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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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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Im pregnant and have pain and gas?

Im pregnant and have pain and gas?

Normal probably: During pregnancy the baby and uterus displace all of the structures in the pelvis including the colon. So to some extent this is expected in pregnancy. If it becomes persistent see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I manage gas while pregnant?

How can I manage gas while pregnant?

It's common: Most of us have more gas when we're pregnant. I'd recommend you learn to laugh at yourself, and maybe try Tums (calcium carbonate) or another antacid. I'm not sure why it happens: a bit of lactose intolerance? The constipation that comes with the slowing of the smooth muscle of the gut? Be kind to yourself. We all have this issue when we're pregnant. ...Read more

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Do you get gas when you're pregnant?

Do you get gas when you're pregnant?

Everyone gets gas: Everyone gets gas whether you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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What can I take for gas when pregnant?

ASK OB: Maalox is fine and Cat B which can help with GI upset and some gas issues. Important to ask your OB Dr. for continuity of care and sop that they know what your are going through and any meds you will be taking, even over the counter ones. Good luck and Congratulations. ...Read more

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Can you get a lot of gas when pregnant?

Pregnancy, gas: Yes, increase in gas in pregnancy is common. Constipation is another common complaint. ...Read more

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What does gas feel like when 5 months pregnant

What does gas feel like when 5 months  pregnant

Like regular gas: A 5 month pregnancy is not that big, so gas at that time should feel similar to regular gas before pregnancy. There may be more reflux, heartburn, and gas, but the quality of it should be similar to past symptoms. If there are big cramps, possible contractions, or other worrisome symptoms, a woman can see her primary care doctor and ob-gyn to look for routine problems and for pregnancy problems. ...Read more

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I m pregnant I m having pro of gas what should I take to be safe from gas?

Don't necessarily: need to take anything for increased flatus. It is a normal symptom in pregnancy. Take care ...Read more

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Babycradia with no spectrum.6weeks GA.is this normal in pregnancy.CRL 3.8mm?

Babycradia with no spectrum.6weeks GA.is this normal in pregnancy.CRL 3.8mm?

Ob US: Susan, I am not sure what "babycradia" is (?bradycardia=slow heart rate) and no "spectrum" (? no septum). CRL of 3.8mm would most likely be 3.8cm and would make the pregnancy about 10 weeks along. Hope this helps. Cannot really answer more than that based on what you posted. Please post again if needed and I will try to help. Best of luck ...Read more

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I'm 5 months pregnant and i've been working at a gas station for about a year now but lately it's been smelling a lot like natural gas. Any advice?

Employer issue: Ask your employer to check the premises for a propane or natural gas leak. Keep in mind that pregnant women often have difficulty with smelling and are hypersensitive to odors. ...Read more

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I was 9wks 6days on my 1st u/s (6/25/12). Is that correct knowing that the fetus doubles in size after the 6th week of pregnancy? U/s go by ga / fa ?

I was 9wks 6days on my 1st u/s (6/25/12). Is that correct knowing that the fetus doubles in size after the 6th week of pregnancy? U/s go by ga / fa ?

Ultrasound accurate: The most accurate dating will be by ultrasound done between 6 to 10 weeks gestational age. With the information provided. Due date is january 27th. Estimated conception dates are may 1st plus or minus 4 days. ...Read more

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Its two years now that I have such foul gas and too frequent, its embarassing, started when i got pregnant almost 2years ago. I don't think its food.?

Lactose intolerance?: The first thing to do would be to definitely rule out lactose intolerance, which would be the most common cause of your symptoms. Another consideration would be bacterial overgrowth or a flora shift, which may have occurred if you took antibiotics during your pregnancy. Please consider a thorough evaluation by your primary care provider or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Does coconut cause gas in pregnancy?

Does coconut cause gas in pregnancy?

Well...: If you have fructose malabsorption then coconut can cause an increase in gas. Many women experience an increase in flatus during pregnancy with or without coconut. ...Read more

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What can happen of i inhale gas while pregnant?

Natural or not?: Expelled intestinal gas (fart) when inhaled does not harm pregnancies. Manufactured commercial gases depending upon type can have deleterious effects. ...Read more

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Could having excessive gas be a sign of pregnancy?

Not : Excessive gas could be a sign of lactulose intolerance, constipation, bacterial overgrowth and diverticuolosis. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more