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How Does Your Stomach Feel In 3 Weeks Of Pregnancy
My lower abdomen is growing at an alarming rate & has been bloating for about three weeks. Four pregnancy tests, all have been negative. What's wrong?
Difficult to say: Without being able to properly examine you. A sensation of bloating or crampiness is commonly associated with constipation or excess gas production in your gut. Increasing the amount of fiber and water in your diet is a good way to combat constipation. Medicines such as docusate, simethicone and senna sometimes help with constipation. ...Read more
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
I've had three abdominal surgeries & no large bowel. I have alot of scar tissue on GI track, is pregnancy possible for streching without blocking?
What kind of anesthesia is used during body jet liposuction? What kind of anesthesia is used during body jet liposuction? After three pregnancies, I have some fat in my stomach that I have not been able to get rid of through diet and exercise. I want to g
General: The procedure is usually done with general anesthesia, or a deep IV sedation. ...Read more
I have sharp cramps in my lower abdomen, never had regular periods, I'm diabetic 1, I've have three pregnancies with three live births. My cycle use t?
Question cut off: Please resubmit with a clear & specific question. ...Read more
2months late. 1$pregnacy test n negative on all three but took two b4 period n one after. Stomach getting big, eatn n peein a lot, feeling wired.
Not necessarily.: 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 pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
Rare: Yes, but it is quite rare.Get a more detailed answer ›
Surgery: Unfortunately, for most part, pregnancy related stretch marks can only be permanently removed via an excision, in the likes of a tummy tuck surgery. There are various non-surgical options available as well, but please do your research, as many tend to overpromise and underdeliver. Consult your local healthcare expert for a detailed evaluation and consultation. ...Read more
Pain is not normal: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
I felt a vibrating sensation near lower right side of my abdomen 5 negative pregnancy tests could I be pregnant i'd be 22 weeks?
Please see a gyn!!!: That sensation could be anything an ovarian cyst, bowels, a hernia, etc, if you were 22 weeks u would see your uterus above your belly button and feel the baby moving around and your preg test would be +! and if u were 22 weeks u shoul d have gone for prenatal care a long time ago so please see a gyn on monday for exam, blood work and an ultrasound. ...Read more
Is pulling/stretching feeling in lower right abdomen/overy a sign or early pregnancy symptoms? And sometimes occassionally on the left side?
I have little pain in my low abdomen during pregnancy. It can make me feel uncomfortable but I can work through the discomfort, is that normal?
Hi I was wondering if feeling fluttering in the upper part of my abdomen and sides of my abdomen is normal during pregnancy is normal. I'm 27 weeks.
Yes: Most likely you are feeling the baby move (or it could be gas) ...Read more
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
Exam & urinalysis: Anytime in pregnancy that you have abdominal pain, you want to see your OB to determine if a miscarriage is occurring, infection, or preterm contractions after 2nd trimester. A urine test is needed if indeed you have burning & a careful exam to check for other causes of abdominal pain. Take care. ...Read more
Depends: It all depends on the type of scan and the gestational age of the embryo or fetus...But remember... "scans" that use radiation such as a ct should not be used if possible while pregnant due to potentially harmful effects of radiation on the developing embryo or fetus. For this reason, essentially all centers will first screen a woman of child bearing age with a pregnancy test before ordering a ct. ...Read more
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
Not reliable: Abdominal heaviness is not a reliable sign of early pregnancy. More reliable is a missed period, nausea, breast tenderness. Check a pregnancy test starting 2-5 days after the first day of the missed period. Abdominal heaviness more likely to be intestinal, possibly related to food impacting intestines. ...Read more
Stretching: Sometimes, the skin can stretch and cause an enlarged stomach area after pregnancy, especially two. Exercises that concentrate on your "core" can help to tone up the area and often need to be done, as time does not always bring it back into its pre-pregnancy state. Best wishes. ...Read more
Don't think so...: Abdominal discomfort during pregnancy is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Give your gynecologist a call please ; get checked. ...Read more
Pain: If you are having very severe pain, please see your doctor as soon as possible, or at least call into your ob/gyn clinic to let your doctor know what is happening. ...Read more
Maybe: Because of the rotation of the uterus to the right, you might perceive an assymetry or 'swelling' on one side or the other. Run this by your OB and make sure that they do not need to do an ultrasound of the uterus. ...Read more
Probably not: Only a pregnancy test will reliably tell, if a woman is pregnant. While there can be changes in a woman's body's physique in pregnancy, these signs can be misleading. ...Read more
Wait and see: Pain is not predictive of successful fertility treatment. If the pain is severe see your obgyn to rule out ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome. ...Read more