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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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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, could it be a sign of pregnancy?

I fart a lot, could it be a sign of pregnancy?

Although increased: Flatus can occur with pregnancy it is not considered a diagnostic sign of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if you believe you might be pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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Is farting an early sign of pregnancy?

Is farting an early sign of pregnancy?

Increased flatus: Can occur with pregnancy but is not diagnostic. Take a pregnancy test if your period is late. ...Read more

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Being bloated and farting a sign of pregnancy?

Being bloated and farting a sign of pregnancy?

Althougth : Increased flatus and bloating can both occur with pregnancy, they are not diagnostic of pregnancy. Please take a home pregnancy test if your period is late. ...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

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


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