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Stomach feeling heavy last few days, don't really feel hungry haven't eaten much. Done a pregnancy test, not pregnant. What could be wrong?

Stomach feeling heavy last few days, don't really feel hungry haven't eaten much. Done a pregnancy test, not pregnant. What could be wrong?

Constipated?: You could be constipated which would be a heavy feeling and not having a bowel movement in >3 days. Make sure you are properly hydrated and eat small meals and see if it resolves. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I always feel hungry and my stomach growls almost no stop.It cant be pregnancy cause I have never had sex. what could this be?is there a way to fix it

I always feel hungry and my stomach growls almost no stop.It cant be pregnancy cause I have never had sex. what could this be?is there a way to fix it

Constant hunger: can result from blood sugar problems and/or thyroid disease, but it could be normal in someone your age. Teenagers have very high calorie requirements, and it could be that you are not eating enough to meet your body's needs. Try eating small amounts frequently throughout the day, include sources of protein to stabilize blood sugar. If overweight see: http://helpdoctorwtlosstips.blogspot.com ...Read more

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No nausea no crampin in 5 weeks of pregnancy but I have sore breast and feel hungry alot.... I have pcos should I be worried?

No nausea no crampin in 5 weeks of pregnancy but I have sore breast and feel hungry alot.... I have pcos should I be worried?

No: The lack of nausea and cramping is not necessarily a bad sign. Some women never have nausea and others throw up so much they require hospitalization. You may still develop some nausea. The sore breasts are often an early sign of the elevated hormones of pregnancy. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When do you start feeling hungry during pregnancy?

When do you start feeling hungry during pregnancy?

That is: An individual experience. Mostly focus on not vomiting and control of nausea. If your not gaining weight appropriately and ur mood can play a role if not sleeping but having a poor appetite is not uncommon in pregnancy. ...Read more

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I need doctor's advice for controlling hunger pains and nausea during pregnancy?

I need doctor's advice for controlling hunger pains and nausea during pregnancy?

Eat frequent: Frequent small meals are the best. Make sure to have some fat and protein if you can.... even if you're craving carbs. The carbs bring that blood sugar up and then down quickly and that can cause both nausea and hunger pains. Peanut butter is a good snack on your favorite cracker/bread, etc. Ginger-flavored items can help with nausea. Nuts are good, cheese sticks, yogurt, cottage cheese ...Read more

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Why do I never feel hungry anymore?

Why do I never feel hungry anymore?

Anorexia: This can be for multiple reasons, stress, anxiety, depression, primary stomach problem, cancer or a host of other reasons. If you are losing weight you should talk to a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm very early in my pregnancy and cannot stop eating, is this normal? I am literally hungry day and night! I get up many time during sleep to eat!!

I'm very early in my pregnancy and cannot stop eating, is this normal? I am literally hungry day and night! I get up many time during sleep to eat!!

It is normal.: Congrats! It is normal to want to eat everything when your pregnant. Usually this comes in waves as there will be periods during your pregnancy when your appetite will be low. Be careful. Depending on your weight now, you don't want to gain more than about 30 pounds. It is okay to eat...just eat healthy foods. Fruits and veggies, not ice-cream and cake. LOL. Enjoy!! ...Read more

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I've ate 1 meal since friday. It's now tuesday. I don't feel hungry , but I have extreme hunger pains. I can't bring myself to eat. Why might that be?

I've ate 1 meal since friday. It's now tuesday. I don't feel hungry	, but I have extreme hunger pains. I can't bring myself to eat. Why might that be?

Stomach issue?: I would want you to get worked up for causes of decreased hunger - and stomach pain... An ulcer or gallbladder issues along with kidney or liver problems are just a few things that need to be looked at... ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Increased Appetite (Definition)

Increased appetite is a clinical finding in which a person feels more hungry than ...Read more