough.

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Is doing stretches, especialky in your belly area, ok in early pregnancy?

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Is doing stretches, especialky in your belly area, ok in early pregnancy?

Yes: During pregnancy, it is good to keep a healthy life style and that includes exercise. Crunches during the first trimester should be fine. Ask your provider if you have any restrictions. ...Read more

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Dr. Thalia Lopez
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Could right side belly button pain be an early symptom of pregnancy or could this be more serious?

Dr. Thalia Lopez
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Could right side belly button pain be an early symptom of pregnancy or could this be more serious?

Right sided pain. : In general, pregnancy itself should not cause pain. If you are concerned about being pregnant, you need to do a pregnancy test. Pregnancy and pain is a concerning combination and you need to be evaluated by your OB GYN right away. Most of the time, the source of pain associated with a pregnancy is benign but there are certain conditions that are very serious. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Is it possible for you to experience brief belly button pain in early pregnancy?

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Is it possible for you to experience brief belly button pain in early pregnancy?

Unrelated: Your belly button is not related to you being pregnant. Your belly button was connected when you were a fetus . It is not involved in your current pregnancy. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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