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Pain Below My Belly Button Am I Pregnant
Not necessarily.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more
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
I'm experiencing pain below my belly button, in the center of my lower abdomen. Its only been a week since sex, but could I be pregnant?
I am 14wks 7days pregnant. Is it possible to feel the baby move this early? I am experiencing a pulling/poking sensation below my belly button.
I'm 28weeks pregnant why do I only feel movement below my belly button? Why is my baby so far down? Will he move up on his own? Is something wrong?
28 weeks preg: Do not worry. As long as you feel fetal movement that is good. The fetus is small about 15 inches inches and should be actually settling in head down position for delivery. A sonongram will show you more regarding position. The fetus can hear and does blink and dream at this point.. Good luck ...Read more
I had a sharp pain that was below my belly button and went to my vagina. I'm pregnant. Should I be concerned?
Pain: With any pain I would suggest that you see your OB and make sure that is of no consequence ...Read more
For the past 2 days I have been having a pulling feeling right below my belly button. I am 2 days past ovulation. Am I pregnant?
Pregnancy: I would suggest you have a pregnancy test. Your symptom is very nonspecific and may not mean anything particular. ...Read more
In my first few weeks of pregnancy, can I feel my cervix at all? If its high or hard? Is it below my belly button that I should feel? Please explain
When I press an inch below my belly button, I have pain. Is it because I'm about to start my period or pregnancy?
Pain: I would get in and see a professional because this is not enough information for giving you a credible response. Sorry I could not help. ...Read more
I'm 10 weeks pregnant. This morning I woke up with a hard lump in my right abdomen right below my belly button. What is it?
Needs evaluation: A hard lump in abdomen while you are pregnant needs to be evaluated right away ...Read more
For the past three days I have felt what feels exactly like a baby kicking inside my stomach. Right below my belly button. I'm not pregnant.
Need to be checked: At the risk of stating the obvious, if you are not pregnant then what you are feeling cannot be a baby kicking. You need to consult your physician to figure out what this really is. ...Read more
I am 35 weeks pregnant and I have a small knot 4 or 5 inches below my belly button that is numb. Roughly size of 50 cent piece. Is it serious?
Where do pregnant women first see their stomach growing? Right below my belly button seems to be sticking out. I haven't had sex since september w/con
Yes: Mentally imagine the connection, an empty uterus sits in the pelvis. One with a fetus in it grows from there. Usually bulge up to belly button by 20 weeks. Should be setting yourself up with good prenatal care, prenatal vitamin, and obstetrician. ...Read more
I am 7 weeks pregnant, since 1 week my lower stomach (below my belly-button) is getting harder and bigger. Is it normal? Its visible only when I lie down
Depends: Rarely when a woman is very thin the growing uterus will begin to push your intestines out, causing a bulge, however this is rare at 7 weeks, and would not be "hard." perhaps you are farther along than you thought, or something else is going on. ...Read more
10 days pp had not one stretch mark during my pregnancy but now after my csection I have developed stretch marks below my belly button whyyy!?!
My uterus is still 1 1/2 inches below my belly button. I am 19 weeks 3 days pregnant. Is my uterus still low a cause for concern?
I'm five mnths pregnant and my stomach isn't hard. L also cnt feel my uterus below my belly button. Is this normal?
Well...: First, are you certain of how many weeks along you are? At 20 weeks gestation (about 5 months), we expect your uterine fundus to be as high as your belly button. Some women carry their pregnancies in a very "posterior" fashion, so may not "show" as much as other pregnant women. However, your physician should be able to feel the fundal height at this point; check with your doctor. ...Read more
Five mnths pregnant and can not feel my uterus below my belly button, my stomach isn't even hard yet! Could something be wrong?
I have bumpy red stretch marks below my belly button. 37 weeks pregnant, is it pupps? It looks like rashes ontop of my stretch marks.
Need to see it: We can not answer this as we can not see your rash. Pupps is usually a profuse rash all over the abdomen associated with intense itching. See your obgyn for evaluation. ...Read more
When I press just below my belly button it feels rock solid hard in the middle, sort of tube shaped and also around. Normal periods so not pregnant.
See PCP ; a surgeon!: Without a direct physical exam and more thorough history gathering, I would not be able to venture a guess other than a pathologic lymph node or perhaps a mass that would require biopsy, if not excision. Get seen this week! ...Read more
Most likely: In general, the uterus reaches the belly button @ about 20 weeks. At 17 weeks it is about the width of 3 fingers below the belly button. Let your OB know of your concerns at your next visit. If she is also concerned, she will probably do an ultrasound. I stress the term "in general" since these are just rough guidelines. ...Read more
I'm 17 weeks pregnant, and when I feel my uterus it is about 1 finger below my belly button. Is that alright? Does everyone measure a little different?
Yes to both.: That is normal and everyone measures slightly different. On average, after 20 weeks the fundus (top of the uterus) measures about as many centimeters from the pubic bone as you are weeks pregnant, +/- 2 cm. I.E. 20weeks = 20cm (18-24 cm): 30 weeks = 30 cm (28-32cm). ...Read more
Could I be pregnant after a tubal I had a tubal cauterization done in june of 2011 they went in through a 4inch scar below my belly button b/c it was from a former surgery. 4 days after my surgery I had a fever of 102 and my stomach was swollen and hot bu
Even: Even though there is a 1% chance of pregnancy after having your tubes tied irregardless of your complications, there are more likely causes depending on your age and other symptoms. Reasons for a missed period besides pregnancy are stress, poor diet, extreme exercise, weight loss, hormone imbalance such as with thyroid disorders or polycystic ovarian syndrome and even peri-menopause if you are older. You should take a pregnancy test just to be certain you are not pregnant. If you are still not sure why your period has become irregular, you should give your ob/gyn doctor a call. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a sharp pain when I press below my belly button and it feels hard. I also have loose stools and sore breasts? Could I be pregnant?
Sensitive Umbilicus: Sensitivity around the umbilicus (belly button) is common in the second and their trimester. The likely reason for this is from stretching of the pregnant abdomen and that the tissue around the umbilicus does not stretch in the same way. ...Read more
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My wife surrounding of belly button is black as she is 35 week pregnant.. is it normal or need to worry?
I'm pregnant and some white smelly stuff is coming out my belly button is it bad or maybe I didn't clean it good?
Likely the latter: Some belly buttons are quite deep and difficult, so you may need to enlist someone's help in getting it cleaned out. You will then be able to tell if anything else is going on with it. ...Read more
Probably: Please see your obstetrician to be sure this is normal for you. ...Read more
Skin stretching: When skin stretches, often itching is the sensation that one notices. No reason to worry as this is a normal occurrence. ...Read more
Is it normal to have slight pain in your belly button when your pregnant? I'm 23 weeks and 2 days
Hi, Carrying a baby puts a lot of pressure on your muscles, joints and veins. This can make you feel uncomfortable around your stomach area.
So if you have no other symptoms then you should be fine. ...Read more
Can you tell me what occurs to a pregnant woman who is stabbed multiple times below her belly button?
Why do I feel a hard knot under my belly button? Don't think I'm pregnant, but I feel full and feel bloated.
What is the brown line between pubic area and belly button means if I was never pregnant or could I have been pregnant?
No: The way we physicians know a person is pregnant is with a pregnancy test or a, you know, fetus growing in your uterus. Not based on a brown line. Relax. ...Read more
I have a dark line from my pubic area going up to my belly button and if I am pregnant I would only be a couple weeks gone, possible?
Linea: If you had unprotected intercourse it is indeed possible. One in four normal couples conceive each cycle. ...Read more
My wife is 3months pregnant and complaining of sharp pain around and above her belly button. What should we do? Should we be concerned?
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