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Doctor insights on: My Stomach Is Swollen And Hard I Look Like Im Pregnant But Im Not Not On Period

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My stomach is swollen and hard. I look like im pregnant but im not. Not on period. ?

My stomach is swollen and hard. I look like im pregnant but im not. Not on period. ?

Swelling may be bad: Retained air in the gut can certainly lead to bloating. However, a "hard" abdomen raises greater concern, such as fluid (ascites) in your abdomen or intestinal blockage. Ascites can be due to significant liver disease, infection, perforation of the gut, trauma to an organ with bleeding, or even cancer. Intestinal blockage, if present, risks rupture, peritonitis, death. Please get evaluated now. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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I have no abdomen pain before periods is it harmful to get pregnant?

I have no abdomen pain before periods is it harmful to get pregnant?

Pain before periods?: Let me get this straight, you DO NOT have pain before your periods, and you want to know if it is harmful to get pregnant????? Really! Unless there is something that was missed in your question, this doesn't require an answer. ...Read more

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Pain in the abdomen during urination-sign of periods or pregnancy?

May be neither: If this continues please d/w your physician to insure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more

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Pain in lower abdomen in early pregnancy and it feels like how it feels in periods.Its my 6th week and I have not had my ultrasound yet.Is it normal?

Pain in lower abdomen in early pregnancy and it feels like how it feels in periods.Its my 6th week and I have not had my ultrasound yet.Is it normal?

Most likely: Mild cramping is common in early pregnancy. Increase fluids and rest. See doctor for ultrasound and possibly hormone levels to make sure everything is progressing as it should. ...Read more

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I m getng my normal periods of 3 to 5 days got intimate 8 weks ago . My abdomen is growing m i pregnant ? In whch week ur tummy gets bigger during pregnnc

I m getng my normal periods of 3 to 5 days got intimate 8 weks ago . My abdomen is growing m i pregnant ? In whch week ur tummy gets bigger during pregnnc

Maybe: You normally will notice an increase in abdominal size at about 3 1/2 - 4 months. You should see your medical clinic. It is very easy, in a number of ways, to see if you are pregnant. Many things, including stress, can cause skipped or unusual pregnancies. ...Read more

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My lower left abdomen feels bruised. Is this a symptom of early pregnancy? Also I usually have 7 day periods. Then suddenly had a 2 day one.

My lower left abdomen feels bruised. Is this a symptom of early pregnancy? Also I usually have 7 day periods. Then suddenly had a 2 day one.

My adivse is to: Get a home pregnancy test and go from there. You sound like you could be pregnant assuming your sexually active, which I assume you are or wouldn't be asking :-) If your worried about family and friends, share with those you trust. If you are pregnant, it's important ot have support people in place. Best to you and be well ! ...Read more

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Late periods 1 very faint positive and 5 negative hpt. Ultrasound negative but I have pain in the right side of abdomen. Can I be pregnant?

Unlikely: with multiple repeated negative pregnancy tests, its not likely that you are pregnant. You can redo the test in 1 week and if its still negative, you can be reassured that you are not pregnant The pain could be due to ovarian cysts or ovulation related pain. see GYN if pain persists. ...Read more