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3 wks. Ive been exhausted. My stomach/lower abdomen is harder than normal. Get sick from certain foods. Gas bubbles. Frequent urination. Pregnancy?

3 wks. Ive been exhausted. My stomach/lower abdomen is harder than normal. Get sick from certain foods. Gas bubbles. Frequent urination. Pregnancy?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. Can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If not pregnant, a doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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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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Why is the top of my abdomen hard? Could it be a possibility of pregnancy

Why is the top of my abdomen hard? Could it be a possibility of pregnancy

You would not: Experience a hard upper abdomen in really early pregnancy. If you have missed your period - then take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can i get a pregnancy in the abdomen if my tubes are removed?

Can i get a pregnancy in the abdomen if my tubes are removed?

Possible but rare: Tubes are usually necessary but sperm can rarely get to the egg without the tubes abdominal pregnancy is dangerous. ...Read more

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How to get rrid of 6 year old pregnancy stretch marks.On abdomen?

How to get rrid of 6 year old pregnancy stretch marks.On abdomen?

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

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Why is it that the pregnancy women get the stretch marks over their abdominal ?

Stretch marks: Stretch marks (striae) are caused by tearing of the dermis which leads to scarring. In pregnancy, development of striae may be due to hormonal changes as well as rapid weight increase and stretching of skin. ...Read more

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My medical report showed a lipoma on left side of my abdominal wall since 13 months, size is 5*4*1.3cm. Shud I get it removed. wil it effect pregnancy?

My medical report showed a lipoma on left side of my abdominal wall since 13 months, size is 5*4*1.3cm. Shud I get it removed. wil it effect pregnancy?

If your doctor is: sure that this is nothing more than a lipoma, you should wait until you deliver to have it removed. You should show it to a surgeon too, because it could be an abdominal wall hernia. ...Read more

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Since 3rd trimester of my pregnancy i get these sharp pain in the middle of my upper abdomen which travels to the back. I had baby but stillget pain.

See below...: The most likely explanation for pain that you describe is related to reflux disease or problems relate to your gallbladder. Both of these are extremely common during pregnancy and easy to evaluate - call your doctor ! ...Read more