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I'm 4 wks +1d pregnant. I've a slight pain near my navel and a history of ovarian cysts. Could I feel an ectopic pregnancy yet or is it probably gas?

I'm 4 wks +1d pregnant. I've a slight pain near my navel and a history of ovarian cysts. Could I feel an ectopic pregnancy yet or is it probably gas?

Pregnancy pain: Yes you could possibly feel an ectopic pregnancy at this point in pregnancy however it is doubtful you would have pain near your naval. Pain at this stage would be down in your pelvis and low abdomen. If you do have severe pain and bleeding or just severe pain I would seek medical attention. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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When does gas start during pregnancy?

When does gas start during pregnancy?

no set time...: Flatulence, indigestion, nausea, heartburn, constipation are all common GI side effects of pregnancy, but not everyone gets them, and, although it is more common to have nausea in the beginning and heartburn at the end, there really is not set time for any of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cancer be detected during pregnancy?

Can ovarian cancer be detected during pregnancy?

Yes: Some patients have surgery to explore and/or attempt to reduce or cure symptomatic disease. Mris aren't always terribly useful for ovarian cancers but are sometimes helpful when surgery isn't a great option. The ca125 tumor marker can often be informative as well but isn't very specific to ovarian cancer and may be falsely elevated. Conservative approaches are best until the pregnancy is finished. ...Read more

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How to treat serious gas pain during pregnancy ?

How to treat serious gas pain during pregnancy ?

Walking.: Nothing like a good walk or exercise to tell your body and your bowels to keep moving forward. Alternatively, there's simethicone which you can get over the counter. If constipated, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or colace are safe in pregnancy. You should be having a bm at least every other day. Eat lots of fiber to stay regular. Avoid narcotic pain medications. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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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


Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more