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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Can gas cause tightenings of uterus in pregnant women?

Can gas cause tightenings of uterus in pregnant women?

Not really: Some pregnant patients will mistake gas pain for contractions but gas would not actually trigger contractions. From your previous questions I remember that you have a short cervix, a cerclage and are at risk for preterm labor. If you think you might be contracting you need to be evaluated on labor and delivery now. ...Read more

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When you are pregnant and always farting is this normal?

When you are pregnant and always farting is this normal?

Increased flatus can: Occur. Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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I fart a lot and early periods, could i be pregnant?

I fart a lot and early periods, could i be pregnant?

Maybe: If you have noticed a change in your bowel habits, are sexually active and are having unusual bleeding, then certainly you might be pregnant. Take a test! ...Read more

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Painful nipples and the area around nipples and farting a lot, could i be pregnant?

Painful nipples and the area around nipples and farting a lot, could i be pregnant?

Possibly: Sore nipples ; ^ flatus can occur with early pregnancy. But they are not diagnostic of pregnancy. So, it you miss your period - please take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Im pregnant ! in the middle of the night for the past 2days iwake up2 a fart bubble feel all over my belly its uncomfortable is that normal? Bout9wks

Im pregnant ! in the middle of the night for the past 2days iwake up2 a fart bubble feel all over my belly its uncomfortable is that normal? Bout9wks

Yes: When we are pregnant, a hormone, Progesterone is elevated. This hormone causes all of the smooth muscle to slow down. This is good, because your uterus is smooth muscle. However, so is your intestine lined with smooth muscle, thus your food and poop move more slowly through your bowels causing increased gas production and farting. So while normal... It can be a little uncomfortable and embarras. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

"gas" is, of course, a phase of matter - the air we breathe is a gas. In a medical context, "gas" can refer to having too much gas in the bowels, causing burping, or cramping in the belly. It also can refer to flatulence, ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Szarka
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Flatulence (Definition)

Flatulence, or gas, is a clinical finding in which a person passes gas. It is abnormal to not pass gas, however increased flatulence can be a sign ...Read more