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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Abdominal Pain Associated With False Pregnancy Last

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How long does delayed menses associated with false pregnancy last?

How long does delayed menses associated with false pregnancy last?

Anovualtion: 'false pregnancy' has no exact or specific definition, so i can't give an exact answer. Simply being late on a period (if not pregnant) is nearly always because of not ovulating. If your periods are mostly regular you could wait for the next one, or can be evaluated by a gynecologist anytime. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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What disease or medicines can give you appearance of a false pregnancy?

Probably none: Pseudocyesis (false preg) is not understood. It is obvious that the body is imitating the presence of a non existent fetus, so it illustrates how much thebrain plays in the symptoms associated with pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a false pregnancy possible in a woman who has had a hysterectomy?

Is a false pregnancy possible in a woman who has had a hysterectomy?

I don't understand: What a false pregnancy in a woman after hysterectomy would be since she won't have periods? Do you mean a swelling belly? Yes, she can have a pelvic or abdominal mass. ...Read more

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Can abnormal ovaries cause a false pregnancy test?

Can abnormal ovaries cause a false pregnancy test?

Usually not: By abnormal ovaries, i'm guessing you mean enlarged or cystic ovaries. In general, cystic ovaries don't cause false positive pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with false pregnancy?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with false pregnancy?

Fortunately No: This condition is almost always psychiatric in nature. So called pseudocyesis, occurs when a patient presents with the signs of pregnancy by history. These signs however are generally not real and represent some inner need for the patient to be pregnant. This is either conscious for secondary gain or unconscious in some psychological or psychiatric way. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the symptoms of a false pregnancy like bloated bleey?

How to get rid of the symptoms of a false pregnancy like bloated bleey?

Depends: Bloated belly may be caused by many different conditions. Need to see physician. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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False Pregnancy (Definition)

If "false pregnancy" is the layman's term for pseudo pregnancy, than it means that a woman develops symptoms of pregnancy, while the pregnancy test is negative. These symptom can include morning sickness, nausea and vomiting, food intolerance, no menstrual period, weight gain, ...Read more