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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Belly Button Bruise Associated With Pregnancy Last

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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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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 long does back pain associated with pregnancy last?

How long does back pain associated with pregnancy last?

Depends: For some women it starts around 20 weeks and can last until the end. Most will discuss with the doctor and use maternity belts, or have physical therapy and prenatal massage to decrease the pain. ...Read more

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How long does sensitive gums associated with pregnancy last?

How long does sensitive gums associated with pregnancy last?

Variable: It should regress following delivery but optimal home care is critical. Brushing and more importantly flossing is key to maintaining plaque control. ...Read more

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How long does implantation bleeding last and symptoms associated with it?

How long does implantation bleeding last and symptoms associated with it?

Variable: Most women so not experience implantation bleeding. When it happens, it can be highly variable. ...Read more

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How long does back pain associated with HIV last?

How long does back pain associated with HIV last?

Etiology?: More info needed. Please contact your HIV doctor to discuss your symptoms. May need x-rays and some blood tests to see if related to HIV disease. Take care. ...Read more

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How long does back pain associated with fibroids last?

How long does back pain associated with fibroids last?

Varies.: Fibroids can cause pain with intercourse, period, or spontaneously at any time of the cycle or pregnancy. They typically regress in size and symptoms after menopause, or with hormonal treatment. ...Read more

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How long does abdominal pain associated with intussusception last?

How long does abdominal pain associated with intussusception last?

Varies: The abdominal pain with intussusception is intermittent. It comes and goes. Once the intussusception is resolved the pain will be gone instantly. Treatment may involve an air/contrast enema or surgery if reduction is unsuccessful. ...Read more

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How long does lump in groin associated with hydrocoele last?

How long does lump in groin associated with hydrocoele last?

Depends: If the hydrocele is in a newborn about 75-80 % will resolve by 12-18 months of life. If it fails to resolve then surgery can treat it. If the hydrocele arises later in life then it is unllikely to resolve spontaneously, hence surgery can correct it. ...Read more

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How far on in pregnancy does belly swell?

How far on in pregnancy does belly swell?

12-16 Weeks: Its highly variable but in general, first-time moms begin developing a baby bump between 12-16 weeks. Veteran moms start showing sooner, since the uterine and abdominal muscles have been stretched by prior pregnancies. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How long does abdominal pain associated with volvulus last?

How long does abdominal pain associated with volvulus last?

Until it Resolves: Volvulus describes 180 (+) degree twisting of the intestine, causing a bowel obstruction inevitably leading to necrosis or rupture unless it resolves, either spontaneously, by endoscopic or radiologic decompression, or surgical rx. The best method depends on the location & cause of the "twist" and the stability of the patient. ...Read more

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Does a sore and sensitive breast last throughout pregnancy or it subside after 2 trimester? Also how long is normal to have menstrual like cramps?

Does a sore and sensitive breast last throughout pregnancy or it subside after 2 trimester? Also how long is normal to have menstrual like cramps?

Not uncommon: Many women experience sore breasts throughout pregnancy as the breast volume and glandular changes occur. Some do not. Some cramping sensation is not unusual as your uterus responds to increasing size throughout pregnancy. However, if you are experiencing prolonged or painful cramping, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does abdominal pain last in hepatitis b?

How long does abdominal pain last in hepatitis b?

Depends: It depends if you are in initial, carrier or chronic stage. Also on how large, inflamed or damage your liver is? If you are having the symtoms of abdominal pain after 3 months of incubation, it is for short duration. ...Read more

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How long does pain associated with placental abruption last?

Call your doctor: .If you have an abruption and are in pain and are pregnant you need to be seen in the emergency department. That is a pregnancy emergency. ...Read more

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How long does chills associated with breast abscess last?

How long does chills associated with breast abscess last?

If treated....: If your abscess is treated appropriately with drainage and antibiotics, the fever and chills should resolve within 48-72 hours. If the fever/chills persists, then contact your surgeon, the abscess may not have been completely drained (can happen with a complex abscess) or you may need a different antibiotic. This may mean the infection has spread beyond the breast. ...Read more

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How long does the chest tenderness last with pneumonia? I have 5 pills left. The tenderness is mainly when I walk around a lot.

How long does the chest tenderness last with pneumonia? I have 5 pills left. The tenderness is mainly when I walk around a lot.

It depends: Everyone patient tolerates pneumonia a bit different - the discomfort you are referring to could be caused by an inflammation of the lining around your lungs termed "pleuritis". Finish your antibiotic course and follow with your doctor for continued symptoms. ...Read more

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How long after a csection does the uterus shrink down? My tummy is hard and high up. I am concerned it hasn't gone down.

How long after a csection does the uterus shrink down? My tummy is hard and high up. I am concerned it hasn't gone down.

Fundal height.: For the first couple days post partum it should be just below your umbilicus (belly button) and then it progressively shrinks back to normal over the next 4-5 weeks. Poor uterine tone will usually cause hemorrhaging and should be addressed by your ob. If however you have fibroid tumors your uterus may be felt above the belly button. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more