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Why is there movement in my stomach and im not pregnant?

Why is there movement in my stomach and im not pregnant?

Peristalsis: You could feel gas and fluids being swished in your intestines. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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18 weeks pregnant.feel baby movements frequently but as if he is kicking at the back, not in stomach.movements are strong but not felt on belly.probl?

18 weeks pregnant.feel baby movements frequently but as if he is kicking at the back, not in stomach.movements are strong but not felt on belly.probl?

In the beginning..: The first few weeks of pregnancy the way you perceive the baby movements can vary since he/she is so small yet. Sometimes you may have gas in your bowels and at the same time the baby is moving so it may give the sensation that the movements are strong. However, if you develop pain, vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge then it is time to see your OB doctor for immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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Beating in my stomach but im not sure if pregnant? Is the syntoms?

Beating in my stomach but im not sure if pregnant? Is the syntoms?

Why not take a test : Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have stomach pain and not passing gas and no movement in bowels one day after colonoscopy?

Is it normal to have stomach pain and not passing gas and no movement in bowels one day after colonoscopy?

Possible: As long as your stomach pains are not escalating, it is probably ok. If these symptoms last more than 24 hours, are getting worse, or are accompanied by nausea and vomiting, or passage of blood per rectum, then you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What cause a baby kicking feeling in the stomache but not pregnant?

What cause a baby kicking feeling in the stomache  but not pregnant?

Bowels: It's common to have spasms of the muscles around the bowels, front of the spine and the abdominal wall. These spasms are like the twitches that you feel in your skin sometimes. These internal spasms are often confused with baby movement. They feel very similar at times. ...Read more

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Missing period with large stomach but not pregnant?

Missing period with large stomach but not pregnant?

Get evaluated: Seems like you might benefit from getting an ultrasound test of your abdomen along with some blood work to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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22weeks pregnant. Baby moves but not often hardly every and movement is very light.Should i be concerned?

No: Some women start to feel fetal movements as early as 16 weeks. As long as you feel some movement at least twice a day; it's normal at this stage. In the third trimester, you want to feel about 10 movements in 1-2 hours. Drinking or eating something cold and sweet usually stimulates more movement. ...Read more

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Having movement,feels like kicking,(had a child,knows the feeling) in UPPER stomach (NOT near womb!).Taken testS not pregnant. smelly burp too.

Having movement,feels like  kicking,(had a child,knows the feeling) in UPPER stomach (NOT near womb!).Taken testS not pregnant. smelly burp too.

Sounds like GI: It sounds like you're having an upper GI problem. The sensation you are having may be excessive gas. If the burps are sour that sounds like reflux and you may want to start some omeprazol (over the counter generic prilosec) and gas x. If associated with pain, you might want to see you family doctor for additional testing. ...Read more

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I am not pregnant but have solid things in my stomach that move around.. What can they be? There is a light stinging pain also.

Stool: Without examining you it is impossible to say for sure but the most common thing that can cause your symptom is constipation. What you might be feeling is hard stool in your intestines that is moving around as your intestines contract to try to move the stool downward. Pay attention to how you feel after you have a bowel movement. ...Read more

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In early pregnancy is it normal to have knots in your stomach?

Not palpable knots.: Gi upset can occur. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: 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 vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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When i eat my stomach would rumble and would have a lot of wind. Sometimes stomach cramps but only the odd time. Could this be ibs?

When i eat my stomach would rumble and would have a lot of wind. Sometimes stomach cramps but only the odd time. Could this be ibs?

Could be but...: You need to get a full work up before your doctor can diagnose you with IBS. It is usually a diagnosis of exclusion when no biological cause can be found for your symptoms. Indigestion and occasional change in bowel habits are common and doesn’t mean you have IBS. You can also keep a food journal and see if certain foods tend to produce these symptoms more than others. ...Read more

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Gassy, bloated, sharp lower abdominal pain, period a week late not preg. Brown blob of mucus not in stool, but while wiping. Could it be ibs?

Gassy, bloated, sharp lower abdominal pain, period a week late not preg. Brown blob of mucus not in stool, but while wiping. Could it be ibs?

Indigestion: The symtoms mentioned could be just related to food indigestion. Get 'pepto bismol' and you may get some immediate relief. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bubbles in stomach during early pregnancy?

^'ed gas in GI tract: Can occur w pregnancy. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: 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 vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Pain in stomach, not due period, and definately not pregnant. What could it be?

Pain in stomach, not due period, and definately not pregnant. What could it be?

Abdominal pain: Question is vague, abdominal pain can be from any number of reasons. There are many organs in the abdomen. If pain is severe and interfering with your life, schedule appointment with your doctor to discuss. ...Read more

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When do you feel abdominal movement in pregnancy?

When do you feel abdominal movement in pregnancy?

Quickening: For a first pregnancy may feel fetal movements around 18 to 20 weeks. For a repeat pregnancy may be felt as early at week 16. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be constipated but be having a bowel movement every day? I have constipated like cramps in one side of abdomen above pelvis.

Is it possible to be constipated but be having a bowel movement every day? I have constipated like cramps in one side of abdomen above pelvis.

Bowel concerns: Yes, this is possible; it is pretty easy for a human colon to retain feces and not fully evacuate; we easily accumulate dried concretions of feces; best remedy: alter diet to higher fiber - aim for 25-30 gm per day; bran, whole grain oat meal, apple with skin; pear with skin; peach and apricot with skin; grape nuts cereal; prune, prune juice; be active; walk twice daily; drink water; ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more