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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

Depends: Some patient will have edema through delivery and for a few weeks after birth. Others who have mild edema will find that in the evening with elevation of feet the swelling goes down. If you are pregnant and have swelling inform your md as it may also be seen with high blood pressure. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Use condoms & and he stayed inside me too long and when he pulled out the condom was sticking out of me. Worried about pregnancy; Im 44. Odds?

Use condoms & and he stayed inside me too long and when he pulled out the condom was sticking out of me.  Worried about pregnancy; Im 44.  Odds?

Low: Were you midcycle/ovulating during the event? If so, some increased risk, but even so, the majority of the semen would have stayed in the condom and been removed. If worried, can check home pregnancy test if period late or lighter than usual. ...Read more

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After having sex last week and week before i have stomach pains on both sides of my stomach and below my breast ares on my abdomen.chance of pregnancy?

After having sex last week and week before i have stomach pains on both sides of my stomach and below my breast ares on my abdomen.chance of 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. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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Is a protruding belly button during pregnancy a sign of hernia?

Is a protruding belly button during pregnancy a sign of hernia?

Yes: Yes it is. It may improve after delivery. See a surgeon after delivery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Protruding belly button?

What is the definition or description of: Protruding belly button?

Umbilical hernia: enlarged umbilical opening, usaually due to obesity or increased intra abdominal pressure,or volume. ...Read more

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Please explain what it means if you have a protruding belly button?

Please explain what it means if you have a protruding belly button?

Hernia: This is an umbilical hernia, or a weakness in the abdominal wall that allows things on the inside to protrude to the outside such as fat and intestine. If you are having trouble with it, it should be surgically repaired. This can be done under local anesthesia on an outpatient basis with minimal risk of complications. ...Read more

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Could pains around the navel during an intercourse be a symptoms of early pregnancy?

This symptom is not: An indicator for pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Possible sx’s : 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. ...Read more

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My five month baby has an inch of protruding belly button. Will that cause him any harm?

My five month baby has an inch of protruding belly button. Will that cause him any harm?

Umbilical hernia: Not a problem provided the protruding belly button can easily be pushed in when he is lying down. You can feel an "gap", with your finger, in the abdominal wall fascia deep to belly button. This should close in time, by age 2 - 3-years in caucasian children and up to 5-years in african or aa children. You can also tell if the gap is getting smaller with time. Need 2b reparired if it enlarges. ...Read more

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Is there special; way to push a hard protruding belly button harnia back in. Iits been 3 days now no luck?

Is there special; way to push a hard protruding belly button  harnia back in.  Iits been 3 days now  no luck?

General Anesthesia: Whatever is "incarcerated" within the hernia, it is unlikely to find its way back in without surgery since the "captured" tissue gets swollen. If you are having significant pain and/or vomiting+/- bloating, you should seek out emergent attention. ...Read more

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Is slight pain/ discomfort at the navel a pregnancy symptom?

Is slight pain/ discomfort at the navel a pregnancy symptom?

Discomfort that is: Specific to the naval is not a pregnancy symptom. However, cramps can occur with early pregnancy. If you have missed your period - please take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How can my navel get normal after pregnancy without surgery?

Varies.: The appearance of the navel after pregnancy will vary from one woman to another. Sometimes, the appearance of the navel is quite “normal” or unchanged after pregnancy; sometimes the navel has stretched out quite a bit; sometimes there is quite a bit of loose skin around the navel; sometimes umbilical hernias may arise around the time of pregnancy. Will need in person consultation if concerns. ...Read more

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Navel poped out during pregnancy tells about gender boy or girl?

Navel poped out during pregnancy tells about gender boy or girl?

Normal at some stage: Not all women pop but most do - and no - it does not reveal the gender of the baby. Now, it is easy to determine that for most OBGYN doctors - ultrasound may show the genitals too. But this was just an idea people had. No more. Best wishes for your birth. ...Read more

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What causes a protruding belly button?

What causes a protruding belly button?

Usually hernia : This is usually sign of a hernia. Other cause may be liver disease. U will have to c ur doctor to be examined and then referred to a surgeon for a consultation, if its a hernia. ...Read more

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Health - what causes protruding belly button?

Health - what causes protruding belly button?

Probably: An umbilical hernia. If you have symptoms, you should have surgical repair. Show it to a surgeon. He should be able to tell you for sure. ...Read more

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Protruding belly button/ who can give answers please?

No problem: It sounds like your baby has an umbilical (belly button) hernia, but your baby's doctor can tell you for sure. 90+% of the time, these resolve on there own by about 4 years old; in fact, using tape, belly bands, or quarters on them seems to decrease the likelihood of it resolving. If it's still there at 4 years old, a surgeon can do a simple procedure to sew it shut. ...Read more

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My baby has a protruding belly button. What harm will that cause him?

My baby has a protruding belly button. What harm will that cause him?

Usually none.: It sounds like your baby has an umbilical (belly button) hernia, but your baby's doctor can tell you for sure. 90+% of the time, these resolve on there own by about 4 years old; in fact, using tape, belly bands, or quarters on them seems to decrease the likelihood of it resolving. If it's still there at 4 years old, a surgeon can do a simple procedure to sew it shut. ...Read more

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Is a protruding belly button when he sticks his belly out considered a hernia?

Is a protruding belly button when he sticks his belly out considered a hernia?

Yes: A hernia near the belly button causes a lump in the area that comes and goes, worse when standing or pushing out with the abdominal muscles. Usually goes away or at least a lot smaller when lying down. The treatment is surgical repair if it is causing symptoms. If the hernia becomes stuck out and won't go back inside it is an emergency and you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Is navel pain, and sharp pains in lower stomach and lower back all a sign of early pregnancy?

Is navel pain, and sharp pains in lower stomach and lower back all  a sign of early pregnancy?

Possible but...: Many things could cause some cramping in the lower abdomen. If you are more than 2 week late check a pregnancy test. If the pains continue consult a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Protruding Belly Button (Definition)

enlarged umbilical opening, usaually due to obesity or increased ...Read more