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On implanon,obese,7neg pregnancy tests,hard stomach above and below,movement in stomach..not trying to get pregnant,what could be wrong?

On implanon,obese,7neg pregnancy tests,hard stomach above and below,movement in stomach..not trying to get pregnant,what could be wrong?

?constipation: I assume you are not having periods with the Implanon and that you are within the 3 yr window, also neg UPT. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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On implanon for 8months,obese,8neg hpt n neg blood test,feeling movement in stomach,hard n bloated..help I need real answers?

On implanon for 8months,obese,8neg hpt n neg blood test,feeling movement in stomach,hard n bloated..help I need real answers?

Not pregnant: If you are on the implanon you are not pregnant. The stomach symptoms are most likely related to the bowels. If you have bloating I would recommend trying a probiotic and a low-calorie diet. If you have constipation then you want to increase your water intake, exercise and eat plenty of fiber. ...Read more

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On implanon,obese,7negative pregnancy tests,bottom and top of stomach is hard, movement in stomach..no pregnancy symptoms,bloated.what could be wrong?

On implanon,obese,7negative pregnancy tests,bottom and top of stomach is hard, movement in stomach..no pregnancy symptoms,bloated.what could be wrong?

Stomach hardness: Could be related to constipation, reflux, gallbladder, or ovarian pathology. A sonogram could check for pregnancy and ovarian/uterine pathology ,a plain abdominal film would assess constipation. Consider a trial of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) for 3 days and see if there is result and change.Follow up with a doctor/urgent care this week ...Read more

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Where is the kidney in the human body of an obese person?

Where is the kidney in the human body of an obese person?

Kidneys don't move: The kidneys don't really move if you gain weight. However, they may seem deeper in the abdomen or flanks as more and more fatty tissue is layered on to the body. Also, there is a layer of natural or peri-renal fat that may enlarge as more and more weight is gained. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does obesity cause to the human bodies ?

Can doctors tell me what does obesity cause to the human bodies ?

Yes: heart disease, high cholesterol and triglycerides, diabetes, insulin resistance, gallbladder disease, stress and strain on joints and their mobility, back pain, increased risk of certain cancers, liver disease- fatty liver, sleep apnea, increased risk of stroke, high blood pressure, kidney disease, asthma. ...Read more

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What is obesity effect on the human breathing?

What is obesity effect on the human breathing?

Impairs breathing: Obesity can result in shortness of breath and labored breathing as people who are obese tend to be less physically fit and their bodies tire more quickly. Additionally, it is harder work for the body system to carry the additional weight increasing the burden and likelihoodhood of breathlessness. Obesity contributes to sleep apnea which is when breathing stops during sleep and can be fatal. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what function does ghrelin, a hormone, play in human obesity?

Could you tell me what function does ghrelin, a hormone, play in human obesity?

Ghrelin: Ghrelin is produced in the stomach and pancreas and increases food intake, fat mass and obesity, probably at the level of the hypothalamus. It's exact role in human obesity is still being evaluated. ...Read more