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obese.no period since Jan. Negative pregnancy test month ago. Weird tapping feeling in belly especially at night. any answers?

obese.no period since Jan. Negative
 pregnancy test month ago. Weird tapping feeling in belly especially at night. any answers?

Likely gas: It is likely that the feeling is from the movement of gas in the intestine. Not easy to do, but it would be good to lose weight. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Don?T understand how do I read a pregnancy test?

Don?T understand how do I read a pregnancy test?

Read instructions: Read the instructions on the test you buy and look for the color change line or indicator on the stick. ...Read more

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I just took a pregnancy test an it was positive how come i don't feel pregnant?

I just took a pregnancy test an it was positive how come i don't feel pregnant?

Some don't until: Many women know very early on that they pregnant, with symptoms such as morning sickness, spotting, mild cramping etc...Some people actually don't feel anything until they miss their period. Some don't even know until a few months later if they have very irregular periods etc... So eat well, sleep well, exercise regularly, don't smoke/drink, take your prenatals. Congrats. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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On fertile tyme i bleed but i cheak pregnancy test that was negatv tats mean i didn't concv?

Tests are accurate : If you have taken pregnancy tests at home and they are negative then you can rest assured that you are not pregnant. You will need to see your doctor to discuss irregular periods. ...Read more

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4 weeks after sex, pregnancy test was negative. Is this accurate? Didn't use first morning urine.

4 weeks after sex, pregnancy test was negative. Is this accurate? Didn't use first morning urine.

Possible: This may be accurate. Not every sexual encounter (without contraception/protection) will result in a pregnancy. If you have doubts, repeat the test. Did you miss your period? ...Read more

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If my mom couldn't get a pos result on a pregnancy test until 3 months, will that be most likely my case too?

If my mom couldn't get a pos result on a pregnancy test until 3 months, will that be most likely my case too?

Not : Necessarily. Every person is different. And different tests have different sensitivities. So prob won't be the same as your mother ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more